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Mt Kilimanjaro Safari Marangu Route Trekkingmount kilimanjaro hiking safari, Kilimanjaro safari

This Kilimanjaro safari takes you Moshi town; which is commonly known as the gateway to Mount Kilimanjaro. You will also depart to Marangu gate of Mount Kilimanjaro national park and also have a climb and continue through the forest for a short time. Spend the night at Horombo hut which lies in a valley surrounded by giant lobelia and groudsel, flora characterized of the semi alpine zone. The trek will also continue past the final watering point and also ascends into the saddle of Kilimanjaro between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi. You will also climb to the summit of Kilimanjaro to the slopes of Gillman’s point on the crater rim and also a descend to the Mandara encampment to the bottom of the mountain.

This is the most popular way to the summit. It takes 5 to 6 days to round the trip.

Your pick up will be from Arusha town or from the Airport and then transfer to Moshi town. This is commonly known as the gateway to Mount Kilimanjaro.

Then dinner and overnight at Base Hotel in Moshi

Have breakfast and after depart to Marangu gate of Kilimanjaro National park. Upon your arrival, you will register with the park authorities. Your climb will commence with a four – hour walk to the Mandara encampment. You willthen pass through a thick rain forest zone; where there are high chances of rain in the afternoon. You will spend the night at Mandara Hut which is a collection of buildings.

Altitude: 2750 METERS A.S.L

You will continue with your scent through the forest for a short time; before reaching the heather and moorland zone at roughly 3,000m. You will also enjoy stunning views of the mountain peaks at this altitude. Then spend the night at Horombo hut which. This lies in a valley surrounded by giant lobelia and groundsel, flora; characterized of the semi alpine zone. Here bathrooms are available with running water.

Altitude: 3700 METERS A.S.L

Your trek continues past the final watering point, and ascends into the saddle of Kilimanjaro, between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi. Here the vegetation thins out as you enter the desert like alpine zone and once you cross the saddle, the kibo peak comes into view. This saddle is also an alpine desert that resembles a lunar landscape, this seven hour walk will be taken at a slow pace, and you will also spend a night at Kibo huts.

Altitude: 4700 METERS A.S.L

Shortly after midnight, you will commence the climb to the summit of Kilimanjaro. This is because it’s easy to climb the scree slope to Gillman’s point on the crater rim when it’s frozen; and an early start for the six hour hike. This will improve the chances of reaching the summit. From this summit, it’s a downhill all the way to Horombo hut where you will spend the last night on the mountain.

Altitude: 3700 METERS A.S.L – AFTER CLIMBING TO THE UHURU SUMMIT – 5,895 METERS A.S.LKilimanjaro hiking safari. Kilimanjaro safari

You will descend past the Mandara encampment to the bottom of the mountain; where each hiker will receive a well-earned certificate for having completed the hike. From here, you will be transferred to a base hotel in Moshi for dinner and an overnight.

Have breakfast and then transfer back to Arusha town.

End of Safari with Love Uganda Safaris

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KAMPALA UGANDA

What is included in this safari:

  • Hiking permits
  • Entrance fees
  • Accommodation in the mountain huts and meals
  • 4 WD Vehicle – with a pop – up roof for game viewing
  • A professional English speaking driver guide
  • Free Wi-Fi internet in the vehicle
  • All ground transportation and fuel
  • Accommodation and Meals
  • All activities / services as per itinerary
  • Drinking water in the vehicle

Exclusions of the safari:

  • Visa fees
  • International air fares
  • Activities / services not included in the itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks / wines
  • Any service mentioned as optional
  • Laundry and any service of personal nature