6 Days Kilimanjaro Climb Marangu Route

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6 Days / 5 Nights

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Walking / Trekking

1 - 10 people

English, Swahili


  • Best Season: May to Feb
  • Trek Grade: Moderate (Summit Day Difficult)
  • Highest Point: 5895 m /19340 ft
  • Trail Access: Marangu gate via. Moshi Town
  • Highlights: Kilimanjaro Summit, Icefields, Mawenzi Peak, Unique Flora
  • Trek Duration Options: 6, or 7 Days Trekking and 2 Days Extra

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Marangu Gate – Mandara

After breakfast proceed to Marangu gate (drive from Arusha or Moshi. Town or Marangu). Start trekking up to Mandara Hut (2700 m). It takes 2 hrs.

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Day 2

Mandara Huts - Horombo Huts

Trek from Mandara Huts to Horombo Huts altitude 3700 m and it takes 4 - 5 hrs.

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Day 3

Horombo Hut - Kibo Huts

Climb from Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut altitude 4700 m. It takes 5 hrs for the 13 km walk.

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Day 4

Summit – Horombo Huts

First hours of morning around 1.00 a.m is spent by trekking to Gilmans Point 5681 m (5hrs). Then another 1.30 hrs to Uhuru Peak. After some time in the summit, descend down to Horombo Hut.

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Day 5

Marangu Gate

After breakfast descend down to Marangu Gate and then transferred to your Hotel in Moshi/Arusha Town.

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  • Accommodation while trekking*
  • Quality, waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tents
  • All Park fees
  • Rescue fees
  • All meals while on the Mountain
  • Fully-licensed, English-speaking mountain guide
  • Porter service on the trek
  • First aid kit
  • Trip completion certificate
  • Farewell Dinner


  • Tip for the guide
  • Flights costs/fares
  • Travel insurance
  • Extra Personal items
  • Soda and Alcoholic beverages
  • Extra activities
  • Personal expenses (drinks, Internet, visa, etc.)

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*This route can also be done over a 7 day period. We will always endeavour to get you to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, however the longer the climb the more chances you have of a successful summit. Just let us know what your preference is and we’ll be happy to provide you with a specified itinerary.


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