Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Short Trips

Climbing or trekking Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania East Africa is truly a challenge of your lifetime to the top. For some reason not everyone is looking forward to trek to the top of Kilimanjaro famously Uhuru Peak which stands at 5895 m above the sea level.

Some people just wanted to get a chance to experience this majestic mountain without reaching Uhuru Peak. In these cases, doing a Short trek on Mount Kilimanjaro is a great option, giving you the chance to do either a 1 day, 2, 3 or 4 day of trekking. Along with this short treks Amazing Usambara Trekking and Safaris advice you to combine this trek with a short safari to the northern part of Tanzania.

You can do any of Arusha National Park, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park. Other options include, the cultural tours, Lake Natron, Lake Eyasi or walking safaris available in to the northern circuit.

We have chosen Marangu route for you due to the fact is regarded as the easiest route up the Kilimanjaro and possible route for short trips.

1 Day Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro, 2 Nights Before and After Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking

Day 1: Arrival Day
Upon arrival at the Kilimanjaro International Airport you will meet our representative and transfer you to the hotel in Moshi town for hot shower.

Meal plan: No

Day 2: Marangu Gate (1850m/6000 ft) - Mandara Hut (2700m/9,000 ft)
We leave Moshi town at about 0830hrs for Marangu Gate. There we complete the required paperwork and head into the incredible Marangu forest, with its thick moss, lichens and endless display of abundant plant life. The route will take us through the rainforest to Mandara Hut (9000 ft) (optional we can go to Maundi crater which is just near Mandara Hut). Here we will stop, enjoy lunch and then head back down to the park gate and off to our hotel for a hot shower, dinner and overnight.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

 

2 Days Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro, 2 Nights Before and After Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking

Day 1: Arrival Day
Upon arrival at the Kilimanjaro International Airport you will meet our representative and transfer you to the hotel in Moshi town for hot shower.

Meal plan: No

Day 2: Marangu Gate (1850m/6000 ft) - Mandara Hut (2700m/9,000 ft)
We leave Moshi town at about 0830hrs for Marangu Gate. There we complete the required paperwork and head into the incredible Marangu forest, with its thick moss, lichens and endless display of abundant plant life. The route will take us through the rainforest to Mandara Hut (9000 ft) we will have an overnight here.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3: After breakfast, we will take a Short trek to Maundi crater before retracing our steps back down the mountain to the park gate, and back to our hotel for hot shower, dinner and overnight.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

 

3 Days Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro, 2 Nights Before and After Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking

Day 1: Arrival Day
Upon arrival at the Kilimanjaro International Airport you will meet our representative and transfer you to the hotel in Moshi town for hot shower.

Meal plan: No

Day 2: Marangu Gate (1850m/6000 ft) - Mandara Hut (2700m/9,000 ft)
We leave Moshi town at about 0830hrs for Marangu Gate. There we complete the required paperwork and head into the incredible Marangu forest, with its thick moss, lichens and endless display of abundant plant life. The route will take us through the rainforest to Mandara Hut (9000 ft) we will have an overnight here.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3: Mandara Hut (2700m/9,000 ft) - Horombo Huts (3700m/12,000 ft)
After breakfast we head out on our next days trek towards Horombo Huts at 12000ft on a route that will take about 5-6 hours. The climb will take us through the lower heathland with small shrubs being the main vegetation. At our lunch stop about half way up, we will get stunning view across to Mawenzi . We will arrive at Horombo Hut around 15h00 with Kibo summit already in view. We will spend an overnight at the Horombo Hut.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 4: Horombo Huts (3700m/12,000 ft) - Marangu Gate (1850m/6000 ft)
After getting magnificent views of the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in the morning sunrise, we will start to retrace our steps, heading back down to Mandara Huts for lunch and then on to Marangu Gate and back to our hotel for hot shower, dinner and overnight.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

 

4 Day Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro, 2 Nights Before and After Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking

Day 1: Arrival Day
Upon arrival at the Kilimanjaro International Airport you will meet our representative and transfer you to the hotel in Moshi town for hot shower.

Meal plan: No

Day 2: Marangu Gate (1850m/6000 ft) - Mandara Hut (2700m/9,000 ft)
We leave Moshi town at about 0830hrs for Marangu Gate. There we complete the required paperwork and head into the incredible Marangu forest, with its thick moss, lichens and endless display of abundant plant life. The route will take us through the rainforest to Mandara Hut (9000 ft) we will have an overnight here.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3: Mandara Hut (2700m/9,000 ft) - Horombo Huts (3700m/12,000 ft)
After breakfast we head out on our next days trek towards Horombo Huts at 12000ft on a route that will take about 5-6 hours. The climb will take us through the lower heathland with small shrubs being the main vegetation. At our lunch stop about half way up, we will get stunning view across to Mawenzi . We will arrive at Horombo Hut around 15h00 with Kibo summit already in view. We will spend an overnight at the Horombo Hut.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 4: Horombo Huts (3700m/12,000 ft)
We will spend the full day here at Horombo Huts and possibly take a walk up to Zebra Rocks. Overnight at Horombo Huts.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 5: Horombo Huts (3700m/12,000 ft) - Marangu Gate (1850m/6000 ft)
After getting magnificent views of the summit of Kilimanjaro in the morning sunrise, we will start to retrace our steps, heading back down to Mandara Huts for lunch and then on to Marangu Gate and back to our hotel for hot shower, dinner and overnight.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

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