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Kilimanjaro climb via Marangu route

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Price Includes

Standard safari package includes:

– National Park conservation fees as applicable to the itinerary (24 hours validity, single entry)

– Game drives as indicated on the itinerary

– 4×4 Land cruiser with pop up roof, radio calls and English-speaking driver-guide

– Meals indicated on the itineraries

– 1.5ltrs water per person per day on safari

– Complimentary Wi-Fi in safari vehicle (subject to connectivity)
– Luggage space for a soft bag, max 20kg per person or available space

– Accommodation at the lodge stated on full board basis (sharing)

Price Excludes

Safari package excludes:

– Tips / gratuities
– Beverages such as soft drinks, alcohol etc.
– International flights
– Insurance

Optional extras available at a surcharge:

 

– Single room or tent
– Additional pre-booked activities: hot air balloon, night game drive etc.

– Additional vehicle / transfers i.e. for extra luggage etc.
– Airport or other transfers not within the route
– Domestic flights
– Extra nights’ accommodation
– Pre safari / post safari accommodation

– Flying Doctors Emergency Evacuation membership

Itinerary

Day 1

Direct arrival at Chanya lodge. Pre-climb briefing on trek

Check in time: 12:00pm

Expected briefing time:

Meals included: None

 

 

Day 2

Depart from Moshi to Marangu gate, upon arrival at the gate complete park formalities ready for your trek. Your trek today will be through rain forest. You may encounter some wild animals on your way to Mandara hut. After a rest you will then trek to the rim of Maundi Crater with a spectacular view of Mawenzi peak. Later descend back to Mandara hut.

Approx. driving distance:1hour

Approx. trekking time:3-4hours

Approx. trekking distance:7km

Start altitude:1860m

End altitude:2720m

Highest Altitude reached:2775m

Altitude gain:915m

Meals included: B, L, D

 

Day 3

Proceed with your ascent through rain forest to heather and moorland. If cloudless you may see the views of Kibo and Mawenzi. On this day you will encounter different plant and bird species.

Approx. Trekking time:5-6hours

Approx. trekking distance:11km

Start altitude:2720m

End altitude:3700m

Highest Altitude reached:3700m

Altitude gain:980m

Meals included: B, L, D

 

 

Day 4

 

Today’s trek is designated for the acclimatization, while reserving some energy for the summit trek next day. You will hike to Mawenzi peak with your guide passing Zebra Rocks. You will then return to the hut for your dinner and overnight stay.

Approx. Trekking time:3-5hours

Approx. trekking distance:5-8km

Start altitude:3720

End altitude:3720m

Highest Altitude reached: 4000m

Altitude gain / loss: 280m

Meals included: B, L, D

 

 

Day 5

Continue ascending passed ‘the last water point’ traversing the saddle between Kibo and Mawenzi through the alpine desert zone.

Approx. Trekking time:5-7hours

Approx. trekking distance:12km

Start altitude:3700m

End altitude:4703m

Highest Altitude reached:4703m

Altitude gain:1003m

Meals included: B, L, D

 

 

Day 6

Around mid-night you will start your summit trek a rocky and steep trail to Gilman’s point (5681m), Proceed to Uhuru peak, through a snow-covered trail. Spend few minutes on top, descend to Kibo hut for a short rest and later to Horombo hut for your last night on the mountain.

Approx. Trekking time:14-18hours

Approx. trekking distance:21km

Start altitude:4700m

End altitude:3700m

Highest Altitude reached: 5895m

Altitude gain:1195m

Altitude loss:2195m

Meals included: B, L, D

 

Day 7

Proceed with your descent to the gate, upon arrival complete park formalities and tipping ceremony with the support team. Our driver will then transfer you to Moshi.

Approx. Trekking time:5-7hours

Approx. trekking distance:17km

Start altitude:3720m

End altitude:1860m

Altitude loss:1840m

Meals included: B

Approx. Driving time:1hour

 

 

 

Day 8

Check-out. End of our services. Optional: proceed for safari | proceed to the airport.

Check out time: 10:00am

Meals included: B

 

Item

Price

Quantity

Total price

Climb package (adult 16+ years old) – STTK1+1

$1540 per person

2 x passengers

$3080

Climb package (child 8/14 years old) – STTK1+1*

$1040 per person

2 x passengers

$2080

 

Total tour cost including extras mentioned above

$5160

 

Tipping guide for climb package

 

 

Expected support staff

 

Recommended tipping guidelines

(from the whole group)

Mountain guides

2

US $70.00 per guide

Mountain porters

9 (estimated)

US $30.00 per porter

Mountain cook

1

US $40.00 per cook

 

 

Additional options to consider:

 

Item

Net price (US $)

Rack price (US $)

Condition

Extra double room at Chanya Lodge (BB)

55.00

74.50

per person, per night

Extra double room at Chanya Lodge (FB)

85.00

104.50

per person, per night

Extra meal at Chanya Lodge (Dinner or Lunch)

10.00

15.00

per person, per night

Airport transfer between JRO and Moshi (1-5 pax)

80.00

80.00

per vehicle, one way

Airport transfer between JRO and Moshi (6-15 pax)

100.00

100.00

per vehicle, one way

1 x Extra emergency oxygen cylinder

125.00

150.00

per cylinder, per trip

1 x Personal supplemental oxygen cylinder

On request

On request

per kit, per trip

1 x Foldable travel bed upgrade

20.00

20.00

per person, per day

1 x Personal portable toilet

35.00

45.00

per toilet, per day (max 5 pax to 1 toilet)

Upgrade to a larger tent

15.00

15.00

per person, per day (min 2 pax, max 3 pax)

Additional Mountain guides

30.00

30.00

per guide, per day excluding tip

Personal porter (to carry personal day pack till summit)

20.00

20.00

per porter, per day excluding tip

Luggage porter (to carry up to 15 kgs till base camp)

15.00

15.00

per porter, per day excluding tip

Four seasons sleeping bag (synthetic)

30.00

30.00

per person, per trip

Four seasons sleeping bag (down)

50.00

50.00

per person, per trip

Duffel bag for personal mountain luggage

20.00

20.00

per person, per trip

Flying Doctors Emergency Evacuation membership

15.00

15.00

per person, 14-day period

German speaking guide

40.00

40.00

Per guide, per day

Additional pulse oximeter

10.00

10.00

Per oximeter, per trip

 

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