Marangu Route is the most popular, least difficult and the shortest way to Uhuru Peak. This route is also called the Tourist Route or the Coca Cola Route. 70% of all climbers choose this route, because most of the route consists of easy hiking. This route is fairly easy but the final part to the summit is still difficult. Although this rout is the easiest, it has the highest failure rate due to bad preparation. It is advised to take this route seriously enough, to be well organized and to take all possible safety measures.
Known as the ‘Coca Cola Route’ because of its popularity and its relative ease, the Marangu route is the most popular route by which to reach Kilimanjaro’s summit.
For those who are pressed for time, the five-day option is a rushed, but achievable way to conquer the Roof of Africa