Branded as the "Coca-Cola" route, the Marangu route approaches Kilimanjaro from the southeast, one of the oldest, most well established route. Many favor the Marangu route because it is considered to be the easiest path on the mountain, given its gradual slope and direct path.
The Machame route is also known as the (Whiskey Route) the Machame route is now became the most popular route on climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, Compared to the Marangu route, the days on Machame are longer and the walks are steeper.
Lemosho route is an unspoilt, remote, less used but very beautiful way up to the Shira Plateau. The route is one of the few where groups may be accompanied on the first day by an armed ranger, as the forests around the Lemosho Glades are inhabited
This route is popular for more experienced climbers and offers a greater challenge, especially on summit night. It is the only route that approaches Kilimanjaro from the north, close to the Kenyan Border.
The Shira route on climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro, is one of the least used first higher-going sends on the mountain, partly because of its distance, widely different placing.