Marangu Gate (6000 ft) - Mandara Hut (9,000 ft)
Hiking/Ascent time: 3 - 4 hours
You will be pick up from your hotel in Moshi town about 08:30am and drive to about 45 minutes to Marangu Gate which is approximately 1hour on the eastern side of Kilimanjaro. After arrive at the gate you will do the necessary paperwork at the park gate such as registrations. Begin hiking at about 10:00 am. Hike through rainforest from the park gate (6000 ft) to Mandara Hut (9000 ft), taking about 3 - 4 hours. Stop half way for lunch. Reach Mandara Huts around 02.00 pm.
After short break at Mandara hut you will start coming down to Marangu gate and you may reach at the gate around 05:00 pm. A side trip to Maundi Crater (about 15 minutes away) is a good way to see the surroundings as well as views of Kenya and Northern Tanzania. Onpeak Holiday Safaris car will be waiting you at the gate to drive you at you arrange hotel at Moshi town.
- Private transport to and from Moshi to Marangu gate.
- Professional English speaking Guide
- Park entry fees,
- Government tax
- Rescue fee
- VAT 18%
- Lunch box
- 3 Liters bottled drinking water
- Tipping for guide ($ 20/per guide/day)
- Personal nature expenses like drinks etc.