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6 Days Climbing Mt.Kilimanjaro Marangu Route.

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6 Days Climbing Mt.Kilimanjaro | Marangu Route

6 Days Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro marangu route. Hiking on the ‘rooftop of Africa’ -the highest point on the continent at 5896 metres.Its  the adventure of a lifetime and more importantly because if paced well, everyone from seasoned trekkers to first-time enthusiasts can scale the snowy peak. Firstly, once inside the park, thick lowland forest covers the lower altitudes and breaks into alpine meadows once the air begins to thin. Secondly, near the peak landscape is harsh and barren, with rocks and ices are predominant features above a breathtaking African view. This package offers you an opportunity to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro through the most gradual trek – the Marangu Route.

6 Days Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro Marangu Route Package Program :-

Day 1: Nairobi – Moshi

Depart Nairobi early in the Morning using a shuttle bus from at 0700 hrs and proceed to Arusha arriving at 1300hrs. Depart for Moshi at 1400hrs arriving at 1530hrs. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Moshi or (Pick up from Kilimanajaro airport and transfer to hotel in Moshi)
Meals: Dinner.

Day 2: Marangu Gate (1980m) – Mandara hut (2700m)

Hiking time: 5 hours Distance: About 12 km’s

Habitat: Montane forest Moorland
After breakfast, start the climb through fascinating rain forests till you reach the first hut Mandara. Meals and overnight at the hut. (9,000ft).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3: Mandara hut (2700m) – Horombo hut (3720m)

Hiking time: 6 hours Distance: About 15 km’s

Habitat: Moorland
After breakfast, follow the ascending path through the alpine – meadow. Then, the  altitude begins to change and slowdown your pace while enjoying the flora and the view of Mawenzi and Kibo peaks. Arrival at the Horombo Hut 12km from Mandara.

Meals and overnight at the hut. (12,520).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 4: Horombo hut (3720m) – Kibo hut (4700m)

After breakfast, resume the climb, the landscape becomes rugged and rocky. Lobelias begin to appear. Climb to Kibo Hut.

Meals and overnight at the hut. (15,520ft).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 5: Kibo hut (4700m) – Uhuru Peak (5895m).

The beginning of the last ascent is made in the wee hrs of the morning while the scree is still frozen. Subsequently climb the very steep part of the route to GILMANS POINT (most difficult and tiring part). UHURU PEAK is reached within an hour’s walk along the crater rim. (19,344ft). Start the walk along the craters rim. (19,344ft). Start the descent to Horombo hut for overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 6: Horombo hut (3720m) – Marangu Gate (1980m)

Return to a hotel in Moshi for lunch. In conclusion, have a good rest as you await your next destination.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

6 Days Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro Price Includes:-

  • 2 Nights’ shared, standard accommodation at the planet lodge in Arusha, on bed and breakfast basis (lunch and dinner can be arranged on request and at additional cost)
  • Lodge accommodation includes storage facilities for excess luggage during hikes
  • Return transfers between the hotel to the start / finish point of a climb
  • All Kilimanjaro National Park gate fees, camping / hut fees and climbing permits.
  • Kilimanjaro National Park rescue fees (Kilimanjaro Rescue Team)
  • Chief guide carries a Pulse Ox meter, used to take blood-oxygen level readings of clients twice a day
  • Emergency oxygen (but used in emergencies only – not as summiting aid)
  • Basic first aid kit (but used in emergencies only)
  • Qualified mountain guide, assistant guides, porters and cook
  • Staff are paid as per KINAPA guidelines
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as hot drinks on the mountain
  • Camping equipment (tents, sleeping mat, camp chairs (no back rest), camp tables, mess tent & cutlery for meals) – not applicable on the Marangu route as all meals are served at the camps in designated dining halls
  • Water for washing up daily
  • Porter to carry your duffel bag, with maximum weight of 15kg / 32 lbs, from one camp to the next camp
  • Kilimanjaro National Park certificate for your successful summit attempt
  • A comprehensive Climbing Kilimanjaro Travel Information pack.

        6 Days Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro Excludes:-

  • Flights and airport taxes
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Optional shared tourist shuttle airport transfers between Kilimanjaro International Airport and Arusha town
  • Lodge accommodation with the Standard Package does not include dinner, but could be arranged at an additional cost
  • Compulsory tips for guides, porters and cook (average tip is anything from US$250 to US$ 350 per hiker – depending on the number of days and number of hikers in the group, as well as the route chosen)
  • Entry visa for Tanzania (US$50 per passport holder for most nationalities / US $ 100 per visa for USA passport holders)
  • Vaccination requirements (Yellow Fever – only compulsory if you travel to Tanzania via a Yellow Fever infected country, Meningitis & Hepatitis A remains optional, but recommended)
  • Optional but highly recommended travel and medical insurance.
  • Standard Packages do not include Flying doctors memberships (Helicopter evacuation to Nairobi), but could be done at own arrangement
  • Personal hiking/trekking gear – you could rent some of the gear in Tanzania.

Additional Info

  • Duration : 6 Days
  • Person : Minimum 2 pax
  • Availability : All Year Round
  • Price : $2050

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