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Kilimanjaro climbing via Marangu (Coca-cola) route

   
Kilimanjaro is 5895 meters high an extinct volcano, with 3 peaks: Kibo, Shira and Mawenzi ! The highest summit of Africa is one of the most beautiful places on earth. The mountain is situated completely in Tanzania. Kilimanjaro is a non technical mountain that can be climbed by anyone with a fair good condition and patience. There are many different routes, each passing rainforest, moorland and glaciers. Most people seize the opportunity of ...
8 days
Group: 6-15 pax
1 990 USD
Deposit: 398 USD
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Day 1
Arrival in Kilimanjaro airport. Transfer to Moshi. Night in a hotel.
Day 2
Transfer to Marangu Gate (1981m). Walk through the rain forest to Mandara hut (2743m), about 3 hr. 12 km.
Day 3
Leave the forest and cross the open moorland to Horombo hut (3760m), about 4-5 hr. 15 km
Day 4
Rest and acclimatisation day at Horombo Hut. Day walk to Zebra Rocks.
Day 5
Walk over the moorland, then alpine deserts to the “Saddle" between the peaks of Mawenzi and Kibo. From here we walk for about an hour to reach Kibo hut (4730m). All in all 4-5 hr. 15 km
Day 6
We leave very early for the summit and scramble up a steep scree leading to Gillman`s Point (5681m), which is in the crater rim (4-6 hr). Continue around the rim (about 2 hours) to Uhuru Peak (5895m), the highest point in Africa. Descend to Kibo Hut for tea and biscuits and then down to Horombo hut (3760). All in all - ascend and descend to Kibo takes about 10 hr and about 3 hr to Horombo. All in all 27 km.
Day 7
Descending to Marangu gate and driving back to the hotel. Quiet afternoon.
Day 8
Transfer to Kilimanjaro airport. Flight home.
Date Price Group
September 23 - September 30, 2021
1 990 USD
October 16 - October 23, 2021
1 990 USD
November 17 - November 24, 2021
1 990 USD
December 11 - December 18, 2021
1 990 USD
February 11 - February 18, 2022
1 990 USD
March 04 - March 11, 2022
1 990 USD
March 20 - March 27, 2022
1 990 USD
April 04 - April 11, 2022
1 990 USD
July 05 - July 12, 2022
1 990 USD
July 31 - August 07, 2022
1 990 USD
Date Price Group
September 23 - September 30, 2021
1 990 USD
October 16 - October 23, 2021
1 990 USD
November 17 - November 24, 2021
1 990 USD
December 11 - December 18, 2021
1 990 USD
February 11 - February 18, 2022
1 990 USD
March 04 - March 11, 2022
1 990 USD
March 20 - March 27, 2022
1 990 USD
April 04 - April 11, 2022
1 990 USD
July 05 - July 12, 2022
1 990 USD
July 31 - August 07, 2022
1 990 USD
Price includes

Transfers:

  • Pick-up and drop-off at Kilimanjaro International Airport;
  • Transfer to the trailhead - entry gate to Kilimanjaro National Park;
  • Pick-up at the exit from Kilimanjaro National Park and transfer to the hotel;

Entry fees:

  • All park fees collected by the Kilimanjaro National Park ( conservation fees, camping fees, crew fees, vehicle fee, rescue fee and all other fees collected by the Tanzania National Parks Authority).

Accommodation:

  • One night at 3* hotel (Aishi Machame Hotel or Altezza Lodge) before the expedition and one night after; The hotels have everything for your comfortable stay - caring staff, nice rooms, reliable Wi-Fi, restaurant and swimming pool);
  • Tented accommodation on Mount Kilimanjaro (modern, comfortable 4-Season tents North Face VE-25 or Altezza Kilimanjaro Tents).

Please note:

All accommodation is on sharing basis (i.e. you will be sharing with your travel companion a twin/double room in the hotel and a tent during the hike. If you travel alone, we will match you with a same-sex adventurer). Single occupancy is available upon request and extra chargers apply. It is not available on Marangu route, though. Contact us for more information.

Meals:

  • Breakfast in the hotel before and after the hike;
  • All meals on the hike. Our Kilimanjaro diet includes energy-rich and highly nutritious meals prepared by our professional high-altitude cooks.A typical diet on Kilimanjaro includes different soups, garnishes, several types of fish and meat, fresh fruit and vegetables; vegetarian/gluten-free/halal options are available at no extra cost;
  • All drinks on the hike (coffee, tea, hot chocolate and water).

Hiking and safety equipment

  • 4-inch (10-cm) thick and comfortable sleeping mats;
  • All group equipment (spacious and comfortable dining tent, camping table and chairs, crockery and cutlery);
  • Oxygen cylinders and oximeters;
  • GPS-tracking service;
  • Complete medical kits.

Climbing crew:

  • Professional guides, licensed by Kilimanjaro National Park. All our guides are the holder of Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness First Aid certifications. All our guides have 7+years of successful mountaineering experience;
  • Dedicated support crew (assistant guides, camp master, porters, cooks, etc.).




Price does not include
  • Airline tickets;
  • Visa fee;
  • Lunch and dinner at the hotel (before and after the ascent);
  • Personal gear rentals;
  • Tips for the mountain crew (200–250 USD per person);
  • Mountaineering insurance.

Trip overview

Moshi - Marangu Gate - Mandara - Horombo - Kibo Hut - Uhuru Peak - Horombo - Moshi - Manyara Lake - Ngoro-Ngoro - Moshi

Kilimanjaro is 5895 meters high an extinct volcano, with 3 peaks: Kibo, Shira and Mawenzi ! The highest summit of Africa is one of the most beautiful places on earth. The mountain is situated completely in Tanzania. Kilimanjaro is a non technical mountain that can be climbed by anyone with a fair good condition and patience. There are many different routes, each passing rainforest, moorland and glaciers. Most people seize the opportunity of being in wildlife paradise and couple a safari to their trip as well.

Location: 3°04' South Latitude, 37°21' East longitude.

Kili is the easiest of all the 7 Summis, so the most popular. Our route goes up moderate slopes and is provided with rather comfortable huts (with dormitories and dining rooms).

Tips guidelines (important information!)
You entrust your life, health, your time and money to the guides. And the guides take this responsibility for you and for the success of the whole trip. They are doing this 24 hours. 10-20 USD per day is expected as the normal amount of tips for the Guides and the staff of the program. If you liked everything about the trip, please don't forget to thank them. You can give the tips directly to the Main Guide and he will distribute it among the staff.
Necessary travel papers (documents)
Valid passport
Tanzanian visa (if necessary: depends on your citizenship)
By air and by land
You can get to Kilimanjaro by several different air companies: KLM, Emirates, Turkish Airlines, Egypt Airlines, Quatar Airlines
Accommodation
3 nights in hotels (DBL, B&B), 5 nights in mountain huts, 3 nights camping
Meals
Full board on the mountain and on safari, breakfasts only in hotels
Staff
Climbing guide from 7 Summits Club
Local mountain guides, assistants, cook, porters on the mountain, guides-drivers and cook for safari
Health and medical insurance
Vaccinations against malaria, yellow fever and cholera are musts, even though the malaria threat is the highest in the coastal areas, minimal in Moshi and practically nonexistent on Kilimanjaro.
Weather
There are two rain seasons in East Africa. Though the dates are not fixed, roughly the first one is between late March and early
June and the second comes usually in October or November.
Extra expenses
Dinners while in hotels, souveniers.
Personal gear
- Daypack
- Mountaineering boots
- Light trekking boots (useful up to the Kibo Hut)
- Water&windproof jacket and pants (Gore-Tex or similar)
- Hat
- Warm cap
- Thick fleece sweater of thermal underwear
- Sunglasses
- Gloves
- Collapsible ski poles
- Sleeping bag good for 0.C (32F)
- Light down jacket is a pleasant option
- Trekking pants and T-shirts
- Shorts
- Personal first aid kit
- Head torch
- Water bottle
- Lip balm
- Pocket knife
- Favorite snacks
- Camera with a supply of batteries
- Book, cards, walkman, reading stuff etc
Additional information
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