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6 Days Rongai Route : Africa Natural Tours
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6 Days Rongai Route 

Day 1: Nalemoru Gate 2020m – Simba Camp – 8kms – 3 to 4hrs – Altitude change/680m
Drive to Marangu gate to collect your permit. Then drive from Marangu to Rongai gate Rombo village. Start trek begins from the gate winding up to the lush tropical forests and out into heather moorland. Overnight camping at First Cave. 2100m

Day 2: Simba Camp 2700m — Kikelelwa Camp – 10kms – 9hrs / 950m
The trek continues, through the fine open moorlands, we get great views of the steppes of Kenya below and remarkable Mawenzi turn above. Overnight at Kikelelwa. (3800m)

Day 3: Kikelelwa Camp 3650m — Mawenzi Tarn Camp – 5kms > 3 to 4hrs /680m
Trek to the Mawenzi Tarn Camp were you will have lovely views of Mawenzi Turn Lake above. Overnight Mawenzi Turn Hut.

Day 4: Mawenzi Tarn Camp 4330m — Kibo Hut – 8kms – 4 to 5hrs / 420m
Trek through the lunar desert of the Saddle, the lava covered expanse between the two peaks Mawenzi and Kibo Reaching Kibo hut by the end of the day at 4700m. Overnight at Kibo Hut. (4703m)

Day 5: Kibo Hut 4703m — UHURU PEAK -Horombo Hut – 21kms – 12 to 14hrs
At midnight the trek begins up to the final steep, scree section to reach Hanzi Meya Cave half way to the summit. Huge glaciers and cliffs can be seen which mark this part of the Gillman’s Point 5695m.Trek to Stella Point and the summit at Uhuru peak 5896m. From the summit the trek descends to Horombo Hut for the final night. 3720m.

Day 6: Horombo Hut — Marangu Gate – 18kms – 5 to 6hrs /1880m
Covering the last section of the mountain, the trek continues down through the forests to the Marangu gate where your vehicle will be waiting to transport you back to Moshi Hotel.

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