6 Days Marangu route

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Let Utmost Expeditions help you climb the roof of Africa, Mt. Kilimanjaro. We’ll assist you with Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro Marangu Route 6 Days Itinerary in Tanzania, the best decision which we also recommend clients who planning to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro with no hassling, a 6 Days Marangu Route Climbing will maximize the summit chance as you will have one extra day at Horombo Hut for acclimatize before the next day head to the base Kibo Hut 4700m for the night to push to the main peak.

6 Days Marangu Route in Details

Day 1: Drive from Arusha to Marangu Gate

After an early breakfast, our 6 Days Climb begins with a  drive to the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate, register, and start a hike. Then trek through the rain forest to the Mandara Huts, a side trip to Maundi Crater is a good way to see the majestic surroundings including Northern Tanzania and Kenya, look for towering Eucalyptus trees, birdlife, and black and white Colobus monkeys.

Day 2: Kilimanjaro hike Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut

On your second day on Kilimanjaro trekking Packages, you will leave the glades of the rainforest and follow an ascending passing the open moorlands to the Horombo Huts. Views of Mawenzi and the summit of Kibo are amazing. Look for giant lobelias and ground sells. You will start to feel the effects of the high altitude.

Day 3: Kilimanjaro hike Rest Day at Horombo Hut

Enjoy your 6 Days hike by having a rest day at Horombo Hut with an optional trek up to Mawenzi Peak rest for a while before you descend back to Horombo hut overnight.

Day 4: Kilimanjaro hike Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut

Ascending, you will pass the last point, walking onto the saddle of Kilimanjaro between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi. Vegetation begins with upper heathland but then disappears into moonscape. Early Dinner, bits sleep and prepare for the summit climb to the Top of Kilimanjaro mountain.

Day 5: Kilimanjaro hike Kibo Hut to Horombo Hut

Early in the morning at midnight, start a hike to the main peak through frozen scree up to Gilman’s point located on the crater rim. Continuing, we now ascend to Uhuru Peak, which is the highest point in Africa. There are unbelievable views at every turn. Have your picture taken at the summit to show your friends and family. After having some funs at the top of Africa then we descend, stopping for lunch and a rest at Kibo before continuing on to the Horombo Huts. The beginning of this hike is done in the dark and requires headlamps. It will be very cold until you start descending, so you will need all of your warm layers.

Day 6: Kilimanjaro hike Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate

This is the final day of your 6 Days Climb On  Kilimanjaro, a descent takes you down through moorland to the Mandara Hut. Continue descending through a lush forest path to the National Park gate at Marangu, normally it can be wet and muddy. Gaiters and hiking poles will help. Shorts and t-shirts will probably be plenty to wear, upon your arrival at the gate our Utmost Expedition driver guide will be there waiting to pick and transfer you up back to your hotel in Arusha which will be the end of your Marangu 6 Days Kilimanjaro trekking package.

6 Day Marangu Route Climb Cost

  • 1 person $ 1650 per person sharing
  • 2 people $ 1499 per person sharing
  • 3 people $ 1450 per person sharing  
  • 4 people $ 1440 per person sharing
  • 5 people $1440 per person sharing
  • 6 people $1430 per person sharing
  • 7 people $1420 per person sharing
  • 8 people $1399 per person sharing
  • 9 – 18 people $1350 per person sharing


  • Professional, experienced, mountain guides;
  • Park fees and Rescue fees;
  • Three meals while on the Mountain;
  • Fees for Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park;
  • All Camping Equipment’s;
  • Clean, purified drinking water;
  • Crisis management and safety procedures;
  • Airport transfers and Accommodation in Arusha;


  • Visas and Flight, Travel Insurance;
  • Personal trekking gears;
  • Support team Tipping;
  • Personal Nature Items;

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