MARANGU ROUTE 5 days, 4 nights
Price $1550 per person (price include 2 nights hotel accommodation upon arrival & after the climb)
Also known as the Coca-Cola or the tourist route, this is the easiest and shortest route to take to ascend Kilimanjaro. This route can get very busy during peak hiking months, however, is the only route with the comfort of sleeping huts providing solar lights, bunks and lanterns. Soft drink and beer are also available for purchase at some of the lower camp sites.
Day 1 :Marangu Gate (6,000ft.) to Mandara Hut (9000ft.). Hiking time of 4 hours.
Day 2: Mandara Hut (9,000ft) to Horombo Hut (12,000ft.) Hiking time of 6 hours.
Day 3: Horombo Hut (12,000ft) to Kibo Hut (15,500ft.) Hiking time of 7 hours.
Day 4: Kibo Hut (15,500ft.) to Summit (19,340ft.) to Horombo Hut (12,000ft.) Hiking time of 7 hours.
Day 5: Horombo Hut (12,000ft) to Marangu Gate (6,000ft) to Arusha. Hiking time of 6 hours.