6 Day Kilimanjaro Trekking 6 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Rongai Route

The course accesses the roof of Affrica Mount Kilimanjaro from the south, opening with a short drive from Arusha to Machame Gate. The path takes climbers over the rain forest to Shira Plateau. Right at this place, several of Kilimanjaro’s ways meet. From that point the way turns east and crosses below Kilimanjaro’s Southern Ice Field on a trail named as the Southern Circuit before the peak from Barafu. Decline is made through the Mweka way.

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Day 1: Machame Gate to Machame Camp

Altitude: 5,380 ft to 9,350 ft
Distance: 11 km
Trekking Time: 5-7 hours
Habitation: Rain Forest
After having an early scrumptious breakfast at your lodge/hotel, you will be transferred from Moshi to Machame Village. In this village, you will have some time to buy things like mineral water and you will be provided with a packed lunch. On the road situations, you will either proceed driving 3 kilometers to Machame Entrance gate (1490m).

Day 2: Machame Camp to Shira 2 Camp

Altitude: 9,350 ft to 12,500 ft
Distance: 5 km
Trekking Time: 4-6 hours
Habitation: Heath
We will have an early morning good breakfast, then we will begin our ascent separating ourselves from the rain forest and inflowing the heathland upland undergrowth. At this overnight campsite, we will be close to a stream and have a remarkable sight of the Western Breach and its glaciers in the East. Alike to the first night, your tents will be pitched up preceding to arriving at campsite and the porters will get ready drinking and washing water for you. Be ready for a cold night as temperatures drop below freezing at this open camp.

Day 3: Shira Carve to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp

Altitude: 12,500 ft to 15,190 ft
Distance: 7 km
Trekking Time: 4-5 hours
Habitation: Alpine Desert
Having an early morning energy breakfast, we will depart from the moor situation and get in touch to the semi desert and stony scenery. After 5 hours of hiking east, we will face tit for tat with the Lava Tower (4630m).
After having lunch, you will incline from Lava Tower (4630m) to the Barranco Campsite (3950m). The 6800m decline gives trekkers a huge benefit to allow their bodies to regulate to the conditions of high elevation.

Day 4: Barranco Camp – Barafu Camp

Altitude (metres): 3950m to 4645m
Distance: 9Kms
Trekking Time: 7-8 hrs
Trodat climb will across the base of the Great Barranco valley, overpass some streams, up to a massive rock at the floor of the Barranco wall. From the higher point of Barranco wall you will incline down into the Karanga gorge before carrying on to Barafu Camp, Be enticed with the spectacular sights of Kibo and Mawenzi summits. Get to sleep once finishing dinner as you will wake up before midnight for your summit trek.

Day 5: Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp

Altitude: 15,331 ft to 19,341 ft
Distance: 5 km
Trekking Time: 7-8 hours
Habitation: Arctic
Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp
Altitude: 19,341 ft to 10,065 ft
Distance: 12 km
Trekking Time: 4-6 hours
Habitation: Rain Forest
This night our guide will wake up you about 23:30 for tea and snacks. After that will start your roof of Africa summit attempt. The way leads northwest and you will climb through the stone screen. For the duration of the slope, several climbers’ sense that this is the most mentally and physically puzzling part of the hike. In around 6 hours, you will arrive Stella Point (5685m), situated on the crater edge.

Day 6: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate

Altitude: 10,065 ft to 5,380 ft
Distance: 10 km
Trekking Time: 3-4 hours
Habitation: Rain Forest
Having a well-earned breakfast, you and our staff will have a big gala full of dancing and singing. It is right at this place of the mountain that you will be tipping your guide, assistant guides, chef(s), as well as porters. After celebrating, you will slope for 3-hours back to Mweka Entrance.

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