6 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking by Marangu Route

Conquer Africas highest peak on a 6-day Kilimanjaro trek via the scenic Marangu Route. Witness stunning landscapes and create lasting memories

Operator: KILIMANJARO ON TOP
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About 6 Days Kilimanjaro trek via the scenic Marangu Route

Experience the ultimate adventure with our 6-day Kilimanjaro trekking expedition through the scenic Marangu Route. Our expert guides will lead you on a journey of a lifetime, where you'll trek through diverse landscapes, from lush rainforests to the vast alpine desert. Reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Uhuru Peak, and stand on the "Roof of Africa," surrounded by breathtaking vistas as the sun rises over the savannah below. This physically challenging yet rewarding adventure promises an unforgettable experience for those seeking to conquer one of the world's most iconic peaks. Join us on this incredible journey and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Arrival Day  :   Arrival in Tanzania


Welcome to Tanzania! Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you'll be greeted by our friendly team who will transfer you to your hotel in Moshi, a charming town situated at the base of Kilimanjaro. Take the day to rest and acclimatize to the altitude. In the evening, you'll have a pre-trek briefing with your guide, who will provide essential information about the upcoming Kilimanjaro trek and answer any questions you may have.

Accommodation
  • Kilimanjaro White House Hotel
Included meals and drinks
  • > Dinner
  • > Drinking water
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    Day 1  :  Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut


    After a hearty breakfast at your hotel, our team will drive you to Marangu Gate (1,860m/6,102ft), the starting point of your trek. Here, you'll complete the necessary registration and meet the rest of the trekking crew. The trek to Mandara Hut (2,700m/8,858ft) will take approximately 4-5 hours, passing through lush rainforest filled with diverse flora and fauna. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way and settle into the cozy Mandara Hut for the night.

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


    Today's trek leads you further into Kilimanjaro's diverse landscapes. You'll hike through the rainforest until you reach the heather and moorland zone. The trek to Horombo Hut (3,720m/12,205ft) takes around 6-8 hours. As you gain altitude, the air becomes crisper, and you might notice the effects of altitude on your body. Stay well-hydrated and take it easy to acclimatize effectively.

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


    To enhance your chances of reaching the summit, an acclimatization day is essential. You'll spend this day at Horombo Hut to allow your body to adjust to the altitude. A short trek to Zebra Rocks or Mawenzi Ridge is recommended, offering stunning panoramic views and aiding in the acclimatization process. Afterward, return to Horombo Hut for rest and relaxation.

    Accommodation for day 3
    • Horombo Hut
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 4  :  Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut


    The landscape transforms into an alpine desert as you ascend towards Kibo Hut (4,703m/15,430ft). The trek takes about 6-8 hours, and you'll pass through the "saddle," a vast flat area between the peaks of Mawenzi and Kibo. Upon arriving at Kibo Hut, rest early to prepare for the challenging summit push that starts later in the evening.

    Accommodation for day 4
    • Kibo Hut
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 5  :  Kibo Hut to Uhuru Peak to Horombo Hut


    At midnight, your trek towards the summit begins. The goal is to reach Uhuru Peak (5,895m/19,341ft), the highest point in Africa, in time to witness the breathtaking sunrise over the vast savannah below. The trek to the summit takes about 6-8 hours and is physically demanding due to the high altitude. However, the sense of achievement upon reaching the "Roof of Africa" makes it all worthwhile. After capturing unforgettable moments at the peak, you'll descend back to Horombo Hut (or even Marangu Gate) for a well-deserved rest and celebration.

    Accommodation for day 5
    • Horombo Hut
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 6  :  Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate


    On the final day of your Kilimanjaro trekking adventure, you'll hike from Horombo Hut back to Marangu Gate. The descent takes around 5-6 hours. Once you reach the gate, our team will congratulate you on your incredible achievement and transfer you back to your hotel in Moshi. Take a shower, relax, and enjoy a celebratory dinner to mark the end of an unforgettable journey.

    Accommodation for day 6
    • Kilimanjaro White House Hotel
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Departure Day  :  Departure from Tanzania


    After breakfast, our team will transfer you to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your departure. Take with you cherished memories and a sense of accomplishment from conquering the mighty Kilimanjaro. Please note that Kilimanjaro trekking is a physically demanding adventure that requires proper preparation and acclimatization. It's essential to choose a reputable tour operator with experienced guides and a strong safety record to ensure a successful and enjoyable climb. Safety should always be the top priority during such expeditions.

    Accommodation
    Included meals and drinks
  • > Breakfast
  • > Lunch

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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.


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