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Climb to the top of Africa's most famous peak! The Marangu route will allow you to enjoy the unique environment while on the Mount Kilimanjaro Trek lasting 7 Days.

Climb to the top of Africa's most famous peak! The Marangu route will allow you to enjoy the unique environment while on the Mount Kilimanjaro Trek lasting 7 Days.

Mount Kilimanjaro Trek: 7 Days

The Marangu Route is the fastest and easiest way to climb to the top of Kilimanjaro. Most of the camps included in this route have running water and solar energy.

Day 1

At the appointed time, we'll be waiting for you at the airport to take you to the hotel in Arusha, where you can settle in quietly and enjoy the views. You can take advantage to rest or inspect the area before the great adventure begins.

Day 2

After a delicious breakfast, we'll meet with the Marangu route guides to get to know all the details about the expedition. We'll leave the hotel and make our way towards Marangu Gate, the gateway to the eastern part of Kilimanjaro.

Along the eight kilometres (5 miles) journey, we'll have the opportunity to see colobus monkeys and to go through eucalyptus forests. Halfway through the trip, we'll stop for lunch before continuing our journey to the Mandara Huts camp, where we'll have dinner and spend the night.

Day 3

Once we've had breakfast, we'll leave the camp and walk for an hour through the jungle clearings until we reach a path full of heather, bushes and giant lobelias. We'll stop half way for lunch and to enjoy the views of the Mawenzi volcano.

After travelling eleven kilometres (7 miles), the tour will arrive at the Horombo Huts camp, where we'll admire the Kibo volcano. We'll have dinner and rest to replenish our strength.

Day 4

The day will start by preparing our trekking equipment to face the third day of the route. Crossing paths full of heather, we'll arrive at the port that communicates Kilimanjaro with the other two inactive volcanoes that make up this mountain group: Mawenzi and Kibo.

After enjoying the privileged view of the volcanoes, we'll take a break for lunch and then head to the Kibo summit. We'll hike for several hours through arid terrain until we reach the top and enjoy the wonderful views.

We'll rest at the Kibo Huts camp, which has no running water.

Day 5

On this day, we'll wake up at midnight to take advantage of the mild night weather as we climb to the top of the Uhuru peak, the highest point of Kilimanjaro and the entire African continent. We'll hike for four kilometres (2 miles) and stop at Gilman's Point to see the ice caps that surround this crater.

As we reach the summit the first lights of the morning will illuminate the sky and we'll see the sunrise at 5895 meters (19000 feet)! We'll have time to photograph the views and enjoy being at the highest point in Africa. Then, we'll start the descent through the Alpine desert back to Kibo Huts.

At the camp, there will be time to have dinner before going to Horombo Huts for the night.

Day 6

On the sixth and last day of the route, we'll start the last part of the descent of Kilimanjaro. Crossing the moors on the mountainside we'll reach the Mandara Huts, and have lunch.

We'll descend about three kilometres (2 miles) until we reach Mandara Gate, where a vehicle will take us back to the hotel in Arusha to enjoy a well-deserved rest. The adventure comes to an end!

Day 7

We'll have breakfast at the hotel and head back to the airport.

Accommodation

For the first and final night of the trek, we'll stay at the Outpost Lodge Arusha Hotel. On the other nights we'll eat, then sleep in camps.

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Price

Per person
Tour in English
US$ 1,765

Tour in English

  • Per person

    US$ 1,765

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 6 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.

Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 80% of their maximum capacity.

At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 10% of the total maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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Duration

7 days.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

English speaking guide.

Airport transfer.

Camping equipment.

Accommodation.

Meals.

Not included

Visa tariffs at the airport (US$ 50).

When to book?

You can book up until 15 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Physical: Accessible only for folding chairs. Accessible toilets. Paid wheelchair loan service available. This must be indicated in the reservation. Show more

Intellectual: Has measures for cognitive accessibility. Information in easy-to-read format. Signage with easily recognisable pictograms. Security system and visual and audible alarm.

Visual: Has measures for visual accessibility. Provides signage for wayfinding and orientation. Information in accessible formats. Audible security and alarm system.

Auditory: Has measures for hearing accessibility. Staff with knowledge of sign language. Offers technological adaptations for the deaf. Security system and visual alarm.

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Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

Is there a water dispenser.

No single-use plastics are used.

The show represents local culture.

The indigenous community participates in the management of the activity.

The activity promotes local production.

The activity helps to promote peace.

The activity helps vulnerable groups.

The activity helps the conservation of biodiversity.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 1,765

Cancellations

If you cancel 5 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 90%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.