We advocate Marangu Route for beginners and people that will appreciate the conditions. The distance of the Marangu Route regarding 64 kilometers [40 miles].
TREKKING FROM MARANGU GATE TO MANDARA HUT
You will have your guide and mountain climb support crew that will pick you up at the hotel very early in the morning and provide very detailed information about the schedule of the trip before your travel by safari jeep to Kilimanjaro National Park’s eastern entrance: Marangu Gate (1,860 m).
After the fast procedure of getting climbing permits and registering with the search and rescue service, the group can begin trekking up to Mandara Hut (2,700 m).
The trekking route includes crossing through the rainforest (where tropical rains area unit extremely probable), thus we have a tendency to advise you to carry not solely spare garments, however additionally your raincoats.
When you reach the campsite, our mountain support crew can pay attention of the wants, pitch the tents, and prepare lunch. Throughout Marangu route, you will be spending your nights in special huts. We shall opt for other great alternative to those who do not want to sleep in tents.
Throughout Marangu route, you’ll be having your nights in special huts.
They offer an amazing alternative to those who do not want to sleep in tents. This will prolyl be your first time at this altitude, so it is strongly recommended you have the following instructions from this point on:
– Abstain from consuming alcohol and caffeine
– we advise you to consume over four liters of drinking water daily (it can be frequently, or from time to time)
– Take a Diamox pill to help prevent symptoms of altitude sickness. Mostly climbers usually take Diamox in early morning, before they start their ascent, in order to reduce discomfort associated with altitude sickness.
We advise you consult your doctor before the trip just in case of allergies.
At night you will experience some serious discomfort related to adaptation to the high altitude: due to waking, your body gets less oxygen than throughout the day.
Consideration into the altitude, you may therefore start feeling dizziness and having serious headache. Pay close attention to your body upon any symptoms and immediately inform your guide
TREKKING FROM MANDARA HUT TO HOROMBO HUT
After an Early morning breakfast, the trekking, the group will depart from Mandara Hut to begin a moderate trek towards the second-high altitude camp: Horombo Hut (3,720 m).
When you finally reach the camp on this present day, you’ll be treated to views of two volcanos at once: Kibo and Mawenzi.
After having your lunch you’ll ought to complete associate adaptation hike/trek within the direction of Kibo Hut with a 200-meter gain in altitude, and then hike back down to Horombo Hut wherever dinner is ready will be taken to have dinner.
Note: The acclimatization hike is an easy trek with a slight gain in altitude done in order to speed up the acclimatization process. You should take the acclimatization hikes very seriously.
They help increase your probabilities with success summiting mountain peak and prevent from the results of abrupt dizziness.
TREKKING FROM HOROMBO HUT TO KIBO HUT
On this present day, right when breakfast the cluster are trekking to the Kibo Hut (4,700 m).
Trekking is not very difficult as it seems though, you just need to stick with an appropriate pace to keep up your strength for the trekking to Kilimanjaro’s summit.
When you reach the camp, you’ll be served lunch, when that we have a tendency to advocate you sleep the maximum amount as you’ll, avoid any strenuous activity, and drink lots of water.
TREKKING TO UHURU PEAK AND DESCENT TO HOROMBO HUT
Night of departure from Kibo Hut (4,700 m) you will start of your trekking to Kilimanjaro’s summit: Uhuru peak (5,895 m).
The trekking will be moderate from a physical standpoint as from the beginning of trekking, but the altitude presents a much more serious problem. For the entire length of the trekking each pair of climbers will be accompanied by their own guide, who will be monitoring your stamina and mental resolve. After your trekking to Uhuru Peak, you can descend to the nearest glacier if you’re interested.
Then you’ll come back to Kibo Camp and when a two-hour rest continue your descent to Horombo Hut (3,720 m). Please pay attention to your feet, as there is a high risk of damaging your toenails.
DESCENT FROM HOROMBO HUT TO MARANGU GATE
You will be given breakfast in the morning before trekking, after which we will head for the Kilimanjaro National Park’s exit: Marangu Gate (1,860 m).
After your descent the entire crew can gather to congratulate you, and then you will have the chance to share your opinions on the trekking trip.
Lastly, we will present you with your commemorative certificates (in our office) and provide you a transfer back to the hotel.
Spend an additional day at Horombo Hut (3720m) for higher adaptation.
End of Marangu Route Tour
Inclusions & Exclusions
- All Park fees
- All activities
- All accommodation
- All Camping equipment
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation
- All Taxes/VAT
- All Round trip airport transfer
- All Meals (3 meals a day)
- Drinking water and Wine
- Free Day tour on Request
- All things of personal nature
- Tips and gratitude for driver Guide and safari cook
- Travel insurance
- International flights
- Pop Up Roof
- Every one gets a Window Seat
- Electric Charger in Car
- Radio Call
- Professional Guide
- 4 * 4 wheels drive