5 Days – Kilimanjaro Climbing - Marangu Route

5 Days – Kilimanjaro Climbing - Marangu Route

The Kilimanjaro marangu route is a popular route on which nights are spent in huts, and meals taken in dining halls. the only route that ascends and descends using the same path. Often referred to as the "coca-cola route."


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.

Day 2: Mandara - Horombo
Trek from Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut altitude 3700 m and it takes 4 - 5 hrs.

Day 3: Horombo - Kibo
Climb from Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut altitude 4700 m. It takes 5 hrs for the 13 km walk.

Day 4: Summit – Horombo Hut
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.

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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  • Tour above can be customized based on your needs or requirements. You can add with Wildlife Safari, Beach Holidays etc...

Rate Includes

  • Transport to and from mountain gates.
  • All parks entry fees.
  • All camping fees.
  • Rescue fees.
  • Guide and porters fees.
  • Guide and porters salaries.
  • All accommodations on the mountain based on three meals a day.
  • Cook and all kitchen utensils.

Rate Excludes

  • International and domestic flights (we can arrange on request)
  • Accommodation on the first night upon your arrival before climb and on the last day after climb (book with us)
  • Airport transfers (book with us)
  • Tips, drinks and all items of personal nature
  • Hard and soft drinks and tips
  • Sleeping bags but we can provide for hire on request.
  • All Mountain Gears (we can arrange hire of this)


Option Price Pax
US$ 1,678 per person sharing Minimum 2 Pax
Extra days on the Mountain: US $ 340 per person per day Minimum 2 Pax
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