Kilimanjaro 2 Days marangu route 2024

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Tour Overview:

Kilimanjaro 2 Day Marangu route: A scenic trek through lush rainforest to Mandara Hut and back.he two-day Marangu Route trek provides a taste of Kilimanjaro.

Embark on a two-day journey along Kilimanjaro's Marangu route, trekking through verdant rainforest to reach Mandara Hut. Experience the beauty of the mountain and its surroundings, enjoying overnight camping before descending back to Marangu Gate.Whether you're a novice trekker or seeking a shorter adventure, this itinerary promises unforgettable moments amidst the natural splendor of Kilimanjaro.

Day 1: Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut;

Morning: Departure from Moshi Your journey begins with an early morning departure from Moshi, a bustling town situated at the base of Kilimanjaro. After a hearty breakfast, you'll meet your experienced guide and drive to the Marangu Gate, the starting point of the trek.

Mid-Morning: Trek Commencement Upon arrival at the Marangu Gate (1,860 meters), you'll complete registration formalities and meet your trekking team. The hike kicks off through lush rainforest, characterized by verdant foliage and diverse wildlife. The trail is well-established and gently ascends, making it suitable for trekkers of varying fitness levels.

Lunch Break: Mandara Hut After approximately 3-4 hours of trekking, you'll reach Mandara Hut (2,700 meters), your accommodation for the night. Here, you'll enjoy a delicious picnic lunch amidst the tranquility of the forest. Take the opportunity to rest and refuel before further exploration.

Afternoon: Optional Excursions In the afternoon, you can opt for a short excursion to nearby Maundi Crater, offering panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and glimpses of Kilimanjaro's majestic peaks. Alternatively, you may choose to relax at Mandara Hut and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the surroundings.

Day 2: Mandara Hut to Marangu Gate;

Morning: Descent After a restful night's sleep at Mandara Hut, you'll enjoy breakfast amidst the serene atmosphere of the rainforest. Then, you'll begin your descent back to the Marangu Gate. Descending is usually quicker than ascending, allowing you to appreciate different perspectives of the landscape.

Mid-Morning: Return to Marangu Gate As you arrive back at the Marangu Gate, you'll bid farewell to your guide and trekking team, marking the conclusion of your Kilimanjaro adventure. Take a moment to reflect on the memorable experiences of the past two days before departing for Moshi.


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