Kilimanjaro - Marangu Route Overview

To hike Kilimanjaro is to conquer the highest peak in Africa. Travel up the mighty Mt Kilimanjaro with experienced guides on this hiking adventure tour.

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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,715
      CAD $1,767
      AUD $1,736
      EUR €1,148
      GBP £1,004
      NZD $1,932
      ZAR R17,381
      CHF FR1,389
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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Conquer the highest peak in Africa, mighty Mt Kilimanjaro

This classic Tanzania trek is the most popular route to Mt Kilimanjaro and the only one serviced by mountain huts to provide protection from the elements. We hike along the most direct path to the summit of Kilimanjaro and cover the trail in just five days, with the help of experienced guides and porters. Hike through forests and alpine meadows, over rocky ravines and past lunar landscapes to the spectacular summit of Africa's highest peak. The panoramic views from the top of Mt Kilimanjaro must be seen to be believed.

  • Spot monkeys hiding in tropical rainforest
  • Visit Marangu and explore the lush tropical surrounds
  • Travel with a group of experienced guides and porters
  • Walk through surreal hanging moss forests and moonscapes
  • Hike Kilimanjaro's climactic last stretch by lamplight
  • Trek to Africa's highest point
  • Experience an incredible African sunrise from Mt Kilimanjaro
  • Gaze over the vast plains of Tanzania

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Marangu, Tanzania
  • Finish:

    Marangu, Tanzania
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 16
  • Meals:

    6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (2 nts), Mountain hut (4 nts)
  • Transport:

    Minibus
  • Carbon emissions offset:

    354kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. Passenger Self Assessment Form required for this trip.

  • Total price from

    USD $1,715
    CAD $1,767
    AUD $1,736
    EUR €1,148
    GBP £1,004
    NZD $1,932
    ZAR R17,381
    CHF FR1,389
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $245
    CAD $252
    AUD $248
    EUR €164
    GBP £143
    NZD $276
    ZAR R2,483
    CHF FR198
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Kilimanjaro - Marangu Route Summary

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Day 1 Marangu

Nestled at the foot of Mt Kilimanjaro, Marangu is a small village surrounded by stunning vistas and lush forest.

Day 2 Mandara Hut

Walk through picturesque fields of heather to get to the huts at Mandara (2,725 m), built in an A-frame style and housing 6-8 bunks.

Day 3 Horombo Hut

Changing vegetation and diverse landscapes pave the way to Horombo Huts (3,780 m), a gathering of A-frames sitting on a rocky plateau.

Day 4 Kibo Hut

Hike through spartan landscapes to reach Kibo Hut (4,740 m), a communal stone house with bunk beds and a small camp office.

Day 5 Uhuru Peak/Summit

Perhaps see snow on the challenging climb to Uhuru Peak (5,896 m) and feel the exhilaration while witnessing never-to-be-forgotten views of the crater, ice fields and lands below.

Days 6-7 Marangu

Historic Kibo Hotel offers lush gardens, hot showers, a lounge with a 360 degree fireplace, bar and restaurant. The perfect place to unwind after your trek.
    • 7
    • YKXM
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,715
      CAD $1,767
      AUD $1,736
      EUR €1,148
      GBP £1,004
      NZD $1,932
      ZAR R17,381
      CHF FR1,389
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Walking
    • Original
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