Duration
6 Days
Destination
Tanzania
Travellers
5+
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Destination
Return Location
Returns to the original departure point
Price includes
  • 4WD safari vehicle
  • A guided tour of important places
  • All mentioned activities per itinerary.
  • First class or best available hotels in the area
  • First Entrance fees
  • Park entrance fee
  • Professionally guided tour
  • Services of an English speaking guide/driver
Price does not include
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Departure Taxes or Visa handling fees
  • Excess baggage charge
  • Extra accommodation
  • Insurance
  • International Air, unless expressly paid for
  • International flights
  • Laundry
  • Other International flights
  • Telephone fee
  • Unlimited bottled water

The 6 days Mount Kilimanjaro tour package will involve a hike on the Rongai Route with five nights on the mountain before returning to the Marangu gate. The Rongai Route is one of the easiest routes and the success rate is very high. The route starts on the north side of the mountain just south of the Kenyan border. The whole trek will be guided by certified Kilimanjaro guides and overnights will be spent at the park huts

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
Day 1

Arusha (1,400 m) – Rongai Gate (1950 m) – 1st Caves camp (2,600 m)

The starting point of your Kilimanjaro trekking Rongai Route is at Park Gate of Marangu, then you will have a transport to the Rongai trail ahead (1,950 m). Normally, the transport is of about 3 hours to the Rongai gate. The path is ending at the 1st Cave camp (2,600 m) and it gradually allows you to enjoy the surroundings. At the camp you will get hot water to wash then changing clothes you have been trekking with, stay warm. Overnight at 1st Caves Camp (2,600 m), All meals included

Day 2

1st Caves Camp (2,600 m) – Kikelelwa Cave (3,600 m)

From the 1st Caves Camp, You will start your day with a light breakfast, then you will arrive at the moorland vegetation type enclosed in the heather. This trail will lead you towards the second Cave Camp (3,450 m), the place where you will have lunch. After lunch and some rest you carry on up to the third Cave Campsite (3, 600 m), (Kikelelwa Cave) the alternative name. 6 Days trekking is the best as it gives enough time for acclimatization. The camp is surrounded by a bunch of small caves in a valley a bit below saddle. Overnight at Kikelelwa Cave also known as the 3rd Cave (3,600 m). All meals include.

Day 3

Kikelelwa Cave (3,600 m) – Mawenzi Tarn camp (4,330 m)

Light breakfast before starting your 3rd day at Kikelelwa cave. Start your hiking day on an easy and moderate slope, you will notice changes on landscape and the pass now is becoming steeper and soon you will reach Mawenzi Tarn Camp at the altitude of 4,330 m. This is a very remarkable campsite as it is in a hollow beneath the sharp peak of Mawenzi which is close to a small lake. Arriving at the camp the same procedures will follow as previous days, soon hot lunch will be served followed by some relaxing hours. You can use this afternoon for resting and exploring the areas around the campsite. Enjoy the magnificent sunset. Overnight at Mawenzi Tarn Camp (4,330 m)

Day 4

Mawenzi Tarn Camp (4,330 m) – Kibo Hut (4,700 m)

After a light breakfast, you will start your today’s program by hiking over a small ridge before having an easy walk on a nice path that is on the northern part of the saddle. At this juncture, the Rongai route will adjoin the Marangu route when reaching the saddle in-between Mawenzi and Kibo. The pass to the summit at this point is the same as from the Marangu route. The final part of today’s hike that leads to Kibo hut is steeper. Reach Kibo hut at 4,700 m during lunchtime. Hot water to wash & other procedures will follow. Overnight at Kibo Hut (4,700 m). All meals included

Day 5

Kibo Hut (4,700 m) – Uhuru Peak (5,895 m) – Horombo Hut (3,720 m)

Wake up time will be at around 23:00 to 23:30. Have some biscuit and tea before you start, you will first hike through a very rough path with rocky passing Williams Point at an altitude of 5,000 m, Hans Meyer Cave at 5,150 m, and Gillman’s Point at an altitude of 5,681 m situated on the crater rim. To reach Hans Mayer Cave from Kibo hut you will need almost two and a half hours. The remaining of the climbing is normally covered with snow and walking is along the rim of the crater all the way to Uhuru Peak. On the way to Uhuru Peak, you will pass Stella Point stands at an altitude of 5,752 m; this point is where the other routes reach the rim. The descent back to Kibo hut 4,700 where your lunch is to be served. From Kibo hut, you need about 3 hours to reach Horombo hut 3,720 m. Arriving at the camp in the afternoon, Overnight at Horombo Camp in luxurious beds. All meals included.

Day 6

Horombo Hut (3,720 m) – Marangu gate (1,980 m)

After a heavy breakfast at Horombo hut, you are last day at Kilimanjaro will then start. Passing Mandara hut at an altitude of 2,700 on your way down to Marangu gate, here you will have a short break for lunch then proceed down to Marangu gate at (1,980 m). At Marangu gate, you will sign some of your details into a register book and you will be provided with a summit certificate, a green color certificate is for those who reached Gillman’s Point, and a gold certificate (Big Diploma) for Uhuru Peak.  Afterward, your driver will have already arrived and waiting to take you back to your hotel in Arusha / Moshi or drop off at the airport.

More about Tanzania

Tanzania is an East African country that is known for its vast tourist attractions. Approximately 38 percent of Tanzania's land area is set aside in protected areas for conservation [one of the world’s highest percentage]. Tanzania has 16 national parks, 29 game reserves, 40 controlled conservation areas including the Ngoro Ngoro Conservation Area and the Marine parks. It is a home of the Mount Kilimanjaro [the highest peak in Africa] and the Tourism sector is growing rapidly with over 1,000,000 tourists annually. Tanzania national parks are home to a large variety of wildlife which includes the Big five (Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Rhino), cheetahs, wildebeest, giraffes, hippopotamuses, and various antelopes. However, Tanzania's most well-known wildlife attractions are mostly in its northern part and include the Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park, and Lake Manyara National Park. The Serengeti National park encompasses the world-famous great migrations of animals. The Serengeti National Park is its most popular park and it hosts more than 300,000 visitors annually.
So Visit Serengeti Tanzania with us today.
The north is also home to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Which includes the Ngorongoro Crater an extinct volcanic caldera with lions, hippopotamus, elephants, various types of antelopes, the endangered black rhinoceros and lard hers of wildebeests and zebra. Olduvai Gorge, which is considered to be the seat of humanity after the discovery of the earliest known specimens of the human genus, Homo habilis. In the western part of Tanzania, there is Mahale, Katavi and Gombe national parks and latter of which is the site of Jane Goodall's ongoing study of chimpanzee behavior. There is another National park [Kitulo National Park] dedicated to only flowers. The Mount Kilimanjaro is also known as the roof of Africa is the highest peak in Africa located in the north of the country on the border with Kenya in the town of Moshi with its dormant volcano rising approximately 4,877 meters (16,001 ft.) from its base to 5,896 meters (19,342 ft.) above sea level. Mount Kilimanjaro is accessible via Kilimanjaro International Airport Zanzibar archipelago is a semi-autonomous region of Tanzania nicknamed as a spice island, the archipelago is home to kilometers of white sand beaches and cultural fusion of multiple cultures. Zanzibar is home to numerous historical and cultural sites (the Zanzibari culture), some dating back to the 15th century. Join Us and we trek Tanzania and end our tourist’s adventure in Zanzibar kilometers of the beach as well as corals and limestone scarps

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6 Days Mount Kilimanjaro National Park

Duration
6 Days
Destination
Tanzania
Travellers
5+

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