Marangu Kilimanjaro Day Hike

Single day group hiking
450 USDfor a group of 1-30 people
Walking tour
7-9 hours
The start time of the tour is agreed upon with the tour guide

No booking fees at the time of ordering a tour. The tour guide will receive a request for this tour and will contact you.

Description of the tour

Tour itinerary: Moshi

Kilimanjaro Mountain Day hike, you will be climbing the Tanzania Landmark through the Kilimanjaro Marangu climbing route, where you will hike from the gate to the first overnight stop for the general climb. This is from Marangu gate to Mandara Hut. You will be hiking through the rainforest twittering with birdlife and chattering, curious blue monkeys.


The climbing itinerary

Moshi town to Marangu Gate hike up to Mandara Hut then descent to Marangu gate and drive back to Moshi town

The day will begin with a drive from Moshi town to Marangu gate, up on reaching at the gate you will have to complete the national park formalities you will then starts your hike from Marangu gate to Mandara hut which will takes you 3 to 4hrs hike a distance of 8 kilometers reaching the hut, walking through the rainforest where you can enjoy the view of Maundi crater and seeing the eucalyptus trees, birds and the colobus monkeys. The canopy overhead is alive with birdsong and strange rustlings – is that a colobus and the Mongoose might scuttle ahead of you. You’ll also meet tired hikers descending from the summit. Give them a high five for effort. You will have you lunch at Mandara hut and after replenished yourself you will walk to the Maundi Crater which is a bit challenging hike enjoying the stunning Mawenzi view on the northwest while on the east is an awe view of Taveta. After this short joyful adventure, you will trek down to Marangu gate and then being picked and drive back to Moshi town.

  • Time & Distance: 3 to 4hrs a hiking of 8km distance
  • Elevation: 1860m/6100ft to 2700m/8875ft

Sights that we will visit
  • Mount Kilimanjaro
The cost of the tour includes
Meeting at the hotel
Transportation to the hotel
Transportation costs
Entrance tickets
Food and drinks
Additional information
Book tour at least 7 days in advance
Tour suitable for children
Tour is suitable for the elderly

Important notes

This tour does not make you reach the summit of Kilimanjaro It is a single day hike activity