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6 - Days Kilimanjaro Marangu route

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Rama Maulid

Hazina Afrika Limited

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6 - Days Kilimanjaro Marangu route

Mount Kilimanjaro, standing at 5,895 metres, is indeed the Roof of Africa. It is the highest free-standing mountain in the world and highest peak on the African continent and yet its summit is accessible by most well-prepared trekkers with a good level of fitness. Six routes up to the summit will take a climber through four ecological zones and breathtaking scenery from the lush montane forest to the scrub covered moorlands to the rocky alpine desert and finally onto the barren summit of snow and ice.

DAY 1

Ilboru Safari Lodge

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport a Hazina Afrika transfer representative who will be waiting outside the secured area to warmly welcome you to Tanzania. The road transfer to your hotel in Arusha will be approximately one hour. After check-in, your transfer rep will brief you on the following day’s schedule, conduct a climbing gear check, review Kili climb safety procedures and answer any questions you may have. Dinner and overnight at the lovely Ilboru Safari Lodge Read more

1 Night at Ilboru Lodge
DAY 2

Mandara Hut

After breakfast at Ilboru Safari Lodge, you will be transferred by vehicle to Marangu Gate, the starting point of your Kilimanjaro climb. After checking in and registering at the park gate and once your guide and crew have finalized organizing your gear and supplies, you start your climb midday. Lunch will be on the trail. Today's hike will take you through lush montane forest abundant with birdlife to Mandara for your first night. Read more

1 Night at Mandara Hut
DAY 3

Horombo Hut

Hike time: 5-6 hours; elevation change: +1000 m; final elevation: 3720 m. Departing from Mandara Hut, the path continues through the forest. After a couple of hours you will emerge from the forest to amazing views of the Uhuru Peak. The path crosses rolling moorland to reach Horombo Hut at 3,720 matter a total of approximately six hours. Horombo Hut is a small village and is usually quite busy. Many people spend two nights here on the way up for acclimatization. Read more

1 Night at Horombo Hut
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DAY 4

Horombo Hut

A great acclimatization day which follows the climber’s adage “climb high, sleep low”. This extra acclimatization day will help you prepare for the push to the summit. An easy stroll to the Saddle by the right hand path takes you close to Mawenzi and then then return to Horombo for dinner and overnight. Read more

1 Night at Horombo Hut
DAY 5

Kibo Hut

Hike time: 6 hours; elevation change: +980 m; final elevation: 4700 m. Departing Horombo Hut you continue through the moorland passing the 'Last Water Point' before the slope eases as you reach the high altitude desert expanse of the Saddle. Kibo Hut is cold at night and at this elevation it is not uncommon to have a head ache and lose your appetite and begin feeling the effects of high altitude. Dress warmly, drink plenty of water to stay hydrated and eat well to keep up your energy for the summit climb. Read more

1 Night at Kibo Hut
DAY 6

Horombo Hut

Hike time: 14 to 16 hours (total); Summit time: 7 hours; elevation change: +1195 m, -980m; final elevation: 3720 m. After leaving Kibo Hut around midnight, the gradient increases and it’ll be a long climb tackling the scree slope of the crater rim. As you near Gillman's Point (the lowest point on the rim), the sun will be rising and you’ll be able to see how far you’ve climbed. The highest point, Uhuru Peak, is still some distance away. The walk along the rim to Uhuru is fairly level but it’s still a two hour push. Once you reach Uhuru Peak, enjoy the moment, take some photos, then a short break but you still have a ways to go back down to Horombo Hut. Descending will be easier and you’ll feel your energy level return as oxygen levels rise but it’s still a long distance today. Read more

1 Night at Horombo Hut
DAY 7

Ilboru Safari Lodge

Hike time: 6 hours; elevation change: -1820m; final elevation: 1900m. Descend through the changing vegetation until you reach the gate where you can sign out and receive your certificate. You will then be transferred to Ilboru Safari Lodge for a well earned rest before starting your safari the following day. Read more

1 Night at Ilboru lodge

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Arusha Town
Day 2
Location Kilimanjaro Mountain
Hotel Mandara Hut
Day 3
Location Kilimanjaro Mountain
Hotel Horombo Hut
Day 5
Location Kilimanjaro Mountain
Hotel Kibo Hut
Day 6
Location Kilimanjaro Mountain
Hotel Horombo Hut
Day 7
Location Ilboru Safari Lodge
Hotel Arusha

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Two nights accommodations at Ilboru Safari Lodge (or a similar standard hotel) in Arusha on night of arrival and after the climb on a half board basis
  • (breakfast and dinner).
  • All transfers to and from the airport, your hotel and to the park gate
  • All park fees, camping/hut fees and mandatory rescue fee
  • All meals and drinks while on the mountain
  • All shared equipment (high quality Mountain Hardware™ sleeping tents, private mess tent, camping chairs & tables, cooking utensils, crockery, etc.)
  • Safety equipment (see notes below)
  • Flushable portable toilet
  • Fairly paid professional mountain guide certified in wilderness first-aid and rescue, cook and porters
  • Flying Doctor’s Membership for the duration of your climb (this only covers emergency evacuation and we therefore highly recommend that you purchase comprehensive travel/medical insurance to cover medical treatment in the event of an emergency).

Package excludes

  • International Airfare to and from Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • Personal equipment & items (sleeping bag, sleeping mats, clothing, hiking boots, poles, climbing gear, water bottles, etc.)
  • Comprehensive travel & medical insurance is mandatory (please ensure policy includes hiking)
  • Laundry and beverages at your Arusha hotel
  • Gratuities to your mountain crew, transfer drivers and lodge staff (tipping suggestions set out below)

More information

  • Health & Safety - Your safety is our number one priority! On the mountain we provide the following:
  • • supplemental oxygen
  • • pulse oximeter, thermometer, and automatic blood pressure machine
  • • fully kitted Professional Expedition Medical & First Aid Kit with full resuscitation capabilities
  • • chemically treated flushable portable toilet
  • • Katadyn Expedition Water Filtration units & proper hand sanitization protocols where all food/water consumption is concerned. Katadyn is the only water filter endorsed by the World Health Organization to guarantee pure water.

REVIEWS

3 Reviews

Birgit Bolton, United States

Our experience in coordinating the excursion was outstanding. They provided lots of details and all of the email responses were very prompt. The safari itself was also awesome and we couldn't have asked for a better outing! Peter was our guide and we found him to be friendly and very experienced – he knew his way around the crater! Several of us are avid birders and Peter was able to identify most birds at first glance. We had a blast in Tanzania, which had a surprising amount of animals – we even saw elephants! We would definitely recommend Hazina Afrika to anyone. Read more

Daniela, Sweden

Everything was over expectations; guide, service, safari and accommodations! We are so happy that we went on safari with Hazina!

Andreas, Sweden

The safari experience me and My wife had with Hazina Afrika was fantastic from the beginning to the end. The lodges that we stayed in was way over our expactitions in accomendation, service and food. The guide had big knowledge and was service minded, and made shore we saw all animals we wanted to see. Read more

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