Active: Mt Kilimanjaro Trek - Rongai Route (DTKR)
Trip Style: Acrtive - Hiking, biking and kayaking adventures across the world
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Service Level: Camping
Physical Demands Rating: 5 - These trips include serious high-altitude treks, cycling or other heavy exercise. For superhumans only. (Remember to pack your cape)
Group Size: Max 12, avg 10.
Meals Included: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners
Accommodations: Simple hotels (2 nts), full-service alpine camping (5 nts).
Follow a lesser-trekked path up Kilimanjaro, conquer Africas highest peak, hike towards the summit through ever-changing ecosystems.
Conquer Africas 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 routes gentle approach has a high success rate due to the slow ascent. Youll camp beside the only lake on the mountain and enjoy spectacular views over Kenyas Amboseli plains. Local guides, cooks, and porters will provide support during your trek and at campsites along the way.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 12/31/2017
- 8 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Moshi||Day 1 Moshi|
Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Simba Camp||Day 2 Moshi/Simba Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Climb up the less-visited northern slopes through varied ecosystems. Included Activities: Rongai Gate to Simba Camp Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00-4.00 hours)
|Day 3||Kikelelwa Camp||Day 3 Simba Camp/Kikelelwa Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Continue ascending with superb views of the eastern ice fields. Included Activities: Simba Camp to Kikelewa Camp
|Day 4||Mawenzi Tarn Camp||Day 4 Kikelelwa Camp/Mawenzi Tarn Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Ascend through grassy slopes up to an area with majestic views. Included Activities: Kikelelwa Camp to Mawenzi Tarn Camp
|Day 5||Kibo Camp||Day 5 Mawenzi Tarn Camp/Kibo Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Hike slowly through the famous "saddle" between the Mawenzi and Kibo peaks. Included Activities: Mawenzi Tarn Camp to Kibo Huts Camp
|Day 6||Horombo Camp||Day 6 Kibo Camp/Horombo Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Night hike to the Summit via Gillmans Point. Appreciate the beautiful sunrise before descending to Horombo Huts Camp. Included Activities: Kibo Huts Camp to Summit Summit to Horombo Huts Camp
|Day 7||Marangu||Day 7 Horombo Camp/Marangu (1B, 1L)|
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. Included Activities: Horombo Huts Camp to Marangu Gate Moshi Womens Cooperative Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s))
|Day 8||Moshi||Day 8 Moshi (1B)|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
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