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Kilimanjaro: Rongai Route & Safari

Trekking + walking
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Tour details
Destinations: Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park
Type of adventure: icon-16.png Trekking + walking
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 4693
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Trek the Rongai Route
At a glance
2 nights comfortable hotels, 2 nights comfortable permanent camp, all en suite; 5 nights full-service camping in three-man tents, private toilet tent provided
Kilimanjaro's Rongai Route and safari in Ngorongoro Crater
After a strenuous climb of Africa's highest mountain, there are ample game viewing opportunities in two of Tanzania's national parks, plus the magnificent Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Lake Manyara is well known for its bird life and tree-climbing lions, Tarangire for its elephants, while the stunning Ngorongoro Crater is home to the largest concentration of wildlife anywhere in Africa.
Walk profile
Daily distance in km/miles:

Day 2 7.0km/4.3miles
Day 3 15.0km/9.3miles
Day 4 8.0km/5.0miles
Day 5 10.0km/6.2miles
Day 6 10.0km/6.2miles
Day 7 22.0km/13.7miles

Number of days walking:
Approximately 12km/7.4miles walking per day
High altitude; including steep, rocky terrain

Day 1
Start Marangu.

Day 2
Begin ascent through Rongai Forest (2600m).

Day 3
Climb to Kikelewa moorland (3600m).

Day 4
Steady ascent beneath jagged peaks of Mawenzi (4330m); afternoon acclimatisation.

Day 5
Cross lunar desert of the 'Saddle' to Kibo, at the bottom of summit cone (4750m).

Day 6
Early start to reach Gillman's Point in time for sunrise over the crater rim: on to Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa (5895m). Descend to Horombo (3720m).

Day 7
Continue descent through forest to Mandara and Marangu; drive to Arusha.

Day 8
Drive from Arusha to Tarangire. Game viewing in Tarangire N.P.

Day 9
Full day excursion to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Day 10
Game drive in Lake Manyara N.P. Transfer to Arusha; end.

Guided Group
This is a small group adult holiday. The group is usually between 4 and 16 in size, with an average of 12 like-minded clients booking individually, in a couple or as friends together.
Activity level
You have a good level of fitness and are looking for a physically challenging holiday. Previous experience is essential for activity based trips.

What's included
All breakfasts, 8 lunches and 9 dinners
What's not included
Travel insurance

Accommodation details
Hotels & Camping
2 nights comfortable hotels, 2 nights comfortable permanent camp, all en suite; 5 nights full-service camping in three-man tents, private toilet tent provided.

You will spend 3 nights in comfortable hotels and 2 nights in permanent camps with en suite facilities. During the climb you will have 5 nights of full-service camping, with a private toilet tent. Limited single accommodation is available and includes a single tent as well as the hotel nights. We can arrange extra accommodation before or after the trip.

Single supplement available from GBP240 (includes single tent)

These are ‘land only’ prices which require you to book your own flights and join the rest of the group on Day 1 of the trip. For more information please see Trip Notes

Date Price excl. flights (pp) from
Mon 24 Oct 16 - Wed 02 Nov 16


Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €3,815
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Exodus
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