Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro 6-day Marangu Route

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 6 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Moshi, Tanzania
  • Ends Moshi, Tanzania
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Challenge yourself on this 6day trek, widely regarded as the most beautiful route
  • Reach the summit at 5,895M and savor the unique feeling of standing on the roof of Africa
  • Climb through rich rain forest into a snowy wonderland
  • Enjoy thrilling and safe scrambles on the very edge of Africa's highest mountain
Known as the "Coca-Cola" route, the Marangu route is a classic trek on Mount Kilimanjaro. It is the oldest, most well established route. Many favor the Marangu route because it is considered to be the easiest path on the mountain, given its gradual slope. It is also the only route which offers sleeping huts in dormitory style accommodations.

The minimum days required for this route is five, although the probability of successfully reaching the top in that time period is quite low. Spending an extra acclimatization day on the mountain is highly recommended when climbing Klimanjaro using the Marangu route.

However, despite its immense popularity, we avoid leading climbs on the Marangu route. The route has the least scenic variety of all the routes because the ascent and descent are done on the same path and it is the most crowded route for that reason. Marangu is favored during the rainy season, where the hut accommodations are preferred over wet ground, or for those who only have five days to climb Kilimanjaro.

NB: With small Additional cost we can book for you accommodation before or/and after summiting Mount Kilimanjaro.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT DAHLIA AFRICA
5 - Excellent
Based on 20 reviews
Daley's review for another Dahlia Africa tour
5 - Excellent
  • Daley
  • From Holland
  • On May 22 2018
“Our 7day trip to Tanzania was all about wildebeest, after a long research and reading about Africa, we found that Serengeti was worth our lifetime event, the wildebeest migration was our prime attraction, our travel company went out of their way to help plan our vacation and took care of every little detail during our travel. Trusting local specialists with our travel planning was the best decision we made and I would recommend Dahlia tours to anyone looking to travel to Tanzania, their youthfulness, enthusiasm and expertise was beyond excellent.
The most memorable part of our trip was witnessing thousands baby wildebeest born with lots of Cats waiting for their meal in Hot air balloon ride in the air were breathtaking, really a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
We also very much enjoyed Maasai Bomas visit, their dance, their culture preservation, their way of life was best as the word, this trip was the perfect ending to our journey.”
Jamal's review for another Dahlia Africa tour
5 - Excellent
  • Jamal
  • From Australia
  • On Apr 05 2019
“This tour was absolutely AMAZING with Dahlia Africa, if you're even considering doing it just take the plunge it's worth every penny! I can't say enough about our safari guide Faza and his Kili team & Our Safari Driver guide Hans.

FOR SAFARI PART:
Hans is an awesome animal seeker and spotter, well informative with a wealth of knowledge about everything in the National Parks.
We cant say enough about Brian who organizes this trip from our first email, the choice of accommodation was breathtaking, we had our recommendations but he advised other cozier accommodations which we trusted and was the best.



FOR KILIMANJARO PART:
is more about the team led by Faza and his team of porters and chef they are story teller and the trip would not have been the same without them. I went into this excited for the physical adventure but I learned so much which was just icing on the cake making the trip that much better. These guys are amazing cooks (I wish they sold a guide cookbook, I ate way better on the trip than I do at home) and made sure each and everyone one of us was well taken care of. We had a group of 7 plus our two guides which was the perfect size and afforded us the ability to split up into two groups on the second day so part of the younger group could trek fast than the older ones. The hike in and out was not as bad as I expected just make sure you are well hydrated and eat plenty of snacks and drink enough water, which the guides make sure you do.
All in all I can't recommend this trip with Dahlia Tours enough! I am a professional travel advisor and will be recommending this trip and company to all of my clients. We are selective about the companies we work with, only partnering with the most reputable companies who will take care of our clients and have them coming back raving and wanting to do another trip. I am glad I was part of this trips”
Linda's review for another Dahlia Africa tour
5 - Excellent
  • Linda
  • From Germany
  • On Nov 06 2019
“We a glad we choose this route with its beauty and panoramic vistas on various sides.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut
  • Day 2: Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut
  • Day 3: Horombo Hut to Mawenzi Ridge to Horombo Hut
  • Day 4: Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut
  • Day 5: Kibo Hut to Uhuru Peak to Horombo Hut
  • Day 6: Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Two-nights accommodation in hotels in Moshi (before and after climbing)
  • Transport to and from Moshi to the trail head
  • Professional mountain guides and porters
  • Accommodation in mountain huts
  • Three meals a day while on the mountain
  • All park entrance fees and taxes
  • Airport transfers
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Your climbing gear
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal spending money
  • Tips for guide, potter and cook
  • Accommodation before and/or after climb (Can be arranged on small additional cost)
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GOOD TO KNOW
CANCELLATION

10% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

Travel Insurance

We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances. Bookmundi recommends World Nomads' travel insurance.

Other Practical InformationNB: With small Additional cost we can book for you accommodation before or/and after summiting Mount Kilimanjaro. Children bellow 13 years of age must be accompanied by adult.
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