|Day1: Arrive in Marangu
We stay at Kilimanjaro Mountain Resort, which is beautifully located on the lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro and is a perfect place to prepare for your adventure.
We will gather in the evening at 5:30 pm for a pre-climb briefing and an equipment check.
We will also confirm you have the appropriate mandatory medical coverage and travel insurance.
| Day 2: Rongai Camp
After an early breakfast in Arusha, you will drive to the Rongai (Nalemoru) Gate near the Kenya border. We begin our climb on this unspoilt wilderness route. The walk then starts to climb consistently, but gently through attractive forest that shelters a variety of wildlife. The forest begins to thin out and the first camp is at the edge of the moorland zone (2600 m.) with extensive views over the Kenyan plains. The first day is only a half-day walk. Nalemoru Gate to Rongai Camp (2,600 m): 3-4 hours walking.
|Day 3: Rongai Second Cave
The morning walk is a steady ascent up to the Second Cave, (3,450m) with superb views of Kibo and the Eastern ice fields on the crater rim. After hot lunch we have a free time to rest at the camp or in the afternoon we can explore the surrounding area for acclimatisation walk to Third Cave. Rongai Camp to Second Cave’ (3,450 m): 3-4 hours walking.
|Day 4: Rongai Kikelelwa Cave
Gradual rise through beautiful open moorland towards jagged pinnacles of Mawenzi to Kikelewa Camp (3679m) we reach in late afternoon at Kikelewa Caves for dinner and overnight at the camp. Second Cave to Kikelewa Caves (3.600 m): 3-4 hours walking.
|Day 5: Rongai Mawenzi Turn
A Short but steep ascent to Mawenzi Tarn (4330m). Leave the vegetation behind shortly before reaching the next camp at Mawenzi Tarn. The afternoon is free to help your acclimatization.
Kikelelwa Cave to Mawenzi Tarn (4,330m):3-4 hours walking.
|Day 6: Mawenzi Turn to Kibo Hut
Today we cross the lunar desert of the saddle between Mawenzi and KiboHut (4700m), at the bottom of the Kibo Crater wall by early afternoon. There is no running water at Kibo Hut. The remainder of the day is spent relaxing in preparation for the final ascent before a very early night. Mawenzi Turn to Kibo Hut (4,700m); 5-6 hours walking
Day 7: Kibo Hut to Summit to Horrombo Hut .
|Day 8: Horrombo Hut
Today we will descend past Mandara hut to Marangu Gate, successful climbers will receive their summit certificates. From here you will be transferred to Arusha for dinner and overnight
Horombo hut to Marangu Gate. (6-7 hours walking).
PRICE $1500 Per person
INCLUSIVE:- Pick up from the Airport, transfer to Machame gate and back after trekking, Professional Mountain Guide , Assistance Mountain Guide, Mountain Potters-2each climber, Mountain Chef, Food-3 meals a day, Park Entry Fee, Camping Fee, Rescue Fee, Mountain Gears like 2-person tents, mattress and sleeping bags.
NOT INCLUSIVE: – Tip to the Guides and Potters, Personal Mountain Gears like warm clothes, gloves, stick….. (We can provide you with climbing sticks as well should you not have).SEND AN ENQUIRY