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Mount Kilimanjaro Trek: 7 Days

Climb to the top of Africa's most famous peak! The Marangu route will allow you to enjoy the unique environment while on the Mount Kilimanjaro Trek lasting 7 Days.

Mount Kilimanjaro Trek: 7 Days

The Marangu Route is the fastest and easiest way to climb to the top of Kilimanjaro. Most of the camps included in this route have running water and solar energy.

Day 1

At the appointed time, we'll be waiting for you at the airport to take you to the hotel in Arusha, where you can settle in quietly and enjoy the views. You can take advantage to rest or inspect the area before the great adventure begins.

Day 2

After a delicious breakfast, we'll meet with the Marangu route guides to get to know all the details about the expedition. We'll leave the hotel and make our way towards Marangu Gate, the gateway to the eastern part of Kilimanjaro.

Along the eight kilometres (5 miles) journey, we'll have the opportunity to see colobus monkeys and to go through eucalyptus forests. Halfway through the trip, we'll stop for lunch before continuing our journey to the Mandara Huts camp, where we'll have dinner and spend the night.

Day 3

Once we've had breakfast, we'll leave the camp and walk for an hour through the jungle clearings until we reach a path full of heather, bushes and giant lobelias. We'll stop half way for lunch and to enjoy the views of the Mawenzi volcano.

After travelling eleven kilometres (7 miles), the tour will arrive at the Horombo Huts camp, where we'll admire the Kibo volcano. We'll have dinner and rest to replenish our strength.

Day 4

The day will start by preparing our trekking equipment to face the third day of the route. Crossing paths full of heather, we'll arrive at the port that communicates Kilimanjaro with the other two inactive volcanoes that make up this mountain group: Mawenzi and Kibo.

After enjoying the privileged view of the volcanoes, we'll take a break for lunch and then head to the Kibo summit. We'll hike for several hours through arid terrain until we reach the top and enjoy the wonderful views.

We'll rest at the Kibo Huts camp, which has no running water.

Day 5

On this day, we'll wake up at midnight to take advantage of the mild night weather as we climb to the top of the Uhuru peak, the highest point of Kilimanjaro and the entire African continent. We'll hike for four kilometres (2 miles) and stop at Gilman's Point to see the ice caps that surround this crater.

As we reach the summit the first lights of the morning will illuminate the sky and we'll see the sunrise at 5895 meters (19000 feet)! We'll have time to photograph the views and enjoy being at the highest point in Africa. Then, we'll start the descent through the Alpine desert back to Kibo Huts.

At the camp, there will be time to have dinner before going to Horombo Huts for the night.

Day 6

On the sixth and last day of the route, we'll start the last part of the descent of Kilimanjaro. Crossing the moors on the mountainside we'll reach the Mandara Huts, and have lunch.

We'll descend about three kilometres (2 miles) until we reach Mandara Gate, where a vehicle will take us back to the hotel in Arusha to enjoy a well-deserved rest. The adventure comes to an end!

Day 7

We'll have breakfast at the hotel and head back to the airport.

Accommodation

For the first and final night of the trek, we'll stay at the Outpost Lodge Arusha Hotel.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

Per person
Tour in English
US$ 1,765

Tour in English

  • Per person

    US$ 1,765

More Information

Duration

7 days.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

English speaking guide.

Airport transfer.

Camping equipment.

Accommodation.

Meals.

Not included

Visa tariffs at the airport (US$ 50).

When to book?

Bookings are permitted up until 15 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 1,765
No hidden fees or surcharges

Cancellations

If you cancel 5 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 90%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.