Marangu Route

Option: Spend an Extra day at Horombo Hut (3700m) for better acclimatization.

The Kilimanjaro Marangu Route is a popular route on which nights are spent in huts, and meals taken in dining halls. The only route that ascends and descends using the same path. Often referred to as the “Coca-Cola Route.”

Marangu Route

DAY 1:

After breakfast proceed to Marangu gate (drive from Arusha or Moshi. Town or Marangu). Start trekking up to Mandara Hut (2700 m). It takes 2 hrs.

DAY 2:

Trek from Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut altitude 3700 m and it takes 4 – 5 hrs.

DAY 3:

Climb from Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut altitude 4700 m. It takes 5 hrs for the 13 km walk.

DAY 4:

First hours of morning around 1.00 a.m is spent by trekking to Gilmans Point 5681 m (5hrs). Then another 1.30 hrs to Uhuru Peak. After some time in the summit, descend down to Horombo Hut.

DAY 5:

After breakfast descend down to Marangu Gate and then transferred to Hotel in Marangu or Moshi Town.