Sunday
Sep262010

KILIMANJARO VIA RONGAI ROUTE

Day 1 Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport, transfer to Outpost/Karama Hotel.

Day 2 After breakfast, drive to Nare Moru village (6,500ft) where the trekking starts. We will walk through the cultivated land and pine forest on the way to Simba Campsite, 8,900ft (4 hours). Camping.

Day 3 Breakfast, then the hike via Second Cave to third cave. Today's trek will offer impressive views of Kibo and the eastern ice fields on the rim of the crater (4-5 hours). Third cave campsite 11060ft. Camping.

Day 4 After breakfast we leave Third cave for Kibo hut (15,000ft) at the bottom of the Kibo crater wall (4-5 hours). The remainder of the day is spent resting in preparation for the final ascent.

Day 5 Very early start for the summit scree up to Gilman’s Point (18,930ft) which is on the crater rim. Go on to Uhuru Peak ( 6-7 hours ). Descend to Kibo hut for a tea/soup/cookies and then down to Horombo hut, 12,000ft (5 hours).

Day 6 Breakfast, Descend from Horombo hut to Marangu gate (5-6 hours). The waiting car will take you to Outpost/Karama Hotel.

Day 7 Transfer to Kilimanjaro airport for your return flight.

 

Tuesday
Aug032010

Price includes:

• Arrival and departure Kilimanjaro Airport transfers. Or bus shuttle transfer Nairobi-Arusha-Nairobi if flying
to/from Nairobi.
• 2 nights accommodations at a mid-class hotel (Bed & Breakfast) in Arusha, before and after the climb.
Upgrade to Outpost Lodge is available for $40/person for the 2 nights in Arusha.
Also, upgrade to Impala Hotel is available, and this will cost $50/person for the 2 nights in Arusha.
• Accommodation in mountain huts or mountain tents with mattresses. We use the highest quality
expedition tents of Eureka and The North Face.
• All park fees, including mountain rescue fees, government taxes and all applicable fees and taxes.
• Services of a Professional leading guide who is medically trained, certified, licensed and English
speaking
• Services of English-speaking assistant guide (s), a skilled cook, and enough numbers of porters for your
luggage, food, and water, and a dinning tent.
• Transport from your hotel to the mountain, and back to your hotel.
• Use of radios/phones to increase your safety.
• Group average of 4~6 climbers, maximum of 12
• Discount is available for group of 3 or more, booking together´╗┐´╗┐