7 day Top rated Kilimanjaro trekking Marangu Route. Comfortable route you will experience while climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. This is a Snow caped Mountain and highest mountain Africa. Also is the popular route where you will spend night in hut with all accommodation. Its the only route where ascend and descend use the same path also known as coca cola route.
Your route will start from Moshi or Arusha to Mt.kilimanjaro National park-Marangu gate. Here you will be registered and start your 6 days trekking. You be guided by our guide and given all information or any assist as you ascend.
Day 1: Kilimanjaro trekking, Marangu to Mandara Hut
Our guide will meet you after breakfast and give you some little information about he trip. Then you will be driven to Marangu Gate for registration. From here you will start hiking through montane rain forest to Mandara hut for accommodation and overnight. This route will give you the view of flora and fauna of mt.Kilimanjaro National park.
Day 2 :Mandara Huts – Horombo Huts
You will start the second day after breakfast and ascend to the the forest to the rim of Maundi Crater and moorland where you will have impressive view of kibo crater on the clear day showing the glaciers in the morning sun. Then after some hrs you will reach Horombo hut for accommodation and overnight.
Day 3:Horombo Huts to Zebra Rocks back to Horombo Huts
This will be your acclimatization day where you will meet ascending and descending hikers also it provide a good atmosphere of Adventure and excitement. You will have a hike towards Mawenzi hut where you will reach zebra rock in the process of acclimatization then back to Horombo hut for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut
From Horombo Hut after breakfast you will ascend into alpine desert toward kibo hut where you will pass through water point between Mawenzi hut and Kibo Hut. And finally you will trek to Kibo hut for accommodation and overnight.
Day 5 :Kibo Huts – Uhuru Peak to Horombo Hut
This is your summit day you will wake up early in the Midnight and start your life dream hike. Remember to have your warm clothes as its too cold here, you will trek passing Gillman’s point at 5681m to the wonderful Uhuru Peak where you will dream will not be no longer a dream but a reality with excitement where you will enjoy and take more photos as you can then ascend to Horombo hut for overnight.
Day 6: Horombo Hut to Marangu gate
After breakfast you will descent to Marangu gate through mandara hut where you will have another view of fauna and flora of mt. Kilimanjaro National park. In the gate you will sign your name and detail and awarded your summit Certificate. You will be issued green certificate if you will reach Gillman’s point(5685m) and Gold certificate if you reached Uhuru Peak(5895m) then drive back to Arusha or Moshi.
Day 7:Moshi – kilimanjaro airport
This day after you had the breakfast at the hotel you start parking your staff and ready for your transfer toward Kilimanjaro airport for your outbound flight or add on for the safari or to beach holiday to Zanzibar.