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Hiking Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the most adventurous tourist activities that you can do when you visit Tanzania. This 7 Days Marangu Route Kilimanjaro Hiking Tour gives you the opportunity to take part in this life changing experience that will leave you with the best memories. The Marangu Route is preferred by many trekkers and it is relatively easy compared to other routes to Mount Kilimanjaro. Contact us to book this Tanzania safari.

7 Days Marangu Route Kilimanjaro Hiking Tour

Detailed Itinerary.

Day 1: Arrival – Kilimanjaro Airport

Upon your arrival at the Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be received by a Unique Rwanda Vacation Experts company representative, who will brief you on the Kilimanjaro Hiking Safari and then drive you to a hotel already booked for you for dinner and overnight stay.

Meal Plan: (Lunch, Dinner).

Accommodation Options: Kilimanjaro Mountain Resort, Salinero Millie Lodge, Mt. Kilimanjaro View Lodge Ltd.

Day 2: Marangu Gate – Mandara Hut (Altitude: 1,830 m – 2,700 m)

Drive to Marangu Gate on the eastern side of Kilimanjaro. Go through the registration and begin hiking through the rainforest from the park gate to Mandara Hut. Stop halfway for lunch. A side trip to Maundi Crater is a good way to see the surroundings as well as views of Kenya and Northern Tanzania. Bathrooms are available with running water.

Day 3: Mandara Hut – Horombo Hut (Altitude: 2,700 m – 3,720 m)

Wake to breakfast and pack for the next leg. Hike to Horombo Huts. You will travel through lower heath land with small shrubs being the main vegetation. Stop halfway for lunch and take in views of Mawenzi. The summit of Kibo can be seen from Horombo Huts. Arrive at Horombo Huts, unpack and prepare for dinner. Bathrooms are available with running water.

Day 4: Horombo Hut – Kibo Hut (Altitude: 3,720 m – 4,700 m)

Have breakfast, pack and begin the hike to Kibo Hut. The first half of the day’s hike traverses the upper heath land while the second half crosses the vast saddle that connects Mawenzi and Kibo. The saddle is an alpine desert that resembles a lunar landscape. There is no running water at Kibo Huts.

Day 5: Kibo Hut – Uhuru Peak – Begin Descent (Altitude: 4,700 m – 5, 895 m)

Wake up at around midnight to a light breakfast, and then prepare for the summit ascent. This part of the hike is carried out during the early morning before dawn so that the climbers reach Uhuru Peak at around sunrise. Leave at about 1:00 am and reach Gilman’s Point at about 7:00 am. The climbers are met with views of the crater from Gilman’s Point because it is on the Crater Rim. Another 2 hours of hiking brings you to Uhuru Peak, the summit. From there you will descend back to Kibo Hut, and proceed to Horombo Hut where you will spend the night.

Day 6 Horombo Hut – Marangu Gate – Moshi (Altitude: 3,720 m – 2,700 m)

Descend to Mandara Hut. Take lunch there and continue on to the park gate where you will be met by your transport back to Moshi.

Accommodation Options: Amans Luxury Villa, Aivlys Lodge Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro Wonders Hotel, Keys Hotel.

Day 7 Moshi – Kilimanjaro Airport – Departure

After an early breakfast, transfer to Kilimanjaro airport for your departure flight back home.

End of the 7 Days Marangu Route Kilimanjaro Hiking Tour.

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The 7 Days Marangu Route Kilimanjaro Hiking Tour includes;

  • Ground Transportation.
  • Services of an English-speaking tour guide.
  • Tour Guide allowances.
  • Hiking Mount Kilimanjaro.

However, the 7 Days Marangu Route Kilimanjaro Hiking Tour excludes;

  • Entry visa to Tanzania.
  • Travel and health insurance.
  • Tips to your guide, hotel staff, and porters.
  • Any other items of a personal nature, laundry, telephone and postage.
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