8 Days Rongai Route Trekking. 2024

The new update: 14 June 2024!

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Tour Overview:

Conquer Kilimanjaro's Rongai Route in 8 days. A thrilling journey blending challenge and beauty for an unforgettable mountain experience.

Embark on an 8-day Rongai Route Trek, an exhilarating Kilimanjaro ascent. Traverse diverse landscapes, overcome challenges, and savor the triumph of reaching Africa's highest peak.

Day 1: Arrival in Moshi

  • Arrive in Moshi, Tanzania
  • Briefing with the trekking team
  • Rest and preparation for the trek

Day 2: Rongai Gate to Simba Camp

  • Transfer to Rongai Gate
  • Begin trek through lush rainforest
  • Reach Simba Camp for the night

Day 3: Simba Camp to Second Cave

  • Trek through moorland and heath zones
  • Overnight at Second Cave campsite

Day 4: Second Cave to Kikelewa Cave

  • Ascend to Third Cave and Kikelewa Cave
  • Marvel at stunning panoramic views

Day 5: Kikelewa Cave to Mawenzi Tarn

  • Trek through the Saddle, offering spectacular vistas
  • Arrive at Mawenzi Tarn campsite for overnight stay

Day 6: Mawenzi Tarn to Kibo Hut

  • Ascend to Kibo Hut, the final base camp
  • Rest and prepare for the summit push

Day 7: Summit Day – Uhuru Peak

  • Start the ascent to Gilman's Point
  • Continue to Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa
  • Descend to Horombo Hut for overnight

Day 8: Descend to Marangu Gate

  • Descend through heath and rainforest zones
  • Reach Marangu Gate and celebrate the successful trek
  • Transfer to Moshi for a well-deserved rest

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