Rongai Route - Mt. Kilimanjaro Trekking

Rongai Route - Mt. Kilimanjaro Trekking

This Safari include Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing through Rongai route and takes 7 days. Accommodation is provided in form of camping for the best experience in Africa's Tallest Mountain.

Country: Tanzania
Locations: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro

Duration: 5 Days

Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day 0: Arrival day

On arrival transfer to Arusha Tourist Inn for dinner and overnight.

Day 1
First Cave: Today you transfer to Kilimanjaro National Park Gate, register and begin your assent of Kilimanjaro. The days climb goes up to the first cave which is 1,800 m. The climb will take 2-3 hours. This part of the climb passes the Crop growing area of the mountain. Overnight and dinner at a tented camp.

Day 2
Third Cave: Early in the morning, begin trekking beyond the second cave, and on to the 3rd cave. This is at an altitude of 3,800 m and will take about 6 to 7 hours. The climb today is relatively difficult, passing through the forest and into the Moorland. After this long climb, Overnight in tents at the cave, where dinner will be prepared for you.

Day 3
Kibo Hut: Today continue ascending to Kibo Hut, which stands at 4,700 m and takes about 3-4 hours. Rest early as the next part of the trek starts directly after midnight. The evening will be spent at Kibo Hut, where you will stay in the huts.

Day 4
SUMMIT: Gilmans Point and Summit. This is the most difficult part of the climb, beginning very early and up to the steep point of Gilmans Point (5,681 m). From here trek onto the crater rim to see the sun rise. This part of the journey takes roughly 7 to 8 hours. Continue on to Uhuru Peak (5,896 m) and then begin your descent back to Horombo Hut 4-7 hours. Dinner and overnight at the Hut.

Day 5
Final descent: The journey back to the park gate will take 5-7 hours – depending on weather and speed of decent. Collect your certificate and back to Arusha Tourist Inn.

Day 6
We recommend a Lodge Safari/Camping Safari in the Northern Parks of Tanzania or relax on the white beaches and warm seas of Zanzibar.

Trip Highlights

Maximum Kilogram for this route is 15kg per person

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