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Rongai Route

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): Tanzania  
Specialty Categories: Mountain/Rock Climbing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 200 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2000 US Dollar (USD)

Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and on a clear morning can offer a panoramic view from the "Roof of Africa" down to the surrounding plains. The Rongai route is the most scenic.

Tour Itinerary:

Days 1, 2: Travel. On arrival transfer from Arusha to hotel on the slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro, overnight Kibo Hotel.

Day 3: Transfer to trailhead to begin climb, climb through forest, overnight Forest Edge Camp.

Day 4: 3-4 hours steep climb up grassy slopes, overnight Kikelewa Caves Camp.

Day 5: Hike 6-7 hours through Moorland zone, overnight Mawenzi Tarn Camp.

Day 6: 5-6 hours hike across the lunar desert to the bottom of the crater wall, overnight School Camp.

Day 7: Begin final ascent around 1AM to Uhuru Peak, returning to Kibo Camp to rest then onward to next camp (11-15 hours walking), overnight Horombo Hut.

Day 8: 5-6 hours steady decent to trailhead, transfer to Kibo Hotel for overnight.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Supplier Information
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Location: Tanzania
Joined InfoHub: Oct 2008
Client Request Served: 6

M18764 is owned and run by Mr. Paul Harun. He was born in Shinyanga near Lake Victoria. After completing the primary and secondary school he specialized in environmental topics finishing a year in the Environmental Care College of Dar es Salaam. Paul graduated from Moshi's Royal Tourism and Hotel Management...

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