kilimanjaro

3 Days  Kilimanjaro Hikes

This short trip to Mount Kilimanjaro has been designed to serve clients who want to get the taste of the Kilimanjaro but have limited time. This trekking safari has been designed for trekkers to enjoy, and be left with a hungry and thirst to come back again. You need comfortable clothing, walking shoes, and a raincoat in case it rains on your way up.When in Moshi you can do a day trip sampling day one of the mountain. There is a trek using the Mandara route that starts from the Marangu gate on to the Mandara huts, first camp on this route where people doing full climb overnight. From here you an visit a nearby crater and if it isn’t cloudy you can see the Kilimanjaro peak and other views.You can also do a cultural tour in the villages outside Moshi on the Kilimanjaro slopes. Such a tour would visit the local Chagga people.They are farmers by trade growing coffee and bananas, the latter staple in the area. Here after you can visit a coffee tour.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arusha / Moshi to Marangu Gate, Hike to Mandara Hut
After breakfast and briefing, drive to the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate (about 1 hour), register and commence the climb. Walk through the rain forest to the Mandara encampment. A side trip to Maundi Crater is a good way to see the surroundings including Northern Tanzania and Kenya. In the rain forest, look for towering Eucalyptus trees, bird life, and Colobus monkeys.

Day 2: Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut
You leave the glades of the rain forest and follow an ascending path on the open moorlands to the Horombo encampment. Views of Mawenzi and the summit of Kibo are amazing. Look for giant lobelias and groundless. You may begin to feel the effects of the altitude.

Day 3: Horombo Hut to park gate, returns to moshi / Arusha
After breakfast, a steady descent takes us down through moorland to the Mandara Hut. Continue descending through lush forest path to the National Park gate at Marangu. At lower elevations, it can be wet and muddy. Gaiters and trekking poles will help. Shorts and t-shirts will probably be plenty to wear. A vehicle will meet you at Marangu village to drive you back to hotel in Moshi / Arusha. https://kiafricaadventure.com/marangu-route-5-6-days/

 INCLUDES:
2 Nights Hotel Accommodations.
All tours per itinerary.
All transportation and transfers per itinerary.
National Park gate fees.
Hut fees.
Certified, experienced, English-speaking guides for all routes.
Salaries for all crew members.
Rescue fees.
All meals on the mountain (Vegetarian meals can be served upon request)

 EXCLUDES:
International and domestic flights.
Meals not listed.
Personal expenses.
Tips for guides and porters.
Sleeping bags and personal items.
Personal expenses.

 

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