Marangu Route

Day 1: Marangu gate – Mandara hut
After breakfast, drive to Marangu gate an altitude of 1,860
Walk to Mandara hut 2,741m ( 9,00ft) through dense semi-tropical rain forest and Maundi creater. Dinner and overnight at Mandara Hut.Day 2: Mandara – Horombo hut
Start early morning for a ten hours walk towards Horombo . The landscape becomes more rugged and rocky but superb, with both mawezi and Kibo peaks in view .(opption: a short treks to Zebra rock for 1 hour) dinner and overnight at Horombo hut 3,761m ( 12, 335ft)

Day 3: Horombo hut Kibo Hut
Take a tiring 13km walk which takes 6hrs to Kibo Hut 4732m ( 15,520 fts). Spectacular mountain vegetation like cactus ,ground well and lobelia appears on the way,dinner and overnight at Kibo hut.

Day 4: Uhuru Peak – Horombo hut
The final attempt to the summit is made in the early hours of the morning at 2.00 am . It takes about 5 hours to climb the steepest and most difficult part of the route to Gilman’s point
( 5, 681m) 18,630 fts from Gilman’s it takes 2 hours to Uhuru peak, 5, 896m (19,344). Descend to Horombo for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Horombo – Arusha/Moshi
(Descend is rapid) – After breakfast decsend to Marangu gate and drive to Arusha/Moshi

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