ALKIL01 – KILIMANJARO – MARANGU ROUTE – 5 DAYS

This route has a moderate slope, making it less difficult to climb. It is the most popular way up Mountain Kilimanjaro, fondly referred to as the “Coca Cola” route, and is the only route with emergency evacuation service. It is the only route with huts, having dormitories and simple dining facilities.

Day 1: Kilimanjaro Climb – Marangu Gate
Start at Marangu gate, we will spend about two hours for registration, payments of fees and final parking. Start climbing through dense semi-tropical to the first hut- Mandara hut (9,000ft). Dinner and an overnight stay at Mandara hut, B.L.D.

Day 2: Kilimanjaro Climb – Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut.
Breakfast; ascend through the alpine meadow, and grassland and moorland to Horombo hut (12,000ft). Both Mawenzi and Kibo peaks can be viewed easily on the way. Dinner and an overnight stay at Horombo hut, B.L.D.

Day 3: Kilimanjaro Climb – Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut.
Breakfast, further ascending to Kibo hut (15,000ft). The landscape becomes very stony and eroded. Spectacular mountain vegetation like giant cactus, groundswell and lobelia appear on the way. Dinner and an overnight stay at Kibo hut, B.L.D.

Day 4: Kilimanjaro Climb – Kibo Hut to Uhuru Peak.
Wake up at midnight, and after a snack, proceed to the summit through Gilman’s point (18,640ft). It is about 5-6hours and 1-2 hours from Kibo hut to Gilman’s point and from Gilman’s point to Uhuru Peak (19,340ft) respectively. Thus reaching the peak in the early morning of the fifth day and start descending after picture taking on the top to Horombo hut for diner and an overnight after a short break at Kibo hut, B.L.D.

Day 5: Kilimanjaro Climb – Kibo Hut to Marangu Gate
Breakfast, Descend from Horombo hut to Marangu gate.

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For Accommodation pre and post Kilimanjaro Climb see: Kilimanjaro Accommodation or Arusha Accommodation

Prices in USD
Tour No. ALKIL01
Price per person sharing
Each of 1-3 Each of 4-5+ Each of 6+
Year 2018 $1723 $1681 $1652
EXTRA DAY FOR ACCLIMATIZATION DURING CLIMBING USD $325 per person per day
Xmas , Easter & New Year supplement (22 Dec – 04 Jan) : 35 USD per person per night. Child under 12 years sharing with two adults pay 65% of Adult Rate.
Please Contact Us for rate of single person travelling.
FOR YOUR CHOICE OF ACCOMMODATION IN KILIMANJARO AREA PLEASE CLICK HERE
NOTE: You can also combine this climb with a Tanzania safari to the northern parks or fly to Exotic Zanzibar island and relax in the white sandy beaches
INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE
mountain huts accommodation
cook – all meals, chairs, tables etc
climb and park fees, porters,
English speaking, professional guide, full briefing
KINAPA emergency mountain evacuation
Kilimanjaro certificate (UPON REACHING THE SUMMIT)
AMREF Evacuation InsuranceNOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE
Items of a personal nature

passport visa
traveler’s insurance
Tips to guides and porters

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NOTE
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You can combine the above Kilmanjaro Climb program with Safaris in Tanzania or Zanzibar Extension

> Transfers to and from the Airport are available at an additional cost.

Alternatively
One may choose an extra day for acclimatization on Kilimanjaro. which may increase your chances to reach the top.

Kilimanjaro Final Checklist – Kindly note that we can rent items like poles, balaclava, gators, etc.