Kilele Climb Tours

Tour Deatails

It is known as “Coca-Cola” route, Marangu approaches Kilimanjaro from the southeast of the Mountain. It is the oldest established route. Many favor the Marangu route because it is considered to be the easiest route on the mountain. The minimum days required for this route is five, although the probability of successfully reaching the top in that time is a bit low. Spending an extra acclimatization day on the mountain is highly recommended, maximizing the chance of reaching to the summit. Marangu is the only route which offers sleeping huts in dormitory style accommodations.

Itinerary

Day 1 : Moshi to Marangu gate to Mandara hut

  • Elevation : 1200 m to 1,750m to 2,750m
  • Distance : 9km.
  • Hiking Time : 3 hours
  • Habitat : Montane Forest to moorland and heath vegetation.

You will be transferred to Marangu gate from the hotel and do a registration at the gate. Afterwards, you will begins trekking through the rainforest to Mandara hut. Here you will have an acclimatization opportunity of visiting Maundi Crater. Dinner and overnight at Mandara Hut.

Day 2 : Mandara hut to Horombo hut

  • Elevation : 2750 m to 3,807m
  • Distance : 13km.
  • Trekking Time : 5-6 hours
  • Habitat : Moorlands

After breakfast you will outclimb the rainforest and continue trekking to Horombo hut where you will trek through rolling moorlands and get your first clear view of towering Kilimanjaro.

Day 3 : Horombo hut (this day is omitted if choosing a 5 day itinerary)

Spend an extra day here at Horombo during the 6 day itinerary for acclimization purposes. This day you will hike to Mawenzi Ridge or Zebra Rock to have your body adjust to higher altitudes. After this session you will return back to Horombo hut for lunch, resting until dinner and overnight.

Day 4 : Horombo hut to Kibo hut

  • Elevation : 3807m to 4725m
  • Distance : 13km.
  • Hiking Time : 5-6 hours
  • Habitat : Desert

This is long acclimatization day. You will have an early breakfast then trek east to a junction leading to Lava tower rock 4600m for acclimatization. Afterwards, you will descend down to Barranco campsite for dinner and overnight.

Day 5 : Summit Day Kibo Hut camp to Uhuru peak to Horombo Hut camp

  • Elevation : 4,695 m to 5,895 m to 3,690 m
  • Distance : 4km up, 14km down.
  • Hiking Time : 10-15 hours
  • Habitat : Alpine Desert.

Wake at midnight to a light breakfast then prepare for your summit ascent. Because you will climb to the summit in the dark you will need to have your headlamps / flashlights. It will also be very cold until you start descending, so you will need to have all of your warm layers. This is an important time to keep on slowly slowly (pole pole in Swahili). The goal is to climb before dawn so that you can reach Uhuru Peak shortly before or after sunrise. Switchback up steep scree or possibly snow, and reach Gilman’s Point on the crater rim at 5,861 m/18,640 ft between 4 and 6 AM. At this point, you will have a views of the fabled crater and its icecaps facing you. Then after 2 hours of hiking along the Kibo crater rim near the celebrated snows takes you to Kilimanjaro’s true summit, Uhuru Peak here you will spend some times for taking photo’s. After your summit photos and taking in the view, descend back to the Kibo Huts, have lunch, rest, collect your equipment and continue down through re-cross the saddle to the Horombo Huts. Have dinner and overnight at Horombo Camp.

Day 6 : Horombo Huts camp to Marangu Gate to Moshi

  • Elevation : 3,690 m to 1,830 m to 1,387 m
  • Distance : 18km.
  • Hiking Time : 5-7 hours

After a long sleep you will be awaked for breakfast and pack, continue your descent through the moorland to Mandara Huts. Here you will have lunch then proceed your triumphant recessional down through lush forest to Marangu park gate. After the gate sign out, a vehicle will take you to back to the hotel where it is definitely time for your certificate presentation and celebration!

Include/ Exclude

Include

  • rivate transport to & from Kilimanjaro International airport to the Park view inn Moshi.
  • 2 nights of accommodation in Park view inn Moshi (before and after the climb bed and breakfast)
  • Return transportation from Moshi/from the starting/finishing point on the mountain.
  • Qualified guides with mountain crew
  • All national park fees
  • Hut/camping fees
  • 4 Season mountain tents
  • Double layered Sleeping Mats
  • Mess tent (for dining) Mini camping chairs/Tables/Candles
  • Rescue fees
  • Pulse oximeters & Portable oxygen tanks
  • First aid kit
  • 3 hot meals dail while on the mountain
  • Enough treated &filtered drinking water throughout the trek
  • Fair wages for the mountain crew as approved by the Kilimanjaro National Park Authority (KINAPA),Kilimanjaro Association of Tour Operators(KIATO)
  • Government taxes
  • Guides, porters, waiter, cook accommodation and entry fees on the mountain.

Exclude

  • Meals and drinks not specified
  • Gear for your climb
  • Items of personal nature
  • Additional nights beyond the two standard hotel nights included
  • Visas
  • Portable flush toilet with a toilet tent is available for extra charge $70$ for entire trek.
  • Flights
  • Tips for guides, porters and cook ( this is a guide to tipping on the mountain htt://www.kiliporters.org/ tipping_recommendations.php
  • Tipping on Kilimanjaro from the trekking group (not per climber)
  • Guides : 20$ /day/guide
  • Cook : 15$/ day
  • Porter: 10$/day/porter

Book Now

Click Here To View Map

Marangu Route Map

Click Here To View Videos

Kilimanjaro Trekking Guides

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident.

Lorem Ipsum

Lorem Ipsum

Lorem Ipsum

Kilimanjaro Trekking Preparation

Electronic Gadgets

Electronic Gadgets On Kilimanjaro

Read More
Kilimanjaro Food

Kilimanjaro Food

Read More
Kilimanjaro Gear List

Kilimanjaro Gear List

Read More
Kilimanjaro FAQs

Kilimanjaro FAQs

Read More
Kilimanjaro Immunization

Kilimanjaro Immunization & Health

Read More
Kilimanjaro Porters

Kilimanjaro Porters

Read More
Kilimanjaro Private Toilet Tents

Kilimanjaro Private Toilet Tents

Read More

Kilimanjaro Altitude Sickness

Read More

Why Trek With Kilele Climb Tours LTD ?

BEST PRICE GUARANTEED

Each of our treks is managed by a team of professionally trained trekking guide, cook and porters. Read More

SAFE AND SECURE

All our staff of highly trained professional guides is here to make your journey. Read More

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

We believe in customer loyalty and satisfaction, due to which we work hard . Read More