Marangu Route

Marangu Route

Overview

Otherwise known as the “Coca-Cola Route” or the “Tourist Route”, Marangu route is the most popular route on the mountain. It is the only route that offers sleeping huts with drinks like Coca-Cola on the way.


Considered to be the most tourist friendly region, Marangu is the easiest route on Kilimanjaro. The ascent profile is very gradual and steady and allows painless trekking for most of the way. The route is mostly chosen by inexperienced climbers, due to its reputation as an easy route.

The trek starts from the south-east area of the mountain at Marangu Gate. The accommodation along the route offers a dining hall and bunk beds, wel equipped with mattresses and pillows. It is also cheaper to climb, due to the close proximity of the gate to Moshi. The descent is through the same path, contributing to Marangu’s crammed feeling.

Scenically, Marangu is not that much attractive as compared to other routes. However, the trek is through the trail of rainforest. Still it offers great views of the Mawenzi. Marangu is a good choice for the hikers, who are less confident about their ability to hike over steeper paths.


Marangu Route

6 days Marangu Route

6 days Marangu Route


Known as the “Coca-Cola” route, the Marangu route is a classic trek on Mount Kilimanjaro. It is the oldest, most well established route.

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Marangu Route

5 days Marangu Route

5 days Marangu Route


Marangu Route is also known as the “Coca Cola” or “tourist” route. It is the easiest and shortest route to the summit.

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