Kilimanjaro via Marangu Route
These short trip to Mount Kilimanjaro has been designed to serve clients who want to get the taste of the Kilimanjaro but have limited time. You may begin from Arusha or Moshi as Mount Kilimanjaro National Park is accessible within a day. This trekking safari has been designed for trekkers to enjoy, and be left with a hungry and thirst to come back again. You will need comfortable clothing, walking shoes, and a raincoat in case it rains on your way up.
Normally it takes 5 hours ascending and descending via the Marangu route. This trip provides an excellent exploration of montane forest, streams heading downward to the rural and urban town of Moshi. Visit maundi crater that gives a nice view of Lake Challa, Lake Jipe, Usambara Mountain and Ambosel Park in Kenya. Trails are well established that give excellent trekking. Your day trip trekking will start at Marangu entry gate and ending at Mandara hut adding 15 minutes visit to the Maundi Crater.
Leave Arusha or Moshi at 7. 00 am and drive to Kilimanjaro Marangu gate. You need comfortable clothing, walking shoes, and a rain coat in case it rains on your way up. Start walking and hiking throughout the forest. Kilimanjaro is the top roof of Africa, reaching 5895 m. above sea level. It is a world heritage site and its outstanding features reach into three major volcanic centers: • Shira in the west • Mawenzi in the East • Kibo in the center (snow-capped peak) Experience the landscape and different vegetation. Monkeys can be seen and for birders this is the nice place for identifying different species of birds. The forest consists of elephant, leopard, buffalo, bush buck, the endangered Abbott's dicker, some small antelope, primates, and rodents and much much more. . ! Depending on your fitness level, we will arrive at Mandara Hut for picnic lunch (three to four hours walking). After taking lunch, proceed walking to Maundi crater and later hike down to Marangu gate.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Suggested by Guide: At the Hotel or Airport nearby Arusha Town
Duration: 5 hours 30 min.
Private car with AC inside. Like Alphard, Town ice (Noah) and Sedan cars.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
No cash is needed for this tour
- Personal Expenses