DURATION

6 Days 

Marangu Route

AREA TO VISIT

Mandara Hut, Horombo Hut, Mawenzi Ridge, Kibo Hut, Uhuru Peak

ACCOMMODATION

Hut

TRIP HIGHLIGHT

• Hut accommodation
• It has a panoramic views
• Its paths are easier than other routes
The same path will be for Ascending and Descending and this is what make it less scenic.

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    ITINERARY IN FULL

    Day 1: MARANGU GATE TO MANDARA HUT

    DISTANCE: 8KM/5MILES

    TIME: 3-4HRS

    Start  your  hike  from Marangu  gate  and  all  entrance  formalities  are  completed at  the  gate. Walk  in  a  rainforest   for  about 3-4 hours,  here  there  is  a chance  to  spot blue Monkey in the  forest.

    Evening: Diner and overnight at your first hut Manadara Hut.


    Day 2: MANDARA HUT TO HOROMBO HUT

    DISTANCE: 12KM/7MILES

    TIME: 7-8HRS

    Today  the  trek  will be  a bit  slow  because  of  altitude  gain , now  will be  out  of the  forest to Moorland  vegetation and  here  the  snowcapped  peaks  of  Mawenzi  and  Kibo  can  be  seen before  reaching  Horombo

    Evening: Diner and overnight at Horombo hut.

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    Day 3: HOROMBO HUT  MAWENZI RIDGE TO HOROMBO HUT

    DISTANCE: 5KM/3MILES

    TIME: 2-3HRS

    Today is  a day  for  acclimatization, here  you  will  train  your  body  to  go  high  altitude  and   overnight  in a  low  altitude, this  will  help  your  body  to  acclimatize  with  high  altitude. The  trek  will  take  you  to Mawenzi  Ridge in a  heath Zone   and  Back  to Horombo  Hut  

    Evening: Diner and overnight at Horombo Hut.


    Day 4: HOROMBO HUT TO KIBO HUT

    DISTANCE: 10KM/6MILES

    TIME: 6-8HRS

    Today   trek  will  be slowly  because  of high  altitude  in an  alpine  desert  vegetation  to  Saddle , here  the  peaks  of  Kibo  and Mawenzi  will  be  seen overhead. You will go bed early for a midnight wake up   for summiting.

    Evening: Diner and overnight at Kibo Hut.

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    Day 5: KIBO HUT TO UHURU PEAK TO HOROMBO

    DISTANCE: 21KM/13MILES

    TIME: 10-12HRS

    Today  you  have  two parts  to cover,  from Kibo  to Uhuru  peak  a trek of  about  7 hours  and   from Uhuru  peak  to Horombo Hut about  5 hours.  A trek  to uhuru  peak  starts at  midnight  after  your  coffee  and  light snacks, will take  about  six  hours  to reach  stella point enjoy  amazing  sunrise  then  for  another  one   in a  snow  covered  trail  to Uhuru  peak,  highest  point  in Africa!.  After taking  enough  photos  Descend to  Kibo  hut  for a short  rest  then  to Horombo  hut.

    Evening: Diner and overnight at Horombo Hut.

    Day 6: HOROMBO HUT TO MARANGU GATE

    DISTANCE: 20KM/12MILES

    TIME: 5-6HRS

    Today will be a long descend through heath then rainforest to Marangu gate. Here you will meet your driver, take you a lodge in Moshi   for hot shower and Diner

    Evening: Diner and overnight at a lodge in Moshi.

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