07 Days Marangu Route
Day 1: Kilimanjaro – Moshi
Pick up from Kilimanjaro airport.
Transfer to Moshi Town Early evening pre-climb briefing about the trek Dinner and overnight at Mountain Inn (HB)
Day 2: Moshi – Mandara Hut
After breakfast depart for Kilimanjaro National Park gate at Marangu Start the first section of the climb through the mountain forest to Mandara Hut at 9000ft/ 2750m.
Ascend for about 3 to 4 hours. Meals and overnight Mandara hut.
Day 3: Horombo Hut 7 Days
Leaving the forest after breakfast, you trek along a good path through open grassy moorland to reach Horombo Hut at 12000ft/3700m. 5 to 7 hours trek. Picnic lunch Dinner and overnight Horombo hut.
Day 4: Kibo Hut
Continue ascending past the last water point traversing the saddle between Kibo and Mawenzi to Kibo Hut at 15000ft/4700m. Walking takes approximately 5 to 7 hours.
Dinner and overnight Kibo hut
Day 5: Summit – Horombo
A very early start for the summit on steep and heavy screen up to Gilman's point at 18640ft /5681m till you arrive on the crater rim by sunrise. Continue on to Uhuru Peak the highest point in Africa at 19340ft / 5896m. Descend to Horombo Hut for overnight taking 7 to 8 hours ascent and 4 to 7 hours descent.
Meals and overnight Horombo hut
Day 6: Descent to gate
After breakfast descend the mountain to the park Gate ( 5 to 7 hours) Met by your driver-guide then transferred to Mountain Inn for dinner and overnight stay
Day 7: Departure
After breakfast transfer to Kilimanjaro airport for your onward flight