Marangu Route-6 days

Marangu Route-6 days2019-03-01T09:12:31+00:00

Day1: Marangu gate(1970m) to Mandara hut (2700m)

This is the first day of the hiking, after breakfast pick up from your hotel to Marangu gate where by registration will be done, arrangement of staffs, organizing and making sure that everything is well planned before starting off the hiking. It takes approximately 4-5 hrsfrom Marangu gate to Mandara hut, along the way you will pass through Montane Forest also get a chance to see different varieties of birds, Monkeys such as white and black colobus, beautiful flowers etc. After walking for 4-5 hrsreach at Mandara Hut for relaxing, dinner and overnight.

Day2: MandaraHut(2700m) to Horombo Hut (3720m)

second day of the hike, after breakfast you continue ascending for approximately 6 hrs to Horombo Hut, along the way you will get a chance to see beautiful of Kibo crater on a clear day and in an open land you will get a chance to see some Flora found in the Mountain. After 6 hrs you will reach at HoromboHut(3720m) for resting, dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Horombo Hut(3720m)- Acclimatization day

On this third extra day it is for acclimatization where by hikers will hike towards Mawenzi saddle, passing the zebra rock along the way and then back to Horombo hut for resting, meals and overnight.

Day4: HoromboHut(3720m)to Kibo Hut (4700m)

The forth day of the hike, after breakfast start ascending from Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut, it takes approximately 6hrs, along the way there are two trails to the saddle(the area located between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi) and there are two routes here(upper and lower routes). Dinner and overnight at Kibo Hut

Day 5: (Summit day), from Kibo hut(4700m) to Uhuru peak(5895m) down to HoromboHut

Wake up 23 hrs  have some tea and biscuits, prepare themselves and get all the important equipments and Start ascending to the summit and then after the summit start descending down to Horombo hut for relaxing, meals and overnight

Day 6:Horombo Hut(3720m) to Marangu gate (1970m)

This is the last day of the hike, after full breakfast start descending for approximately 5 to 6 hrs down to Marangu gate where hikers will be required to sign names and details and certificate rewards for those who made to the summit, after that start off back to your hotel.