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Best short 4 days Kilimanjaro climbing Marangu route tour package

Best short 4 days Kilimanjaro climbing Marangu route tour package for 2024 and 2025

This 4 days Kilimanjaro climbing is the short tour package to conquer the highest peak in Africa and the world’s tallest free-standing mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, at 5895 meters.

This short 4 days tour allows you to experience the thrill of trekking through various ecological zones, from lush rainforests to barren alpine landscapes on the Marangu route.

It offers an opportunity to connect with nature, challenge yourself, and create lifelong memories.

Best short 4 days Kilimanjaro climbing Marangu route tour package for 2024 and 2025


How much is the Marangu route for 4 days?

From $1,050 to $1,790 per climber is the best 4 days Kilimanjaro climb price for the short African adventure, which enables hikers to reach 5,895 meters of the highest snow-capped peak in Africa and one of the seven summits in the world, Mount Kilimanjaro.

These 4 days Kilimanjaro Marangu route hiking fees and costs are paid in US dollars, Tanzanian shillings, British pounds, and euros.

The best time to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for 4 days via Marangu route in 2024 and 2025

The best time to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, for 4 days via the Marangu route is in the months of June, July, August, and September, when it’s the dry season that contains natural winds, hence providing enough oxygen, as well as January, February, and early March during the short rainy seasons of 2023 and 2024.

Although Kilimanjaro in Tanzania has long rains from April to May and short rains from November to December, you can do the 4-day Marangu route of Kilimanjaro hiking at a low cost, and you will sleep in huts.

Can you climb Kilimanjaro in 4 days?

Yes, you can climb Kilimanjaro in 4 days if you are experienced in hiking mountains. On the other hand, it is not recommended to climb Kilimanjaro in 4 days as it increases the risk of altitude sickness and reduces the chances of successfully reaching the summit.

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

The best day-by-day Marangu route 4 days itinerary on the Kilimanjaro climb

Here’s a brief overview of the best full day-by-day Marangu route 4 days itinerary on the Kilimanjaro climb: Day 1: Marangu gate to Horombo hut, 18 km;

Day 2: Horombo hut to Kibo hut, 10 km;

Day 4: Kibo hut to Summit, then to Horombo hut;

Day 5: Horombo hut to Marangu gate, then to Moshi or Arusha.

Day 1: Marangu gate to Horombo Hut

 Rising: 1,700 m to 3,700 m Stretch: 8 km Hiking time: 10 to 12 hours Climatic habitat: Montane forest Shelter: Mandara Hut Meals: L, D After breakfast, you’ll be driven to Marangu Gate, where you’ll complete the necessary registration formalities and meet your team of guides and porters.

You’ll then start your trek through the lush rainforest to Mandara Hut, then to Horombo Hut for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 2: Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut

Rising: 12,100 ft / 3,700 m to 15,400 ft / 4,700 m Stretch: 10 km Hiking time: 6-8 hours Climatic habitat: Alpine desert Shelter: Kibo Hut Shelter: Meals: B, L and D On day 2, you’ll hike until Kibo Hut, relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery, and prepare to summit Mount Kilimanjaro.

Day 3: Kibo Hut to Summit, then to Horombo Hut

 Rising: 15,400 ft / 4,700 m to 19,300 ft / 5,895 m 19,300 ft / 5,895 m to 12,100 ft / 3,700 m Stretch: 4 km up / 14 km down Hiking time: 10-15 hours Climatic habitat: Alpine Desert Shelter: Horombo Camp Shelter: Meals: B, L & D You’ll start your hike to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro around midnight, with the aim of reaching the highest point in Africa, in time for sunrise.

After reaching the summit, you’ll descend to Horombo Hut, where you’ll have dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 4: Horombo hut to Marangu gate, then to Moshi or Arusha

A long trek is in store for today. However, it is mostly downhill. The hiker(s) will receive our certificate of completion at the park headquarters at Marangu Gate, and the driver from Explore 2 Africa will transport you to the hotel.

Package all inclusive:

  • Park fees
  • Guide
  • Tax
  • Gate transfer
  • Crew wages
  • Environment fees
  • Meal: 3 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners, and drinking water
  • Cook
  • Porters

Package exclusive:

  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Tipping the crew
Best short 4 days Kilimanjaro climbing Marangu route tour package
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