The Marangu route is one of the oldest and most popular Kilimanjaro routes. It is sometimes called the Coca-Cola route because you stay in huts and can buy a Coke en-route. The Marangu route approaches the summit from the southeast of the mountain.
It is considered to be one of the easiest routes to walk as one moves a lot on well-developed paths
It is a six-day hike for those who have not trekked much at high altitudes with an effective extra day’s acclimatization giving a better success rate.
The route is 72 km long and the trail itself starts at Marangu gate