route with extra day of acclimatization on Mt Kilimanjaro at Mount Kilimanjaro
National Park in Tanzania
Kilimanjaro climbing on Marangu route with extra day for acclimatization
Boards Riverside shuttle bus,Impala or Bobby shuttle transfer shuttle
bus from Nairobi at 0800 hrs and proceed to Arusha arriving at 1300hrs.
Depart for Moshi at 1400hrs arriving at 1530hrs. Dinner and overnight
at a hotel in Moshi or (Pick up from Kilimanajaro airport and transfer
to hotel in Moshi)
2: Marangu Gate (1980m) - Mandara hut (2700m)
Hiking time: 5 hoursDistance: About 12 km'sHabitat: Montane forest Moorland
After breakfast, start the climb through fascinating rain forests till
you reach the first hut Mandara. Meals and overnight at the hut. (9,000ft).
DAY 3:Mandara hut (2700m) - Horombo hut (3720m)
Hiking time: 6 hours Distance: About 15 km's Habitat: Moorland
After breakfast, follow the ascending path through the alpine – meadow.
The altitude begins to change and slowdown your pace while enjoying the
flora and the view of Mawenzi and Kibo peaks. Arrive at the Horombo Hut
12km from Mandara. Meals and overnight at the hut. (12,520
Day 4:Extra Day for acclimatization
. A leisurely walk to The Saddle by the right hand path takes you close
to Mawenzi. This is an extra day of acclimatisation and it's an ideal
day to rest as well as walk high and
sleep low. You then return to Horombo for the night.
DAY 5: Horombo hut (3720m) - Kibo hut (4700m)
Hiking time: 6 hours Distance: About 15 km'sHabitat: Alpine desert
breakfast, resume the climb, the landscape becomes rugged and rocky. Lobelias
begin to appear. Climb to Kibo Hut. Meals and overnight at the hut. (15,520ft)
6:SUMMIT ATTEMPT!! Kibo hut (4700m) - Uhuru Peak (5895m) - Horombo hut
Hiking time: 8 hours to Uhuru
6 hours to descend to Horombo Distance:
6 km's ascent - 21 km's descent
Habitat: Stone scree and ice-capped summit
The beginning of the last ascent is made in the wee hrs of the morning
while the scree is still frozen. Climb the very steep part of the route
to GILMANS POINT (most difficult and tiring
part). UHURU PEAK is reached within an hour's walk along the crater rim.
(19,344ft). Start the walk along the craters rim. (19,344ft). Start the
descent to Horombo hut for overnight
7:Horombo hut (3720m) - Marangu Gate (1980m)
Hiking time: 6 hours
Distance: About 27 km's
Return to a hotel in Moshi. After lunch, have a good rest, meals and overnight
at your hotel.
8: After breakfast, depart for your next destination, which is optional,
(a) The National Park (This can be arranged)
(b) Kilimanjaro International Airport
(c) Arusha Town
(d) Nairobi via border town Namanga arriving at 6.30 Pm
guide 5 USD per day per porter and 10 USD per day to Guide)
price for the above climb is US$ 1450 per person.
it possible for climbers to achieve their dreams they are commited to!
Pls read more about the huts/Accomodation
2 way Shuttle bus transfer: Nairobi- Moshi - Nairobi or 2 way KIA transfers
2 transfers from Moshi to Marangu park gate -return
3 meals per day while trekking - Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian
5 days Kilimanjaro trek- Marangu
4 nights accomodation in Huts while trekking Marangu
Extra day for acclimatization on Mt Kilimanjaro on Marangu route
First and Last night accommodation at YMCA/Buffalo hotelMoshi -Bed and
All park entrance fees and government levies
English speaking mountain Guide and assistant guides
Porters- a maximum of 2 per client.
For Group prices and private transfers please contact us.............
find joining dates if would like to adventure in group trekking
Kilimanjaro Machame and Marangu routes joining dates and prices-
Mt Kilimanjaro climb 8 days Marangu route
with extra day of acclimatisation at Hormbo Hut - 1350US$
Mt Kilimanjaro Machame route With extra day of acclimatisation
at Karanga Valley
-from 1450US$ per person
Mount Kilimananjaro Trek Marangu
Route combined with a Tanzania Safari from 1890US$ per person
Mount Kilimananjaro Machame Route
combined with a Tanzania Safari from 1920US$ per person
Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya Climb Combined
-from 1920US$ per person
Mount Meru and
Mt Kilimanjaro climb
contact us for hotel reservations and transfers if arriving by Nairobi
airport if you wont make it with an early flight at Nairobi airport
is no special equipment or expertise needed to ascend Mount Kilimanjaro
- the basic thing is having a slow pace. The routes have been chosen to
allow a slow gradual hike. Any physically fit person is able to trek Mount
Kilimanjaro. However, please note the following - you are not permitted
to trek the mountain if you have any respiratory problems, cold, high
/ low blood pressure, diabetics or any cardiac problem. Mount Kilimanjaro
is a big mountain and should not be under estimated.
OF RECOMMENDED ITEMS:
Waterproof Rucksack and Daypack, Sleeping bag (at least 3 seasons), Water
purifying tablets, Insulation pad, Boots and light walking shoes, Balaclava
and Woolen hat or Scarf, Snow goggles / Sun glasses, Gaiters, Gloves,
Sweaters / Jumpers Pants and Jackets (waterproof), Water bottle, Anorak
/ raincoat, Several pairs of socks, First aid kit and insect repellent
Sun protection cream and Lip salve, Personal toiletry requirements, Flash
light with spare batteries, Whistle and some plastic Bags, Walking stick
KILIMANJARO TREKKING - MEALS MENU WHILE ON TREK:
Fruit Juice, Fruit, Cereal / Porridge, Eggs bread / French-toast / Plain-toast
/ Pancakes, Sausages, Margarine, Jam / Honey, Tea / Coffee / Drinking
Peanuts / Crisps / Popcorn / Cookies.
Sliced Carrot and Cucumber stripes, Avocado slices, Boiled egg, Vegetable
/ Meat cutlets, Sandwiches (Egg / Cheese / Tomato/ Tuna / Meat / Peanut
Soup ( Mushroom /Asparagus / Chicken / Tomato / Vegetable), Bread, Salad,
Rice / Pasta / Potatoes, Chicken / Meat, Mixed Vegetables ( Zucchini /
Carrot / French -Beans / Cabbage), Lentils, Fruit Salad, Fruit with custard,
Tea / Coffee / Milo / Drinking chocolate.
AND COST FOR HIRING PER ITEM FOR THE ENTIRE TREK:
Day Pack: US$10.00, Torch: US$10.00, Mountain Boots: US$20.00, Sun Glasses:
US$5.00, Wool Hat / Balaclava: US$5.00, Wool Socks: US$2.00, Warm Trousers:
US$10.00, Sleeping Bag: US$15.00, Warm Bottle: US$5.00, Long Inner Wear:
US$5.00, Cutters: US$5.00, Rain Coat: US$5.00, Rain Trouser: US$5.00,
Walking Stick: US$5.00, Gloves: US$5.00, Warm Jacket: US$10.00, Pull Over
/ Sweater: US$10.00, Scarf: US$5.00, Ponchoo for Rain: US$10.00, Roll
Mat: US$10.00 .
NB: Your meal plan advices will be put into consideration too