2 people
Minimum Pax
14+
Age
5 Days
Duration
Mt. Kilimanjaro
Location

This is the route of trekking mount Kilimanjaro via Marangu route for 5 days. Stemma Safaris enables you to fulfill your long term dream of climbing the highest mountain in Africa with 5,895m above the see level. Marangu route is the simplest route of climbing mount Kilimanjaro for the beginners. Many tourists trek though this route.

DEPARTURE Arusha/ Moshi
DEPARTURE TIME 08:00
 INCLUDED
Full board (breakfast, lunch & dinner) accommodation while on safari Mountain guides and porters
Transportation All park and entrance fees
Professional English speaking driver/guide during the safari. Bottled water in safari vehicles
Current Government taxes and levies  24-Hour support during the safari from our office in Arusha
 NOT INCLUDED
Internal or International flights Travel and health insurance
Meals, drinks, and excursions not described in the itinerary Gratuities to your guide, hotel staff, and porters
Any other items of a personal nature, laundry, telephone and postage Entry visa to Tanzania.

Additional Information

  • Price is per person if 2 people travel together. Price lowers if more people travel together.
  • This itinerary can be tailor made
1

Departure

From Hotel to Marangu gate 1700m – Mandara Hut 2740m – 5,500ft to 9,000ftAfter breakfast and briefing, drive to the Marangu village and proceed to Kilimanjaro National Park Gate (45 minutes), register at Kilimanjaro National Park Authority offices and commence the climb. Walk through the rainforest to the Mandara hut located at 9,000 ft / 2,740 m. A side trip to Maundi Crater is a good way to see the atmosphere of the Northern part of Tanzania.
2

Mandara Hut 2,740m – Horombo Hut 3700m – 9,000ft to 12,100ft

In the morning around 8:30 am after breakfast starting trekking to Horombo hut. After about 1 hour, you will leave the glades of the rainforest and follow an ascending path on the open moorlands to the Horombo hut. The view of Kibo summit and Mawenzi are both stunning and shinning in clear days. In most cases giant lobelias and groundsels are found on your way. Horombo hut is a point where most of the climbers uses it for acclimatization whereby they spend an extra day. Spending an extra day give a wide change for successful summit the roof of Africa, remember extra is available on request.
3

Horombo Hut 3700m – Kibo Hut 4700m – 12,100ft to 15,400ft

In the morning after breakfast the trek will take us to the last water point walking Into the saddle of Kilimanjaro between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi. Vegetation begins with upper heartland but then disappears into desert like structure. At Kibo you will have your dinner and followed by a nap and then at the middle of the night around 23:30 hour prepares yourself for summit climb.
4

Kibo Hut 4700m – Summit and Horombo – 5,895m – and down to 3,700m – and down to 12,100ft

Very early in the morning you will be awaken by your guide for a cup of coffee/tea/hot chocolate with some snakes. After a warm up start to the summit of Africa, The trek will take you to Gilman’s point located on the crater rim at 18,640 ft / 5,861 m (4-7 hours). Continuing you now ascend to Uhuru Peak, which is the highest point in Africa: 19,340 ft / 5,895 m (1-2 hours). You will need a flash light, camera, sun glass as well as warm clothes as it gets too cold. While at the summit you will take your pictures and thereafter start descending down to Kibo hut for breakfast and a rest before proceeding to Horombo Hut for dinner and overnight.
5

Horombo Hut 3700m – Mandara Hut 2,740m – Marangu gate 1700m – 12,100ft to 5,500ft

After breakfast a steady descent takes you down through moorland to Mandara Hut (2,700m / 8,858 ft), the first stopping place of the Marangu route. Continue descending through lovely lush forest on a good path to the National Park gate at Marangu (1,830 m / 6,004 ft). Our 4 by 4 pickups will be waiting for you in Marangu village to drive you directly to your hotel.
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