7 Days Rongai Route

Day 0: Arrival in Moshi

  • Arrive in Moshi, Tanzania, a vibrant town located near Mount Kilimanjaro.
  • Meet with Mr Andrew or Our representative for a briefing and equipment check.
  • Spend the day resting, exploring Moshi, and preparing for your trek.
  • Overnight stay in a hotel or lodge in Moshi.

Day 1: Rongai Gate (1,950m) to Simba Camp (2,650m)

  • After breakfast, drive to the Rongai Gate.
  • Complete registration formalities and meet the rest of the trekking crew.
  • Begin trekking through the rainforest.
  • Arrive at Simba Camp for dinner and overnight camping.

Day 2: Simba Camp (2,650m) to Kikelewa Camp (3,600m)

  • Wake up early for breakfast.
  • Trek through the moorland, passing Second Cave along the way.
  • Ascend steadily to Kikelewa Camp.
  • Enjoy dinner and rest at the campsite.

Day 3: Kikelewa Camp (3,600m) to Mawenzi Tarn Camp (4,330m)

  • Start the day with a hearty breakfast.
  • Trek across the expansive moorland, with views of Mawenzi Peak.
  • Arrive at Mawenzi Tarn Camp, situated near a small lake.
  • Rest and acclimatize at the campsite.

Day 4: Acclimatization Day at Mawenzi Tarn Camp

  • Spend the day acclimatizing to the altitude.
  • Take short hikes around the campsite to aid acclimatization.
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.
  • Rest and hydrate adequately.

Day 5: Mawenzi Tarn Camp (4,330m) to Kibo Hut (4,700m)

  • Resume the trek towards Kibo Hut, the basecamp for the summit attempt.
  • Trek across the lunar-like landscape of the Saddle.
  • Arrive at Kibo Hut in the afternoon.
  • Rest and prepare for the summit push.
  • Have an early dinner and try to rest before the summit attempt.
Day 6: Summit Attempt - Kibo Hut (4,700m) to Uhuru Peak (5,895m) and descent to Horombo Hut (3,720m)
  • Wake up around midnight for a light snack and preparation.
  • Begin the ascent to Gilman’s Point under the stars.
  • Continue towards Stella Point and finally reach Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa, in time for sunrise.
  • Take photos, celebrate, and enjoy the accomplishment.
  • Descend back to Kibo Hut for breakfast and a short rest.
  • Continue the descent to Horombo Hut for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: Horombo Hut (3,720m) to Marangu Gate (1,860m)
  • Descend through the rainforest, enjoying the changing scenery.
  • Arrive at Marangu Gate, where you’ll receive certificates for your Kilimanjaro climb.
  • Say farewell to your trekking crew and transfer back to your hotel in Moshi or Arusha.
  • Enjoy a celebratory dinner and a well-deserved rest.
People in Group Price per Person
1-2 Pax Usd $2,150
3-5 People Usd $2,050
6-8 People Usd $1,890
9 and Above Usd $1,700
  • Private transport from Kilimanjaro International Airport to your accommodations in Moshi.
  • Private transport to Kilimanjaro International Airport after trek to catch your flight back home
  • 2 nights of accommodation in Moshi before and after trek
  • Transportation to & from the Kilimanjaro gate
  • Park entry fees,
  • Hut fees
  • Team Kilimanjaro Rescue fees
  • 18% VAT on tour fees & services
  • Friendly and professional mountain guides, cook and porters
  • 3 hot meals daily while on the mountain
  • Enough treated & filtered drinking water throughout the trek
  • Hot water for washing
  • Fair wages for the mountain crew as approved by the Kilimanjaro National Park Authority (KINAPA), Kilimanjaro Association of Tour Operators (KIATO)
  • Government taxes
  • Portable oxygen tanks & ox meter
  • Emergency first-aid kit
  • Lunches, dinners and drinks at your hotel before and after climb.
  • Travel insurance
  • Portable flush toilet with a toilet tent is available for extra charges $ 100 for the entire trek to be shared in a group.
  • Flights
  • Laundry (Available at hotel)
  • Personal items and toiletries
  • Tips for guides, porters and cook (this is a guide to tipping on the mountain Tipping on Kilimanjaro from the trekking group (not per climber):
  • Guides: $20/day/guide
  • Cook: $15/day
  • Porter: $10/day/porter

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