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Mount Kilimanjaro one day hike to base camp for small group

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This one day hike to Mandara huts gives you a chance to trek through a dense rainforest to the base camp of legendary Marangu route, Spend a full day teemed with wildlife, vegetation and chattering.


  • Hike the oldest route of Mount kilimanjaro national park
  • Spot variety of wildlife and bird species on the trail
  • Experience the thrill of climbing Africa's highest mountain in one day
  • Gain knowledge from our experienced and professional Mountain guides
  • Enjoy views of Mt. Kilimanjaro and Kenya when you reach Maundi crater


We will pick you up early in the morning from your hotel in Arusha ( 06:00am), Moshi ( 07:00am) or upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro/Arusha airports in a clean airconditioned vehicle and drive to Marangu village approximately 3 hrs from Arusha and 1 hr from Moshi town. Upon your arrival at Marangu gate we will do all the necessary gate registration then commence with the hike through the dense Kilimanjaro rainforest. Alongside the impressive vegetation, you will have the chance to catch a glimpse of black and white colobus monkeys, blue monkeys and various bird species. Our knowledgeable English-speaking guide will inform you about Kilimanjaro and will explain the different species of plants and animals you will see. You will also meet mountain climbers descending from the top, and perhaps some of them will tell you of their experiences and you can start to dream about a climb of your own! After a 3-4 hour hike, you will reach Mandara Hut (2720m), where you will have a well-earned rest and lunch. Your guide will then take you on a short hike (15 minutes walking distance) to the Maundi Crater, where you can enjoy wonderful views of Mount Kilimanjaro, Northern Tanzania and Kenya. Once you have thoroughly enjoyed the views, you will return to the Marangu Gate (2-3 hours walking distance), where your vehicle will be waiting for your transfer back to your hotel. On your return journey you can enjoy the sunset and the day‘s memories. • Approx. driving distance: 1 hour from Moshi / 3 hours from Arusha • Approx. trekking time: 6-9 hours • Approx. trekking distance: 14 km / 8.5mi • Start Altitude: 1860m or 6100ft • Highest Altitude reached: 2775m or 9105ft • Altitude +gain / -loss: +915m or 3005ft / -915m or 3005ft • Meals included: Picnic lunch and Water


Private round trip transport All National Park fees Professional and licensed mountain guide. Picnic Lunch Supply of drinking Water

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