skip to Main Content
+255 769 386 566 Booking Terms & Conditions

THE MARANGU ROUTE: is also known as the “Coca-Cola” 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. And the minimum numbers of 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. 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.


Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport – Arusha:

Welcome to Tanzania. On arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport you’ll meet your company arranged driver who will transfer you to Arusha city to Green Mountain Hotel for dinner and overnight. Our driver will display your name on Mupana Tours signboard. These procedures ensure that you are picked up by the correct driver, rather than by some of the airport taxi drivers who are looking for business. You’ll get a chance for Mountain trekking briefing/introduction before your dinner.

  • Meals: Dinner and Overnight
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.

DAY 01: Arusha – Marangu Gate – Mandara Hut

After breakfast at 07.00 you’ll depart from Arusha to Moshi at Marangu gate arround 11,00 for nessessary registering before starting Mountain Trekking. You’ll start the walk in late morning, the hiking trail begins by ascending a beautiful, tropical rain forest. At the upper edge of the forest line, you have the opportunity to see blue monkeys and also you’ll be able to admire the rainforest vegetation on the ascent. Dinner is served at 19.30 Mandara Hut.

  • Meals: Breakfast- Picnic lunch box and Dinner
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.

DAY 02: Mandara Hut – Horombo Hut

After early breakfast at 07,00 before 08,00 you’ll leave the glades of the rainforest and follow an ascending path on the open moorlands to the Horombo encampment. Views of Mawenzi and the summit of Kibo are amazing to your necked eyes to view. On the way you’ll enjoy your picnic lunch at 13.00, Look for giant lobelias and groundsels. You may begin to feel the effects of the altitude and if you are lucky enough to have a clear day, you should get the first chance to see the snow-capped peak of Kibo and also the distinctive Mawenzi peak. Like Mandara, Horombo also consists of A-Frame huts and caters for those on the way up the mountain and those on the way back down. Once again, you will be in dormitory accommodation. Dinner will be served at 18.00 Horombo Hut.

  • Meals: Breakfast- Picnic lunch box and Dinner
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.

DAY 03: Horombo Hut – Kibo Hut

Today you choose to take the southern (left-hand) route. On this path you take the opportunity to fill up your water reserves at the Maua River as the last watering point, walking onto the saddle of Kilimanjaro between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi. Vegetation begins with upper heathland but then disappears into “moonscape”. Dinner tonight is at 17.30 Kibo Hut and you’re advised to get to bed early, in preparation for the midnight departure for the summit.

  • Meals: Breakfast- Picnic lunch box and Dinner
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.

DAY 04: Kibo Hut to Uhuru Peak

Uhuru Peak to Horombo Hut

Elevation (ft): 19,341 ft to 12,250 ft
Distance: 16 km/10 miles
Hiking Time: 4-5 hours
Habitat: Heath

Very early in the morning (midnight to 2am), began to climb to the summit on steep and heavy scree or snow up to Gilman’s point located on the crater rim. Continuing, you’ll now ascend to Uhuru Peak, which is the highest point in Africa. There are unbelievable views at every turn. Have your picture taken at the summit to show your friends and family. From here you descend, stopping for your delicious picnic lunch and a rest at Kibo before continuing on to the Horombo encampment.

The beginning of this climb is done in the dark and requires headlamps or flashlights. It will be very cold until you start descending, so you’ll need all of your warm layers. This is by far the most difficult part of the trek with many switchbacks. Going slowly “pole pole” and an optimistic attitude will get you there!

  • Meals: Breakfast- Picnic lunch box and Dinner
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.

DAY 05: Horombo – Marangu Gate

After tasty breakfast from your private chef, a steady descent will take you down through moorland to the Mandara Hut. Continue descending through lush forest path to the National Park gate at Marangu. At lower elevations, it can be wet and muddy. Gaiters and trekking poles will help. Shorts and t-shirts will probably be plenty to wear (keep rain gear and warmer clothing handy).

Women Adventure Africa Vehicle will be waiting you at Marangu village to drive you back to your hotel in Arusha. It is time for celebration!

  • Meals: Breakfast- Picnic lunch box and Dinner
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.

Departure Day:

After breakfast from your hotel, the company driver will transfer you to the airport – Kilimanjaro International Airport where you’ll board your flight heading back to your lovely country.

1Pax 2Pax 3Pax 4Pax 5Pax 6Pax 7Pax 8 +Pax

Trekking Price Included and Excluded

What’s Included:-

  • Airport transfer to and from
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Meals: Breakfast – Lunch & Dinner
  • Arusha accommodation before and after trekking
  • Accommodation during Mt. trekking
  • Trip Crew: Guide – Porters & Chef
  • Emergence oxygen
  • Mineral water
  • Park fees
  • Award: Certificate of Achievement if you reach Gilman’s point (5681M), Stella point (5685M) or Uhuru point (5895M).

What’s Excluded:-

  • Flight
  • Personal items: Laundry & Toiletries
  • Visa: $100 per person for US Nationals and $50 per person for other Country Nationals
  • Tips
    • Mountain guide: $15 US per day / per guide / per group.
    • Mountain Chef: $10 US per day / per group.
    • Mountain Porter: $8 US per day / per porter/per group.


Our Contact Details:

WhatsApp / Phone: +255 769 386 566

Our Social Media

Go through our social media as Facebook & Instagram for more trip’s experience. In every year trip’s departure in different destinations in Tanzania, mainland and island. Keep on sharing with your friend and lets enjoying the coming trip’s together for better life.
Facebook :

Things To Pack
Back To Top