Would you like to climb Mountain Kilimanjaro the highest mountain in Africa? On these fantastic 5 days of climbing to the top of Kilimanjaro via the Marangu Route. We’ll begin with a beautiful hike through the rainforest where you’ll probably get wet, so we always suggest bringing more clothes for that. As we get higher into the mountains we’ll see the landscape change before our eyes.

On this route, we’ll also stay in huts and not tents. This route is actually also known as the Coca-Cola route as you can buy one at every hut! One of our huts, Horombo Hut (3,720 m) offers impressive views of both the Kibo and Mawenzi volcanoes. This is a great way to get to the summit quickly and to really put your endurance to the test. Get in touch today to save your spot on the experience of a lifetime.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Tanzania

We will transfer you from Kilimanjaro Airport to your hotel in Moshi, Kilimanjaro. You can spend the rest of the day relaxing at the hotel or exploring the town of Moshi. We will brief you about the trek in the evening.

  • Overnight at Chanya Lodge

Day 2: From Moshi – Marangu Gate (1,860 m) – Mandara hut (2,700 m)

In the morning we’ll drive to Kilimanjaro National Park’s eastern entrance: Marangu Gate (1,860 m). After a bit of paperwork, we’ll head to the trail which will lead us through the rainforest to Mandara Hut (2,700 m). This 11 km hike will take us around 5-7 hours and at camp, we’ll have some lunch before resting and acclimatizing.

  • Meals: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 3: Mandara Hut To Horombo Hut

We’ll set out early to hike towards Horombo Hut (3,720 m) which will take us around 5–6 hours. There we’ll have lunch. Then, in the afternoon we’ll take an acclimatization hike of 1 to 2 hours before returning to the hut to sleep.

  • Meals: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 4: Horombo Hut To Kibo Hut

After another early start, we’ll set off for Kibo Hut (4,700 m). This is a 10 km hike but it is not too strenuous. We’ll then spend the whole afternoon and evening resting for the summit climb!

  • Meals: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 5: Kibo Hut To Uhuru Peak and Descent To Horombo Hut

On day five we reach the summit after a midnight start. The altitude could really hit you here so we’ll be on to make sure you’re doing ok at every step of the way. When we do reach the summit at Uhuru Peak (5,895 m) we’ll take some time to celebrate and get photos before descending to Horombo Hut.

  • Meals: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 6: Horombo Hut To Marangu Gate

After breakfast, we’ll begin our final descent to Marangu Gate. This will take us 5-6 hours and is a fairly pleasant hike. When we arrive you’ll get your certificate and then we’ll drive you back to your hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Price includes:

  • Trekking tour according to the itinerary
  • Accommodation in tents and hotels as indicated in the itinerary
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Personal porter
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Accommodation in tents and hotels as indicated in the itinerary
  • Transfers as indicated in the itinerary
  • Camping equipment – tents, sleeping mattresses, and camping furniture
  • National park fees
  • Rescue fees

Price excludes:

  • Flights (international and domestic)
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Beverages other than water (alcohol and soft drinks)
  • Visa, tips, personal expenses, travel insurance
  • Sleeping bag (can be rented, please ask us at the time of the booking)
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