Climb Kilimanjaro (6 Day) Marangu Route

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Run by: Oasis Overland

Reference number: 375

From: £1795.00

Take a week out of ordinary life to do something extraordinary – climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the world’s tallest free-standing mountain, rising 3 miles straight up out of the surrounding game-filled plains.

Uhuru peak stands at 5895m (19,340ft), and its name is the Swahili word for freedom. Made up of three extinct volcanoes, Mount Kilimanjaro encapsulates a vast range of ecosystems, so that trekkers experience everything from tropical rainforest and savanna grasslands through to alpine woodland and moorland, culminating with snow fields and the glacial region at the summit.

A challenging but doable climb, this trek is attractive because it requires no technical experience and is therefore available to anyone with a reasonable fitness level, and it’s the ideal trek for those who are not confident in their ability to hike over steeper paths.

The Marangu Route

This route to ascend Kilimanjaro isgradual and steady, making it the most popular. It’s path through the beautiful rainforest section of the trek is considered the best of all the routes. This is also the only route up Mount Kilimanjaro that offers sleeping huts on the way, so it’s a good choice- particularly in the rainy season! Day 1 Moshi

Arrival into Kilimanjaro airport and transfer to hotel

Free time to explore Moshi

Late afternoon mountain briefing

Day 2 Mandara Hut

Leave Moshi after breakfast and head to Mount Kilimanjaro

Begin our ascent, through the rainforest glades

Mandara Hut

Day 3 Horombo Hut

Trek through rainforest glades, heathland and moorland

Horombo Hut

Day 4 Kibo Hut

Early breakfast

Trek through dwindling heathland  to ’moonscape’ to saddle connecting Mawenzi and Kibo

Kibo Hut

Day 5 Horombo Hut

Light breakfast at midnight!

Summit ascent

Gilman’s Point

Uhuru Peak

Descent to Horombo Hut

Day 6 Moshi

Trek down to Mandara Hut for lunch

Marangu Gate for Certificates

Transfer to our Moshi Hotel 6 Days - Mini Adventures - FALSE Please note there may be a kitty contribution - please check the website

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
03/10/2018 08/10/2018 Places Availabl £1795.00
31/10/2018 05/11/2018 Places Availabl £1795.00
14/11/2018 19/11/2018 Places Availabl £1795.00
03/12/2018 08/12/2018 Places Availabl £1795.00
16/01/2019 21/01/2019 Places Availabl £1950.00
16/02/2019 21/02/2019 Places Availabl £1950.00
13/03/2019 18/03/2019 Places Availabl £1950.00
19/04/2019 24/04/2019 Places Availabl £1950.00
25/05/2019 30/05/2019 Places Availabl £1950.00
23/06/2019 28/06/2019 Places Availabl £1950.00
27/07/2019 01/08/2019 Places Availabl £1950.00
27/08/2019 01/09/2019 Places Availabl £1950.00
25/09/2019 30/09/2019 Places Availabl £1950.00
31/10/2019 06/11/2019 Places Availabl £1950.00
20/11/2019 25/11/2019 Places Availabl £1950.00
22/12/2019 27/12/2019 Places Availabl £1950.00

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