Climb Kilimanjaro (7 Days) Marangu Route

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Run by: Oasis Overland

Reference number: 374

From: £2095.00

Mount Kilimanjaro is the world’s tallest free-standing mountain, and the highest African mountain. Rising 3 miles straight up out of the surrounding game-filled plains, Uhuru peak stands at 5895m!

Made up of three extinct conical volcanoes, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira, Mount Kilimanjaro houses a diverse range of ecosystems, so that trekkers experience everything from lush tropical rainforest and savanna grasslands through to magical alpine woodland and vast moorland, concluding with the summit’s snow fields and stunning glacial region.

This climb is a challenge, but it is one of the more doable treks for anyone with a reasonable fitness level. It is attractive to many people because it requires no technical mountaineering experience.

The Marangu Route

Ascending Mount Kilimanjaro along the Marangu Route is steady and gradual, so naturally it is one of the most popular route on the mountain. The rainforest section of the trek is also seen as the most beautiful of any of the routes.

Of the seven routes up the mountain, it is the easiest so it’s the ideal trek for less confident hikers. It is also the only route that offers sleeping huts on the way. 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 Horombo Hut

Acclimatisation day

Hike to Kibo’s sub peak, Mawenzi, passing Zebra Rocks

Horombo Hut

Day 5 Kibo Hut

Early breakfast

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

Kibo Hut

Day 6 Horombo Hut

Light breakfast at midnight!

Summit ascent

Gilman’s Point

Uhuru Peak

Descent to Horombo Hut

Day 7 Moshi

Trek down to Mandara Hut for lunch

Marangu Gate for Certificates

Transfer to Moshi Hotel or airport 7 Days - Africa - FALSE Please note there may be a kitty contribution - please check the website


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24/09/2019 30/09/2019 Places Availabl £2095.00
30/10/2019 05/11/2019 Places Availabl £2095.00
22/12/2019 28/12/2019 Places Availabl £2095.00

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