This is one of the most affordable Kilimanjaro trekking tours. This package starts with a morning drive to Marangu that takes approximately two hours. Your journey to Marangu (1372m), which is located on Kilimanjaro’s south-eastern side, is through the semi-tropical foothills of Kilimanjaro. During your drive, you can enjoy the stunning sights of the peak that is fully snow-capped. Upon reaching the Marangu gate, you can find a team of tour guides and porters. After collecting all supplies for the trek, you are guided to the Mount Kilimanjaro’s entrance to do the registration process for the trekking. Near the gate, you can come across a cluster of buildings. From there, you have to walk through the coffee plantation patches and dense rain forest for around five hours to reach Mandara hut. During your journey through the forest, you can witness a rich and colorful birdlife along with different varieties of monkeys including Colobus. The forest is also home to a wide variety of flowers such as orchids and different types of lichens and mosses as well. You can have a wonderful view of the Moshi town located deep at the plain edge if the sky stays clear.
Mandara Hut easily meets your needs in the best possible way. You can find frame mountain huts comprising of bunk bed at this hut. At this place, all trekkers gather for the same purpose. You can interact with a lot of similar minded climbers who have chosen our Budget Mount Kilimanjaro tours packages.
Mandara Hut is the place where overnight stay is arranged (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).