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Kilimanjaro Climb Rongai Route 6 Days

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Day 1: Rongai Gate to the First Cave

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Drive from Moshi to Marangu Gate for the necessary registration formalities and then transferred by Land Rover to Rongai, which should take about 1.5 hours. The climb starts at the village of Nale Moru (1,950 m.) through fields of maize and potatoes before entering pine forest. The climb is consistently and gently through attractive forest that shelters a variety of wildlife. Reaching first Campsite, at the edge of the moorland zone (2,600 m.), giving you extensive views over the Kenyan plains. (7km, 3-4 hrs Trekking)
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accomodation is at 1st cave

Day 2: First Cave to the Kikelewa Caves

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
After breakfast start with steady walk ascent up to the ‘Second Cave’ (3,450 m.). Start seeing Kibo Peak and the Eastern ice fields on the crater rim. Leave the main trail and strike out across the moorland on a smaller path towards the jagged peaks of Mawenzi. The campsite is in a sheltered valley near Kikelewa Caves (3.600 m.) (15km, 5-7 hrs of trekking)
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accomodation is at Kikelewa Camp

Day 3: Mawenzi Tarn Camp

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Trailing start with short but steep climb up grassy slopes, which are rewarded with superb circular views and a tangible sense of wilderness, before reaching Mawenzi Tarn (4,330 m.), for camping. Spend the rest of the day resting or exploring the surrounding area as an aid to acclimatization (10km, 5-7 hrs. of trekking)
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: accomodation is at Mawenzi Tarn Camp

Day 4: Kibo Campsite/ School Campsite

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Early morning proceeds with trekking crossing the saddle between Mawenzi and Kibo to reach School Campsite at the foot of the Kibo crater wall. (8km, 6-7 hrs of trekking). Spend remainder of the day resting and preparation for the final ascent
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: accomodation is at Kibo Campsite/ School Campsite

Day 5: Trek to Uhuru Peak 5895m

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
The last day will be a really early beginning for the summit, normally 01:00 am, trailing through loose volcanic scree to reach the crater rim at Gillman’s Point, take a rest for short while before continuing to the Uhuru Peak (which might take 3 hours) After relaxing, watching the sun rise and taking memorable pictures, start descending to the Horombo Hut and spend overnight there.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: accomodation is at horombo hut

Day 6: Horombo to the Hotel

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
After breakfast descend to Marangu Gate, meet the driver and return to your hotel in Moshi
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: accomodation is at your hotel in moshi
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you at the hotel at 8:30 AM
Departure Time
12:00 AM
Duration
6 days
Inclusions
  • 5x Breakfast
  • 5x Dinner
  • 6x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
  • Guides, porters, waiter, cook accommodation and entry fees on the mountain
  • Boiled water on the mountain
  • Guides, porters, cook, waiter salaries
  • Rescue Fees
  • Cutlery / Crockery / Eating utensils
  • National park fees
  • Qualified guides with mountain crew
  • Return transportation from Moshi to/from the starting/finishing point on the mountain
Exclusions
  • Airport transfers, but we provide it for small additional cost
  • Guides, Porters, Cook & Waiters tips
  • Meals and drinks not specified
  • Gear for your climb
  • Visas
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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