5 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking up to Summit Marangu Route

This unforgettable journey offers personal growth, physical challenge, and a spiritual connection with nature.

Operator: BURIGI CHATO SAFARIS CO LTD
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About 5 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking Adventure up to Summit via Marangu Route

Embark on a thrilling 5-day Kilimanjaro trekking adventure via the Marangu Route. Conquer Africa's highest peak, witnessing diverse landscapes from lush rainforests to lunar-like deserts. Experienced guides ensure safety and acclimatization, maximizing your chances of reaching the summit. Stand triumphantly at Uhuru Peak, 5,895 meters above sea level, and marvel at breathtaking panoramic views. Descend while relishing the unique ecosystem and forming lasting bonds with fellow trekkers.

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Day 1  :  Trek from Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut


Begin your trek from Marangu Gate, situated at an altitude of 1,860 meters (6,100 feet). Trek through the captivating rainforests, immersing yourself in the lush greenery. Reach Mandara Hut (2,700 meters/8,858 feet), where you'll rest for the night.

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  :  Trek from Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut


    esume your trek, ascending from Mandara Hut through the alpine moorland. Experience a change in the landscape as you continue your Kilimanjaro trek. Arrive at Horombo Hut (3,720 meters/12,205 feet), where you'll spend the night, captivated by the panoramic views of the plains and Mawenzi Peak.

    Accommodation for day 2
    • Horombo Hut
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 3  :   Acclimatization Day during Trek at Horombo Hut


    Utilize this day for acclimatization during your Kilimanjaro trek. Engage in short hikes to higher elevations and return to Horombo Hut for better adjustment to the altitude. Rest, hydrate, and prepare yourself mentally for the challenging trekking day ahead

    Accommodation for day 3
    • Horombo Hut
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Horombo Hut Horombo Hut Horombo Hut Horombo Hut

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    Day 4  :  Trek from Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut


    Resume your trekking journey, ascending from Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut. Traverse through the barren Alpine desert, witnessing unique geological features of the mountain. Prepare yourself for the final push to the summit, Uhuru Peak.

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

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    Day 5  :  Summit Day - Trek from Kibo Hut to Uhuru Peak and Descent


    Begin the summit trek in the early hours of the morning, guided by experienced trekkers. Trek through steep and challenging terrain, overcoming physical and mental barriers during the Kilimanjaro trek. Reach Uhuru Peak (5,895 meters/19,341 feet), the highest point on Kilimanjaro, and savor the breathtaking sunrise. Descend to Kibo Hut, where a brief rest awaits, before continuing the trekking journey towards Horombo Hut. Finally, descend to Marangu Gate, celebrating the successful completion of your Kilimanjaro trek.

    Accommodation for day 5
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • 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.

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    BURIGI CHATO SAFARIS CO LTD

    1032 reviews | Moshi, Tanzania |

    Website https://www.burigichatosafaris.com/

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    6 days Tanzania safari from Arusha

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    Frequently Asked Questions for 5 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking up to Summit Marangu Route

    Is the Marangu Route suitable for beginners?

    Yes, the Marangu Route is considered one of the easier routes to the summit of Kilimanjaro, making it suitable for beginners. However, proper physical fitness and mental preparation are still essential.

    What is the best time to trek Kilimanjaro via the Marangu Route?

    The best time to trek Kilimanjaro via the Marangu Route is during the dry season, which generally falls between January and March or June and October. These months offer better weather conditions and clearer views.

    Are there any age restrictions for the Marangu Route trek?

    There is no strict age restriction for the Marangu Route trek. However, trekkers should be in good health and have a reasonable level of fitness. It is always recommended to consult with a healthcare professional before undertaking any strenuous activity

    What should I pack for the 5-day Marangu Route trek?

    Some essential items to pack for the Marangu Route trek include appropriate clothing for different weather conditions, sturdy hiking boots, a comfortable backpack, a sleeping bag, a headlamp, and personal medication, if required. It is advisable to pack light and carry only the essentials.

    Can I hire porters and guides for the Marangu Route trek?

    Yes, hiring porters and guides is highly recommended for the Marangu Route trek. They are experienced in navigating the trail, carrying heavy equipment, and providing assistance throughout the journey. Hiring porters also supports the local economy and ensures a safer trekking experience





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