MARANGU ROUTE SAFARI

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MARANGU ROUTE 5 DAYS CLIMBING + 2 NIGHTS BB AT SPRINGLANDS HOTEL.

DAY 1:  Arrival – Moshi
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport you will be met by our airport representative and transfer you to your hotel in Moshi. On arrival you will be met by your climbing guide for pre – climb briefings.
Overnight at the Springlands Hotel in Moshi or similar hotel (BB)

DAY 2: Marangu Gate (6000 ft) – Mandara Hut (9,000 ft) Hiking time: 4 hours Habitat: Montane forest
08h00: After breakfast leave the hotel for the Kilimanjaro National Park gate at Marangu for entry registration then start the trek to Mandara hut through thick rain forest.
12h30: Have packed lunch at a picnic site along the trail.
19h00: Dinner and retire for the day at Mandara hut.
Overnight at the Mandara Hut (FB)

DAY 3: Mandara Hut (9,000 ft) – Horombo Huts (12,000 ft) Hiking time: 6 hours Habitat: Heathland

08h00: After breakfast, ascend through moorland heading to the next night stop at Horombo hut.
12h30: Have packed lunch at a picnic site along the trail.
19h00: Dinner and retire for the day at Horombo hut.
Overnight at the Horombo Hut (FB)

DAY 4: Horombo Huts (12,000 ft) – Kibo Huts (15,500 ft) Hiking time: 7 hours Habitat: Alpine Desert:
08h00: Walk up, across the saddle, to Kibo Hut.
12h30: Have packed lunch at a picnic site along the trail.
19h00: Dinner and rest till Midnight.
Overnight at the Kibo Hut (FB)

DAY 5: SUMMIT DAY (19,340 ft) Hiking time: 7 hours Habitat: Alpine Desert
00h00: Have a cup of coffee/tea and start the midnight trek to the summit via Gilman’s Point. 06h00: Reach the summit, Uhuru peak, have a short period of photo taking then descend to Kibo Hut for breakfast/Brunch and a little rest.
12h00: Continue down to Horombo Hut for the days and night’s rest.
Overnight at the Horombo Hut (FB)

DAY 6:  Descending from Horombo to the Marangu Gate
08h00: Walk down to the park gate then drive to the Sal sanero in Moshi town for overnight.
Overnight at the Springlands Hotel in Moshi or similar hotel (BB)

 DAY 7:  Moshi – Kilimanjaro Airport – Depart.
After breakfast you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight to the next destination
Includes:
a)    Two nights accommodation in Moshi Bed and Breakfast
b)    Transport from Moshi to the starting point on the mountain and return to Moshi
c)    National Park gate fees, hut/camping fees
d)    Rescue fees, tents and sleeping mattress
e)    Guides salaries, porters salaries and all meals on the mountain
f)    Guides, porters, cook accommodation and entry fees on the mountain
Excludes:
a)    Guides, porters and cook tips
b)    Gears eg. Sleeping bags, clothes and Shoes

Equipment needed for climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro:
Toiletries
•    Lotion
•    Comb, mirror
•    Hand sanitizer
•    Tooth brush & tooth paste
•    Soap handy-wipes
•    Toilet paper

Documents
•    Passports
•    Yellow fever
•    Tanzania visa
•    Medical insurance
•    Maps, guide books
•    Cash, credit cards

Cold weather accessories
•    Mittens or gloves (water proof)
•    Pile hat
•    Hand & foot warmers (chemical activated)
•    Neck gaitor

Foot wear
•    Trekking shoes for hiking during the day water proof
•    Gaiters
•    Socks liners to wick away moisture
•    Hiking socks for warmer condition
•    Wool socks for colder conditions
•    Tennis shoes or sandals for lounging in the evening

Sleeping
•    Sleeping bag (rated 25 degrees c/-10degrees F or colder is recommended
•    Sleeping pad and repair kit

Baggage
•    Day pack for you to carry

Clothing
•    Fleece pants
•    Fleece jacket
•    Underwear
•    Long underwear
•    Short-sleeved or t-shirts
•    Long-sleeved shirts for hiking and lounging in the evening
•    Pants for hiking and lounging in the evening
•    Shorts for the first day only

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