7 days kilimanjaro climb via Rongai route

Karibu Tanzania packs your baggage and joins this exciting 9 -day’s holiday in Tanzania! During this holiday you will summit the highest mountain in Africa and explore magnificent Tanzania nature and culture.
Rongai route located eastern side of the mountain and it begins just south of the Kenya-Tanzania border through farmland and forest to several other climate zones, adding interest to the trek.
7 Days climbing via Rongai Route
There are magnificent views over the Kenyan Plains and genuine possibilities for wildlife viewing. This route normally takes 6 days, however we highly recommend 7 days to allow more time for acclimatization and successful summit.

per adult from

$3,421

NZD

Duration

9 days

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  • What's included :
    • 9x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • Accommodation as per itinerary
    • 6 nights accommodation
    • Airport taxes
    • Fuel surcharge
    • National Park fees
    • Meals as per itinerary
    • Professional guide
    What's excluded :
    • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
    • Departure tax, payable at the time of tour check-in, required by our local regulations
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities (recommended)
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

  • Day 1: Arrivals day

    Stop At: Moshi, Moshi, Kilimanjaro Region
    Our representative will meet you and drive from Kilimanjaro International airport to your hotel in Moshi rest for a while and later meet your guide for gear checking and briefing about the mountain. Also, our guide will go through our camping gear and demonstrate the use and operation of all equipment especially the emergence oxygen cylinder and pulse ox meter, our guide as well will explain signs and symptoms of various mountain sicknesses that might happen while trekking.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Dinner is not included
    Accommodation included: You will be accommodated at Weru Weru river lodge, a 3-star hotel

    Day 2: Drive from your hotel to Rongai gate and hike to Simba camp 3000m

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    Today we will drive about 4 hours to Rongai gate for registrations and collect entrance permit. You will have lunch and meet your Kilimanjaro crew, after hiking will start through crossing the forest of the alpine trees. The climb is consistently and gently through attractive forest that shelters a variety of wildlife like blue monkeys and black and white Colobus Monkeys. You will reach the first campsite at the edge of the rain forest and overnight.


    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Lunch, dinner, and drinking water are included
    Accommodation included: You will be accommodated in the private mobile tent ( Mountain Hardwear )

    Day 3: To Second cave 3450m

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    Today after breakfast we will start a steady walk ascent up to the second cave for lunch, after lunch, we will rest until evening where we will do a nature walk for acclimatization before back to the camp for dinner and overnight.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: All meals and drinking water are included
    Accommodation included: You will be accommodated in the private mobile tent (Mountain Hardwear Tent)

    Day 4: To Kikelewa camp 3650m

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    After breakfast, we will start walking in a flat area than a bit steep and descend down a bit before arriving at the camp for lunch. Today we will be able to see Kibo peak and eastern ice fields from the crater rim.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Hot meals and drinking water are included
    Accommodation included: You will be accommodated in the private mobile tent (Mountain Hardwear tent )

    Day 5: To Turn hut 4315m

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    Today after breakfast we will start with short steep climbing up grass slopes, which are rewarded with superb circular views and a tangible sense of wilderness before reaching Mawenzi Turn hut for lunch. After lunch, we will do a nature walk for acclimatization to the slopes of Mawenzi and back to the camp for dinner and overnight.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Hot meals and drinking water are included
    Accommodation included: You will be accommodated in the private mobile tent ( Mountain Hardwear tent )

    Day 6: To Kibo hut 4727m

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    Today we will trek crossing the saddle area between Mawenzi peak and Kibo peak and it will be our last water point and on our way, we will be able to see the remnants of a plane crash, and we will stop at the middle of the alpine desert for a picnic lunch before getting to the camp for earlier dinner and earlier sleep wait for the summit.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Hot meals and drinking water are included
    Accommodation included: You will be accommodated in the private mobile tent (Mountain Hardwear tent)

    Day 7: To Uhuru summit 5895m and descend to Horombo Hut 3727m

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    Around 11:00pm you will wake up for tea and some snacks and dress up warm for the summit, At 12:00am the summit will start with a gradual ascent through volcanic screed meet zigzag trail starting to getting steep and keep moving to the crater rim known as Gilman’s point 5685m rest for a while and headed to Stella point 5756m rest for a while again for pictures and view of sunrise also we will join other hikers from Barafu base camp and join together heading to Uhuru peak 5895m. At the summit we will stay for 10-15 minutes for pictures and view and start descending back via the same trail to Kibo hut for resting, brunch and after descend to Horombo hut for overnight.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Hot meals and drinking water are included
    Accommodation included: You will be accommodated in a private mobile tent

    Day 8: To Marangu gate 1890m

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    After breakfast we will descend to Marangu gate about 18 km for 4-7 hours, crossing moorland and rain forest zones, you will sing out in Kilimanjaro national park log book collect our certificate, and enjoy your hot lunch. After lunch, you will meet Eastland Adventures Kilimanjaro crew for group pictures and Kilimanjaro songs after we drive you to your hotel in Moshi for a long hot shower and Kilimanjaro beer.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Hot lunch and drinking water will be included
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 9: Departures days

    Stop At: Moshi, Moshi, Kilimanjaro Region
    Today we will pick you from your hotel and drive to Kilimanjaro international airport as per your flight details.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions. Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions. Tour will end at Moshi and you will be driven to your chosen HotelAirports
    • Kilimanjaro Airport, Kilimanjaro National Park Tanzania
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • 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
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Eastland Adventures

Activity ID: V-69208P4

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