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MARANGU ROUTE

MARANGU ROUTE

DAY 01 – Drive to Marangu Gate, register and begin Walking through the rain forest to Mandara hut (2,743 metres (8,999 ft), about 3 hours). Have meals and overnight at Mandara Hut.

DAY 02 – After breakfast leave the forest and cross open moor land to Horombo hut (3,760 metres (12,340 ft)). Have Overnight at Horombo Hut.

DAY 03 – You walk through moorland then alpine desert to “The Saddle” between the peaks of Mawenzi and Kibo. From here you will walk for about an hour to reach Kibo hut (4,730 metres (15,520 ft)).

DAY 04 – At Very early start for the summit on steep scree up to Gillman’s Point (5,681 metres (18,638 ft)), which is on the crater rim. Continue around the rim (which will take about two hours if you are fit) to Uhuru Peak (5,895 metres (19,341 ft)) the highest point in Africa. Descend to Kibo Hut and then down to the thicker air and relative warmth of Horombo hut.

DAY 05 – After breakfast descend to Marangu gate, meet our driver and transfer to the Hotel.

  • It is recommended to climb in 6 days (add one day) for more success unless you are experienced Mountaineer.