Marangu is a term derived from the native Chagga language and the direct translation is “full of water”. The Marangu Route is highly frequented and it is the oldest route travelled. The Marangu Route is said to be the easiest way to the summit and a generally effortless trek. It is the only route that approaches the Kilimanjaro from the southeast. The required time needed to complete the hike is 5 days experts recommend a 6th day for extra acclimatization on the mountain.
The accommodation sets this route apart from the others as there are dormitory style sleeping huts. Your own sleeping bag is required but the huts have relatively comfy mattresses and bunks. The 7 days Marangu Route will always be the timeless trip to Africa’s rooftop, however, the other routes tend to provide more scenic variation.
You will be picked up from the airport and take you to the hotel in Moshi. Briefing will take place at the hotel. Our guides will go through all the important details regarding your trek and an inspection of your trekking gear to make sure that you have enough needed equipments for your climb next day.