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2-Day Short Kilimanjaro Trek

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Day 1 : Hike to Mandara Hut for overnight

Visiting: Moshi to Kilimanjaro

After breakfast at your hotel, you will meet your guide, drive to the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate (about 1 hour), register and commence the climb.

Walk through the rainforest to the Mandara encampment. A side trip to Maundi Crater is a good way to see the surroundings including Northern Tanzania and Kenya. In the rainforest, look for towering Eucalyptus trees, bird life, and Colobus monkeys.

  • 5,500 ft / 1,700 m to 9,000 ft / 2,740 m
  • 7 km
  • 4-5 hours
  • Montane Forest

  • Meals: LD
  • Budget Lodging: Mandara Hut

Day 2 : Hike towards Horombo then down to park gate and return to Moshi

Visiting: Kilimanjaro

You leave the glades of the rainforest and follow an ascending path on the open moorlands towards the Horombo encampment. Views of Mawenzi and the summit of Kibo are amazing. Look for giant lobelias and grounsels. After lunch at Mandara, hike back to the park gate and drive back to Moshi (about 1 hour).

  • 9,000 ft / 2,700 m to 12,100 ft / 3,700 m
  • 11 km
  • 3-4 hours up / 2+ hours down
  • Heathland

  • Meals: BL

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