7 Days Marangu Route

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Route:- Marangu
Duration:- 7 days and 6 nights (5 days on the mountain & 2 night after and before the trek)

Sample Itinerary

Day 1  Arrive Moshi
Upon arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Meet you climbing guide for briefing and final gear check. Overnight at the hotel.

Hotel or similar.

Day 2   Moshi – Mandara hut (9,020ft/2750m)
After breakfast, 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.Kilimanjaro

Mandara hut. Fullboard

Day 3 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. Fullboard

Day 4 Horombo hut – Kibo hut (15,420ft/4700m)
Walk up, across the saddle, to Kibo Hut. Dinner and rest till Midnight.

Kibo Hut. Fullboard

Day 5 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.

Kibo hut


Horombo Hut. Full board

Day 6 Horombo hut – Moshi
Walk down to the park gate then drive to the hotel in Moshi town. It is time for celebration! Don’t forget to tip your guide & porters.

Kilimanjaro Leopard Hotel or similar.

Day 7 Depart Moshi
Depart Moshi for onward travel or catch flight back home.


  • All meals while on climb
  • Transfers to and from town
  • Two nights accommodation in town at shown hotel or its equivalent
  • Mountain hut accommodation
  • All park fees
  • Guides’ and porters’ salaries
  • English speaking, professional guide
  • Full briefing

Not included

  • Sleeping bags and climbing gear
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Passport visa
  • Traveler’s insurance
  • Tips to guides and porters