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Kilimanjaro Mangaru Route 5 Days

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Kilimanjaro Mangaru Route 5 Days

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.

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Day 1

Moshi to Marangu Gate to Mandara Huts

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.

Day 2

Mandara Huts to Horombo Huts

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.

Day 3

Horombo Huts to Kibo Huts

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

Day 4

Kibo Huts to the summit then Down to Horombo Huts

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

Day 5

Horombo Huts to Marangu gate to Moshi

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.

Rates including VAT

Price Per person Nº of persons Traveling together
$1810 1
$1620 2
$1550 3
$1510 4
$1480 5
$1440 6
$1390 7+

Items included:

  • 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

Items not included:

  • Extras in the hotel
  • Drinks rather than water
  • Tips to mountain Crews
  • Meals in Moshi
  • Personal gears like sleeping bags, hiking poles, etc.
  • Flights
  • And all not listed above

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