6 Days Marangu Route-Kilimanjaro Trekking Itinerary

////6 Days Marangu Route-Kilimanjaro Trekking Itinerary

6 Days Marangu Route-Kilimanjaro Trekking Itinerary

6 DAYS MARANGU ROUTE TREKKING ITINERARY begins and ends at Kiliwonders Hotel in Moshi.
Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), there will be a private transfer waiting at the airport to pick up you to Moshi at Kiliwonders Hotel.
THE TREKKING COSTS FOR 6 DAYS MARANGU ROUTE ITINERARY
The trekking cost for a group of 2 people is $1900 per person.
The trekking cost for a group of 3 people is $1800 per person.
The trekking cost for a group of 4 people is $1700 per person.
The trekking cost for a group of 5 people is $1600 per person.
The trekking cost for a group of 6 people is $1500 per person.
The trekking cost for a group of 8 or more people is $1400 per person.
COMPLETE YOUR BOOKING AND PAYMENT
When you’re ready to book, find below the online booking form or book over the phone at the WhatsApp number +255768122054 or you can complete a booking form available below on this itinerary.
We accept all major bank direct deposits, or you can pay by cash on the arrival day in Tanzania.
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{DAY BY DAY TREKKING ITINERERAY}
DAY 1: ARRIVE AT KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), Overland Safaris will arrange a private vehicle from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Moshi at Kiliwonders Hotel for an overnight stay.
We will gather in the evening for a pre-climb briefing and an equipment check, we will also confirm you have the appropriate mandatory medical coverage and travel insurance.
We stay at Kiliwonders Hotel, which is a beautiful hotel located on the lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro and is a perfect place to prepare you for Kilimanjaro trekking adventure.
Dinner and overnight at Kiliwonders Hotel: Bed, Dinner and Breakfast included.
DAY 2: MARANGU GATE (1860m) to MANDARA HUT (2700m)
◊Distance: 8 km/5 miles
◊Hiking Time: 4-5 hours
◊Habitat: Rain Forest
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.
We depart Moshi for Marangu Gate for the necessary formalities before beginning our trek. The hiking trail begins by ascending a beautiful, tropical rain forest. At the upper edge of the forest line, we have the opportunity to see blue monkeys. The trail then widens to expose beautiful hillsides until we reach Mandara Hut.
DAY 3: MANDARA HUT (2700m) TO HOROMBO HUT (3700m)
◊Distance: 12 km/7 miles
◊Hiking Time: 6-8 hours
◊Habitat: Heath
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.
We start the day continuing through the forest until the trail opens into high moorland. We may get our first views of Kibo and Mawenzi peaks – two of the three volcanic peaks that make up the summit of Kilimanjaro.
DAY 4: ACCLIMATIZAON CLIMB TO ZEBRA ROCKS (4020m) THEN BACK TO HOROMBO HUT (3700m)
◊Distance: 5 km/3 miles
◊Hiking Time: 2-3 hours
◊Habitat: Heath
MAWENZI RIDGE TO HOROMBO HUT
◊Distance: 5 km/3 miles
◊Hiking Time: 1-2 hours
◊Habitat: Heath
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.
This is an extra day meant for acclimatization and can be spent day hiking on Mawenzi Ridge. The unique landscape offers motivating views of Kibo and Mawenzi. After spending a few moments exploring the area we head back to Horombo Hut.
DAY 5: HOROMBO HUT (3700m) TO KIBO HUT (4700m)
◊Distance: 10 km/6 miles
◊Hiking Time: 6-8 hours
◊Habitat: Alpine Desert
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.
We climb gradually, then cross the lunar desert of the “Saddle” between Mawenzi and Kibo. Our camp, Kibo Hut, sits at the bottom of the Kibo crater wall. Once here we rest, enjoy an early dinner to prepare for the summit day.
DAY 6: KIBO HUT (4700m) TO UHURU PEAK (5895m) AND DOWN TO HOROMBO HUT (3700m)
◊Distance: 6 km/4 miles
◊Hiking Time: 6-8 hours
◊Habitat: Arctic
Uhuru Peak to Horombo Hut
◊Distance: 16 km/10 miles
◊Hiking Time: 4-5 hours
◊Habitat: Heath
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.
Very early in the morning (around midnight), we begin our push to the summit. This is the most mentally and physically challenging portion of the trek. The wind and cold at this elevation and time of day can be extreme. We ascend in the darkness for several hours while taking frequent, but short, breaks. At Gilman’s point (18,600 ft), you will be rewarded with the most magnificent sunrise you are ever likely to see coming over Mawenzi Peak. Finally, we arrive at Uhuru Peak- the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro and the continent of Africa.
After spending a few moments taking in the plains of Africa and your accomplishment, we descend to Horombo Hut. Later in the evening, we enjoy our last dinner on the mountain and a well-earned sleep.
DAY 7: HOROMBO HUT (3700m) TO MARANGU GATE (1860m)
◊Distance: 20 km/12 miles
◊Hiking Time: 5-7 hours
◊Habitat: Rain Forest
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.
On our last day, we have a long trek mostly downhill through the tropical rainforest. Once at the park headquarters at Marangu gate, we collect our summit certificates. A vehicle will meet us here and drive us back to the hotel in Moshi.
Dinner and overnight at Kiliwonders Hotel: Bed, Dinner and Breakfast included.
DAY 8: DEPARTING DAY
After saying bye to our team of guides then you need a private departure transfer which is included from Moshi to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for your flight unless you have an option to have a short safari or any other option we will discuss.
MOUNT KILIMANJARO-MARANGU ROUTE 6 DAYS TREKKING INCLUDES:
• Tanzania VAT on tourism activities and park fees
• Return transfers Kilimanjaro airport to Moshi and Moshi to Kilimanjaro airport
• Hotel Lodging the night before and the night after the climb, with dinner and breakfast included (double occupancy)
• With bed dinner and breakfast
• Transfer from your hotel to starting point for your climb and return to your hotel after your climb
• Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food
• All Kilimanjaro National Park gate fees, camping fees, and climbing permits.
• Kilimanjaro National Park rescue fees (Kilimanjaro Rescue Team)
• Emergency Oxygen (for use in emergencies only – not as summiting aid)
• Basic first aid kit (for use in emergencies only)
• Qualified mountain guide, assistant guides, porters and cook
• Salaries for the mountain crew as per guidelines set by the Kilimanjaro National Park
• Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as hot drinks on the mountain
• Camping equipment (tents, camp chairs, tables & sleeping mattress
• Water for washing up daily
• Porter to carry your duffel bag (max weight 15kg / 32 lbs) from one camp to the next camp.
• Kilimanjaro National Park certificate for your successful summit attempt
• A comprehensive Climbing Kilimanjaro travel info pack
• Flying Doctor Service
MOUNT KILIMANJARO-MARANGU ROUTE 6 DAYS TREKKING EXCLUDES:
• Flights and airport taxes
• Items of a personal nature
• Compulsory tips for guides, porters and cook (average tip is anything from US $ 230 to US $ 300 per hiker – depending on the number of days / how many hikers in the group and route chosen)
• South African passport holders do NOT require a visa for Tanzania, however, most other nationalities require a visa for Tanzania
• Health requirements (Yellow Fever compulsory if travelling to Tanzania recommended)
• Highly recommended travel and medical insurance.
• Personal hiking/trekking gear – we can rent some of the gear from our equipment store in Tanzania
• Optional, but highly recommended Portable toilet
• Snacks, personal medicine, and water purifying tablets
• Meals & drinks not specified and snacks.
ITINERARY TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
A non-refundable 25% deposit is required to secure the tour and begin the necessary booking processes and ground preparations. An invoice will be sent to the client together with the payment instructions.
The final balance payment of the tour booked is required to be paid not later than 20 days before the tour starts. Bookings made within 20 days prior to the arrival date should be paid in full.
Cancellation received 30 days or more before the tour starts: No Cancellation Fees will be charged.
Cancellation received 20 days before the tour starts: 25% Cancellation Fee will be charged.
Cancellation received 10 days before the tour starts: 50% cancellation fee will be charged.
Cancellation received within 48hrs before the tour starts: 100% Cancellation Fee will be charged.

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2022-11-22T00:16:16+00:00 Marangu Route, Mt Kilimanjaro Trekking, TREKKING|
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