Day 1: Arrival Day:
Meet and transfer from Kilimanjaro/Arusha airport to the Planet Lodge in Arusha or similar in Moshi. Briefing and gear checking before dinner & overnight.
Day 2: Arusha (1400 m) – Marangu gate at (1,980 m) – Mandara Hut (2700 m)
After breakfast at your lodge in Arusha, we will pick you up and drive to Marangu gate via Moshi .Potters are hiking first so once they carry any of your things you will meet them at the camp. Overnight at Mandara Hut (2700 m). All meals included.
Day 3: Mandara Hut (2700 m) – Horombo Hut (3,720 m):
After light breakfast, your second hiking day on Kilimanjaro Marangu route starts, this day you will hike along the last patches of the forest past the other side of Maundi crater and soon you will reach the moorland vegetation zone. Overnight at Horombo Hut (3,720 m). All meals included.
Day 4: Horombo Hut (3,720 m) – Kibo Hut (4,700 m):
Your Hiking day will start after breakfast. Saddle the area in-between Mawenzi and Kibo can be reached in two different routes, You will reach Kibo huts at (4700 m) after 2 walking hours.
Overnight at Kibo Hut (4700 m). All meals include.
Day 5: Summit attempt: Kibo Hut (4,700 m) – Uhuru peak 5,895 m:
Walking approx. 6 km ascent and 21 km descent for in 8 hrs. on rocky, ice-capped summit.
The final part of your Mt Kilimanjaro climbing Marangu route 5 days will be at night. Depending on your pace you can possibly wake up at 23:00 or 23:30 and have some tea and biscuits before starting. You will face a challenging part of your Mt Kilimanjaro climbing at the beginning which is rough and rocky path.Marangu route 5 days tours continue and at this point your about to reach the summit but it can be of a great challenge. Overnight at Horombo Hut (3720 m). All Meals included.
Day 6: Horombo Hut (3720 M) – Marangu gate at 1,980 m:
Walking approx. 27 km for 6 hrs across low alpine zone, moorland and montane forest.Meet you driver at the gate who will transfer you back to Arusha/Moshi for overnight or drop off to the airport (Accommodation in Arusha/Moshi can be arranged upon request at extra cost)