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Wed, Sep

09 Day - Marangu Route and Tanzania Holiday

09 Day-Marangu Route and Tanzania Holiday

Mount Climbing and Safari
Typography

Tanzania Tour and Safaris ltd will take you to Kilimanjaro climbing and Tanzania holiday at very affordable prices. Enquire for the others route like machame route, rongai and lemosho route.

DAY 1: Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut

We head to the Marangu Gate for the necessary formalities before beginning our trek. The trail climbs through a tropical rain forest near the upper edge of the forest line, where we sometimes see playful blue monkeys. The trail then widens to expose beautiful hillsides until we reach Mandara Hut.
DAY 2: Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut

Our second day on the trail begins with a steep ascent through the forest and opens into high moorland. If the sky is clear, we may get our first views of Kibo and Mawenzi peaks, two of the three volcanic peaks that make up the summit of Kilimanjaro. 
DAY 3: Horombo Hut to Mawenzi Hut to Horombo Hut

This extra day is used for acclimatization. We hike towards or all the way to Mawenzi Hut and back. The unique landscape offers motivating views of Kibo and Mawenzi.
DAY 4: Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut

Today we climb gradually, then cross the lunar desert of the “Saddle” between Mawenzi and Kibo to reach our campsite which sits at the bottom of the Kibo crater wall. Once at camp we rest, enjoy an early dinner and prepare for summit day.
DAY 5: Kibo Hut to Uhuru Point to Horombo Hut

We wake in the middle of the night and begin the final push to reach the Roof of Africa. The trail to Gilman’s Point is very steep and the ascent will be slow and steady. From Gilman's, it is a traverse along the crater rim to Uhuru Peak. We stay at the summit for a short time, to take photos and enjoy the views, before retracing our steps to all the way back to Horombo Hut. 
DAY 6: Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate

A long trek is in store for today, however it is mostly downhill.  Once at the park headquarters at Marangu Gate we pick up our certificate that proves our achievement and catch our vehicle transfer to hotel in Moshi for your overnight.
Day 07: Moshi to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Have your breakfast at the hotel, and leave for ngoro ngoro conservancy with packed lunch. Pass through lake manyara national park for a good game drive. Have your lunch there before continuing with your game drive. Late proceeding to ngoro ngoro conservancy.  Dinner and overnight at the rhino lodge
Day 08: Full day exploration of Ngorongoro Crater

Today you will descend 2000 feet (0ver 600 meters) to the floor of the crater for a half day crater tour. Explore the forest areas that are inhabited by monkeys and elephant, the lake area, where you may see the flamingos and the open savannah where the lions hunt for food. Lunch at the lodge and then drive to Lake Manyara for dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 09: Ngorongoro Crater to Lake Manyara and end Arusha

Enjoy a morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park whose inhabitants include hippos, monkeys, tree climbing lions, flamingos and other variety of birdlife. Mid morning, drive back to Arusha. Lunch in Arusha town at 1230hrs.