3 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking via Marangu Route Trip

Best 3-Day Kilimanjaro Trekking via Marangu Route Trip. Expert guides, comfortable resting huts, and stunning vistas await.

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About 3 Days Best Kilimanjaro Trekking via Marangu Route Trip

Among the various routes available for summiting Kilimanjaro, the Marangu Route stands out as one of the most popular and accessible options. The Marangu Route, also known as the "Coca-Cola" route, is favored by many climbers due to its relative ease and shorter duration compared to other routes. It offers a more comfortable experience with huts instead of tents for accommodation along the way. The trail is well-marked, making it ideal for climbers with limited mountaineering experience.


Day 1  :  Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut

The adventure begins at the Marangu Gate, where climbers register and undergo necessary formalities. The trail starts in the lush rainforest, providing a scenic and refreshing environment. During this initial day, trekkers cover a distance of approximately 8 kilometers (5 miles) and ascend to the Mandara Hut at an altitude of 2,700 meters (8,858 feet). The Mandara Hut offers basic amenities, allowing climbers to rest and recharge for the next day's journey.

Accommodation for day 1
  • Mandara Hut
Included meals and drinks
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 2  :  Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut

    On the second day, climbers proceed from the Mandara Hut towards the Horombo Hut. This leg of the journey spans about 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) and takes trekkers through the stunning heath and moorland zones. As climbers gain altitude, the landscape transforms, offering breathtaking vistas of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The Horombo Hut, situated at an elevation of 3,720 meters (12,204 feet), provides a comfortable overnight stay.

    Accommodation for day 2
    • Horombo Hut
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 3  :  Horombo Hut to Summit and Descending

    The final day of the trek is both challenging and rewarding. Climbers wake up before dawn and embark on a steady ascent towards the Kibo Hut, situated at 4,703 meters (15,430 feet). From there, they continue their journey to Uhuru Peak, the highest point of Kilimanjaro, at an awe-inspiring altitude of 5,895 meters (19,341 feet). The panoramic view from the summit is nothing short of awe-inspiring, with the African plains stretching out below. After reveling in the triumph of reaching the summit, trekkers begin their descent. They return to the Kibo Hut for a short break before continuing down to the Horombo Hut. The descent can be physically demanding, but the satisfaction of conquering Kilimanjaro remains unparalleled. The final leg of the journey takes climbers back to the Marangu Gate, where they receive their certificates of achievement.

    Accommodation for day 3
    • Summit
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

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    Getting around/Walking

    Hotel resting


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

    Budget tour
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    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

    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

    Price exclusions

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

    Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

    Tips: tipping guideline

    Personal items

    Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees



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