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Kilimanjaro – 7 Days Rongai Route

Kilimanjaro – 7 Days Rongai Route

$1760 per person

Rongai Route begins on the Northern side of Mount Kilimanjaro. It is a long drive to the starting point from Moshi town, but you are rewarded by fantastic views and sometimes you will be the only climbers around; Rongai route reviews. If you take this route up the mountain, you are obliged by park rules to descend via the Marangu Route on the South side of the mountain, therefore climbers see the mountain from many views point, which is the most popular and well used route.

7 Days
16++ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Moshi Town to Rongai Gate
  • Departure Time
    Please be ready by 8:15 AM for a prompt departure at 9:00 AM.
  • Return Time
    Approximately 1:00 PM in the last day.
  • Dress Code
    Casual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat, cold weather jacket, gloves, pants, spare clothing.
  • Included
    Kilimanjaro – 7 Days Rongai Route
    Airport Transfers
    Transfers to and from the park
    Sleeping tents
    Sleeping Mat
    Crew salaries
    Camping Facilities
    Helicopter Rescue
    Hotel Accommodations
    Emergency oxygen
    All Taxes
    Park Entry Fees
    Climbing Gears
    Personal Guide
    All meals while on tour
  • Not Included
    Bottled water in safari vehicles
    Ngorongoro Crater car supplement fee
    All game drives viewing in a custom built 4×4 Safari Land Cruiser
    Tips and Gratuities
    Personal Expenses
    Meals Not Listed
    Personal Trekking Equipment
    Travel insurance
    Visas
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Day 1Arrival in Tanzania and transfer to the hotel
Arrive in Tanzania via Kilimanjaro International airport (JRO) KLM Safaris' staff will pick you up and transfer to Moshi town where you will spend the first night at a hotel. For those who will arrive through Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKA) in Kenya, we will pick them and transfer by Shuttle bus to Moshi.
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Day 2Drive to Rongai Gate (2000M) and climbing to Simba Camp (2600M)
4 hours Zone: Rainforest
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Day 3Simba Camp 3,500 M to first cave 3,600 M
Zone: Low Alpine Zone Rain forest zone. Elevation Gain: 100 meters, 510 feet 3-4 hrs
4
Day 4First cave 2,600 M to Kikelewa camp 3,600 M
Elevation Gain: 1000 meters, 3,300 feet 7hrs Zone: Low Alpine Zone
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Day 5Kikelelwa Camp to Mawenzi Tarn Camp 4,315 M
A short but steep climb up grassy slopes offers superb views of this wilderness area. The vegetation zone ends shortly before you reach your next camp at Mawenzi Tarn spectacularly situated beneath the towering spires of Mawenzi. Spend the afternoon acclimatizing and exploring the area.
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Day 6Mawenzi Tarn Camp to Kibo Camp 4703 M
Continue ascending on the east side of Kibo crossing the saddle between Mawenzi and Kibo taking 4 to 5 hours to reach Kibo Hut. The remainder of the day is spent resting in preparation for the final ascent, which begins around midnight. Overnight at Kibo Camp.
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Day 7Kibo Camp to Uhuru Peak 5,895 M
You will wake up around 11:30pm, The first section of the trail consists of a rocky path to the Hans Meyer Cave (5150m), also a good resting spot. The path then zigzags up to Gillman’s point (5 681m), which is located on the crater rim. This section is very steep with a lot of stone scree, requiring a great physical and mental effort. Probably the most demanding section of the entire route. From Gillman’s Point you will normally encounter snow all the way up to Uhuru peak (5895m), the highest point in Africa. Total exhilaration and satisfaction – you madeit. Weather conditions on the summit will determine how long you can spend, taking photographs, before the 3-hour descent back to Kibo hut for a short rest ten after you descent to Horombo hut (3 hours) where you will overnight. The descent to Horombo hut will seem surprisingly fast compared to the ascent.
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Day 8Descend from Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate
After breakfast you continue your descent (6 hours), passing the Mandara hut, down to the Marangu gate. At Marangu gate you sign your name and details in a register. This is also where successful climbers receive their summit certificates. You now drive back to Moshi at a hotel where your trekking tour ends.
Number of People Price in USD
1 1,760
2 -4 1,700
5 and Above 1,600
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