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Kilimanjaro Climb Rongai Route

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Kilimanjaro Climb Rongai Route - Exodus Travels
Kilimanjaro Climb Rongai Route - Exodus Travels
Excellent
208 reviews
Starts
Marangu
+4 Destinations
Mount Kilimanjaro
Ends
Marangu
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Highlights

Start and end in Marangu! With the hiking & trekking tour Kilimanjaro Climb Rongai Route, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Marangu, Tanzania and 4 other destinations in Tanzania. Kilimanjaro Climb Rongai Route is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Camping
Max Group Size
16
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Camping, Mountain Hikes, Attraction-Based Hikes
Operator
Exodus Travels
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Marangu.
  2. Day 2: Begin ascent through Rongai Forest (2600m).
  3. Day 3: Climb to Kikelewa moorland (3600m).
  4. Day 4: Steady ascent beneath Mawenzi (4330m); afternoon acclimatisation.
  5. Day 5: Cross lunar desert of the 'Saddle' to Kibo, at the bottom of summit cone (4750m).
  6. 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).
  7. Day 7: Continue descent to Mandara and Marangu.
  8. Day 8: End Marangu.

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

208 Reviews

Excellent
66%
Good
30%
Average
2%
Rather Poor
0%
Bad
1%
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  • AK
    Written on October 18, 2017
    1.0 - Bad

    Incredibly overpriced for a company that gets 100% prepayment and dont have any insurance or refund if you cancel. Had to cancel last minute and got 0 back. Try other companies, like Altezza for example, who has great reviews and only ask for 30% prepayment.

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  • SD
    Written on August 16, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was the most amazing experience, it is an incredible feeling reaching the roof of Africa, but that is not to undervalue the rest of the trip...every day has different scenery and stunning view points. Well worth it! What was the most inspirational... Read more

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  • HY
    Written on June 21, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    AMAZING TRIP, VERY WELL ORGANISED, WONDERFULL EXPERIENCE, CANT FAULT ANYTHING, DONT DELAY BOOK THIS TRIP WITH EXODUS, YOU WILL NOT BE DISSAPOINTED.I BOOKED ON THE SOLO DEPARTURE AND EVERYONE IN THE GROUP WETE LIKE MINDED AND GREAT PEOPLE, PORTERS,COOKS AND... Read more

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  • JA
    Written on June 4, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Awesome, Fantanstic, Exilirating.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The most inspirational thing about the whole trip is although we had a group of mainly strangers from all over the world, everyone pulled together and made the trip very... Read more

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  • GT
    Written on May 9, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A truly amazing experience....the trekking, the people and the country made this an unforgettable trip of a lifetime.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The most inspirational aspect of the trip was the way in which the group was looked... Read more

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  • AM
    Written on April 9, 2013
    3.0 - Average

    The overall organisation of the trip was really good. It is a scenic route, our team of porters were amazing, as were the assistant guides. A character building experience!!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The most inspirational moment... Read more

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  • AA
    Written on March 5, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    An absolutely brilliant experience, exceptionally hard last couple of days and definately not for the faint hearted.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Reaching the high point at Uhuru Peak was probably the most satisfying as opposed to... Read more

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  • VC
    Written on February 27, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Toughest but most amazing thing I've ever done in my life!!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The week itself was challenging but more mentally than physically, until summit night which seems never ending... But once you get to the top, you... Read more

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  • CC
    Written on February 25, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    An amazingly well organised and fantastic trip with a lovely group of people. Something I will never forget! What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?By far it was seeing the sunrise at Gilmans Point. Our guide had timed our walk to perfection so... Read more

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  • JC
    Written on February 10, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    Guides were vey experienced, helpful and friendly. A wonderful country with friendly people. A wonderful experience.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Just getting closer to the mountain. Hard to believe I was finally In Africa, doing what... Read more

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    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Cholera
    Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Rabies
    Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Meningococcal meningitis
    Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    Start and end in Marangu.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Exodus Travels to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 28 January 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 28 January 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Exodus Travels. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 75 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 95 km.
    • Marangu (Tanzania)
    • 40 km
    • Rongai (Tanzania)
    • 19 km
    • Uhuru Peak (Tanzania)
    • 12 km
    • Horombo Hut (Tanzania)
    • 10 km
    • Mandara Hut (Tanzania)
    • 14 km
    • Marangu (Tanzania)

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