Mt. Kilimanjaro climbing by Marangu Route – 6 Days 5 Nights

    Itineraries
    DAY 1
    Date : May 5, 2018
    Time : 7:58 am
    Marangu Route
    Register at Marangu Gate (6,045ft/1,843m), the climb then starts out in the rain forest of the lower slopes where we may encounter animals, such as black & white colobus monkeys and several varieties of birds. Hike to edge of forest Mandara Hut (8,850ft/2,700m). Duration 4-5hrs.
    DAY 2
    Date : May 5, 2018
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    Day 02: After breakfast leave Mandara Hut and climb to Horombo Hut (12,205ft/3,720m). Most of the hike is through heather climate zone. Duration 6-7hrs.
    DAY 3
    Date : May 5, 2018
    Time : 9:16 pm
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    Day 03: After breakfast, head up towards Mawenzi Hut(14,160ft/4,315m). This is the highpoint of the day and you will have lunch before descending back to Horombo Hut(12,205ft/3,720m) where snacks will be waiting. Duration 4-5hrs.
    DAY 4
    Date : May 5, 2018
    Time : 9:19 pm
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    Day 04: Leave Horombo Hut behind and head up to Kibo Hut (15,430ft/4,703m). Enjoy the stunning views of Kibo and Mawenzi. Early dinner and early to bed, leave for the summit at midnight. Duration 6-7hrs.
    DAY 5
    Date : May 5, 2018
    Time : 9:12 pm
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    Day 05: Wakeup around 11pm and get ready for summit hike. Leave for the summit at midnight and after a very steep ascent, reach Gillman’s Point(18,745ft/5,681m) after 3-4hrs. Another 3-4 hrs of gradual sloping ground and you are at the summit! Return to Horomobo Hut for the night. Duration 11-13hrs.
    DAY 6
    Date : May 5, 2018
    Time : 9:15 pm
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    Day 06: After breakfast start the hike down through heather and forest to Marangu Gate (6,045ft/1,843m). You will receive your summit certificate and say good bye to your new friends. Duration 5-7hrs.

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