Tour no. VE-103: Rongai route six days. Your accommodation will be in spacious dome tents. We also provide chairs, tables and dining tents for your comfort.
An early start with a drive to Rombo gate. Trek for 3-4 hours to the first cave for dinner and overnight. Overnight at: First cave (2700 m)
Trek to the second cave for lunch and onwards to Kikelewa cave on the Mawenzi trail for overnight. This takes about 6-7 hours. Overnight at: Kikelewa cave (3600 m)
The day is spent trekking to Mawenzi Tarn hut for overnight. Overnight at: Mawenzi Tarn (4330 m)
A day of trekking across the saddle to School Camp. This takes about 4-5 hours. Overnight at: School Camp (4750 m)
Just after midnight start for the summit via Gillman’s point (5700m) for 6-7 hours to Uhuru peak (5895m) – the highest point in Africa! The descent takes about 5-6 hours to Horombo hut campsite for overnight. Overnight at: Horombo Camp (3807 m)
The day is spent descending to Marangu gate, this takes 6 hours or so, where you will be met and transferred to Arusha.
End of tour!