7 days Rongai Route

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Written by Super User Hits: 1978

Route:- Rongai
Duration:- 7 days and 6 nights (5 days on the mountain & 2 night after and before the trek)

Sample Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Moshi
Upon arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Meet you climbing guide for briefing and final gear check. Overnight at the hotel.

Hotel or similar. Bed&Breakfast

Day 2 Moshi – Second Cave camp (11,160ft/3400m)Rangai route
After breakfast, drive to Kilimanjaro National Park gate for entry formalities then proceed to the starting point. Climb with picnic lunch to Second Cave (3400m) and spend the night here. From this point, you will enjoy a panoramic view of beautiful flower fields, Lake Chara and the Mawenzi peak.

Second Cave. FullboardLake chara

Day 3 Second Cave camp – Third Cave camp (12,800ft/3900m)
After breakfast, ascend to third Cave with picnic lunch on the way. Spend the rest of the day relaxing which helps acclimatize.

Third Cave. Fullboard

Day 4 Third Cave camp – School hut (15,090ft/4600m)
Proceed to School hut with packed lunch. Have dinner and prepare for the final ascend to the summit.

School Hut. Fullboard

Day 5 School hut – Summit (19,340ft/5895m) – Horombo hut
Take the mid-night hike to Uhuru peak, the highest point in Africa getting there at sunrise. Descend to Horombo hut for lunch, dinner and stay overnight.

Horombo Hut. FullboardKilimanjaro Uhuru Peak

Day 6 Horombo hut – Moshi
Walk down to the park gate then drive to the hotel in Moshi town. It is time for celebration! Don’t forget to tip your guide & porters.

Hotel or similar. Bed&Breakfast

Day 7 Depart Moshi
Depart Moshi for onward travel or catch flight back home.

Included in price

  • • All meals while on climb
  • • Transfers to and from town
  • • Two nights accommodation in town at shown hotel or its equivalent
  • • Mountain tent accommodation
  • • All park fees
  • • Guides’ and porters’ salaries
  • • English speaking, professional guide
  • • Full briefing

Not included in price

  • • Sleeping bags and climbing gear
  • • Items of a personal nature
  • • Passport visa
  • • Traveler’s insurance
  • • Tips to guides and porters