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Kilimanjaro: Rongai Route

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Kilimanjaro: Rongai Route - Intrepid Travel
Kilimanjaro: Rongai Route - Intrepid Travel
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Starts
Marangu
+1 Destinations
Rongai Route
Ends
Marangu
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Start and end in Marangu! With the hiking & trekking tour Kilimanjaro: Rongai Route, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Marangu, Tanzania and Maweni. Kilimanjaro: Rongai Route is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping
Max Group Size
12
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Mini-coach
Physical Rating
Extreme
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Mountain Hikes, Attraction-Based Hikes
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  • AW
    Written on January 21, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    FANTASTIC trip! Plenty of good, fresh food on our trip - share out the rest of your snacks with the porters to enjoy so they don't have to carry it up. I had nasty altitude sickness (grey in face, vomiting, stopping to rest for 3 seconds after every step) and had decided against going the whole way up, despite missing out on the opportunity of a lifetime. The guides (Onex and Mike) had enough experience to say I could make it, and they then proceeded to help me right up to the very top!! (Also helped me very quickly descend afterwards!) Our ENTIRE group made it to the top (one a bit later then the rest) thanks to the brilliant guides/porters. Onex really cares for his team and it showed, so I am 100% sure that this trek was ethically thought-out. If you do this trek, TAKE NEW/OLD JACKETS/SOCKS/GAITERS/CARIBENA CLIPS/ESPECIALLY WARM SLEEPING BAGS/MATS TO DONATE TO THE PORTERS ON THE VERY FIRST DAY (as awkward as it feels) because the average temp in Tanzania is 25*C so those starting out as porters have no reason to have purchased warm clothing prior to their career starting. Also walking poles 100% worth it because I couldn't raise my knees on their own to climb upwards on day 4 and the ability to use my arms to offload burden saved me!
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Thank you for sharing your experience Amy! We love to hear that our guides made your trip. Also, great advice for future travelers.
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  • Kilimanjaro: Rongai Route reviewer 2
    Written on July 16, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great trip! Just prepare yourself with plenty of excercise/hiking/running preferably at altitude. Have the right gear! Guides, organisation was excellent. Can't fault intrepid at all for this. Amazing experience I will never forget.
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  1. Day 1: Marangu
  2. Day 2: Simba Camp
  3. Day 3: Kikelewa Caves
  4. Day 4: Mawenzi Tarn
  5. Day 5: Kibo Camp / Uhuru Peak
  6. Day 6: Uhuru Peak / Horombo Camp
  7. Day 7: Marangu
  8. Day 8: Marangu

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  • Marcia9th August 2018
    I love Tour Radar. They gave me all the support when I needed contacting the agent themselves to solve my problems while I was on the trip. The response was always quick and I also got the best deals, always cheaper than with the operator. Can't fault it really. Just booked my second trip with them this week.

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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.

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Location
Start and end in Marangu.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 November 2018 the full payment of $2,504 is necessary.
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No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2504 for Kilimanjaro: Rongai Route, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 528 km.
  • Marangu (Tanzania)
  • 264 km
  • Maweni (Tanzania)
  • 264 km
  • Marangu (Tanzania)

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