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Majestic Mount Kilimanjaro Day Hikes

Climbing Kilimanjaro most days are not very hard because the trails are not steep it’s mostly dealing with the altitude, however the summit night is extremely difficulty as this is the coldest, windiest section of your adventure. An ascent of 4,084ft with 49% less oxygen and a descent of nearly 6,870ft.

Mount Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It has three volcanic cones: Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira. It is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest single free-standing mountain in the world.  5,895 meters above sea level and about 4,900 meters above its plateau base.

Deep in the heart of Africa.  Affordable Kilimanjaro Day Hike. Mt. Kilimanjaro straddles Tanzania and Kenya and towers at an elevation of 19,341 feet above sea level.  Making it the highest mountain in Africa and an enticing invitation to adventurous trekkers who hope to conquer this peak.

Africa’s tallest mountain is in the heart of Tanzania. Mt. Kilimanjaro. Towering at 19,341 feet (5,895 meters) above sea level, this mighty peak is an enticing climb for active travelers who want to trek to the absolute top of the African continent. Discover an exciting Kilimanjaro day hike from Arusha. Marangu day hike, day hike to Mandara hut, Mandara hut, shira plateau, 2-day hike Kilimanjaro, Marangu gate to Mandara hut, Marangu route.

Mount Kilimanjaro Day Hike Full Tour Itinerary

Kilimanjaro day hikes offer a unique and accessible way to experience the grandeur of Africa’s highest peak. In just one day, you can immerse yourself in breathtaking landscapes, challenge your physical limits, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or a first-time hiker, Kilimanjaro day hikes are an opportunity to savor the thrill of Kilimanjaro’s magnificence in a shorter, yet no less rewarding, journey.

So lace up your hiking boots, prepare your daypack, and get ready to embark on a memorable Kilimanjaro day hike. The adventure awaits, and the splendor of the mountain is yours to explore.

Arrival Tanzania

Welcome to Tanzania! As your plane descends into Kilimanjaro International Airport between the snow-capped peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru/Arusha airport your Affordable Kilimanjaro Day Hike into the wilds of the country will finally begin. A representative will meet you in the arrivals hall of the airport, and together you will make a short drive to the Venice Hotel just inside the city.

Our safari manager will come to meet you and provide you with a safari briefing. A wonderful home-cooked dinner will be served on the spot – either in the dining room or the terrace overlooking the beautiful landscape. If you will arrive in the afternoon or morning time you will have city tours with our guide.

Affordable Kilimanjaro Day Hike

 Pick up from Arusha -Trekking from Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut and descend back. Pick up at hotel in Arusha at 7:00am in morning after breakfast. Depart with packed lunch boxes plus mineral water. We will transfer you from Arusha to Marangu gate which will take almost 2-hour drive. After reaching Kilimanjaro National Park’s eastern entrance: Marangu Gate (1,860 m/6,046 f)).

You will have quick formality of registering the climbing permits and registering with the rescue service, then you will start trekking up to Mandara Hut (2,700 m/8,858 ft ). The trekking route includes a passage through the rainforest where tropical showers are highly probable, so we recommend taking raincoats.

1,860 m to 2,700 m
2,700 m to 1,860 m

7-8 hours

16 km


Rainforest, moorland

When you reach the camp, you will be provided with lunch-boxes and mineral water.

After lunch you can take a hike to the beautiful Maundi Crater nearby. It will take about 30 minutes, after which you will start your descent down to the exit of the park – Marangu gate. There our driver will pick you up and drive you to your hotel in the town of Arusha.

At the end of your safari, Foot Slopes Tours and Safaris Ltd will drop you off at the airport.

Farewell Day: Transfer to Airport (Arusha/Kilimanjaro)

After breakfast in the lodge, we will transfer you to take the flight back home this will be the end of your tour and safari holidays with us.

The Allure of Kilimanjaro Day Hikes:

Kilimanjaro day hikes provide a host of advantages for adventurers:

Time Efficiency: Ideal for travelers with limited time, day hikes offer a condensed Kilimanjaro experience.

Breathtaking Views: Despite the shorter duration, day hikes offer awe-inspiring vistas of the surrounding landscapes.

Variety of Routes: Several routes cater to different fitness levels and preferences, ensuring there’s a suitable option for everyone.

Physical Challenge: Day hikes offer a taste of the physical demands of climbing Kilimanjaro, making it an excellent training opportunity.

Cultural Immersion: Engage with local communities and experience Tanzanian culture during your day hike reviews. 

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