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The best Marangu route on Mount Kilimanjaro in 2024

Marangu route on Mount Kilimanjaro

The Marangu route also known as the “Coca-Cola” route is the oldest and most well-established route on Kilimanjaro with 5,895 meters high,

Africa’s highest peak and the world’s tallest free-standing mountain.

This is the only route that offers sleeping huts in dormitory-style accommodations instead of camping.

The Marangu route on Mount Kilimanjaro considered the easiest route as it offers a relatively

Marangu route on Mount Kilimanjaro

straightforward ascent compared to other routes on the mountain, and the descents are on the same path.

The total distance covered on the Marangu route for the ascent and descent is approximately 64 kilometers

(40 miles) and successfully completed in 5 days with 4 nights on the mountain and 6 days with 5 nights.

How long does it take to complete the Marangu Route on Kilimanjaro?

The Marangu Route typically takes 5–6 days to complete, depending on the climber’s fitness level and how well they acclimatize to the altitude.

The route considered one of the easier routes up Kilimanjaro, but it is still a challenging climb with steep inclines and high altitude.

It is important to take time to acclimatize properly to avoid altitude sickness and ensure a safe and enjoyable climb.

The best prices to Climb Kilimanjaro via Marangu route

The most affordable prices for Kilimanjaro climbing via the Marangu route is from 00 to 00 per climber

which enables you to successful summit the 19,341’ Mount Kilimanjaro one of the seven summits in the world.

These prices and costs include the Marangu huts’ accommodation fees, Kilimanjaro National Park fees, and climbing services depending on the package.

Kilimanjaro Marangu route fees and prices paid USD Dollars, Euros, Pounds, and in Tanzania Shillings.

What is the best time of year to Climb Kilimanjaro via the Marangu Route?

The best time to climb Mount Kilimanjaro via the Marangu Route is during the dry season which runs from late June to October.

During this time, the weather is generally clear and dry allowing better visibility and easier trekking conditions.

consider climbing during the shoulder season (March to May) or low season (November to February).

Kilimanjaro’s Marangu route summit success rate

The successful summit rate of climbing Kilimanjaro via the Marangu route ranges from 60% to 75% and can

vary depending on several factors, including the climber’s physical condition, altitude acclimatization,

weather conditions, and the experience and expertise of the guides and support team.

Generally, the success rate on the Marangu route estimated around 60–75%.


The best Marangu route on Mount Kilimanjaro in 2024
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