Mount Kilimanjaro climb through the 5-Days Marangu route is the most chosen trail as it saves the budget cost through spending fewer days being on Mountain. It is only 4 nights sleeping in huts plus 2 nights before and after climbing make the total of 7 days tour. 5-days Marangu route Tours provide an easy attempt to the summit and success to many trekkers due to the additional day for acclimatization with altitude.
Kilimanjaro Mangaru Route 5 Days - Marangu Route - Climb Kilimanjaro - 5 days · Details · DAY ONE – MOSHI – MARANGU GATE – MANDARA HUT DAY TWO – MANDARA HUT – HOROMBO HUT.
Kilimanjaro Climb, Hiking Time: 3-4 hours, 8km/5 miles
We will give a briefing about the details of the trek, our guides will check your trekking gear before we depart. Then the adventure begins with a 1-hour drive to the Kilimanjaro Park Gate, where we register and start our 5-Day Kilimanjaro climb.
We will follow the trail and will reach the Mandara encampment within 4 hours. You can take a side trip to Maundi Crater, it’s a great viewing point over Northern Tanzania and Kenya.
Kilimanjaro Climb, Duration: 5-6 hours, 12km/7.5 miles
Today we will leave the rain forest behind and follow an ascending path on the open moorland. Here you can enjoy the stunning views of the mountain peaks Mawenzi and the Summit Kibo. This trek will take up to 6 hours and the night will be spent at the Horombo hut (3720 meters) which is located in a valley with the giant lobelias, flora that is characteristic of this semi-alpine zone. You may begin to feel the effects of the altitude.
Kilimanjaro climbing, Today’s Hiking duration: 5-7 hours, 9km/5.5 miles
While ascending, we pass the last watering point and move forwards to the saddle of the Kilimanjaro. Between the peaks of Mawenzi and Kibo, the vegetation is changing into a desert alpine zone at 4000 meters. This seven our walk will be taken at a slow pace, be careful with the first signs of altitude sickness. We will take our rest and dinner at the Kibo hut, where we prepare ourselves for the summit climb.
Day 3 Kilimanjaro Mangaru Route 5 Days
Kilimanjaro Climb, Today's hike Time: 6-8 hours Up to summit 6 km/4 miles and descent 15km/9 miles down
After midnight around 2 am in the morning, we begin our climb to reach the summit. The beginning of this climb is done in the dark and requires headlamps or flashlights. On steep and heavy scree with snow, we will reach Gilman’s point (5861 meters), located on the crater rim. We continue our trek of 2-4 hours to ascend Uhuru Peak, which is the highest point in Africa. There are unbelievable views take made this climb worth it! Have your picture taken at the summit; this will be a lifelong lasting memory. From here we descend and stopover for lunch and rest at Kibo hut, before continuing on to the Horombo encampment overnight.
Summit day Kilimanjaro Mangaru Route 5 Days
Hiking Time: 4-5 hours, 20km/12.5 miles
After breakfast, a steady descent takes us down through moorland to the Mandara Hut. Continue descending through a lush forest path to the National Park gate at Marangu. A vehicle will be waiting for you at Marangu gate to drive you back to your hotel in Moshi. Here all hikers that reach the summit will get an official well-earned certificate!
Final day Kilimanjaro Mangaru Route 5 Days.
|Price Per person||Nº of persons Traveling together|
Transport from arrival point to Moshi
Transport from Moshi to the Departure point
Accommodation before climb
Accommodation after climb
All accommodation in tents on the mountain
Park fees on Kilimanjaro
Rescue fees on the mountain (by car)
3 meals daily on the mountain
Sleeping tents and dining tents (all camping gears)
Guide and porters
Cooks and waiters
First aid kit
Service of an English speaking mountain guide
Transportation to the mountain
Transportation from the mountain
All government taxes
Oximeter on the mountain