Kilimanjaro-Marangu Route

Code: 19001
Kilimanjaro Trekking

Route Description

Marangu route is the shortest and most direct route to Uhuru peak, it is nicknamed coca-cola route because some of the trekkers think it is easy one but do not be deceived by this during your preparation, it can get difficult with this route especially on the Summit day.

DEPARTURE TIME Leave the hotel at  9:00 am.
Accommod before and after the trek(BB) Accommodations and meals in National park Airport Transfers
All Park Fees Camping Equipments Professional Guide(S), Potters and Cook(s)
Visa International and Domestic flights
Tips to the Crew All items of Personal Nature


Arrivals in Arusha/Moshi should be atleast a day before the trekking begins

The Given prices are instructional based on the largest group

This itinerary can be customized to fit your aspirations


Day 1: Arrival

Meet Aby Said/driver at Kilimanjaro International Airport, and then drive for an hour to Green Mountain Hotel in Arusha city for the first night in Tanzania.


Day 2:Driving to Marangu gate 1879 meters above the sea level

After breakfast, we will drive about 3 hours to Marangu gate where our walk will start, before starting cook will sort out luggage to porters and get our permit then start walking in naturel Montana forest to Mandara huts about 8 km where we will have our dinner and bed. While on the way up you will enjoy to see difference flowers, baboons and sometime colobus monkeys and more interesting things.


Day 3: Walking from Mandara Hut 2720 meters to Horombo Hut 3720 meters above the sea level

After breakfast, with our lunch-box we will start walking from Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut, we will walk in Montana forest for one hour then proceed in moorland zone. While on the way you will enjoy to see the nice views of Kilimanjaro and Moshi town. Our walking will be about 11 km from Mandara to Horombo then rest and walk to Zebra Rock for acclimatization and come back for dinner then bed.


Day 4: Walking from Horombo to Kibo Hut 4720 meters above the sea level

It will be early in the morning, we will have breakfast and start walking with our lunchbox to Kibo Hut 4720m and our Kilimanjaro base camp, after reaching to Kibo hut it will be the best time to sleep during a day till 17:00 PM then wake up for dinner and get more information about summit night. After that we will go back to sleep again then wake up you between 22 to 23:00 we will have hot drinks and start walking up to the summit in the midnight.


Day 5: Summit Day

It will be time for going to the top in the mid-night all the night and probably getting at Gilman`s point 5685m around 5 to 6 AM Then we will have a break there about 10 to 15 minutes then we will keep going to the highest point UHURU PICK 5895M (19341FT) and spend the between 15 to 20 minutes, but it will depend on how weather will be that day. After all we will start descending down to the base camp walking about 3 to 4 hours depend on how tired you are, after getting to Kibo we will rest for un hour then wake up for branch and descend down to Horombo for dinner and overnight there.


Day 6: Last Day on the Mountain

We will wake up around 6 AM and have breakfast then descend down to Marangu gate, it will take us 5 to 6 hours walk 19 km. After reaching at the gate we will have lunch, get certificate and celebrating with Kilimanjaro beer with the team, then driving back to the hotel.

No.of people Price Per Person Sharing`
2-3 1875
4-6 1792
10-15 1708
20+ 1625

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