Rongai Route

Experience East Africa

Day One

Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport and transfer to, Springlands hotel/alternative Hotel for overnight - bed &
breakfast.

Day Two

3-4 hours drive around Kilimanjaro to Rongai Gate [2100m]. 4 hours, walk through the rain forest to camp 1 (2800m).

Day Three

6 hours walk through giant heathers and moor lands to camp 2 near, Kikelewa cave (3600m)

Day Four

DAY 04: 4-5 Hours walk towards the jagged pinnacles of Mawenzi Tarn Hut, (4330m). The last section is fairly steep.

Day Five

Gain the saddle and walk across this desert of scree to a camp not far from Kibo Hut (3-4 hours, 4730m)

Day Six

Very early start for the summit on steep scree up to Gilman's point (5 hours, 5681m) on the crater rim. Continue around the rim to Uhuru peak (1.5 hours, 5895m). descend to our camp for brunch and a rest, then walk down to Horombo Hut. Total walking time around 12 hours.

Day Seven

5 hours descend to Marangu Gate. Drive back to Springland Hotel - bed & breakfast.

Day Eight

Transfer to airport for flight home.



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