Kilimanjaro Marangu day hike involves going up to the first camp Mandara hut (2720m) and come back via the same route on the same day. There is a drive about 45km from Moshi town which will take 1 hour. At Marangu gate you have to do some registrations and pay the park entrance fee to get a valid permit to start the hike. Marangu gate is 1879m above sea level and the distance to Mandara hut is 8km (16 km round trip), which will take 3 to 4 hours for each direction.

Raining Forest

On the way to from the Marangu gate to Mandara hut you will cross the rain forest which is a dense forest, pure green with a lot of species of plants. If you are lucky you can see Blue Monkeys and a black and white Colobus Monkeys.

Maundi Crater

It just takes 15 minutes walk from Mandara to Maundi Crater. This place offers a good view of Kibo and Mawenzi peaks and also good view of the Kenyan side ad lake Chala and Jipe. During eruption the pressure was not enough to force magma to get out hence instead of rise up it formed a crater.

NOTE:Porters are not required for day trips, but guides are. Park regulations mandate that there can be at most two clients for each guide. The company will provide lunch and Water will be provided.

1 Person $250
2-4 People $200
5+ People $150
  • >>Transportation to & from the Kilimanjaro gate
  • >>Park entry fees,
  • >>Camping fees.
  • >>Team Kilimanjaro Rescue fees.
  • >>18% VAT on tour fees & services.
  • >>4 Season mountain tents
  • >>Double layered Sleeping Mats
  • >>Friendly and professional mountain guides, cook and porters.
  • >>3 hot meals daily while on the mountain.
  • >>Enough treated & filtered drinking water throughout the trek.
  • >>Hot water for washing.
  • >>Fair wages for the mountain crew as approved by the Kilimanjaro National Park Authority (KINAPA), Kilimanjaro Association of Tour Operators (KIATO)
  • >>Government taxes
  • >>Portable oxygen tanks & ox meter
  • >>Emergency first-aid kit.
  • >>Park entry fees,

  • >>Tipping , usually $20 per guide, $15 per cook, 10 per porter ,all per each day .
  • >>Lunches, dinners and drinks at your hotel before and after climb.
  • >>Travel insurance
  • >>Flights.,
  • >>Laundry (Available at hotel).
  • >>Personal items and toiletries.


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