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Mount Kilimanjaro

Marangu Route

The Machame route is also known as the Whiskey route, given its reputation for being a tough climb, in contrast to the easier Marangu route, which is known as the Coca Cola route. Unlike the gradual incline and hut accommodations found on the Marangu Route, the climbers on Machame hike steeper trails, for longer distances, while sleeping in tents.

Met and greet at the Kilimanjaro International Airport, drive to your hotel at Moshi .
Overnight: Altezza Lodge – BB

After breakfast you will leave the hotel to Marangu onto Mandara Hut. Depart to Mandara Hut. Depart to Marangu Gate and walk 3 – 4 hours to Mandara Hut at 9,000ft, close to the Maundi Crater forovernight.
Overnight: Mandara Hut

Leave the camp after breakfast, Walk out the rain forest and into tussock grassland to Horombo Hut
3,720m (12,200ft) 5 – 7 hours).

Overnight: Horombo Hut

After your breakfast, you will leave Horombo Hut continue with your climb to Kibo Hut 4,703m
(15,430ft), 13 km, 6 -7 hours up the valley behind the huts, last water pint and onto the Saddle.

At midnight attempt to reach the summit, the steepest and the most demanding part to Gilman’s point
at 18,640ft on the Crater rim and on the highest point “UHURU PEAK”. Descend to Horombo Hut.

Overnight: Horombo Hut

The descent continues past Mandara Hut to the Park Headquarters where successful climbers collect
certificates of achievement. Thereafter drive back to your hotel in Moshi or Arusha.

Overnight: Altezza Lodge (Moshi) or Ahadi Lodge (Arusha)

After your breakfast you will leave the hotel for Kilimanjaro International Airport or continue for safari
with us.


  • Accommodation during the safari on Full Board basis
  • Ground transportation in 4×4 Land Cruisers BOTH in Kenya & Tanzania
  • Complimentary 1 Litter bottled mineral water per person per day on safari
  • Park entrance fees
  • Transport on private basis
  • Services of an English speaking driver/guide
  • Meet-and-greet services
  • Airport transfers


  • All international air transportation
  • Any domestic flights unless specified above
  • Visa fees
  • Any item (s) of personal nature i.e. tobacco, porterage and laundry
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