Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania| The Roof of Africa

Activity type: Hiking
Activity level: Moderate/ Challenging

3 Oct 2019 - 31 Dec 2020

Duration: 6 Day(s) / Tour with flexible start dates
Price: from $1280

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Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro 5 Days Marangu Route is also known as the “Tourist Route” and the “Coca-Cola Route.”This is because Marangu is the most popular route on the mountain, and thus is considered “touristy”, and because the route is the only one that offers sleeping huts, which serve beverages like Coca-Cola.

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Price includes

  • Ox meter machine •English, Spanish and German speaking guide (certified as a Wilderness First Responder & Emergency Medicine Adult and Child CPR) •Guide, chef and porters salaries •Meals (3 times per day) •Cook and kitchen utensils •All camping gears •Rescue fees •All park entry fees •All camping and hut fees •Airport transfer (round trip) •Crisis management and safety procedures •Transfer from the Airport before & after Trekking •Accommodation in tents while on a trek. •Camping equipment's including sleeping tents, sleeping mats •All nights’ accommodation in tents/huts during trekking tour •2 nights in hotel before and after climb. •Park fees and government levies, including VAT TAXES •Porters - a minimum of 3 per client. •First Aid Kit including oxygen Kit. •Transfers from Moshi to Park Entries Gate & return. •All meals for vegetarian/non-vegetarian. Breakfast, lunch & dinner •Bottled water on the first day of the climb, boiled and filtered on the mountain. •National Park gate fees •Certified, experienced, English, Spanish and German -speaking guides for all routes •Staff salaries •Camping equipment's including sleeping tents, sleeping mats, dinning tent, chairs and table. •All nights’ accommodation in tents/huts during trekking tour •Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food: •Fair and ethical treatment of porters •Clean, purified drinking water •Crisis management and safety procedures •Tents, foam sleeping pads, cooking equipment, and eating utensils

Not included in price

  • Tanzania Visa: $50/$100 per person on arrival •Personal Expenses (e.g. Laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.) •Meals not listed above •Optional Tours (short safari after your climb •Sleeping bags. •Personal mountain gear •Tips (Gratuity) to guide and porters •Personal Expenses


East Africatravel

 East Africatravel 

40 years, Tanzania

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My name is Lewison tour guide and owner of East Africa Travel Company lived in Kilimanjaro Tanzania

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