Mount Kilimanjaro Trek Marangu Route is one of the popular activities in Tanzania. Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest free standing mountain in Africa. Furthermore, it stands at 5,869 meters above sea level. Training a month or two before the Mount Kilimanjaro trek Marangu Route is highly advisable.


Day 1: Kilimanjaro Airport – Moshi Town

Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport to be picked up, taken to your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2: Moshi hotel – Marangu Gate to start the Mount Kilimanjaro trek

Leave Moshi for Marangu gate by car at around 9:00 a.m. Start climbing the mountain from the gate to Mandara (2700 mts), which is a 3 to 4 hrs walk through montane forest.
Dinner and overnight stay at MANDARA HUT.

Day 3: Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking

Early in the morning we leave for Horombo (3700 mts), which is a 4 to 5 hours walk through open grass moorland.
Dinner and overnight stay at HOROMBO HUT.

Day 4: Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking

Leave Horombo hut for Kibo (4700 mts), which is a 4 to 5 hours walk past the last water point, traversing the saddle between Kibo and Mawenzi.
Dinner and overnight stay at KIBO HUT.

Day 5: Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking

Early in the morning at around 1:00 a.m , leave Kibo hut for Gilman’s point (5681 mts) which is a 5 hours walk on the crater rim to arrive early for a sunrise view over Mount Kilimanjaro. Walk another 1:30 hours to Uhuru peak – the highest point in Africa at (5869 mts). Start descending to Horombo hut taking 4 to 7 hours descent. Dinner and
overnight stay at HOROMBO HUT.

Day 6: Mount Kilimanjaro decent

After breakfast, start descending the mountain to the park gate which is a walk of 5 to 6 hours, to be transferred to your hotel in Moshi.
Overnight stay.

Day 7: Moshi Town – Kilimanjaro Airport

Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport.

Transport from Moshi to the Mountain gate.
Return Kilimanjaro Airport transfers
Park fees.
Fees of national park approved guide and porters.
Food on the mountain and on camping safaris (B/L/D).
Drinking water and soft drinks.
Experienced cooks, guides and porters.
Tents, dining or mess tents, camping table and chairs. (On camping routes only).
2 Nights hotel in Moshi on BB (B/A the climb)

Airline tickets
Airport taxes
Items of a personal nature
Beverages other than mineral water
Other equipments on the mountain. (other than tents, sleeping bags, sleeping mats, camping table and chairs). (Mountain gear)
sleeping bags, sleeping mats


8 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Trek via Marangu Route (Coca cola Route)