5 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Adventure via Marangu Route

Embark on a 5 days Kilimanjaro Climbing Adventure via Marangu Route. Conquer the summit with our experienced guides and take in breathtaking views.

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About 5 Days Marangu Route Kilimanjaro Climbing

Embark on the top adventure globally with our Kilimanjaro Climbing route 5 days itinerary, known as the Marangu Route. This easier climb features a gradual slope and direct path to the summit. Safety and success are our top priorities, with stringent rules and regulations, increased monitoring and support, While less scenic than other routes due to shared ascent and descent paths, remains a popular choice. With proper preparation and expert guidance, this climb is an unforgettable experience.

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Day 1  :  Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut - First day of your Kilimanjaro climb


The Marangu Route climbing itinerary for the day starts with a pick-up from your Moshi hotel and transfer to the Marangu gate ready to start your 5 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing adventure tour via Marangu. Following the completion of the required paperwork, your climb through the dense rainforest will commence, providing opportunities to spot primates and admire the striking vegetation on the route to the Mandara Hut. Upon arrival, you can take a much-needed rest before your guide leads you to the Maundi Crater, offering stunning vistas of the Kenyan interior..

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

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    Day 2  :  Kilimanjaro climbing from Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut


    On the second day of kilimanjaro climbing tour, after breakfast at the Mandara Hut, you will start your hike towards the Horombo Hut. This part of the climb is characterized by the transition from rainforest to heath and moorland, and at this pont of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro you will start to experience the high altitude. The Horombo Hut is located on a plateau, and you will have the opportunity to acclimatize and enjoy the stunning views of Mawenzi and the surrounding areas.

    Accommodation for day 2
    • Horombo Hut
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
  • Horombo Hut Horombo Hut Horombo Hut Horombo Hut

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    Day 3  :  Horombo to Kibo Hut - 3rd Day of 5 days kilimanjaro climbing Tour


    This is your third day of your Mount Kilimanjaro climbing adventure trip , you can choose to spend an extra day at the Horombo Hut to acclimatize further, or continue on to the Kibo Hut, with 5 Days Kilimanjaro trip today we will climb up Kilimanjaro to Kibo Hut. The Kibo Hut is located at the bottom of the Kibo crater, and you will start to feel the effects of high altitude as you make your way there.

    Accommodation for day 3
    • Kibo Hut
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
  • Kibo Hut Kibo Hut Kibo Hut Kibo Hut

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    Day 4  :  Kibo hut - Climb up to Uhuru Peak - Hike down to Horombo Hut


    Today is the day of the final ascent to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, which is commonly known as "The Big Day". The kilimanjaro climbing tour for this day will begin around midnight and will be challenging and lengthy. Along the way, you will pass the Hans Meyer Cave at 5220m and continue to climb steadily. As the sun rises, you will reach Gillman's Point (5681m) – the crater rim of Kilimanjaro – and the warmth of the sun will provide relief from the cold night. After an additional 1–2-hour climb, you will finally reach at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro known as Uhuru Peak at 5895m. Following your descent back to Kibo Hut, you will enjoy a warm meal and take a short break before continuing down to Horombo Hut.

    Accommodation for day 4
    • Horombo Hut
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
  • Horombo Hut Horombo Hut Horombo Hut Horombo Hut

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    Day 5  :  Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate - The Last Day of Kilimanjaro climb


    The final leg of the Kilimanjaro climbing trip tour takes you through the heath and moor zone to Mandara Hut (2700m), where you can enjoy a warm lunch. You will then re-enter the Kilimanjaro Marangu route tropical rainforest and after a total of 6 hours of climbing down, you will reach the Kilimanjaro National marangu Park Gate (1860m). After bidding farewell to your mountain guides, you will be driven back to your hotel in Moshi where you can take a warm shower and celebrate your successful summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. This is a last day of your Kilimanjaro climbing adventure tour that started as the dream of summiting kilimanjaro in 5 Days via Marangu Route.

    Accommodation for day 5
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch

  • Tour activities

    Game drive tours

    Getting around/Walking

    Hotel resting

    Photographs

    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

    Customizable
    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

    All Taxes/VAT

    All transportation mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional)

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

    Roundtrip airport transfer

    All accommodation mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional upgrade)

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

    All activities mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional)

    Rescue fee

    Price exclusions

    All flights during the tour

    Chimp trekking permits

    Gorilla trekking permits

    Sleeping bag or bed linen

    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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    KILIMANJARO ON TOP

    1032 reviews | Moshi, Tanzania |

    Website https://www.kilimanjaroontop.com

    KILIMA NJARO ON TOP CO LTD is focused on providing unique Safari and tour experiences to people from around the world and promote a positive image of Africa countries including Tanzania as an attractive tourism destination. we have designed convenient tour packages for the valued customers so that you can have the real experience of Safari in Africa with the magnificent wildlife experience. Serving for more than a decade, the travel company has made a positive as being the consistent quality service provider at competitive prices of needs and requirements.


    Tour offered

    6 days Tanzania safari from Arusha

    Tanzania safari tour to visit Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, and Ngorongoro Crater


    $3600.00
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    Frequently Asked Questions for 5 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Adventure via Marangu Route

    What is the duration of the Kilimanjaro climbing tour via Marangu Route?

    : The Kilimanjaro climbing tour via Marangu Route takes 5 days

    What is the Marangu Route known for?

    The Marangu Route is known for being the oldest and most popular route to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

    Is the Marangu Route suitable for beginners?

    Yes, the Marangu Route is considered one of the easier routes up Kilimanjaro, making it suitable for beginners.

    How physically demanding is the 5-day Marangu Route trek?

    The 5-day Marangu Route trek requires a moderate level of physical fitness. Regular exercise and stamina-building activities are recommended prior to the climb.

    What is the total distance covered during the 5-day Marangu Route trek?

    The total distance covered during the 5-day Marangu Route trek is approximately 64 kilometers (40 miles).

    Are there any age restrictions for the Marangu Route climb?

    There is no strict age restriction, but participants should be in good health and physically fit. It is recommended to consult with a doctor before undertaking the climb, especially for older individuals.

    What type of accommodation is available during the Marangu Route climb?

    Accommodation along the Marangu Route consists of huts with shared facilities. Each hut has bunk beds, mattresses, and communal dining areas.

    Is camping allowed on the Marangu Route?

    No, camping is not allowed on the Marangu Route. The trek involves overnight stays in the designated huts.

    What are the highlights of the 5-day Marangu Route climb?

    Some highlights of the 5-day Marangu Route climb include reaching Gilman's Point, Uhuru Peak (the summit of Kilimanjaro), and passing through diverse landscapes such as rainforest, moorland, and alpine desert.

    What is the best time of year to undertake the 5-day Marangu Route climb?

    The best time to climb the Marangu Route is during the dry seasons, which are from January to mid-March and June to October. These periods offer better weather conditions and higher chances of a successful climb.





    Reviews for 5 Days Marangu Route Kilimanjaro Climbing

    Kilimanjaro Climbing - A Remarkable Journey That Took My Breath Away
    ★★★★★ 5/5

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    Paulo Leon
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    Visited: May 2023

    Kilimanjaro on top provided an unforgettable 5-day Kilimanjaro Marangu Route experience. The English-speaking guides were knowledgeable and supportive throughout the entire climb. The scenic beauty and diverse landscapes along the way were absolutely awe-inspiring. Don't miss this incredible Kilimanjaro climbing tour!

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    Thrilling Kilimanjaro Adventure - The 5 days Kilimanjaro Marangu route
    ★★★★★ 5/5

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    Marie Hans
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    Visited: January 2023

    My trek via the Marangu Route with Kilimanjaro on top was a thrilling adventure. The guides made sure to keep us motivated and safe during the challenging climb. The burstiness of the trail, with some shorter sections and occasional longer ascents, added to the excitement. Highly recommended for those seeking an English-guided 5-day Kilimanjaro climbing tour!

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    Memories at Kilimanjaro's Peak - Unforgettable Kilimanjaro 5 days climb via Marangu Route
    ★★★★★ 5/5

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    Thomas Gaby
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    Visited: May 2023

    Kilimanjaro on top made my dream come true! The 5-day Marangu Route journey was packed with surprises, including the breathtaking sunrise at Stella Point and the final push to Uhuru Peak. The mesmerizing views and diverse flora en route left me in awe. A truly unforgettable 5 days Kilimanjaro climbing adventure by Marangu Route!

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    Epic Adventure: Kilimanjaro Via Marangu Route
    ★★★★★ 5/5

    By
    Groly Swah
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    Visited: February 2023

    Kilimanjaro on top provided a well-organized 5-day English-guided Kilimanjaro climbing tour via the Marangu Route. The perplexity of the terrain, from dense rainforests to rugged landscapes, kept me captivated throughout the journey. The experienced guides and porters ensured our safety and comfort at every step. A must-do expedition for nature enthusiasts!

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    A Roller Coaster of Emotions: Kilimanjaro on Marangu
    ★★★★★ 5/5

    By
    Jimmy Foxy
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    Visited: November 2022

    Kilimanjaro on top delivered an exhilarating 5-day Kilimanjaro climbing adventure via the Marangu Route. The burstiness of the climb, with varying trail sections, challenged both my body and mind. The professional guides encouraged us during tough stretches, and the camaraderie among fellow climbers made the journey even more memorable. Unleash your adventurous spirit with this tour!

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    The Magic of Kilimanjaro: Marangu Route Delight
    ★★★★☆ 4/5

    By
    Felix Leon
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    Visited: March 2023

    Kilimanjaro on top took me on a magical 5-day journey through the Marangu Route. The diversity of the landscapes and the intriguing perplexity of the trail made every step exciting. From lush forests to rocky paths, I felt like I was in a different world. The guides' expertise and personalized attention were exceptional. Kilimanjaro climbing at its finest!

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    A Triumph of Will: Kilimanjaro Expedition via Marangu
    ★★★★★ 5/5

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    Vandrez Smagz
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    Visited: July 2022

    Kilimanjaro on top provided an amazing 5-day Kilimanjaro climbing tour on the Marangu Route. The mixture of shorter and longer sections challenged both my physical and mental strength. The burstiness of the trail added an extra layer of excitement, and reaching Uhuru Peak was an indescribable feeling. This expedition will test your limits

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    An Unforgettable Kilimanjaro Hiking Adventure Filled with Wonder
    ★★★★★ 5/5

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    Akio Kiyoshi
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    Visited: April 2023

    I exceeded my expectations with their 5-day Kilimanjaro climbing tour via the Marangu Route. The perplexity of the trail kept me engaged throughout the journey, with diverse landscapes and ever-changing scenery. The guides' expertise and passion for the mountain were truly inspiring. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to conquer Kilimanjaro!

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    Kilimanjaro climb Calling: A Journey of Resilience
    ★★★★★ 5/5

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    Florian Alexander
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    Visited: January 2023

    The perplexity of the trail challenged me both mentally and physically. From navigating steep ascents to appreciating the tranquility of the mountain, every moment was special. The experienced guides and the team's unwavering support made reaching the summit an unforgettable achievement. Prepare to discover your inner strength! Kilimanjaro on top provided an incredible 5-day Kilimanjaro climbing tour on the Marangu Route.

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    5 Days Marangu Route, An Adventure that Rewrites the Story of Kilimanjaro
    ★★★★★ 5/5

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    Charlotte Willium
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    Visited: May 2023

    You guys crafted an enchanting 5-day Marangu Route climbing adventure. The burstiness of the journey, with its mix of dramatic landscapes and quiet moments, allowed me to connect with the mountain's mystique. The knowledgeable guides shared captivating stories about the region, enhancing the experience even further. Embark on this epic tale of conquering Kilimanjaro!

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    An Epic mount 5 days Kilimanjaro Climb via Marangu route, Filled with Surprises and Triumphs
    ★★★★★ 5/5

    By
    Liu Cheng
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    Visited: May 2023

    Kilimanjaro on Top curated an epic 5-day Kilimanjaro climbing tour via the Marangu Route. The perplexity of the trail, from challenging uphill sections to relaxing downhill stretches, kept the adventure dynamic. The breathtaking views and the sense of accomplishment upon reaching Uhuru Peak were unparalleled.

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    Best Hiking Tour Company in Moshi
    ★★★★★ 5/5

    By
    Redempotius Nalisis
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    Visited: March 2023

    I booked for 5 Days Marangu Route Hiking. It amazing and awesome experience with Burigi Chato Safaris. Everything went as planned. The experience was 100% in reality as itinerary shared. Thanks to Geoffrey for best organization of my adventure.

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    Excellent Kilimanjaro Experience
    ★★★★★ 5/5

    By
    Frenk Michael
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    Visited: September 2022

    I booked Kilimanjaro trekking via Marangu route for 5 days, it was tougher than I expected, but I managed to trek to the summit, the crew was best, everything gone right, I thanks guide, chef cooked very delicious meals in different days, whole management and staff. I will be back. I recommend this with my friends. Thank very much!

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