Other Climbing Routes
Our Safari Extensions
Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro via Marangu Route (5-Days)
- Airport collection and drive to overnight in L’Oasis Lodge in Arusha D
L’Oasis Lodge to MANDARA HUTS
We meet our guide and porters and drive to Marangu gate the entrance to Kilimanjaro National Park at 1860m/6000ft. After signing in it is around a four-hour hike through sometimes dense rain-forest to Mandara hut.
En-route we pass Maundi Crater.
Overnight at Mandara Hut. 2725m/9000ft. BLD
MANDARA HUTS TO HOROMBO HUTS
Today we shall cover around 12km/8 miles in five to six hours, passing out of the rain-forest into alpine meadows dotted with giant heather trees.
Overnight at Horombo Hut. 3780m/12,000ft. BLD
HOROMBO HUTS TO KIBO HUT
Today the landscape becomes gradually more rugged and rocky. Lobelias and giant Groundsels appear in the sparse moorland. The trail skirts Mawenzi Peak across the stark landscape of the Saddle.
It takes five to six hours to reach Kibo Hut where we take an early night at 4740m/15,450ft. BLD
KIBO HUT TO UHURU PEAK
We wake up very early and start out in the darkness towards Gilmans Point, 5685m/18,640ft. Zig-Zaging our way up the scree slope, it takes about five or six hours to reach Gilmans Point. From there it takes about two hours to walk along the rim to Uhuru Peak 5895m/19,340ft.
After a brief celebration we descend back down past Kibo Hut to Horombo Huts and overnight. BLD
HOROMBO HUT TO THE PARK GATE
At the park gate, we can admire the certificates issued by Kilimanjaro National Parks.
we are met and return by vehicle to Arusha and and enjoy a hot relaxing shower. Overnight L’Oasis Lodge. (Arusha) BLD
Departure day: Transfer to Kilimanjaro or Arusha Airport B
AIRPORT TRANSFERS KIA -ARRIVEL & DEPARTURE / ALL PARK FEES / RANGER FEES / 4X4 TRANSPORT / ENGLISH SPEAKING DRIVER-GUIDE/ FULL BOARD = BREAKFAST+LUNCH+DINNER /HOTEL ACCOMMODATION DAYS AS SHOWN ABOVE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY./ FLYING DOCTORS SERVICE
(NB) TIPS / GRATUITIES: THE PRICE WE HAVE GIVEN YOU DOES NOT INCLUDE TIPS / GRATUITIES FOR THE PORTERS GUIDES,AS IN THE REST OF THE WORLD TIPS ARE GIVEN ONLY WHEN THE CLIENTS ARE SATISFIED WITH THE SERVICE THEY HAVE BEEN GIVEN. IT IS CUSTOMARY HOWEVER TO TIP ONES GUIDES AND PORTERS, GUIDELINES WILL BE GIVEN
ALL THINGS OF A PERSONAL NATURE IE: ALCOHOL / TIPS-GRATUITIES/LAUNDRY,SOUVENIRS / AIRPORT TAX’ES /SLEEPING BAG’S