Marangu Route

Marangu route otherwise called the “Coca-Cola” route, is a phenomenal trek on Mount Kilimanjaro. It is the most settled, most settled route. Many assistance the Marangu route since it is viewed as the clearest way on the mountain, given its dynamic tendency. It is in like way the principal route which offers resting houses in residence style lodging.The base days required for this route is five, notwithstanding the way that the likelihood of effectively achieving the top in that time span is amazingly low. Spending an additional acclimatization day on the mountain is very suggested when climbing Klimanjaro utilizing the Marangu route.

The following are a few facts about Marangu route.

  • Distance: The Marangu route is 72 kilometers.
  • Area: The route comes closer from the southeastern side of Kilimanjaro. The trail begins at Marangu entryway.
  • Height: The route arrives at the summit of Kilimanjaro at the Uhuru pinnacle arriving at a tallness of 5,895 meters (19,341 feet).
  • Trail conditions: During the hike, you will go through downpour forests, moorlands, a desert like elevated region in the Saddle, and snow when you are close to the summit.

8 Day Marangu Route Itinerary

Overnight MOSHI (Bed & breakfast)

Drive to Marangu Gate. Commence ascending walking through the lush rain forest to Mandara Hut.

Leave the glades of forest and follow an ascending path through the open grassy moorlands to Horombo Hut. Stay overnight.

Extra day for acclimatization. This extra day is taken at Horombo Hut to help your body acclimatize to the high altitude and also to observe the beautiful scenery. There is an optional trek to the base of Mawenzi reaching nearly 14,160 feet (4,315 Mt.). Along the way, you will pass Zebra Rock and the striking landscape of the moorland zone. Stay overnight at HOROMBO HUT – (OPTIONAL – Extra Charge applicable).

Ascending you pass the “Last Water” point walking on to the saddle a dry area between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi arriving at KIBO HUT Stay overnight.

EARLY start for the summit on steep and heavy scree up to Gilman’s Point at 18,640ft./ 5,681m. in time for sunrise which is on the greater rim. You ascend up to UHURU PEAK. The highest Pont in Africa at 19,341ft./5,895m. From here you descend going straight down to HOROMBO HUT stay overnight.
The day spent in descending down to Marangu Park Gate. Transfer to/for overnight MOSHI (Bed & breakfast)
After breakfast. Transfer you to the airport.
End of your tour.
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