Below is a 6Day sample itinerary for the Marangu route:
Upon arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Meet your climbing guide for briefing and final gear check. Overnight at the hotel.
Moshi – Mandara hut (9,020ft/2750m)
Drive to the Kilimanjaro National Park gate at Marangu for entry registration. Start the trek to Mandara hut through thick rain forest. Have packed lunch on the way. Dinner and retire for the day.
Mandara hut – Horombo hut (12,200ft/3720m)
Ascend through moorland with packed lunch on the way and end the day’s hiking at Horombo hut.
An extra day for acclimatization can be added by staying another night at Horombo hut. The day is spent on a hike to Mawenzi hut and back in the evening.
Horombo hut – Kibo hut (15,420ft/4700m)
Walk up, across the saddle, to Kibo Hut. Dinner and rest till Midnight.
Kibo hut -Summit(19,340ft/5895m)- Horombo hut
Midnight trek to the summit via Gilman’s Point. After a short period of photo taking at Uhuru peak, descend to Kibo Hut for breakfast. Continue down to Horombo Hut for the day’s and night’s rest.
Horombo hut – Moshi
Walk down to the park gate then drive to the hotel in Moshi town.
Depart to Moshi
Depart to Moshi for onward or catch flight back home.