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7 Days Kilimanjaro climb via marangu route

Day 1

We will meet at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) and drive to your hotel. Have a few minutes rest and meet your guide for gears checking and briefing about the mountain. Also, your guide will go through your equipment and demonstrate the use and operation of all equipment, especially emergency oxygen cylinder and pulse ox meter, and explain signs and symptoms of various mountain sickness which might happen while trekking.

Day 2: Hike to Mandara Hut, 2227 meters

You will start by driving from your hotel in Moshi and cross cultivation zone, Marangu village, heading to Marangu Gate, 1890 meters for about 1 hour’s drive. You will do registrations and meet your crew and you will start hiking to cover 8 kilometers about 3 - 4 hours crossing rain forest. Picnic lunch and drinking water will be provided on the way.

Day 3: Hike from Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut, 3727 meters

This is a bit long day, about 10 kilometers’ walk and estimated time will be 5 - 6 hours. Lunch and drinking water will be provided on the way. Also, you will get to moorland zone and you will be able to view Kibo and Mawenzi peak from far.

Day 4: Hike from Mandara Hut Kibo Hut, 4727 meters

Today you will be in the alpine desert and cross the saddle area between Kibo and Mawenzi. You will cover the distance of 9 kilometers for 4 - 6 hours. Lunch and water will be provided. Also, from this day is when some hikers start to experience some mountain sickness.

Day 5: Hike from Kibo Hut to Uhuru peak and descend to

Horombo Hut, 5895 meters

Around midnight, you will be provided with some tea and snacks. Dress warm and starting hiking heading to the summit. It will take 6 - 8 hours’, about 6 kilometers to get to Uhuru peak. The first peak will get at Gilmans point at 5685 meters which located at the crater rim and then Stella point at 5756 meters. Then, you will join other hikers from other routes heading together to Uhuru peak and you will be able to see the sunrise on your way or at the summit. You are recommended to stay at the peak for 10 - 15 minutes for view and pictures after you descend via the same trail to Kibo Hut for resting. After resting for 1 - 2 hours, you pack your stuff. Have brunch and start to descend down to Horombo Hut.

Day 6: Marangu gate

Soon after breakfast, you will meet your Kilimanjaro Eastland Adventures crew for group pictures and Kilimanjaro songs. After, you will keep descending down to Mandara Hut where you will stop for hot lunch and then descend to Marangu gate. The total distance to cover will be 18 kilometers and estimated time will be 6 - 8 hours. At Marangu gate, you will sing out to the Kilimanjaro National Park log book. Your guide will collect your certificate for those who manage successful summit then drive you back to your hotel in Moshi for a long hot shower and Kilimanjaro beer.

Day 7

Drive you back to Kilimanjaro international Airport (JRO) for departures or join for safari

Food: Included
Country: Tanzania
Transfer: Included
Best Deal:
Yes
Airport: Kilimanjaro international airport ( JRO)
Registered Member of Tourism board of: Yes
Testimonials (Website,TripAdvisor, etc.): Yes
Link to reviews: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g317084-d12239510-Reviews-Eastland_Adventures-Moshi_Kilimanjaro_Region.html
Guide Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Experience Level: Moderate
Tour operator name: Eastland Adventures
Min group size: 2
Max group size: 50
Duration: 7
Provided Accommodation: Tent and Hostel/Hotel
Included in service: 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Moshi before and after climb, 4 nights’ accommodation, Airport transfer to and from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), Crews’ salaries guide / cook / porters, Kilimanjaro entry and accommodation fees, Kilimanjaro rescue fees, Meals and water while trekking, Oxygen cylinders for emergencies, Service of an English speaking guide, Transfers from Moshi to Marangu gate and back in Moshi in comfortable vehicle
Not included in Service: Extra night at hotel, Extras at the hotel such as drinks, telephone, laundry etc., Immunization papers (yellow fever recommended), International and local flights, Passport, Tipping for the crew (recommended), Travel insurance documents, Visa fees (100 USD for American citizens and 50 USD for non-American
Equipment to bring: • Sunhat • Waterbottle • Trainers for relaxing • High factor sunscreen & lipsalve • Waterproof walking boots •(well broken in) • Warm sleeping bag (3/4-season) • and liner • Warm hat, gloves and • thermal underwear • Warm mid layer i.e. fleece • Waterproof thigh-length jacket •(Goretex or similar)• Trekking pole(s) • Headtorch + spare batteries • Wet wipes (Biodegradable) • Water bottle(s) - minimum three litres •capacity - Camelbak hydration packs •carried in your day packs can be •useful for the first few days but are •likely to freeze higher up, so should •be supplemented by a couple of •water bottles. • Glacier glasses (or good quality • sunglasses
Recommended Season:
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Guaranteed departure dates: Daliy depatures
Remarks: Climb Kilimanjaro safe and successfull with us
Terms and Conditions: Reservation A per person deposit of 20% of the tour price is required twelve weeks before the tour. We will send you a signed form by E-Mail confirming the advance payment immediately after receiving your payment. Cancellation Cancellations 5 weeks or earlier before the planned tour date are free. For later cancellations we keep a fee of 10 percent of the tour price. The rest of your advance payment will be refunded. Pricing Quoted tour prices include planning, handling and operational charges and are based on the current rate of exchange and tariffs. In the event of a marked change in foreign exchange rates, fuel costs or tariff rates and government Tax, tour costs are subject to revision. Such increases will be added to the client final billing. Eastland Adventures reserves the right to vary itineraries and prices, and to substitute facilities and hotels of equal or better quality if necessary. Travel Insurance Travel insurance is strongly recommended for all travelers to obtain coverage for themselves, travel companions, and family members to cover unforeseen travel issues such as cancellations, interruptions, delays, lost/stolen/damaged travel documents and personal property, medical expenses, and emergency transportation. Our Responsibility These tour programs are operated by Eastland Adventures. For certain services like transportation and hotels we contract with other companies. Eastland Adventures is not responsible for any losses or damages of personal property, injuries or unforeseen expenses incurred by any tour member. Complaints If you are not satisfied with the services provided by us or our partner companies please inform us as soon as possible during the tour or after the tour. When we learn about problems soon we are more likely to be able to fix them in a satisfying way. Health and Safety All travelers or tour member should be contact the government travel bureau for your respective country for information concerning possible dangers in Tanzania or East Africa. During the tour it is vital that you follow the advice of your guide(s). Do not attempt to climb Mount Kilimanjaro or mount Meru when you are sick. If you contract a minor illness like the common cold shortly before your climb we recommend to change plans and for example do a safari instead
Listing created Jun 16, 2017

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