8 Day Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek (Rongai Route)

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • max group size 50
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Moshi, Tanzania
  • Ends Moshi, Tanzania
  • Trek Africa's highest mountain on a much less crowded route compared to other route
  • Watch sunrise views over the summit crater rim
  • Enjoyable morning hike and having the campsite to yourselves
  • A unique perspective to climbing Kilimanjaro
The Rongai route ascends Kilimanjaro from the north-eastern side of the mountain, along the border between Tanzania and Kenya. This route retains a sense of unspoiled wilderness and offers a different perspective on Kilimanjaro by approaching it from the north.

The topography of the route does not allow for the application of the climb high and sleep low principle and hikers generally suffer more from altitude sickness on the Rongai route compared to other routes (an additional acclimatization day is highly recommended on this route).

The Rongai route uses the summiting path from Kibo hut to Gilman’s point and descend via the Marangu route.
  • Day 1: Moshi
  • Day 2: Climb to Forest Edge Camp
  • Day 3: Climb to Kikelewa Camp
  • Day 4: Climb to Mawenzi Tarn Camp
  • Day 5: Climb to School Camp
  • Day 6: Summit Day, Descent to Horombo Camp
  • Day 7: Descend to National Park Gate - Moshi
  • Day 8: Depart
  • Professional, experienced mountain guides and poters
  • All Park fees, hut / camp fees and rescue fees
  • All meals while on the mountain
  • All pre and post climb accommodation as mentioned
  • Government taxes
  • Transfers as specified
  • Personal expenses( eg laundry, telephone, beverages)
  • Optional tours (short safari after your climb)
  • Visas
  • Airport tax( pay direct)
  • International Flights
  • Climbing gear - if required can be hired locally
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10% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.


A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

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