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Rongai Route

offered by supplier M18764 (read about supplier)

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.

About This Supplier
Location: Tanzania
Joined InfoHub: Oct 2008

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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