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Mt Kilimanjaro Trek - Rongai Route

Mt Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Mt Kilimanjaro Trek - Rongai Route

Mountaineering·
Hiking
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Start: Moshi
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End: Moshi

Conquer Africa's highest peak from the drier, northern side of the mountain.

Activity
LocationMt Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Duration8 days
Start / EndMoshi / Moshi
Tour operatorG Adventures

Mt Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Mt Kilimanjaro Trek - Rongai Route

Mountaineering·
Hiking·
8 days·G Adventures
Start: Moshi
·
End: Moshi

Description

Conquer Africa's highest peak from the drier, northern side of the mountain. Follow the Rongai Route, climbing the mountain from the north and descending via the popular Marangu Route with its diverse climate zones and stunning views. This route's gentle approach has a high success rate due to the slow ascent. You'll camp beside the only lake on the mountain and enjoy spectacular views over Ken...

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Itinerary

Day 1Moshi

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Moshi/Simba Camp

Climb up the less-visited northern slopes through varied ecosystems.

Day 3Simba Camp/Kikelelwa Camp

Continue ascending with superb views of the eastern ice fields.

Day 4Kikelelwa Camp/Mawenzi Tarn Camp

Ascend through grassy slopes up to an area with majestic views.

Day 5Mawenzi Tarn Camp/Kibo Camp

Hike slowly through the famous "saddle" between the Mawenzi and Kibo peaks.

Day 6Kibo Camp/Horombo Camp

Night hike to the Summit via Gillman's Point. Appreciate the beautiful sunrise before descending to Horombo Huts Camp.

Day 7Horombo Camp/Marangu

Continue down through moorland to Mandara Hut (2770m), the first stopping place on the Marangu route. Descend through lovely lush forest on a good path to the National Park gate at Marangu (1879m). Transfer to hotel in Moshi for a well-deserved night in relative comfort. Time to relax, take a shower, and celebrate with a drink. Cheers to climbing Mt Kilimanjaro! Before dinner, you will be welcomed and congratulated on your climb by the mamas of the Moshi Women’s Cooperative, a project supported by G Adventures. They will present you with a gift and a certificate to remember all your efforts on the mountain.

Day 8Moshi

Depart at any time.

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Accommodation

Simple hotels (2 nts), full-service alpine camping (5 nts).

What's Included

Your G for Good Moment: Moshi Women's Cooperative Visit, Moshi. 6-day guided group trek up Mt Kilimanjaro's Rongai Route with local guides, cooks, and porters. All permits and fees. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Meals Included

7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners

What to Take

As you will be trekking up Africa’s highest mountain, you will be passing through a number of different climate zones, and should pack to prepare for a number of extremes – hot and sunny, cool, cloudy, and misty, fog, rain (your first day you will ascending through a section of rain forest), wind, and lastly snow and cold. You may experience one or all of these conditions in the same day on your t... Read more
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