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8 Days - Rongai / Marangu Route
This is an alternative route to popular Marangu route. Rongai route goes around the northern side of the mountain.Here you will see different views of the Maasai flatland and drier climb.We will go through Rongai village.
Price: From US $1420 to $1660 per person*
*price per person based on 2- 4 people, double occupancy.
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport, transfer to your hotel.Dinner and debriefing.
Day 2 - Hotel - Nare Moru Village to Simba Campsite
After breakfast, drive to Nare Moru village (6,500ft) where the trekking starts. We will walk through the cultivated land and pine forest on the way to Simba Campsite, 8,900ft, Camping. All meals included.
Day 3 - Hike to Second Cave, Kikelwa Camp
Breakfast, then the hike via Second Cave to Kikelwa Camp. Today's trek will offer impressive views of Kibo and the eastern ice fields on the rim of the crater, Kikelwa Camp, 11,800ft, Camping. All meals included.
Day 4 - Kikelwa Camp for Mawenzi Tarn
After breakfast we leave Kikelwa Camp for Mawenzi Tarn. We will spend an afternoon for exploring the surrounding area of Mawenzi Tarn which will also help us on acclimatizing, Mawenzi Tarn, 14,150ft, Camping. All meals included.
Day 5 - Hike to Kibo Campsite
Today we cross the lunar desert of the 'Saddle' between Mawenzi and Kibo to reach Kibo campsite at the bottom of the Kibo crater wall. The remainder of the day is spent resting in preparation for the final ascent, Kibo 15,000ft . All meals included.
Day 6 - Kibo Campsite to the Summit and down to Horombo
Very early start for the summit scree up to Gilman’s Point (18,930ft) which is on the crater rim. Go on to Uhuru Peak. Descend to Kibo hut for a small snack and refreshing break and then down to Horombo hut, 12,000ft, All meals included.
Day 7 - Horombo hut to Marangu Gate
Breakfast, Descend from Horombo hut to Marangu gate. Then drive back to your hotel. All meals included.
Day 8 - Hotel to Safari / Airport
Transfer to Kilimanjaro airport for your return flight. Bon Voyage and hope to have you again.
Guaranteed departure – Accommodation, Activities, Transfers, Meals, Fees where indicated as per the itinerary - Local traveler assistance during your tour - Specialized and personalized services
Tips - Laundry - Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages unless explicitly noted - Optional activities/extras – Visas (unless noted) - Vacation insurance
Trip Terms & Conditions
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