Rongai Route – 8 Days

8 Days


Enthusiasts eagerly anticipate embarking on trekking adventures whenever they find the time. It’s a popular activity that many people choose to indulge in during their vacations. If you’re contemplating a trek up Kilimanjaro, opt for a reputable route such as Rongai to experience a plethora of breathtaking views. Does the prospect of trekking along this route excite you? If so, delve into the detailed day-wise activities outlined below.


our experts will escort you to the hotel in Moshi for dinner and breakfast, following our provided instructions. Later, there will be a meeting for the Kilimanjaro briefing and equipment check.

After breakfast, you’ll be transported from Moshi to Rongai Gate. Porters will assist with your belongings and guide you through the registration process. The trek begins, leading through a pine forest. Lunch break precedes the trek to Simba Camp at 2600m/8,530ft.

After breakfast, the journey continues to Kikelewa Cave at 3600m/11,811ft, passing the second cave at 3450m/11,318ft for lunch. Tents will be set up according to instructions, providing a camp for the night.

A shorter trek to Mawenzi Tarn Camp at 4330m/14,206ft offers views of various plants in the moorland. Dinner is served at your campsite.

Following breakfast, ascend to Kibo Hut at 4700m/15,419ft in the Saddle. Early dinner is provided, allowing rest before the midnight summit attempt.

After tea and biscuits, begin the summit ascent, passing Hans Meyer Cave and Gillman’s Point at 5685m/18,651ft. Snow-covered trails lead to Uhuru Peak at 5895m/19,340ft. Take photos and enjoy tea before descending to Barafu, then Kibo Hut for lunch and rest. Continue down to Horombo Hut at 3720m/12,204ft.

After breakfast, descend to Marangu Gate at 1830m/6003ft. Hikers sign and receive certificates for summit completion before returning to Moshi, concluding the journey.

Price Includes

  • Accommodations the night before and the night after the trek two nights in Moshi
  • Quality, waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tents
  • Professional, experienced, mountain guides
  • All Park fees
  • Entry fees, Rescue fees, camping fees or hut fees
  • All meals while on the Mountain
  • Arrival and Departure transfers
  • Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
  • Quality Mess tents with table and chairs
  • Transport to the gate on starting day and after the trek
  • Clean, purified drinking water
  • Private, portable chemical flush toilets
  • Fair and ethical treatment of porters
  • Portable Summit Emergency Oxygen
  • Kilimanjaro National park certificate for successful summit attempt
  • Flying Doctor Service

Price Excludes

  • Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  • Meals not listed above
  • Optional Tours (short safari before or after your climb, marangu village day tour, day trip to lake challa, etc)
  • Tips and any items of personal nature
  • Health requirements (Yellow Fever – only compulsory if you travel to Tanzania via a Yellow Fever infected country, Meningitis & Hepatitis A remains optional, but comes recommended)

    10% Off
    From $4000 $3600
    / Adult
    From $5000 $4000
    / Child