5 Days Marangu Route Kilimanjaro hiking

Moshi, Tanzania

About this trip

Marangu route, also known as the "Coca-Cola" route, is the oldest, most well-known route on Kilimanjaro climb 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.

5 days Marangu route Kilimanjaro climb trips is the tour trips that tourist choose 5 days Marangu route on Kilimanjaro climb. Tourists who choose to climb Mount Kilimanjaro through Marangu route 5 days trips 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.

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 climb trips are along the same path. 5 days Marangu route Kilimanjaro climb trips are the most crowded route for the same explanation. Marangu route climb Kilimanjaro minimum days is 5 days although you can climb Kilimanjaro in your trips more than 5 days through Marangu route is so interesting and beautiful for adventures.

What’s included

  • o Park fees,
  • o Hut fees
  • o Rescue fees
  • o 18% VAT on tour fees &
  • o Transportation to & fr
  • o Professional mountain
  • o Both National and Inte
  • o Medical insurance
  • o Tips to mountain crew
  • o Items of a personal na
  • o Laundry Services
  • o A doctor for the group
  • o Alcoholic beverages


Day 1
: Kilimanjaro National Park Gate to Mandara Hut

After breakfast and briefing, drive to the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate (45 minutes), 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 and bird life which is attractive and beautiful. 


Elevation: 5,500 ft / 1,700 m to 9,000 ft / 2,740 m

Distance: 7 km

Time: 4-5 hours

Climatic Zone: Montane Forest

Meals: L, D