• Kilimanjaro-Rongai Route

Kilimanjaro-Rongai Route

Rongai route is one of the less trekked route to Uhuru peak, it lies on the far eastern side of the mountain offering you the view of the neighboring Kenya as you ascend. The route Join the Marangu route at kibo Hut and descend through marangu gate.

Therefore trekking through this route offers you the bonus of experiencing Marangu rout on your way back.

Itinerary Day By Day

Arrive in Arusha/Moshi
Kilimanjaro-Rongai Route; After your arrival in Arusha airport or Kilimanjaro international airport, we will meet you and transfer you to the hotel (BB) for the overnight. At the hotel you will meet your guide for briefing about the trek and will checklist your mountain gears too.
Day 1: Departure from the Hotel to Nalemoru Gate Hike to Simba Camp
After breakfast take a 3 to 4 hours drive to Nalemoru gate where the trek will start. Registration process will take place and there afterwards you will begine your Day’s hike to Simba Camp well you will spend an overnight. Enjoy the scenery of the mountain farmer’s fields and some monkeys.

Hiking Distance:

Estimatedhiking time: 3-4

Day 2: Depart from Simba camp hike to Kikelewa Camp
Kilimanjaro-Rongai Route; After breakfast proceed through the moorland zone enjoying the view of the stunning neighboring Kenya. Have your lunch at the second cave have a short rest then resume to hiking straight to the rolling terrain of Kikelewa Camp. Enjoy the soothing view after the days hike and Stay for the Overnight.
Day 3:kikelewa camp hike to Mawenzi Tarn
Kilimanjaro-Rongai Route.Today After the Morning breakfast, hike ahead leaving the scenery to find the occasional rock formation. When the weather is good you can enjoy the wonderful view of Kibo and Mawenzi peak.You will arrive at Mawenzi Tan Camp, the atmosphere on this camp is the best of the all routes on the mountain.
Day 4: Depart from Mawenzi Tarn hike to kibo Huts
Leave the Mawenzi Tarn soon after the breakfast and precede through the dry area of the mountain with only few species of surviving plants in it. Rest somewhere for lunch and resume your hiking in time to reach Kibo hut for dinner and overnight. Rest yourself to prepare for the midnight summit hike.
Day 5:Depart from kibo Hut hike to Uhuru Peak and down to Horombo Hut
The climb starts around 00:00 hrs and after a 5 to 7 hour hike on frozen volcanic ash, you will reach Gillman’s Point (5,715 m) on the crater’s edge. Feel the warming sun rays while hiking for the next 1 to 2 hours to stand on the Uhuru Peak (freedom peak). Finally stand on the Peak and eventually start descending to kibo hut, where you will arrive to catch your brunch then proceed down to Horombo Hut for dinner and overnight
Day 6: Depart from Horombo to Marangu Gate to Moshi/Arusha.
Descend from horombo huts to Mandara huts where you can have your hot lunch and then down to Marangu gates where the driver and your vehicle will be waiting to take you back to your hotel where you can finally celebrate your Successes
Price Per Per Person Per Day Budget Mid-range High-end
250 300 500
These prices are instructional based on 2 travellers, they can change depending on the number of people, for more accurate price Kindly ask
  • Airport transfers
  • All accommodation
  • All park fees
  • All camping equipments
  • Service of professional guide
  • Flying doctors medical evacuation insurance
  • Unlimited clean water during the trek
  • 4x Land cruiser Safari vehicle with photographic roof pop-up(window Seat guaranteed)
  • International  and local flights fares
  • Mountain Crew tips and gratuits
  • Items of personal nature such as sleeping bags, snacks,insect repellent
  • Visa