Marangu route approaches Mount Kilimanjaro from the South-East direction. Marangu covers forests, moorlands and high altitude desert will motivate hiker(s) and interest the team to hike along Marangu. Marangu route unfortunately has less beautiful natural scenery than the other routes because the ascent and descent trekking trips are along the same path. Marangu trekking route is also the most crowded route for the same explanation. Marangu route trekking minimum days is five days though you can climb more than five days trekking through Marangu route is so interesting and beautiful for adventures.
Marangu route also known as the "Coca-Cola" route, Marangu is the oldest most well-known route on Kilimanjaro trekking trips. Adventure along the Marangu route will get you to the top safety and this is the only path which offers overnight sleeping huts in the style of dormitory accommodations instead of camping equal to machame, umbwe, rongai and lemosho route. There are almost total of 60 bunk beds each at Mandara and Kibo huts, and 120 bunk beds at Horombo Hut on Marangu route.
Tourists who choose to hike Mount Kilimanjaro through Marangu route, are supplied with pillows and mattresses, but sleeping bags are still essential for the hiker(s). The huts have collective dining halls and basic washrooms, ranging from flushing toilets and running water at the lower huts to long drop toilets and buckets of water at Kibo Hut Many prefer to hike Marangu route because it is considered to be a plain sail path on the mountain, given its gradual slope and almost direct path. However, the short time frame of the route makes altitude acclimatization fairly a challenge.
Our one-day meru hike package is designed for guests who have limited time and have no interests of reaching the summit of the second highest Mountain in Tanzania. Tourists will get lucky to learn about people living in the up-side of the mountain while viewing the breathtaking greenery and some animals. It starts from Tengeru Cultural Center 12km's from Arusha Town in the slopes of the mountain. Mount Meru one day trekking last for seven hours where hikers will cover 18kms going up and down.
Hiking and camping on the slopes or visiting the ash cone in the much lower crater is an activity that is highly recommended. One will be amazed by the amount of wildlife found on this mountain the vegetation is stunning all the way, and Meru simply isn't as overrun as Kilimanjaro is.For people who are doing walking safaris on the lower slopes or in other areas of Arusha National Park there are several campgrounds. You will end your hiking in style by taking your well-earned rest in one of the luxurious lodges just outside of Arusha National Park.