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Climb Mountain Kilimanjaro. 5 Day Marangu Route

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Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport or Arusha Airport

Pass By: Kilimanjaro, Arusha, Tanzania
You will be picked up at the Kilimanjaro International Airport and transferred to your hotel in Moshi town, you will meet your guide who will brief you on your upcoming trek and do an equipment check to make sure you have all the necessary mountain gear. Gear which is missing can be rented on this day. Overnight at Panama Hotel or Mvuli hotel in Arusha (or alternative).

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Panama Hotel

Day 2: Marangu Gate (1860m) to Mandara Hut (2700m)

Pass By: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
After breakfast, you will be collected from your lodge in Moshi and taken to the Marangu gate. Once the necessary paper work has been completed, your trek can begin and you will soon be hiking through the dense rainforest. Alongside the impressive vegetation, you will have the chance to catch a glimpse of some primates as you head to the Mandara Hut. After a well-earned rest, your guide can take you to the Maundi Crater where you can enjoy the wonderful view of the Kenyan interior.

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Mandara Hut

Day 3: Mandara Hut (2700m) to Horombo Hut (3700m)

Pass By: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
The day begins with an early breakfast. Shortly after you have left Mandara Hut, you will reach the timberline and then enter the heath and moor zone. Approximately 4 – 6 hours later, the Horombo Hut will come into sight, standing at an altitude of 3700m. From the hut, you will have fantastic views overlooking Mawenzi, Kibo and the wide plain of the Masai steppe.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Horombo Hut

Day 4: Horombo Hut (3700m) to Kibo Hut (4700m)

Pass By: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Today’s stage is long and tough. The well-built trail passes the “Last Water point” which is followed by the so-called “saddle”. This nearly vegetation less plateau joins the main summit Kibo with Mawenzi. Today’s destination is the Kibo Hut that is usually reached in about 5 - 6 hours. Here, you will enjoy an early evening meal followed by an early night, as the night will be short.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Kibo Hut

Day 5: Kibo Hut (4700m) to UHURU PEAK (5895m) & down to Horombo Hut (3700m)

Pass By: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Today is “The Big Day” - the summit stage. You will begin your final ascent around midnight which will be long and strenuous. Passing the Hans Meyer Cave at 5220m, the climb slowly but surely goes upwards. At sunrise, you will reach Gillman’s Point (5681m) – the crater rim of Kilimanjaro – where the sun will slowly start to warm up the land. You will have soon forgotten the cold of the night and after a further hike of 1 - 2 hours, you will reach Uhuru Peak at 5895m. On your return to Kibo Hut, a warm meal awaits you followed by a 1 - 2 hour break before proceeding back down to Horombo Hut.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Horombo Hut

Day 6: Horombo Hut (3700m) to Marangu Gate (1860m)

Pass By: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
The last stage passes through the heath and moor zone to the Mandara Hut (2700m) where a warm lunch is waiting for you. Soon, you will once again pass the tropical rainforest and after a total time of 6 hours trekking, you will be back at the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate (1860m). After saying goodbye to your mountain guides, a short transfer follows to take you back to your hotel in Moshi. Once there, you can take a warm and relaxing shower and celebrate your success in reaching the summit of the Kilimanjaro

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Panama Hotel

Day 7: Depart Tanzania

Pass By: Kilimanjaro, Arusha, Tanzania
The day is left free to wind down after the trek before your flight home. Depending on flight times you could go and explore Moshi town and grab some souvenirs before heading to the airport.
*Safari and Zanzibar add-ons are available if you wish to continue exploring Tanzania

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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