7 Days Rongai Route Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing Adventure

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About 7 Days Rongai Route Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing Adventure Tour Package

Commence on an unforgettable adventure via the Rongai Route, your exclusive passage to Kilimanjaro towering splendor. Leave the ordinary behind and embrace the extraordinary. Traverse untamed landscapes, encounter diverse wildlife, and ascend to the exhilarating Uhuru Peak. Let the enchantment of the Rongai Route be your compass on this extraordinary journey to Africa rooftop.

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Day 1  :  KILIMANJARO CLIMBING START FROM NALE MURU GATE – SIMBA CAMP


Starting on the journey to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro is an experience like no other. On the first day, we depart from Moshi, driving through the lush coffee plantations and NaleMuru village, until we reach the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate. Here, we wait patiently for our permits while observing the hustle and bustle of the crews preparing for the journey ahead. As we begin our climb, we are surrounded by the natural beauty of the rainforest, with its winding trails and diverse flora and fauna. Our destination for the day is Simba Camp, located at the edge of the moorland zone, offering breathtaking views of the plains of Kenya.

Accommodation for day 1
  • Simba Campsite
Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 2  :  LEAVING SIMBA CAMP CLIMBING – SECOND CAVE CAMP KILIMANJARO


    After a restful night's sleep and a hearty breakfast, we continue on our journey towards the Second Cave Camp. As we climb through the moorland terrain, we catch glimpses of the majestic Kibo and the ice fields on the Eastern crater rim. The shrubbery thins as we approach the Second Cave, and the temperatures begin to drop.

    Accommodation for day 2
    • Second Cave Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 3  :  CONTINUE CLIMBING SECOND CAVE CAMP – KIKELEWA CAMP


    The third day of our journey takes us from Second Cave Camp to Kikelewa Camp through the semi-desert terrain. We continue our ascent, drawing closer to the jagged peaks of Mawenzi, and the Eastern ice fields. We must remain vigilant of altitude sickness and inform our guide of any symptoms.

    Accommodation for day 3
    • Kikelelwa Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 4  :  KIKELEWA CAMP KILIMANJARO CLIMBING- MAWENZI TARN


    On the fourth day, we embark on a short but steep climb up grassy slopes, rewarded with stunning views. Our destination is Mawenzi Tarn, situated in a cirque beneath the towering spires of Mawenzi. We have the afternoon to rest or explore the surrounding area, aiding in our acclimatization.

    Accommodation for day 4
    • Mawenzi Turn Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 5  :  CLIMBING FROM MAWENZI TARN – KIBO HUT


    The fifth day is the most challenging, as we cross the lunar desert of the 'Saddle' between Mawenzi and Kibo, arriving at Kibo Campsite at the base of the Kibo crater wall. We rest in preparation for the final ascent on Summit Night.

    Accommodation for day 5
    • Kibo Hut
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 6  :  KIBO HUT – SUMMIT UHURU PEAK BACK TO HOROMBO HUT


    The sixth day begins with an early start between midnight and 2 a.m. We make our way to the summit, passing between the Rebmann and Ratzel glaciers, trying to stay warm and focused on the sense of accomplishment ahead. We ascend through heavy scree towards Stella Point on the crater rim, rewarded with a magnificent sunrise during our rest. From here, we make our way to Uhuru Peak, encountering snow all the way. We have reached the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro and the entire continent of Africa.

    Accommodation for day 6
    • Horombo Hut
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 7  :  CONCLUDE HOROMBO HUT– MARANGU GATE – MOSHI


    On the seventh and final day, we begin our descent, stopping at the Mandara Huts for lunch before arriving at the Marangu Park Gate to receive our summit certificates. We bid farewell to our guides, cooks, and porters, and make our way back to Moshi, reflecting on the incredible journey we have just completed.

    Accommodation for day 7
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Drinking water

  • Tour activities

    Game drive tours

    Getting around/Walking

    Hotel resting

    Photographs

    Tour features and style

    Private tour
    You can do safari privately for solo, couple, family, or in group.

    Group tour
    Join a group with your fellow tourists through this tour.

    Budget tour
    You can compute the price for budget for the whole tour

    Customizable
    You can customize the itinerary, price inclusions, accommodations, and also the price.

    First aid/Rescue
    First aid and rescue during the tour is assured.

    Price inclusions

    Sleeping bag or bed linen

    Rescue fee

    Meals (as specified in the day-by-day description)

    All accommodation mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional upgrade)

    Camping equipment (only sleeping bag/bed linen may be listed as excluded)

    All transportation mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional)

    All Taxes/VAT

    Price exclusions

    International flights to/from the start/end of the tour

    Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

    Tips: tipping guideline

    Personal items

    Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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    KILIMANJARO BIKE RIDERS

    1032 reviews | Moshi, Tanzania |

    Website https://www.kilimanjarobikeriders.com

    Kilimanjaro bike Riders Company is a real Safari and Mountain Climbing company providing Tailor Made and Scheduled Safaris, Mountain climbing throughout Tanzania. We have an intimate and personal knowledge of all the regions here and are informed as to where and when to visit. With our experience and the knowledge of our Guides, we offer versatile itineraries for Families, Corporate teams, and Individual Groups.


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    Frequently Asked Questions for 7 Days Rongai Route Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing Adventure

    1.Q: What is the Rongai Route for Kilimanjaro climbing?

    A: The Rongai Route is a scenic trail for a 7 days Kilimanjaro adventure, known for its stunning views.

    2. Q: How long does the Rongai Route climb take?

    A: It typically takes 7 days, allowing for proper acclimatization and a successful summit.

    3. Q: Is it safe to climb Kilimanjaro via the Rongai Route?

    A: Yes, with experienced guides and proper preparations, it's a safe adventure.

    4. Q: What's the best time for the Rongai Route climb?

    A: June to October and December to March offer the best weather conditions.

    5. Q: How do I book a Rongai Route 7 days climb?

    A: Contact reputable tour operators specializing in Kilimanjaro expeditions.

    6. Q: Do I need prior climbing experience?

    A: While prior experience is helpful, it's not mandatory; physical fitness is essential.

    7. Q: What's the cost of a Rongai Route 7 days climb?

    A: Prices vary, but expect to pay between $2,500 to $4,000 per person.

    8. Q: Are permits required for Kilimanjaro climbing?

    A: Yes, you need permits, and tour operators usually handle the paperwork.

    9. Q: What's the success rate of summiting via Rongai Route?

    A: Success rates are high, around 85%, thanks to the gradual ascent and acclimatization.

    10. Q: What should I pack for the 7 days Kilimanjaro climb?

    A: Essentials include warm clothing, hiking boots, a good backpack, and proper gear, detailed in your tour operator's checklist.