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The best 6 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Marangu Route in Tanzania

6 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Marangu Route

The 6 days marangu route Kilimanjaro climbing offers an exhilarating adventure up Africa’s highest

peak and the world’s tallest free-standing snow-capped peak.

The 6 days Marangu route kilimanjaro climbing journey provides stunning landscapes and a sense of

achievement upon reaching the Kilimanjaro summit 19,431 feet above sea level.

6 days Kilimanjaro climbing via Marangu route price

The best and most affordable prices for the 6 days Marangu route on Kilimanjaro climbing is from $1300 to

6 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Marangu Route

$2800 per climber enabling you to successful summit 19,431’ Kilimanjaro and descending back to Marangu

gate.

6 days Kilimanjaro climbing via Marangu route success rate

The best successful Kilimanjaro summit rate for the 6 days Marangu route on Mount Kilimanjaro climbing is

from 70% to 75% reaching at the Africa’s peak at 5,895 meters and descending back to the Marangu gate.

The highest Kilimanjaro summit rate on the 6 days Marangu route can be reached when you get enough

time to properly acclimatize to high altitude.

Difficulty level of the 6 days Kilimanjaro climbing via Marangu route

The 6 days Kilimanjaro climbing Marangu route is considered to be a moderate climb, suitable for

beginners with a good level of fitness.

This 6 days Marangu route begins in Moshi or Arusha and is suitable to all type of travelers including solo

travelers, couples, honeymooners, families with children, and with friends.

Package Inclusion & Exclusion

Tour Inclusions

  • Guide, Porters
  • Park Fees, Tax
  • Gate transfer
  • Crew wages
  • Environment fees
  • During the climb you will be camping throughout you climb!
  • Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners
  • Drinking water
  • Cook

Tour Exclusions

  • Flights
  • Tipping the crew
  • Visas

6 days Marangu route kilimanjaro climbing route best itinerary

The best full-detailed itinerary for the 6 days Kilimanjaro climbing via Marangu route:

Day 1: Marangu Gate (5,500 ft / 1,700 m) to Mandara Hut (9,000 ft / 2,740 m) | 4-5 hours | 7 km;

2 DAY: Mandara Hut (9,000 ft / 2,700 m) to Horombo Hut (12,100 ft / 3,700 m) | 6-8 hours | 11 km;

3 DAY: Horombo Hut acclimatization;

4 DAY : Horombo Hut (12,100 ft / 3,700 m) to Kibo Hut (15,430 ft / 4,703 m) | 6-8 hours | 10 km;

5 DAY: Kibo Hut (15,430 ft / 4,703 m) to Uhuru Point (19,341 ft / 5895 m) to Horombo Hut (12,205 ft / 3,720 m) | 10-13 hours | 22 km;

Day 6: Horombo Hut (12,205 ft / 3,720 m) to Marangu Gate (6,046 ft / 1,842 m) | 5-7 hours | 20 km.

Day 1: Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut

Elevations: 5,500 ft / 1,700 m to 9,000 ft / 2,740 m Hiking time: 4-5 hours Hiking distance: 7 km After

breakfast in Moshi, you will be driven to the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate, where you will complete the

necessary registration formalities. From there, the trek begins, and you will hike through the rainforest to

reach the Mandara Hut. The hike takes around 4-5 hours, and upon arrival at the hut, you can rest, explore

the surroundings, and acclimatize to the increasing altitude.

Day 2: Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut

Elevations: 9,000 ft / 2,700 m to 12,100 ft / 3,700 m Hiking time: 6-8 hours Hiking distance: 11 km After

breakfast, you continue your ascent through the rainforest, which gradually transforms into moorland.

The trail becomes steeper as you climb towards the Horombo Hut at an altitude of about 3,700 meters

(12,100 feet). The hike on this day typically takes around 6-8 hours, and you will have impressive views of

the Kibo summit along the way.

Day 3: Horombo Hut acclimatization

To aid in the acclimatization process, it is crucial to have a day dedicated to rest and acclimatization at the

Horombo Hut. You can spend the day exploring the area or going on short hikes to gain altitude during

the day and returning to the hut for overnight rest. This helps your body adjust to the increasing altitude

and improves your chances of a successful summit attempt.

Day 4: Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut

Elevations: 12,100 ft / 3,700 m to 15,430 ft / 4,703 m Hiking time: 6-8 hours Hiking distance: 10 km After

breakfast, the trek continues through the alpine desert landscape as you ascend towards the Kibo Hut at

an altitude of approximately 4,700 meters (15,430 feet). The hike is challenging and takes around 6-8 hours.

Upon reaching the Kibo Hut, you will have an early dinner and rest to prepare for the summit attempt.

Day 5: Kibo Hut to Uhuru Point to Horombo Hut

Elevations: 15,430 ft / 4,703 m to 19,341 ft / 5895 m to 12,205 ft / 3,720 m Hiking time: 10-13 hours Hiking

distance: 22 km This is the most challenging and rewarding day of the climb. You start the ascent in the

middle of the night, usually around midnight, to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, known as Uhuru

Peak, which stands at an altitude of 5,895 meters (19,341 feet). The climb to the summit takes around 6-8

hours and is physically demanding. You will witness a breathtaking sunrise as you reach the summit.

After celebrating your achievement and taking in the incredible views, you descend back to the Kibo Hut for

a short rest before continuing down to the Horombo Hut, where you spend the night.

Day 6: Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate

Elevations: 12,205 ft / 3,720 m to 6,046 ft / 1,842 m Hiking time: 5-7 hours Hiking distance: 20 km On the

final day, you descend from the Horombo Hut through the rainforest to reach the Kilimanjaro National

Park Gate. At the gate, you will receive your summit certificates and say goodbye to your mountain crew.

From there, you will be transferred back to Moshi, where you can celebrate your successful climb and

reflect on your amazing adventure.

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The best 6 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Marangu Route in Tanzania
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