Kilimanjaro - Rongai Route Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF AFRICA 854

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Day 1: Arusha

Welcome to Africa and the start of your incredible journey. Arriving into Arusha Airport we will be there to meet you and transfer you to Ilboru Safari Lodge.

Day 2: Arusha - Ngorongoro Crater

Today we drive to your next stunning northern Tanzanian park, Tarangire National Park. Spend the day exploring the park grounds and spotting wildlife on a game drive. We then head to the Bougainvillea lodge for dinner.

Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater

Enjoy a full day game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. Returning in the evening to the Bougainvillea lodge for dinner.

Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater

Today we drive to the highlands with picnic lunch boxes for game drive in Ngorongoro Crater, evening ascend back and drive to Bougainvillea lodge.

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater - Mt. Kilimanjaro & Moshi

Today we drive back to Arusha, and enjoy some lunch, after lunch we drive to Moshi where we spend the night at the Kilimanjaro Mountain Resort.

Day 6: Mt. Kilimanjaro & Moshi - Kilimanjaro - Rongai Route

Today we trek through farmland and forest to edge of moorland zone where we can enjoy excellent views out across the Kenyan plains. Camp (2600m). Overnight Rongai Campsite.

Day 7: Kilimanjaro - Rongai Route

A longer day, gaining close to 1000 metres we trek to Kikelewa Caves. We stop for lunch at 'Second Cave' in sight of Kibo peak and the ice fields on the crater rim. Camp (3350m). Overnight Kikelewa Campsite.

Day 8: Kilimanjaro - Rongai Route

A shorter walk today, crossing grassy slopes with expansive views, to reach our next camping place at Mawenzi Tarn - spectacularly located beneath the rocky summits of Mawenzi. Camp (4300m). Overnight Mawenzi Turn Camp

Day 9: Kilimanjaro - Rongai Route

Trek across the saddle between Mawenzi and Kibo, to reach our overnight halt at the Kibo Hut directly beneath the Kibo crater wall. Camp (4750 m). Overnight Kibo Camp

Day 10: Kilimanjaro - Rongai Route

A very early start to reach the crater rim at Gilman's Point, then traverse to Uhuru Peak (5894m), the high point of all Africa. Long, long descent via the Marangu Route to Horombo. Camp (3720 m).

Day 11: Kilimanjaro - Rongai Route - Mt. Kilimanjaro & Moshi

We encounter vegetation and pine forest on our descent to our exit from the trek, We then transfer back to the Kilimanjaro Resort to have a much earned relaxing evening.

Day 12: Mt. Kilimanjaro & Moshi

Sadly your time with us has come to an end, we will transfer you to the airport in time for your flight home.

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