Day 2

RONGAI GATE

(6,550 ft./ 2,000 m) ~ RONGAI 1 CAVES CAMP (9,285 ft./ 2,830 m)

Breakfast at Lake Duluti Lodge. Please seek assistance from the reception staff at the lodge to assist you store your excess luggage.  At 8:30m meet your guide at The Palace Hotel reception we depart to Marangu Gate to register at 8:00am. The journey is around 2hours. Please note that you will need to know your passport numbers in order to complete your registration Cards. You are advised however to leave your valuables including your passport, in the hotel safe, except for the amount that you will need for tipping of your support staff.

 

After completion of administrative formalities and meeting with your porters and guides, begin the 3 to 4 hour walk to the first camp.  The walk is at a leisurely pace through fields and then into the rain forest. Arrive at your camp set in the heather, to your mess tent and a hot meal.