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Climb Kilimanjaro: Africa's Highest Peak for Active Travelers

About Kilimanjaro

At 5,895 m (19,340 ft), Mt Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest peak and this adventure along the Marangu Route will get you to the top safely, quickly, and with your budget in mind.

Overnight in mountain huts and awake ready to conquer the slopes. As a leader in Kili treks, GAdventures takes you to new heights in adventure on your way to the roof of Africa.

Marangu covers forests, moorlands, and "the Saddle" (a high-altitude desert), on its way to Kibo Hut.

This is the quickest route to summit – with a catch. The trail is well maintained but because of the quick ascent, the success rate is not as high as other routes. Local guides, cooks, and porters will provide support during your trek and at campsites along the way.

As a one-week journey for active and fit travelers, and year-round departures, this is a perfect family holiday, bonding experience for couples or groups of friends.



What's Included

  • G Adventures for Good: Moshi Women's Cooperative Visit, Moshi
  • 5-day guided group trek up Mt Kilimanjaro's Marangu Route with local guides, cooks and porters
  • All permits and fees
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Accommodations Simple hotels (2 nts), mountain huts (4 nts). Meals 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners Allow USD70-95 for meals not included. Transportation Private minibus, trekking. Staff & experts Certified mountain guide throughout, local representative, cook, porters.

Is this tour for me?

Physical Rating: 5 - Challenging

Serious high-altitude hikes, cycling, or other instances of heavy exercise. Come prepared to sweat a bit.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 12, avg 10.

Age requirement: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Service Level: Basic

Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.


Day 1Moshi

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Moshi/Mandara Huts

Hike through the forested, lower slopes to Mandara escarpment.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 3Mandara Huts/Horombo Huts

Hike through the heather and moorland zone to Horombo Hut.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4Horombo Huts/Kibo Huts

Proceed onto the Kilimanjaro Saddle, through a desertlike alpine zone, to Kibo Hut.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5Kibo Huts/Horombo Huts

Night hike to the summit via Stella Point. Appreciate the beautiful sunrise from the roof of Africa, then descend back to Horombo Hut.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6Horombo Huts/Moshi

Descend the mountain, passing through villages and plantations on the slopes en route to Moshi. Meet the mamas of the Moshi Women’s Cooperative, a G supported project, for a climbing ceremony.


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