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7 DAYS RONGAI TREKKING ROUTE

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7 DAYS RONGAI TREKKING ROUTE

Duration :   7 Days
Total Seats :  198/200

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$2,250.00

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Trekking Overview :

The ascent to the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro via the Rongai Route is an incredible adventure that takes place over the course of seven days. Your journey will begin at the Rongai Gate, where you will meet the professional guides and porters who will accompany you throughout the rest of the journey. Your first day on the trail is an easy introduction that will take you through verdant rainforests and gorgeous vistas on the way to the Rongai Cave, where your campsite is waiting for you, surrounded by the breathtaking natural scenery of Kilimanjaro National Park. You will rise towards the Second Cave on Day 2, travelling through several moorland zones and taking in breathtaking vistas along the way. In only one day, the environment goes from being covered in lush greenery to being a high-altitude desert. On day three, you will visit the Kikelewa Cave, which is located in the surreal high-altitude desert. This will allow you to gradually acclimatise to the higher altitude. The fourth day of your adventure takes you to Mawenzi Tarn, which provides you with awe-inspiring views of the magnificent Mawenzi Peak. When you get to Mawenzi Tarn, you will be greeted with waters as pure as crystal and the towering Mawenzi Ridge. On day 5, as you get closer to Kibo Hut, which will serve as your staging area for the summit attempt, the terrain will get increasingly difficult. Your adventure will reach its pinnacle on Day 6, when you start the day bright and early to climb Uhuru Peak, which is the highest point in Africa. The arduous climb is rewarded with a spectacular dawn, and the descent leads you to Horombo Hut, where you may get some much-needed relaxation. The descent to Marangu Gate, which takes place on Day 7, provides an opportunity for meditation and travels through a variety of biological zones, ranging from open moorland to dense jungles. Your incredible journey up Mount Kilimanjaro will come to an end when you reach Marangu Gate, where you will collect your certificate of accomplishment and say goodbye to the hardworking members of your team.

 

 

Day 1:Rongai Gate to Rongai Cave

Arriving at the Rongai Gate is the first step in your fantastic Mount Kilimanjaro trip. Here, you’ll meet the professional guides and porters who will accompany you on the climb. As you make your way towards the Rongai Cave, the adventure begins with a hike that takes you through verdant jungles and breathtaking scenery. The first day’s trek isn’t too difficult, which is good since it sets the bar low for the more difficult days to come. Rongai Cave, which is located inside Kilimanjaro National Park, will serve as the location of your overnight camping spot.

Day 2: Rongai Cave to to Second Cave

The start of a new day brings with it the expectation of engaging new tests. Following breakfast, you will go farther up the mountain in the direction of the Second Cave. The path will take you past areas of moorland, which will provide you with breathtaking vistas of the surrounding landscape. You will notice a difference in the environment as you approach the Second Cave. The scenery will transition from high-altitude desert to lush flora, which will provide you with a one-of-a-kind experience in only one day.

Day 3: Rongai Cave to Kikelewa Cave

Your journey for the day takes you to Kikelewa Cave, which is located in the middle of some strange high-altitude desert terrain. The trek is an exciting experience since it involves traversing rocky routes and coming into contact with a wide variety of Kilimanjaro’s flora and animals. Your hike will help you gradually adjust to the higher altitude, preparing you for a climb that is not only safe but also pleasurable.

Day 4: Mawenzi Tarn to Mawenzi Ridge

As you make your way out of Kikelewa Cave, the trail begins its ascent toward Mawenzi Tarn. This trek provides stunning views of Mawenzi Peak, a beautiful mountain that is located in close proximity to Kilimanjaro. When you finally make it to Mawenzi Tarn, you will be met with the glistening waters of the tarn as well as the imposing Mawenzi Ridge. The campground in Mawenzi Tarn is a peaceful location in which to recharge one’s batteries and be ready for the trials that lie ahead.

Day 5:Marwenzi Tarn to Kibo Hut

A substantial portion of your experience will consist of walking from Mawenzi Tarn to Kibo Hut. As you make your way to Kibo Hut, which is situated at the foot of Kilimanjaro’s summit cone, you will go on with your acclimatisation to the high altitude. As you get closer to Kibo Hut, the landscape gets more arid and rough, and the air is thick with the excitement of the approaching destination. You’ll take some time to relax and stock up on supplies before continuing on to the next round of the journey.

Day 6:Kibo Hut to Uhuru Peak

This is the big day, the pinnacle of your trip, and everything has led up to this moment. In the wee hours of the morning, you will leave the Kibo Hut in the pitch black to begin the arduous climb to Uhuru Peak, which is the highest point on the African continent. The hike is strenuous and difficult, but the feeling of satisfaction that you will feel when you reach the top is unrivalled. You will never forget the stunning sight of the dawn from Uhuru Peak, and the images and memories you take there will last a lifetime. After congratulating yourself with your achievement, you will start your descend to the Horombo Hut so that you may get some much-needed rest.

Day 7: Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate

From the Horombo Hut, you will go to the Marangu Gate for the conclusion of your expedition. As you make your way back down, take some time to think about the fantastic experience that you’ve been on over the previous week. You’ll go through a variety of biological zones, from open heathland to densely forested mountains. After arriving at the Marangu Gate, you will be presented with a certificate of completion and given the opportunity to say goodbye to your hardworking guides and porters.

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Cancelation Policy:

  1. Super Early Bird: Cancel your trip at least 35 days before it is scheduled to begin, and you will not be charged. There are no penalties for cancelling your reservation.
  2. Early Bird: Have your travel plans changed between the 11th and 34th day before you leave? The only catch is that there is a 30 percent cancellation charge.
  3. Fashionably Late: If you decide to make any changes between three and ten days before the trip, there will be a cancellation cost of fifty percent.
  4. Last-Minute Surprise: Oops, did you have a change of heart less than forty-eight hours before the beginning of the adventure? There is a cancellation charge equal to the whole amount.
  5. Tailored with Love: For those one-of-a-kind excursions that are designed just for you, the cancellation policies will be prepared according to your specific preferences and presented à la carte.

F.A.Q

Should we be concerned about Mount Kilimanjaro?

The ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro is not without its inherent dangers and is not without its inherent perils. Every year, there are around ten climbers who fall to their deaths, although the number is considered to be considerably more. In addition, there are approximately one thousand climbers who are evacuated to safety from the hazards of the mountain.

How hard is the Rongai route?

The Rongai path is one that is ranked among the more difficult routes. The ascent up the mountain is done in manageable stages and at a leisurely pace. However, while being one of Kilimanjaro's shortest routes, it has a route profile that is not as good as the other routes on the mountain, therefore some climbers may experience altitude sickness.

How long does it take to climb Kilimanjaro through the Rongai route?

The Rongai Route has a total hiking distance of 79 kilometres, which is equivalent to 49 miles. The Rongai Route may be completed in as little as six days, but after you include in travel time to and from your destination, the total number of days needed is closer to nine or ten.

What is the percentage of those that make it to the summit via the Rongai route?

The success percentage of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro through the Rongai Route may reach up to 80 percent when following our suggested schedule of seven days; however, the success rate of climbing the mountain via the six-day route is just 65 percent.

Without proper training, is it possible to summit Kilimanjaro?

Since the ascent is more of a trek, climbing expertise is not required to complete it. In the months leading up to your Kilimanjaro climb, you should have put in a significant amount of time walking up hills and doing cardiovascular training. If you do not already have a good level of fitness, it may take you several months of training to attain a level of fitness that is adequate for you to enjoy the walk.

How many kilometres are there on the Kilimanjaro trail?

The Umbwe path is the quickest, but it also has the sharpest ascents. It is a distance of 23 miles (37 kilometers). The Northern Circuit is the circuit that clocks in at 56 miles, making it the longest route (90 kilometers).

What's Included

  • 18% VAT on tour fees & services
  • 3 meals daily while on the mountain
  • Crater Fees
  • Double layered Sleeping Mats
  • Fair wages for the mountain crew as approved by the Kilimanjaro National Park Authority (KINAPA), Kilimanjaro Association of Tour Operators (KIATO)
  • Filtered water throughout the trek
  • Hot Water For Washing Purpose
  • Park fees, camping fees & rescue fees
  • Pick up and drop off at Kilimanjaro international airport.
  • Portable toilets and toilets tents
  • Pre & Post Trek accommodation
  • Professional mountain guides, cooks and porters
  • Transportation to & from the mountain gate

What's Excluded

  • Bank transfer charges & card payments processing fee
  • Cost of Visas.
  • Expenses belong to person nature e.g Drinks not included on the meal plans, personal purchases, Laundry etc.
  • Insurance fees
  • International flights
  • Tips to mountain crew

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