1 Day Best Kilimanjaro Trekking Trip via Marangu Route

One-day Kilimanjaro Trekking: The ultimate challenge for those who want to reach the summit as quickly as possible

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About 1 Day Kilimanjaro Trekking Trip via Memorable Marangu Route

Are you looking for memorable adventure in Tanzania?. The Marangu Route, also known as the "Coca-Cola" route, is a popular choice for climbers seeking a shorter and less strenuous trek up Kilimanjaro. While the full summit is not achievable in just one day, the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek via the Marangu Route offers a fantastic opportunity to experience the magnificence of this iconic mountain within a limited timeframe. Get ready for an adventure that will leave you with lifelong memories.


Day 1  :  Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut

Your 1-day Kilimanjaro trek begins at the Marangu Gate, where you'll register and meet your experienced guide. After a brief introduction and safety briefing, you'll set off on the trail, surrounded by the lush vegetation of the rainforest. As you ascend through the picturesque landscape, keep an eye out for unique flora and fauna, such as the Colobus monkeys swinging through the trees. The trekking route on the Marangu Route will take you approximately 8 kilometers (5 miles) to the Mandara Hut, situated at an altitude of 2,700 meters (8,858 feet). The hike is moderate in difficulty, allowing you to enjoy the stunning scenery while immersing yourself in the natural wonders of Kilimanjaro. At the Mandara Hut, take a moment to rest, recharge, and savor a delicious packed lunch amidst the tranquil surroundings. Breathe in the crisp mountain air and soak in the beauty of your surroundings, as you prepare for the descent. Afterward, you'll descend back to the Marangu Gate, where you'll rece

Accommodation for day 1
Included meals and drinks
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch

  • Tour activities

    Game drive tours

    Getting around/Walking

    Hotel resting


    Tour features and style

    Private tour
    You can do safari privately for solo, couple, family, or in group.

    Group tour
    Join a group with your fellow tourists through this tour.

    Budget tour
    You can compute the price for budget for the whole tour

    You can customize the itinerary, price inclusions, accommodations, and also the price.

    First aid/Rescue
    First aid and rescue during the tour is assured.

    Price inclusions

    Sleeping bag or bed linen

    Rescue fee

    Gorilla trekking permits

    Chimp trekking permits

    Park fees

    All activities mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional)

    Meals (as specified in the day-by-day description)

    All accommodation mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional upgrade)

    Roundtrip airport transfer

    Camping equipment (only sleeping bag/bed linen may be listed as excluded)

    All transportation mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional)

    All flights during the tour

    All Taxes/VAT

    Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

    Price exclusions

    International flights to/from the start/end of the tour

    Tips: tipping guideline

    Personal items

    Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees



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    Frequently Asked Questions for 1 Day Best Kilimanjaro Trekking Trip via Marangu Route

    Is the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek via the Marangu Route suitable for beginners?

    Yes, the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek via the Marangu Route is suitable for beginners. The trail is moderately challenging, and with the guidance of experienced guides, individuals with basic fitness levels can enjoy this adventure.

    What is the best time of year to undertake the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek?

    The best time to embark on the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek via the Marangu Route is during the dry seasons, which generally occur from January to March and June to October. These periods offer more stable weather conditions and clearer views.

    Can altitude sickness be a concern during the 1-day trek?

    Altitude sickness is less likely to occur during the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek due to the limited elevation gain. However, it's still essential to listen to your body, stay hydrated, and inform your guide if you experience any symptoms.

    What should I pack for the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek?

    Essential items to pack include comfortable hiking shoes, lightweight clothing, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, a small backpack, a water bottle, and a camera to capture the stunning landscapes. It's important to travel light and carry only necessary items.

    Are there restroom facilities available along the Marangu Route?

    Basic restroom facilities are available at the Mandara Hut and Marangu Gate. However, it's advisable to carry your own toilet paper and hand sanitizer for personal hygiene.

    Is it necessary to hire a guide for the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek?

    Yes, it is highly recommended to hire an experienced guide for the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek. Guides provide valuable assistance, ensure your safety, and offer insights about the mountain and its surroundings.

    Can I book the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek as a solo traveler?

    Yes, solo travelers can book the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek via the Marangu Route. You will be accompanied by a guide and have the opportunity to join other trekkers on the same route.

    Are vegetarian or vegan meal options available during the trek?

    Yes, vegetarian and vegan meal options can be accommodated. It's important to inform your tour operator or guide in advance about any dietary restrictions or preferences.

    Can I extend the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek to reach the summit?

    The 1-day Kilimanjaro trek via the Marangu Route does not reach the summit. If you wish to reach the summit, it's recommended to choose a longer trekking option, such as the 5 or 6-day routes.

    Are there age restrictions for the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek?

    While there is no strict age limit, it's important to consider the physical demands of the trek. It's advisable to consult with a medical professional, especially for children and older individuals.

    Can I rent trekking equipment for the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek?

    Yes, you can rent basic trekking equipment, such as hiking poles and rain gear, from local tour operators or outfitters in Moshi or Arusha. It's advisable to inquire and book in advance to ensure availability.

    What safety measures are in place during the 1-day trek?

    Safety measures are in place, and it is mandatory to have a licensed guide accompany you on the trek. The guides are experienced and knowledgeable, ensuring your safety and well-being throughout the journey.

    Can I combine the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek with other activities in Tanzania?

    Yes, the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek can be combined with other activities in Tanzania, such as wildlife safaris or cultural tours. It's advisable to plan your itinerary accordingly and consult with your tour operator for seamless arrangements.