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Kilimanjaro Marangu Route – Daily Walk Through

Ever wanted to see what a trek to the roof of Africa looks like? On this page you can see the daily walk through from our Marangu Route trip.

Day 1 – Arrive in Tanzania

Today is day 1 of our Kilimanjaro Trip. Today we are starting the journey from London to Kilimanjaro Airport.  

Day 2 – Marangu Gate – Mandara Hut

Today is day 2 of our Kilimanjaro Trip. Today we head to Marangu Gate to start our trek, after registration at the Park Gates it is a 4-hour walk to our first hut – Mandara.

Day 3 – Mandara Hut – Horombo Hut

Day 3 of our Marangu, Kilimanjaro Trek. Today we head from the Mandara huts to tonights stop, Horombo hut.

Day 4 – Acclimatisation Day to Zebra Rock

Today is a rest day at Horombo huts. Today we take an acclimatisation walk to Zebra Rock. Back in time for lunch and some afternoon dancing!  

Day 5 – Horombo Hut – Kibo Hut

Today we are off to Kibo hut (Base Camp) for our final night before our summit attempt in the early hours of the morning.  

Day 6 – Summit Day

It’s summit day on Kilimanjaro. Today we head up from Kibo hut to Gilman’s point onto Stella point and finally Uhuru Peak – The roof of Africa.  

Day 7 – Horombo Hut – Mandara Gate

Yesterday after a successful summit we headed back down to Horombo hut for a well-earned​ rest! Today it is time to head off the mountain and back to the park gate. Once we have signed out, it is time to head back to the hotel for our celebration meal and party! 

3 Day Safari Add-on

If you are heading all the way to Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro then you should really consider extending your trip by a few days and going on Safari! Check out our video from our 3 day safari to Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater & Tarangire National Park. 

If you are interested in a trip to Kilimanjaro you can find all of the information Here on the Marangu Route Trip.

You can also download our 88-page Kilimanjaro Guide Here

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