KILIMANJARO - RONGAI ROUTE

See Africa from a different perspective – from the peaks of Mt Kilimanjaro.

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TREK THE INCREDIBLE RONGAI ROUTE OF MOUNT KILIMANJARO

See Africa from a different perspective – from the peaks of Mt Kilimanjaro. Approach the striking mountain from the north for the opportunity to see mountainside animals – monkeys and even the occasional elephant inhabits these parts, so keep your eyes peeled. Traverse through rich forests along the north-eastern side, then embark on a trek to the summit. Discover an enticing array of wildlife and gorgeous scenery along the way and be rewarded by incredible views from Uhuru Peak.

START: Marangu, Tanzania
FINISH: Marangu, Tanzania
STYLE: Basix
THEME: Trekking
TOUR CODE: YKXR
PHYSICAL RATING: 5/5
MINIMUM AGE: 15
GROUP SIZE: Min 1, Max 12

WHY YOU'LL LOVE THIS TRIP

• Stay in one of Northern Tanzania's most historic buildings and explore the lush tropical surrounds of Mangaru.
• Travelling with experienced guides and porters, you'll be in good hands, with one guide for every two passengers.
• Hike through the dense greenery of Mt Kilimanjaro’s foothills, spotting native creatures and wildflowers along the way.
• Witness the stark beauty of Mawenzi as the cirque of this stunning 5,149-metre peak towers above you.
• Hike Kilimanjaro's climactic last stretch by lamplight, reaching Africa’s highest point.
• Experience the incredible African sunrise from Mt Kilimanjaro – the ultimate reward for conquering Africa's premier peak.
• We are an official partner of IMEC’s Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project (KPAP). This means all of our climbs have been assessed and scored based on a number of criteria, all of which are designed to ensure the proper treatment of porters on the Mountain.

IMPORTANT NOTES

1. Passenger Self Assessment Form required for this trip.
2. A single supplement is available on all nights of this trip, subject to availability. Please see your booking agent for further information.
3. Parts of your trip go above 2800 metres / 9200 feet where it is common for travellers to experience some adverse health effects due to the altitude.
4. Please arrange your flights to arrive at Marangu hotel before 4pm on Day 1 in order to attend the very important pre-climb briefing and information session.

From

$ 3,355 USD

p/person in a twin share room

*Prices may vary depending on seasonality*

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