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CRA-T 07: 6 Nights 7 Days Mt. Kilimanjaro Hiking Expedition IN MARANGU OUT MARANGU

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Climbing Options: We are at your service to customize any of our itineraries to suit your needs. You are at liberty to reduce or add a number of night(s), change a hotel (upgrade / downgrade) or change a given routing etc. Feel free to talk to our experienced consultants for your preferred trekking routing. Marangu Route: Total hiking distance: Approximately 96 kms excluding acclimatization hikes

Day 1: Arrival in Tanzania – Moshi

By road from Nairobi Kenya – Meeting point – Steers (Muindi Mbingu Street opposite the Jeevanjee Gardens) at 0730hrs. Departure @ 0745hrs

Transfer from Nairobi to Moshi town via Namanga – border. Packed lunch will be served on the way. Enjoy the amazing views of the lush agricultural Meru plantations arriving at Moshi hotel in the early evening.

By flight landing in Arusha JRO Airport – Upon arrival at the Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), Arusha Airport (ARK) or Arusha or Moshi Bus Station, our representative will pick and transfer you to our base hotel in Moshi. Overnight stay at Moshi. (Bed & Breakfast)

Day 2: Moshi – Marangu Gate – Mandara Hut

Departs: Any day

Hiking time: 4hrs

Distance: Approximately 12kms

Habitat: Montane forest

Depart early after breakfast and drive to Marangu gate (1980m). After checking in at the gate, start an acclimatization hike in the tropical forest of Marangu with lunch enroute arriving Mandara hut (alt.2700m) in the late evening. Dinner and overnight stay at Mandara hut. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner)

Day 3: Mandara Hut – Horombo

Hiking time: 7hrs

Distance: Approximately 15kms

Habitat: Moorland

Depart Mandara hut with lunch enroute and continue the ascent up enjoying the spectacular mountain vegetation arriving at Horombo hut (alt 3720m) in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay at Horombo hut. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner)

Day 4: Horombo – Kibo

Hiking time: 7hrs

Distance: Approximately 13kms

Habitat: Alpine Desert

After breakfast depart the camp with lunch enroute and hike further up crossing the last water point signposted along the way. Your porters will fill up here as there is no water beyond this point. Continue the trek arriving at Kibo Hut (alt 4700m) in the early evening. Dinner and overnight stay at Kibo hut. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner)

Day 5: Kibo – Summit – Kibo – Horombo

Hiking time: 8hrs to Uhuru Peak, 6hrs to Horombo

Distance: Approximately 6kms ascent, 21kms descent

Habitat: Stone scree, ice-capped summit and Alpine Desert

Start the hike at 2300hrs of the main peak – Uhuru Peak Africa's top most point (alt. 5895m) which is the highlight of our trip! It is advisable to start the hike of the summit as early as the scree slope up the Gillman's point (alt5680m), will still be frozen, which will make the walking safer and less strenuous. Walk for a further 2 hrs from Gillman's point to arrive at Uhuru peak at 0600hrs.After taking photos with the sunrise, descend further down to Kibo hut where you will have some breakfast and later descend further with lunch enroute to Horombo hut for dinner and overnight. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner)

Day 6: Horombo – Mandara – Marangu Gate – Moshi

Hiking time: 7hrs

Distance: Approximately 27kms

Habitat: Moorland and Montane forest

Depart the camp after breakfast and walk through the forest vegetation lunch enroute arriving at Marangu gate in time to sign off and certificate issuance to all successful climbers to Point Gilman's and Uhuru Peak and thereafter onward connection and transfer to the hotel in Moshi for a long overdue hot shower, dinner and celebrations after the achievement. (Breakfast, Lunch & Bed)

Day 7: Moshi – Nairobi

After breakfast, drive to Arusha for lunch at own cost then proceed to NBO via Namanga border and further to Nairobi arriving late in the evening or transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), Arusha Airport (ARK) or Arusha or Moshi Bus Station for your departure. (Breakfast)

Charges per person:

No of Pax East Africa Citizens Kenyan Residents (Expatriates) Non Residents
1 KES 75,800 USD 1,950 USD 2,000
2 - 4 KES 66,400 USD 1,650 USD 1,700
5 - 7 KES 59,900 USD 1,550 USD 1,600
8 - 10 KES 54,600 USD 1,450 USD 1,500
11 - 15 
KES 48,400 USD 1,350 USD 1,400
16 & above KES 44,900 USD 1,250 USD 1,300

Extra day will attract KES 14,500 & USD 210 per person for E.A Citizens and Residents / Non residents respectively

Children & Students Rate Policy:

Between 13 - 15.99 years, 80% of adult rate

16 years and above, adult rate applies

NB: The above rates are subject to change without notice should necessitating factors dictate. These may be influenced by changes in government policies, intermittent exchange rates among other factors.

Package inclusive of:

  • Return road transport to Moshi / transfers from Tanzania
  • Packed lunch from Nairobi road travelers
  • Arrival day and Last night accommodation at Moshi on Bed and Breakfast
  • Return transfer from the hotel at Moshi to the mountain gate
  • Meals and picnic lunch while on the trek and as reflected in the itinerary
  • Park entry fees
  • Professional services of our English speaking guides/ cooks and porters
  • Accommodation in mountain bunk hostels, bed and a mattress will be provided
  • Uhf Radio communication / advanced Mountain first Aid Kit

Package exclusive of:

  • Hiking equipment and climbing gear
  • Bottled water
  • Dinners in Moshi and Lunch on the return day
  • Medical, travel & personal insurance cover
  • Beddings, hire of sleeping bag while on trek (charges at KES 350 per bag per night)
  • Any item of personal nature
  • Tips and gratuities for the mountain crew
  • Any other item not mentioned in the inclusive list

*Booking Terms and conditions apply* Please refer to our comprehensive copy of the terms on our website

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