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Rongai Route - 6 Days
 
 

Rongai route is second easiest route after Marangu. People begin to climb Kilimanjaro at Kikelelwa village in northern part of Kilimanjaro. Rongai route has wilderness nature than Marangu and hence alternative choice to Marangu. It is better to choose Rongai because you avoid crowd of tourists on Marangu. Rongai route elevation is gentle and hence hiking is not much strenuous.

RONGAI ROUTE 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS

DAY 1:

Depart from Arusha to Rongai forest station and then proceed to Kilimanjaro National Park gate, registration formalities are done at the Marangu gate. After there you start climbing through rainy forest and Moorland to the first Cave
for overnight stay.

Day 2:
After breakfast, you proceed to Cave II for overnight stay.

Day 3:
After breakfast you start trekking to Outward Bound School Hut through the path which leads towards a point on the Saddle. You will pass "Bread Rock" after about 1.5 hours. The track then divides, to the right is the Outward Bound School Hut. Dinner and overnight there.

Day 4: SUMMIT DAY
To reach the Summit you start early at about 01:00 hours. After about 5 hours you reach Gilman's point 5,680m, from here you have another couple of hours to get to Kibo Peak (Uhuru peak 5,896m) the top roof of Africa. After a short rest and few Photographs, you descend to Horombo Hut for overnight stay.

Day 5:
After breakfast you descend to Marangu Gate for certificate Award. Our vehicle will be ready waiting to transfer you back to Arusha.

 
 
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