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6 days Marangu Route.

6 DAYS MARUNGU ROUTE:

Day 1: Arrival Day – Transfer to Arusha

Arrive in Kilimanjaro, pickup and transfer to Keys Hotel in Moshi (BB) for overnight and preparations

Day 2: Marangu Gate – Mandara Hut (Marangu Route)

Breakfast, drive from the hotel to Marangu gate, after registration start climbing through dense semi-tropical to the first hut- Mandara hut (9,000ft). Dinner and an overnight stay at Mandara hut (Climbing Conditions)

Day 3:  Mandara Hut – Horombo Hut (Marangu Route)

Breakfast; ascend through the alpine meadow, and grassland and moorland to Horombo hut (12,000ft). Both Mawenzi and Kibo peaks can be viewed easily on the way. Dinner and an overnight stay at Horombo hut

Day 4:  Horombo – Kibo Hut (Marangu Route)

Breakfast, further ascending to Kibo hut (15,000ft); the landscape becomes very stony and eroded. Spectacular mountain vegetation like giant cactus, groundswell and lobelia appear on the way. Dinner and an overnight stay at Kibo hut  (Climbing Conditions)

Day 5: Kibo – Uhuru Peak – Horombo (Marangu Route)

Wake up at midnight for a snack and proceed to the summit through Gilman’s point (18,640ft). It is about 5-6hours and 1-2 hours from Kibo hut to Gilman’s point and from Gilman’s point to Uhuru Peak (19,340ft) respectively. Thus reaching the peak in the early morning of the fifth day and start descending after picture taking on the top to Horombo hut for diner and an overnight after a short break at Kibo hut,  (Climbing Conditions)

Day 6:  Horombo – Marangu – Gate – Moshi

Breakfast, descend from Horombo hut to Marangu gate, the waiting driver  will take you to Keys Hotel  Moshi for dinner and overnight.

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