Safaris

Safari from Mombasa
Safari from Nairobi
Camping Safaris from Nairobi
Air Safaris from Nairobi and Mombasa
Tanzania Safaris
Uganda Safaris

City Tours, Excursions and Short Safaris

Mombasa Excursions
Nairobi Excursions

Mountain Climbing Safaris

Mountain Climbing Safaris

National Parks and game Reserves

Kenya National Parks and Game Reserves
Tanzania National Parks and Game Reserves
Uganda National Parks

Kenya Safari and Beach Holiday Accommodation

Kenya Safari Camps and Lodges
Mombasa, Diani and Ukunda  Hotels
Malindi and Watamu Hotels
Nairobi Hotels
Kisumu, Kakamega & Mt Elgon  Hotels

Kentanza Tours and Safaris

Guestbook
Photo Gallery
Contact Us
Home


Contact Us to Customize (Tailor-make) your safari at your own budget
 
 
 
 

6 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing safari - up Marangu Route down Marangu Route

Total hiking distance: About 96 km's

It takes about 5 days to climb Kilimanjaro, which is the highest mountain in Africa and
one of the largest extinct volcanoes. Any physically fit person can climb it. No climbing experience is necessary. The mountain climb can be in any month except during long rains in April and May. The best months are January to March and August to October usually with cloudless days. There are two peaks: Mawenzi-5149m and Kibo–5895m.

Day 1: Moshi - Marangu Gate (1980m) - Mandara hut (2700m)

Hiking time: 5 hoursDistance: About 12 km'sHabitat: Montane forest Moorland

After breakfast, start the climb through fascinating rain forests till you reach the first hut Mandara. Meals and overnight at the hut. (9,000ft).

Day 2:Mandara hut (2700m) - Horombo hut (3720m)

Hiking time: 6 hours Distance: About 15 km's Habitat: Moorland
After breakfast, follow the ascending path through the alpine – meadow. The altitude begins to change and slowdown your pace while enjoying the flora and the view of Mawenzi and Kibo peaks. Arrive at the Horombo Hut 12km from Mandara. Meals and overnight at the hut. (12,520ft).

Day 3: Horombo hut (3720m) - Kibo hut (4700m)

Hiking time: 6 hours Distance: About 15 km'sHabitat: Alpine desert
After breakfast, resume the climb, the landscape becomes rugged and rocky. Lobelias begin to appear. Climb to Kibo Hut. Meals and overnight at the hut. (15,520ft)

Day 4: Summit Attemp!! Kibo hut (4700m) - Uhuru Peak (5895m) - Horombo hut (3720m)

Hiking time: 8 hours to Uhuru

6 hours to descend to Horombo Distance:
6 km's ascent - 21 km's descent
Habitat: Stone scree and ice-capped summit

The beginning of the last ascent is made in the wee hrs of the morning while the scree is still frozen. Climb the very steep part of the route to GILMANS POINT (most difficult and tiring part). UHURU PEAK is reached within an hour's walk along the crater rim. (19,344ft). Start the walk along the craters rim. (19,344ft). Start the descent to Horombo hut for overnight

Day 5: Horombo hut (3720m) - Marangu Gate (1980m)

Hiking time: 6 hours
Distance: About 27 km's
Return to a hotel in Moshi. After lunch, have a good rest, meals and overnight at your hotel.

Day 6: End of Safari

End your 6 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing safari - up Marangu Route down Marangu Route, after breakfast, depart for your next destination, which is optional, either:
(a) The National Park (This can be arranged)
(b) Kilimanjaro International Airport
(c) Arusha Town
(d) Nairobi via border town Namanga arriving at 6.30 Pm


INCLUSIVES
2 way Shuttle bus transfer: Nairobi- Moshi - Nairobi or 2 way KIA transfers
2 transfers from Moshi to Marangu park gate -return
3 meals per day while trekking - Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian
5 days Kilimanjaro trek- Marangu
4 nights accomodation in Huts while trekking Marangu
First and Last night accommodation at YMCA/Buffalo hotelMoshi -Bed and Breakfast.
All park entrance fees and government levies
English speaking mountain Guide and assistant guides
Porters- a maximum of 2 per client.
 

 
Kentanza Tours and Safaris -Mombasa Office - Freed Building Moi Avenue, P.O. Box 42454,
Tele-Fax +254-41-2223191, Tel: +254-41-2311672
24 Hours Customer Care Line: +254-722-831020
Nairobi Office - Beaver House, Tom Mboya Street - P.O. Box 68033
Tele-Fax: +254-311568
24 Hours Customer Care Line: +254-721-334680
Web: www.kentanzasafaris.com
Email: info@kentazasafaris.com
Follow Kentanza Tours and Safaris on TwitterFollow Kentanza Tours and Safaris on Facebook