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Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing - Marangu Route (7 Days / 6 Nights)

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Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing - Marangu Route (7 Days / 6 Nights)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 3 - 15 people
Destination(s): Tanzania  
Specialty Categories: Mountain/Rock Climbing   Hiking & Trekking  
Season: June - March
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1050 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1050 US Dollar (USD)

Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and one of the largest extinct Volcanoes. It can be climbed at any time except in April and May during the long rains. January to March and August to October are the best climbing seasons. There are two routes Marangu and Machame. The Marangu route is the easiest and the most accessible.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Nairobi - Moshi. Arrive Namanga border town. Continue to Arusha for lunch after immigrations formalities. Drive to Moshi where the afternoon is spent organizing climbing gear. Overnight the Hotel. Includes: (D).

Day 2: Moshi - Mandara Hut. After breakfast, drive 45 kms to Marangu gate an altitude of 1860M. Walk 9 kms to Mandara hut, 2744 Ms (9,000 vets) through the dense semi - tropical rain forest, for your first overnight on Kilimanjaro. Overnight at the hut. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 3: Mandara - Horombo Hut. Start early morning for a ten hours walk through the moorlands towards Horombo. The landscape becomes more rugged and rocky but superb, with both Mawenzi and Kibo peaks in view. You will spend your second night at the mountain at Horombo Hut, an altitude of 3,761 m. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 4: Horombo - Kibo Hut. Take a tiring 13 kms walk through the Alpine vegetation which takes 6 Hrs to Kibo hut 4,732 m (15,520 ft) above sea level. Spectacular mountain vegetation like giant cactus, groundswell and lobelia can be seen. Overnight at the Hut. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 5: Kibo - Uhuru Peak - Horombo Hut. The final attempt to the summit is made in the early hours of the morning at 2.00 am. It takes about 5 hours to climb the steepest and most difficult part of the route to Gilman's point (5,681 m) 18,630 ft. From the Gilman's it takes about 2 hours to Uhuru Peak, 5,896 m (19,344 ft). Descend to Horombo for overnight. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 6: Horombo - Moshi. Descent is rapid. After breakfast, walk down to Marangu gate for transfer to Moshi. Overnight at the Hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 7: Moshi - Nairobi. After breakfast drive to Arusha for lunch, then proceed to Nairobi via Namanga border to arrive early afternoon.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Airport transfer
- Transfers
- Porters and guides
- Guide who is knowledgeable and conversant with the flora and fauna of Tanzania
- Accommodation in Semi-Permanent Tents, huts
- Toilets and hot shower
- All park entrance fees
- All Government taxes and levies
- 3 Meals a Day Vegeterain and Non-Vegetarian
- 1 l of mineral water a day while on safari.

About This Supplier
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Location: Kenya
Joined InfoHub: Apr 2006

M14260 is a registered tour operator with the Government of Kenya and is licensed by Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife. We have a branch office in the USA at Macever Woods Drive Antlanta. Our company is a member of East Africa Wildlife Society (EAWS) and also a member of Kenya Association Of Tour Operators (KATO). It...

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