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Kilimanjaro Summit Climb - Rongai Route

Wed 23 January 2013 - Sun 03 February 2013

Mountain Trek expeditions
Trek expeditions
Extreme expeditions
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Tanzania expeditions
  • Summit the world's highest freestanding mountain
  • Alternative uncrowded route to the peak- Rongai route
  • Bush trekking in unspoilt wilderness
  • Trek through five different eco-systems
  • Optional safari and Zanzibar extension available

*Charity Challenge Launch Offer*: Book on this challenge and quote INTRO at the time of booking to get an amazing $150 off the balance!

At 19,340ft, Mt. Kilimanjaro is one of the largest volcanoes ever to break through the Earth's crust. Your challenge is to reach its summit.

The Rongai route starts just south of the Kenya-Tanzania border and has been mostly unused for many years. Now open for climbing once again, experienced guides consider this ascent route to be both more managable and more beautiful than the main Marangu trail. The Rongai route begins in attractive farmland and delightful forest, with the possibility of wildlife viewing and passing through several different climate zones, adding considerably to the interest of the trek.

Temperatures drop at night, allowing you to enjoy the crisp cool air under the star-studded African skies. During the days you'll rise higher; often looking down on a sea of clouds.

Our groups have excellent success rates for trekkers reaching the summit, but don't underestimate the challenge ahead. Most trekkers will never have experienced a day as tough as this, with 3,280ft of ascent and over 6,561ft of descent. It is however victory day!

  • For a video tour of camp looks like, please click here
  • For a video showing what our Safari extension is like click here
  • To find out the main differences between our two routes click here
  • To see a webinar recorded recently by Operations Manager Josh  click here
  • To see an article written by our company Director Jeremy Gane click here
  • To read a testimonial from a previous Kilimanjaro Challenger, click here

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typical group size

20 - 28 participants
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self funder

deposit$1000
balance$4375
min sponsorship$500
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flexi

deposit$1000
balance$3000
min sponsorship$5500
Air Taxes Included prices include all air taxes
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