Mount Kilimanjaro Marangu Route
Kilimanjaro Trekking Company offers Marangu Route as five or six day private climb. The five day variation does not have an acclimatization day on day three at Horombo Hut.
Kilimanjaro Marangu route Overview:
Known as the “Coca-Cola” route, the Marangu route is a classic trek on Mount Kilimanjaro. It is the oldest, most well established route. Many favor the Marangu route because it is considered to be the easiest path on the mountain, given its gradual slope. It is also the only route which offers sleeping huts in dormitory style accommodations.
The minimum days required for this route is five, although the probability of successfully reaching the top in that time period is quite low. Spending an extra acclimatization day on the mountain is highly recommended when climbing Klimanjaro using the Marangu route.
However, despite its immense popularity, we avoid leading climbs on the Marangu route. The route has the least scenic variety of all the routes because the ascent and descent are done on the same path and it is the most crowded route for that reason. Marangu is favored only during the rainy season, where the hut accommodations are preferred over wet ground, or for those who only have five days to climb Kilimanjaro (which we do not recommend anyhow). Otherwise, the Marangu route is a poor choice.
From: USD. 1,613 pp
6 Days Marangu route
Extra day for Acclimatization.
From: USD. 1,425 pp
5 Days Marangu route
No Extra Acclimatization Day.