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Best short 2 day Kilimanjaro hike tour Marangu route


This 2 day Kilimanjaro hike is the best Kilimanjaro climb tour for people who are not adamant about reaching the summit but still love to experience hiking adventures.

Embark on a thrilling 2 days Kilimanjaro hike tour via the iconic Marangu route on this best and most carefully crafted African adventure that allows you to experience the wonders of Africa’s highest peak in a condensed timeframe.

Join our experienced guides as we trek through diverse landscapes, from lush rainforests in Marangu Gate to alpine meadows, and reach the renowned Horombo Hut.

With an overnight stay at this altitude, you’ll witness breathtaking sunsets and sunrises over the African plains.

This unforgettable 2 days Kilimanjaro climb is perfect for adventurers seeking an immersive Kilimanjaro experience within a short duration in 2024 and 2025.


How much does a 2-day Kilimanjaro hike cost?

From 0 to 0 per climber is the best and most affordable 2 days Kilimanjaro climb price to hike the highest snow-capped peak in Africa and one of the seven summits in the world, Mount Kilimanjaro.

These 2 days Kilimanjaro Marangu route hiking fees and costs are paid in US dollars, Tanzanian shillings, British pounds, and euros.

On this 2-day Kilimanjaro hiking tour trip via the Marangu route is the best for all types of travelers. Whether you are traveling solo, with family, or wishing to join a Kilimanjaro climbing group upon arrival, you will get the best Kilimanjaro climbing prices from us.

What is the difficulty level of the 2-day Kilimanjaro hike?

The 2-day Kilimanjaro hike is considered to be a challenging trek, as it involves hiking at high altitude and steep inclines. The route is also quite strenuous and requires a good level of fitness.

Is it possible to hike Kilimanjaro in 2 days?

Yes, it is possible to hike Kilimanjaro in 2 days up to Horombo Hut and descend to Marangu Gate.

On the other hand, it takes five to nine days to reach the Mount Kilimanjaro Summit at 5,895 meters and then descend to the finishing point.

The more days you spend on Mount Kilimanjaro, the more likely it is that you will successfully summit, as you will become more acclimatized to the altitude and will be less fatigued.

You can consider other tours: 5 days Marangu route6 days Machame route7 days Lemosho route, and 8 days Lemosho route.

Best day-by-day Marangu route 2 days itinerary on the Kilimanjaro climb

Here’s a brief overview of the best full day-by-day Kilimanjaro climb itinerary for 2 days:

Day 1: Marangu Gate (1,860m) to Mandara Hut (2,700m) and

Day 2: Mandara Hut (2,700m) to Horombo Hut (3,720m), then descend to Marangu Gate to Moshi or Arusha

Day 1: Marangu Gate (1,860m) to Mandara Hut (2,700m)

 The tour begins at the Marangu Gate, which is the starting point for the Marangu route. You will need to register with the park authorities and meet your guide and porters. 

The hike starts through the lush rainforest, where you’ll have a chance to see a variety of flora and fauna. 

The first day’s hike is relatively short, covering a distance of about 8 kilometers (5 miles) and taking around 4-5 hours to reach Mandara Hut. Mandara Hut is a basic accommodation facility with bunk beds and a communal dining area.

You can relax, enjoy a meal, and have a good night’s rest to prepare for the next day.

Day 2: Mandara Hut (2,700m) to Horombo Hut (3,720 m), then descend to Marangu Gate

 After breakfast, you’ll continue your ascent, leaving the rainforest behind and entering the heath and moorland zones. The distance covered on this day is approximately 12 kilometers (7.5 miles), and it takes around 5-7 hours to reach Horombo Hut. 

As you gain altitude, the vegetation becomes sparser, and you’ll be able to enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. You’ll continue the descent to Marangu Gate, where you’ll say goodbye to your guides and porters and be transferred to Moshi or Arusha.

Package all inclusive:

  • Park fees
  • Guide
  • Tax
  • Gate transfer
  • Crew wages
  • Environment fees
  • Meal: 1 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinners, and drinking water
  • Cook
  • Porters

Package exclusive:

  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Tipping the crew
Best short 2 day Kilimanjaro hike tour Marangu route
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