Marangu route -6 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing

Marangu route -6 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing  6-Days

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing 6-Days – Come with us to Tanzania to experience an expedition to the highest point in Africa. This will take you 6 days to conquer the peaks and make it down to the base with ease. Start from Arusha or Moshi and back.

Marangu route is one of the most popular route leading to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in 6-days. Many hikers believe that the Marangu route is the easiest route to the summit, since it is the only route which can be hiked in 5 days. It is also the only route offering accommodation on the mountain, in a frame huts.
Important to note is that Marangu route has one of the lowest summit success rates of all the routes up the mountain. If you choose the Marangu route, we strongly recommend hiking the route over 6 days, this will increase your chance to reach the summit successfully.

This is the only route, which provides comfortable communal sleeping huts, equipped with beds and mattresses at every overnight site. Mineral water, soft drinks beer are also sold in this points. The Marangu route utilises the same route for the ascend and descend.

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing 6-Days Marangu Route Itinerary

Depart from your hotel/Airport in the morning and drive to the Boarder point of either Taveta or Namanga. After immigration formalities change cars to 4×4 Land cruiser. Proceed in a relaxed journey drive to Moshi town or Marangu hotel. Relax in the afternoon. This is the time you meet your climbing guide for briefing & final gear check. Dinner and overnight in your hotel.

After breakfast, drive 45 kms to Marangu gate [1,860 m]. Walk for 9 kms through dense semi – tropical rain forest to madara Hut [2,744 m]. Dinner and overnight.

Depart early in the morning for a 10 hrs walk up to Horombo hut [3,761 m]. The landscape become more rugged and rocky but superb, with mawenzi and Kibo peaks in view. Dinner and overnight.

After breakfast, proceed on a 6 hr walk through spectacular mountain vegetation to Kibo hut [4,732 m]. Dinner and overnight.

The final attempt to the summit is made in the early hours of the morning at 0200 hrs .It takes about 5 hours to the most difficult steep part of the route to Gilman’s point [5,681 m]. From Gilmans, it takes 1.30 hrs to reach Uhuru peak [5,895 m ].This is the highest point in africa branded with snow by nature. Take photo to identify your self with africa.Thereafter we begin our descend with a stop at Horombo Hut for dinner and overnight.

This is the last day of your Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing in 6-Days – Descend is rapid. After breakfast, walk down to Marangu gate where your vehicle shall be waiting for you. Drive back to Moshi or Arusha where our service will be ending.

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