Known as the Coca-Cola route, the Marangu route approaches Kilimanjaro from the southeast. 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 and direct path. Marangu is the only route that offers sleeping huts in dormitory-style accommodations. There are 60 bunk beds each at Mandara and Kibo Huts, and 120 bunk beds at Horombo Hut.


Arrive in Tanzania
You will be picked up at the Kilimanjaro International Airport and transferred to your hotel in Moshi town, you will meet our guide who will brief you on your upcoming trek and do an equipment check to make sure you have all the necessary mountain gear. Gear which is missing can be rented on this day.

Day 1: Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut
-Elevation: 1860m to 2700m.
-Distance: 8 km
-Hiking Time: 4-6 hours
-Habitat: Rain Forest
After breakfast, we head to the National Park gate for the necessary formalities before beginning our trek. The trail climbs through a tropical rain forest, near the upper edge of the forest line (keep an eye out for blue monkeys). The trail then widens to expose beautiful hillsides until we reach Mandara Hut.

Day 2: Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut
- Elevation: 2700m to 3700m
-Distance: 12 km
-Hiking Time: 6-8 hours
-Habitat: Health.
Our second day on the trail begins with a steep, but not technical ascent through forest and opens into high moorland. If weather allows, we may get our first views of Kibo and Mawenzi peaks, two of the three volcanic peaks that make up the summit of Kilimanjaro.

Day 3: Horombo Hut
- Elevation: 2700m to 3700m
-Distance: 10 km
-Hiking Time: 3-5 hours
-Habitat: Health.
This is an extra day to acclimatize and can be spent day hiking on Mawenzi Ridge. The unique landscape offers motivating views of Kibo and Mawenzi.

Day 4: Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut
- Elevation: 3700m to 4700m
-Distance: 10 km
-Hiking Time: 6-8 hours
-Habitat: Alpine Desert.
Today we climb gradually, then cross the lunar desert of the Saddle between Mawenzi and Kibo to reach our campsite which sits at the bottom of the Kibo crater wall. Once at camp we rest, enjoy dinner, and prepare for the next day.

Day 5: Kibo Hut to Uhuru Peak to Horombo Hut
-Elevation: 4700m to 5895m to 3700m
-Distance: 22 km
-Hiking Time: 10-13 hours
-Habitat: Arctic
Leaving very early in the morning (around midnight), we continue our way to the summit in hopes of catching the sunrise. The trail is a series of switchbacks up a steep scree slope, with climbers stretched into the darkness, visible only by headlamps. It is important to focus on breathing and foot placement. The views from the summit are dramatic and immense. After spending a few moments taking in the plains of Africa and your accomplishments, we descend to Horombo Hut.

Day 6: Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate
-Elevation: 3700 to 1860m
-Distance: 20 km
-Hiking Time: 5-7 hours
-Habitat: Rain Forest.
A long trek is in store for today, however it is mostly downhill. Once at the park headquarters at Marangu gate, we pick up our certificates that prove our achievement. Vehicle transfer to hotel for a celebration.

Depart Tanzania.
The day is left free to wind down after the trek before your flight home. Depending on flight times you could go and explore Moshi town and grab some souvenirs before heading to the airport.
*Safari, Zanzibar, and other add-ons are available if you wish to continue exploring Tanzania. 

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          • Two nights’ accommodation in Moshi Town ( Before & after the trek – B&B)
          • Airport pick up and drop off.
          • Qualified guides with mountain crew
          • National park fees
          • All camping equipment; mountain tents, sleeping mats
          • Transport to the Marangu gate and back to the hotel.
          • Rescue fees
          • All meals on the mountain (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
          • Guides and porters’ accommodations and their entry fees on the mountain
          • Pulse oximeter
          • First aid kit
          • Emergence oxygen
          • Katady filtered water through the trek
          • Fair wages to guides and porters as approved by Kilimanjaro National Park Authority 


          • Flights – Domestic and international flights
          • Visa
          • Insurance
          • Tips to mountain crew
          • Personal Items
          • Sleeping bags.
          • Laundry services (available at the hotel for extra cost) 


          P.O. Box 8642,
          Moshi, Kilimanjaro - Tanzania.


          Call : +255 622 521 909

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