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Kilimanjaro Marangu Route: The Ultimate All-Inclusive Package

Kilimanjaro Marangu Route: The Ultimate All-Inclusive Package



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The Marangu Route is the most popular route to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and for good reason. It is a well-maintained trail that offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape. The route is also relatively easy, making it a good choice for first-time climbers.

This all-inclusive package includes everything you need for a successful climb, from transportation to accommodation to meals. You will stay in comfortable huts along the way, and you will be accompanied by experienced guides who will help you every step of the way. The climb takes 8 days, from your arrival in Tanzania to your departure. This gives you plenty of time to acclimatize to the altitude and to enjoy the beautiful scenery.

If you are looking for an easy and affordable way to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the Marangu Route is the perfect choice for you. With this all-inclusive package, you can relax and enjoy the journey, knowing that everything is taken care of.

Book this tour today to start your adventure!

Tour Features

Tour type

Mid-range Tour

This is mid-range tour uses 4-3 stars hotels & Lodges

Private Tour

Private Tour

This is a private tour with a private guide, designed exclusive for you.

Customizable Tour

Customizable Tour

This tour can be customized to fit your preferences and your needs

Departure Guaranteed

Departure Guaranteed

This tour can start any day, and it is available troughout the year.

2024/2025 Rates Per Person

Dates 2-3 pax 4-5 pax 6 pax
1 Jun to 31 Oct $2,391 $2,310 $2,289
22 Dec to 31 Mar $2,366 $2,300 $2,263
1 Nov to 21 Dec $2,311 $2,269 $2,232
1 Apr to 31 May $2,280 $2,220 $2,200

2024/2025 Scheduled Departures for this tour

From: 1st August, 2024

Available

Price: $2,100

From: 1st September, 2024

Available

Price: $2,084

From: 1st October, 2024

Available

Price: $2,000

Trip Summary

Day 1

Transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Moshi

  Check in at AMEG Lodge

Day 2

Transfer from the hotel to Marangu Gate (1860m) - Mandara Hut (2700m)

  Mountain Huts

Day 3

Mandara Hut (2700m) - Horombo Hut (3700m)

  Mountain Huts

Day 4

Horombo Hut (3700m) - Zebra Rocks (3980m) - Horombo Hut (3700m)

  Mountain Huts

Day 5

Horombo Hut (3700m) - Kibo Hut (4700m)

  Mountain huts

Day 6

Kibo Hut (4700m) - Uhuru Peak (5895m) - Horombo Hut (3700m)

  Mountain huts

Day 7

Horombo Hut (3700m) - Marangu Gate (1860m)

  Check in at AMEG Lodge

Day 8

Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Air Port

Day 1
Tour activity

Transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Moshi

On day one of your Kilimanjaro Marangu Route climb, you will arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport and be met by your guide and driver. You will then transfer to Moshi, a town located at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro. After checking into your hotel, you will enjoy lunch and then go for a short walk around Moshi to get your bearings. In the evening, you will have dinner at a local restaurant and then relax for the evening.
The transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Moshi takes about 2 hours. Moshi is a great place to acclimatize to the altitude before your climb. There are many shops and restaurants in Moshi where you can buy souvenirs and supplies for your climb.
Tour activity

Check in at AMEG Lodge

Day 2
Tour activity

Transfer from the hotel to Marangu Gate (1860m) - Mandara Hut (2700m)

On day 2 of your Kilimanjaro Marangu Route climb, you will transfer from your hotel to the Marangu Gate (1860m). After a briefing and equipment check, you will begin your hike through the dense rainforest. The rainforest is home to a variety of plant and animal life, including black and white colobus monkeys, blue monkeys, and various bird species. You will hike for 3-4 hours to reach Mandara Hut (2700m). In the afternoon, you can take a short trip to Maundi Crater (15 minutes away) for stunning views of Kilimanjaro, north Tanzania, and Kenya. Enjoy dinner and overnight at Mandara Hut.
The hike from Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut is relatively easy, making it a good way to start your climb. The rainforest is a great place to see wildlife and to acclimatize to the altitude. Maundi Crater is a great place to get a panoramic view of Kilimanjaro and the surrounding area. Mandara Hut is a comfortable hut with bunk beds and shared bathrooms.
Tour activity

Mountain Huts

Day 3
Tour activity

Mandara Hut (2700m) - Horombo Hut (3700m)

On day 3 of your Kilimanjaro Marangu Route climb, you will start your day with an early breakfast and hike from Mandara Hut (2700m) to Horombo Hut (3700m). The hike is moderate, with a significant increase in altitude. You will hike through the rainforest and into the heath and moor zone, where you will have stunning views of Mawenzi, Kibo, and the Maasai steppe. Horombo Hut is a large hut with bunk beds and shared bathrooms. It is a good place to rest and acclimatize to the altitude before the summit attempt.

The hike from Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut is a great way to experience the different vegetation zones of Kilimanjaro. You will start in the rainforest, where you can see black and white colobus monkeys, blue monkeys, and various bird species. As you hike higher, you will enter the heath and moor zone, which is a transitional zone between the rainforest and the alpine desert. The views from Horombo Hut are incredible, and you can see all the way to Mawenzi, Kibo, and the Maasai steppe.

Horombo Hut is a good place to rest and acclimatize to the altitude before the summit attempt. The hut is large and has bunk beds and shared bathrooms. There is also a restaurant where you can eat dinner and breakfast. After a long day of hiking, it is nice to relax at Horombo Hut and enjoy the views.

Tour activity

Mountain Huts

Day 4
Tour activity

Horombo Hut (3700m) - Zebra Rocks (3980m) - Horombo Hut (3700m)

On day 4 of your Kilimanjaro Marangu Route climb, you will have an acclimatization day. This is an important part of any Kilimanjaro climb, as it allows your body to adjust to the high altitude. After breakfast, you will hike to Zebra Rocks (3980m), a distinctive rock formation with striking black-and-white stripes. The hike to Zebra Rocks is relatively short, but it is important to take it slow and listen to your body. The views from Zebra Rocks are incredible, and you can see all the way to Mawenzi and Kibo. After enjoying the views, you will return to Horombo Hut (3700m) for lunch and some rest. In the afternoon, you can prepare for the next day's hike.

Horombo Hut is a good place to rest and to prepare for the summit attempt. The hut is large and has bunk beds and shared bathrooms.  After a long day of hiking, it is nice to relax at Horombo Hut and enjoy the views.

Tour activity

Mountain Huts

Day 5
Tour activity

Horombo Hut (3700m) - Kibo Hut (4700m)

On day 5 of your Kilimanjaro Marangu Route climb, you will have a long and challenging hike to Kibo Hut (4700m). The hike starts early in the morning with breakfast at Horombo Hut (3700m). You will then hike to the Last Waterpoint (4330m), the highest water point on the Marangu Route. After that, you will continue to the saddle, a near vegetation-less plateau that joins the main summit Kibo with Mawenzi. The final leg of the hike to Kibo Hut is steep and strenuous, and the altitude can be challenging. It is important to take it slow and listen to your body on this day. Kibo Hut is the last stop before the summit attempt, so it is important to get a good night's sleep.

After a hearty dinner, you will turn in early for the night. The summit attempt will begin in the early morning hours, so it is important to be well-rested.

Tour activity

Mountain huts

Day 6
Tour activity

Kibo Hut (4700m) - Uhuru Peak (5895m) - Horombo Hut (3700m)

On day 6 of your Kilimanjaro Marangu Route climb, you will wake up at 11 pm and have a light snack. You will then start the summit attempt at midnight, hiking through the frozen lava ash to Hans Meyer Cave (5220m). After that, you will continue to Gillman's Point (5681m), the crater rim of Kilimanjaro. Finally, you will reach Uhuru Peak (5895m), the roof of Africa, at sunrise! Congratulations, you have made it to the top! Enjoy the views and take some photos. After a while, you will descend to Kibo Hut for a warm meal and some rest. In the afternoon, you will continue to Horombo Hut (3700m). Enjoy an evening meal and a well-deserved rest.

The summit attempt is the most challenging part of the climb, but it is also the most rewarding. The views from the summit are incredible, and it is a truly unforgettable experience. The descent is easier than the ascent, but it is still important to take it slow. After the summit attempt, it is important to rest and rehydrate.

Tour activity

Mountain huts

Day 7
Tour activity

Horombo Hut (3700m) - Marangu Gate (1860m)

On day 7 of your Kilimanjaro Marangu Route climb, you will have a final hike from Horombo Hut (3700m) to Marangu Gate (1860m). The hike is downhill and relatively easy, but it is still important to take it slow.

The first part of the hike leads through heath and moorland to Mandara Hut (2700m). After that, you will once again pass through the tropical rainforest. Finally, you will reach Marangu Gate (1860m), where you will be met by your driver and transferred back to your hotel.

After leaving your mountain team, you can finally enjoy a hot and relaxing shower and celebrate your summit success. You have accomplished something truly amazing!

Tour activity

Check in at AMEG Lodge

Day 8
Tour activity

Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Air Port

On day 8 of your Kilimanjaro Marangu Route climb, you will have a transfer from your hotel to Kilimanjaro International Airport. After breakfast, you will pack your luggage and say goodbye to your guide and porters. You will then be transferred to the airport, where you will catch your flight home.

This is the end of your Kilimanjaro Marangu Route climb, but it is also the beginning of a new chapter in your life. You have accomplished something truly amazing, and you will never forget your experience on the mountain.

package includes Package Includes

  •  All Accommodation and Meals cost from arrival to departure
  • Transfer from the hotel to the national park gate and back
  • Airport pickups and dropping during arrival and departure
  • Professional, English-speaking guide
  • Drinking water, tea & coffee
  • All national park fees
     

package includes Package Doesn't Include

  •  Alcohol and soft drinks
  • Arrival and Departure Flights
  • Visa fees
  • Tips
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance

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