E3 Rongai route
8 days / 7 nights
Board the morning shuttle or fly till
Arusha / Moshi, where you will have the first night
in preparation for the following day´s trek. Dinner
and overnight in a lodge / camp.
to Rongai gate for registration and start your
Kilimanjaro trekking through montane forest to reach the first camp (1,800
takes you through open moorland to the second camp (3,480 m; 3 - 4 hrs). An
optional evening walk helps acclimatization.
An easy hike to
the third camp (3,900 m) with an optional acclimatization walk after lunch.
A steady hike
to the camp at Kibo hut (4,750 m, 4 - 5 hrs). After dinner, you will
receive a summit briefing and prepare your equipment before resting.
ascent starts around midnight. It is a steep climb to Gilman's Point (5,680
m, 5 - 6 hrs) before the route
flattens out along the crater rim. A further 1 to 2 hours should take you to
reach your goal -
Peak (5,895 m). After a
short rest and snack on the top (it's mighty cold)
you begin the descent to Kibo Hut
for breakfast and a further rest before joining Marangu
route to descend to the camp site at Horombo Hut
The return is
a fairly easy walk via Marangu route down to
the gate to collect certificates before transferring to the hotel.
transferred to the Airport for your afternoon or morning flight to Nairobi / Mombasa
enjoy your beach life before returning to your country..