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6 DAYS CLIMBING KILIMANJARO VIA RONGAI ROUTE

MOUNT KILIMANJARO VIA RONGAI ROUTE

6 Days | 5 nights Mt. Kilimanjaro Climbing via Rongai Route

ARRIVAL
Airport collection and drive to overnight in L'Oasis Lodge in Arusha. (DINNER)
DAY 1:
After breakfast 08:30 you drive to the start of the Rongai route It takes about four hours due to the rough road. On arrive at the gate a short rest whilst formality are completed. After about 3 hours hiking you reach the first cave where you have lunch and rest. Overnight stay near the cave. Altitude 1,800 mtrs. ( BREAKFAST   +   LUNCH   +   DINNER )
DAY 2:
The hiking starts at 08:30 after breakfast, lunch is served in the second cave, you then continue hiking to the third cave where you will overnight. Circa 6-7 hours hiking for this day magnificent views of the Kenyan plains below and Mawenzi tarn above. Altitude 3,800 mtrs. ( BREAKFAST   +   LUNCH   +   DINNER )
DAY 3:
Breakfast is served around 07:00. The hiking begins through the high alpine desert, between Mawenzi and Kibo peaks. lunch is served between School Hut and Kibo Hut Ultimately you arrive at Kibo Hut and camp over night near Kibo Hut. Altitude 4,700 mtrs. ( BREAKFAST   +   LUNCH   +   DINNER )
DAY 4:
Short walks to places of interest or time to gather ones strength for the final attempt on the peak at around midnight, one should reach Uhuru for the most wonderful of sights, dawn on the Roof of Africa! Altitude 5,895 mtrs. ( BREAKFAST   +   LUNCH   +   DINNER )
DAY 5:
After time for photos and to enjoy the view return to Kibo Hut for refreshments and after a much deserved rest on to Horombo encampment. Overnight camp. ( BREAKFAST   +   LUNCH   +   DINNER )
DAY 6:
You leave Horombo at 07:30 and descend to Marangu gate via Mandara Hut. The walk takes circa 5-6 hours. On arrival at the gate you will receive your Certificate of Accomplishment and be taken by our vehicle back to your lodge for a much needed hot shower and rest. Overnight L'Oasis Lodge. (Arusha). ( BREAKFAST   +   LUNCH   +   DINNER )
DAY 7:
Departure Day: Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for those returning home. For those taking one of our Zanzibar or Mount Kilimanjaro / Mount Meru extensions, collection/transfer as described in tour description. (BREAKFAST)

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Airport Transfers - Arrival & Departure
  • Park fees & Ranger fees
  • 4X4 transport
  • Experienced English Speaking Driver - Guide
  • Full board = Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Flying Doctors Service & Bottled Water

PACKAGE EXCLUDES:

  • Medical insurance
  • International flights
  • Visa
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Airport Taxes
  • Gratuities for guide/driver

NB:


  • "The price of this package does not include Tips / Gratuities for the poters guides, as in the rest of the world tips are given only when the Clients are satisfied with service they have been given. It is customary however to tip ones guides and porters, guidelines will be given."


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