5 DAYS KILIMANJARO CLIMB MARANGU ROUTE

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on the Machame route means lots of company. The Machame route is the most popular route up Kilimanjaro.

Day 1: Arusha-Mandara

After breakfast,drive to Moshi then on to the Marangu gate,the set off point for your three hour hike to Mandara hut in which you cover 9km.Here,we are at 2774m above sea level on your first overnight on Kilimanjaro.

Day 2: Mandara / Horombo

Begin your trek to Horombo hut in an average hiking time of 8hours,lunch en-route.In clear weather Mawenzi and Kibo peaks can be seen.Dinner and overnight at the hut.altitude 3761m.

Day 3: Horombo / Kibo

After breakfast, Hike 13km to Kibo hut,4732m above sea level in an average hiking time of 6 hours.You will now en counter spectacular mountain vegation like lobelia,giant cactus and groundsel.

Day 4: Kibo / Horombo Via Gilman / Uhuru peak

Wake up at 2am for a pre-down attempt of the summit.It takes 5 hours to Gimans Point 5681m above sea level.From Gilmans it takes 1 hour to the summit Uhuru peak,The highest point in Africa at 5896m above sea level.Descend to Horombo hut for overnight.

Day 5: Horombo / Arusha

Wake up at 2am for a pre-down attempt of the summit.It takes 5 hours to Gimans Point 5681m above sea level.From Gilmans it takes 1 hour to the summit Uhuru peak,The highest point in Africa at 5896m above sea level.Descend to Horombo hut for overnight.