The Marangu Route is also known as the “Coca Cola” or “tourist” route. It is the easiest and shortest route to the summit. This is also the only route with the comforts of sleeping huts with solar lights and comfortable beds. The huts are communal, and the bunks have a sponge mattress and pillow. There are 60 beds at both Mandara and Kibo Huts and 120 beds at Horombo Hut. Bathrooms and running water are available at the two lower huts.
All climbing groups, often from several countries around the world, share meals in dining huts providing a jovial and energetic atmosphere. Soft drinks, bottled water, and beer are available for sale at the huts. Bring small Tanzanian bills to purchase these items (prices increase with elevation).
This route is usually done on 5 days but can be done in 6 days for better acclimatization. The extra day can be spent resting at Horombo or climbing the small peak of Mawenzi.
|Marangu route – 5 days climb||Price in US$||Extra Day|
|1 pax – 2 pax||$1,250||$244|
|3 pax – 5 pax||$1,200||$232|
|6 pax onwards (group rate)||$1,180||$227|
2 transfers from Moshi to Marangu park gate -return
3 meals per day while trekking – Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian
5 days Kilimanjaro trek- Marangu
4 nights accomodation in huts while trekking Marangu
First and Last night accommodations at a designated hotel/ lodge – Bed and Breakfast
All park entrance fees and government levies English speaking mountain Guide and assistant guides
Porters- a maximum of 2 per client
Tents and Mattresses
Assistant Guide: $15 per guide per day
Porters: $ 8 per porter per day
Cook: $12 per cook per day