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Tanzania Lodge Safaris

3 Days Ngorongoro Crater
3 Days Manyara, Ngorongoro
4 Days Ngorongoro, Manyara
5 Days Ngorongoro Serengeti
6 Days Serengeti, Manyara
6 Days Manyara, Serengeti  
7 Days Best of Tanzania
8 Days Classical Safari.
12 Days Safari & Zanzibar
13 Days Combined Tour

 

Tanzania & Zanzibar Safari

6 Days Wildlife/Zanzibar Beach
7 Days Ngorongoro/Zanzibar Beach
8 Days Manyara/Zanziabr Beach
8 Days Ngorongoro/Zanzibar
9 Days Manyara/Zanzibar Beach
10 Days Manyara/Zanzibar Beach 
20 Days - Wildlife / Zanzibar Beach


Tanzania National Parks

Arusha National Park
Mount kilimanjaro
Katavi National Park
Gombe Stream Park
Lake manyara
Serengeti National Park
Ruaha National Park
Mikumi National Park
Tarangire National Park
Rubondo island
Saadani National Park
Kitulo Plateau
Mahale Mountains
Udzungwa Mountains


Safari & Climbing Tour

12 Days Wildlife Tour & Climbing Marangu Route
13 Days Wildlife Tour & Climbing Marangu Route
14 Days Wildlife Tour & Climbing Machame Route.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TGHTKI 07 -  Rongai Route
This used to be the route used by the Outward Bound Mountain School at Oloitokitok in Kenya. The border is open during daylight hours but all park fees and arrangements must be made (via an agent) at the Marangu Gate before starting on the route. It is possible to arrange transport from Marangu to Naremoru / Rongai. Only a limited number of groups are allowed on the route at any time and it may not be used in descent. There are several big caves along the route, these are used by porters and tents should be carried. The "Outward Bound School" Hut is privately owned, no water or firewood in the vicinity. Allow 5 days for the traverse.


Day 1
Rongai Gate (1950m) - 1st Caves camp (2600m)
Hiking time: 5h
Distance: Approximately 8 kms
Habitat: Forest (Montane)

Register at the Marangu park gate with a transfer (approximately 2 ½ hours) to the Rongai trailhead. Meet your guide and porters before you begin your hike from the Nale Moru village. The small winding path crosses maize fields before entering pine forest, and then climbs gently through a forest. The trail is not at all steep, but is rather a gentle hike through beautiful country. The first night's camp is at First Cave, at about 2,600 metres. There is a toilet and a wooden table with benches, but no hut. Water can be found just down the trail below First Cave.

Day 2
1st Cave (2600m) - Kikelewa Cave (3600m)
Hiking time: 6 - 7h
Habitat: Moorlands

The trail continues up towards Kibo, passing Second Cave (3450m) en-route, and reaching Kikelwa Cave at about 3600 metres. The views start to open up and you begin to feel you're on a really big mountain! Water is in the obvious stream below the cave, although you might have to wander downhill a way to find some. Overnight at 3rd Cave camp (Kikelewa Caves).

Day 3
Kikelewa Cave (3600) - Mawenzi Tarn camp (4330m)
Hiking time: 3 - 4h
Habitat: Moorlands

A short but steep climb up grassy slopes offers superb views of this wilderness area. The vegetation zone ends shortly before you reach your next camp at Mawenzi Tarn spectacularly situated beneath the towering spires of Mawenzi. Spend the afternoon acclimatizing and exploring the area.

Day 4
Mawenzi Tarn camp (4330m) - Kibo hut (4700m)
Hiking time: 4 - 5h
Habitat: Alpine desert

Continue ascending on the east side of Kibo crossing the saddle between Mawenzi and Kibo taking 4 to 5 hours to reach Kibo Hut. The remainder of the day is spent resting in preparation for the final ascent, which begins around midnight. Overnight at Kibo Camp.

Day 5
(Summit Attempt) Kibo hut (4700m) - Uhuru Peak (5895m) - Horombo hut (3720m)
Hiking time: 8h to Uhuru, 6h to Horombo
Habitat: Stone scree / ice-cap summit
Distance: Approximately 6 kms ascent, 21 kms descent

You will rise around 23h30, and after some tea and biscuits you shuffle off into the night. This is where the going really gets tough. The first section of the trail consists of a rocky path to the Hans Meyer Cave (5150m), also a good resting spot. The path then zigzags up to Gillman's point (5 681m), which is located on the crater rim. This section is very steep with a lot of stone scree, requiring a great physical and mental effort. Probably the most demanding section of the entire route. Do the Kili shuffle and move slowly. From Gillman's Point you will normally encounter snow all the way up to Uhuru peak (5895m), the highest point in Africa. Total exhilaration and satisfaction - you made it. Weather conditions on the summit will determine how long you can spend, taking photographs, before the 3-hour descent back to Kibo hut. After a short rest you gather all your gear for the ascent and head down to Horombo hut (3 hours) where you will overnight. The return to Horombo hut will seem surprisingly fast compared to the ascent. The total time spent walking on this day is around 14 hours, so be prepared for a very tough day. Later in the evening you enjoy your last dinner (with soft drinks and beer for sale at the camp office) on the mountain and well-earned sleep, filled with memories and stirring emotions.

Day 6
Horombo hut (at 3720m) to Marangu Gate (at 1980m)
Hiking time: 6h
Distance: Approximately 27 kms

After breakfast you continue your descent (6 hours), passing the Mandara hut, down to the Marangu gate. It is strongly recommended not to pay your porters any tips until you and all your gear have reached the gate safely. View more Mt Kilimanjaro tips. At Marangu gate you sign your name and details in a register. This is also where successful climbers receive their summit certificates. Those climbers who reached Gillman's Point (5685m) are issued with green certificates and those who reached Uhuru Peak (5895m) receive gold certificates. You now drive back to Moshi for a long overdue hot shower, dinner and celebrations!! Overnight in Springlands hotel.



Basically, the above price include:
Guarantee Price, Guarantee Departure.
Free scheduled bus shuttle Nairobi-Arusha- Moshi-Nairobi.
2 nights accommodations in a mid-class hotel (Bed and Breakfast), before and after the climb.
Accommodation in mountain tents/huts.
Meals (3 meals a day),
All park fees, including mountain rescue fees, and government taxes.
Services of our own trained English-speaking mountain guide, and a skilled cook, and enough numbers of porters for your luggage,
Transport from your hotel to the mountain, and back to your hotel.

The price does not include:
-Item of personal nature.
-Tips to guide and porters

 

 

Tanzania Camping Safaris

3 Days Ngorongoro Crater
3 Days Manyara, Ngorongoro
4 Days Ngorongoro, Manyara
5 Days Manyara/Serengeti/Crater
6 Days Manyara/Serengeti/Crater
6 Days Crater/Serengeti/Manyara
7 Days Serengeti/Tarangire
8 Days Crater/Serengeti/Manyara
13 Days Ngorongoro/Masai Mara


Serengeti Migration Safaris

3 Days Serengeti Migration Safari
4 Days Manyara/Serengeti/Crater
5 Days Ngorongoro/ Serengeti
6 Days Ngorongoro/Serengeti
6 Days Manyara/Serengeti/Crater


Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing

Marangu Climbing Route 1
Marangu Climbing Route
Mweka Route Climbing
Umbwe Climbing Route
Machame Climbing Route
Shira Climbing Route
Lemosho Climbing Route
Rongai Climbing Route


Zanzibar Beach Holidays

Stone Town Tour
Spice Tour
Jozani Forest
Prison Island
Chumbe Marine Park
Mangapwani Caves
3 Days Beach Safari Zanzibar
4 Days Beach Safari Zanzibar
5 Days Beach Safari Zanzibar
5 Days Beach Safari Zanzibar
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
 

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