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The most popular Kilimanjaro Marangu Route 3 Days Itinerary/Cost


The Best 3 days Kilimanjaro short climb package Detailed Overviw

This 3 day Marangu Route climbing activity is suitable for beginners or those who are short on time but still wish to experience the beauty of Mount Kilimanjaro and Tanzania for 3 days.

On this trip, you will hike on the Marangu Route, spending one night at Mandara Hut and then heading towards Horombo Hut before returning to Mandara for lunch and then descending to Marangu Gate, as this is the only route used for both ascending and descending hiking.

This Marangu route, also known as the “Coca-Cola” route, is one of the most popular routes for trekking up Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.

Marangu Route- 3 Days Itinerary

Departure / Return Location

Kilimanjaro International Airport

Departure Time

Please arrive at least 2 hours before flight.


  • Rescue fees
  • Professional mountain guides, cooks and porters
  • 3 meals daily while on the mountain
  • Transportation to & from the mountain gate
  • Entry Park Fees
  • All Tax
  • Crew Wages
  • During the climb you will sleep in Huts

Not Included

  • Both National and International flights
  • Medical insurance
  • Tips to mountain crew
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Laundry Services
  • visa

Kilimanjaro short hiking 3 days marangu route price/ cost for 2024 and 2025

The best and most affordable price for a 3 days Kilimanjaro climbing tour via the Marangu Route,

For budget, midrange, and luxury prices ranging from $600-$1200 per climber per trip depending on what is and is not included, Accommodations before and after trekking, pickup and drop-off locations

We offer this best price so you can enjoy the trekking more and more.

Kilimanjaro climbing short trek-Marangu route itinerary

A full detailled 2 days Kilimanjaro climbing tour itinery: Day 1: Moshi – Kilimanjaro National Park Gate to Mandara Hut; Day 2: Horombo Hut; Day 3: Horombo Hut to Moshi

Day 01:Moshi – Kilimanjaro National Park Gate to Mandara Hut

Elevation: 5,500 ft (1,700 m) to 9,000 ft (2,740 m) 7 km distance Time: 4-5 hours Climatic Zone: Montane Forest Meals: L, DMandara Hut After breakfast and a briefing, drive to the Kilimanjaro National Park gate (45 minutes), register, and commence the climb.

Walk through the rainforest to the Mandara encampment.

A side trip to Maundi Crater is a good way to see the surroundings, including northern Tanzania and Kenya.

In the rainforest, look for towering Eucalyptus trees, bird life, and Colobus monkeys.

Day 02: Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut

Elevation: 9,000 ft (2,700 m) to 12,100 ft (3,700 m) Distance: 11 km Time: 6-8 hours Climatic Zone: Heathland/Moorland Meals: B, L, and DH Horombo Hut

You leave the glades of the rainforest and follow an ascending path on the open moorlands to the Horombo encampment.

The views from Mawenzi and the summit of Kibo are amazing. Look for giant lobelias and gounsels. You may begin to feel the effects of the altitude.

Day 03:Horombo Hut to Moshi

The most popular Kilimanjaro Marangu Route 3 Days Itinerary/Cost
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