Mt Kilimanjaro Trek - Rongai Route

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8 days,Moshi to Moshi

Follow a lesser-trekked path up Kilimanjaro, walk through ever-changing ecosystems towards the summit

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Conquer Africa's highest peak from the drier, northern side of the mountain. Follow the Rongai Route, climbing the mountain from the North and descending via the popular Marangu Route with its diverse climate zones and stunning views. This route's gentle approach has a high success rate due to the slow ascent. You'll camp beside the only lake on the mountain and enjoy spectacular views over Kenya's Amboseli Plains. Local guides, cooks and porters will provide support during your trek and at campsites along the way.

What's Included

  • Guided group trek up Mt Kilimanjaro's Rongai Route with local guides, cooks, porters. All permits and fees.
  • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners. (Allow USD40-50 for meals and drinks not included.)
  • Simple hotels (2 nts), full-service alpine camping (5 nts).
  • Private minibus, trekking.
  • Certified mountain guide throughout, local representative, cook, porters.
  • Small group experience; Max 12, avg 10.
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Day 1 Moshi

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Rongai Gate to Simba Camp (1B,1L,1D)

Climb up the less-visited northern slopes through varied ecosystems.

Day 3 Simba Camp to Kikelelwe Camp (1B,1L,1D)

Continue ascending with superb views of the eastern ice fields.

Day 4 Kikelelwe Camp to Mawenzi Tarn Camp (1B,1L,1D)

Ascend through grassy slopes up to an area with majestic views.

Day 5 Mawenzi Tarn Camp to School Camp (1B,1L,1D)

Hike slowly though the famous "saddle" between the Mawenzi and Kibo peaks.

Day 6 School Camp to Summit to Horombo Hut Camp (1B,1L,1D)

Night hike to the Summit via Gillman's Point. Appreciate the beautiful sunrise before descending to Horombo Hut Camp.

Day 7 Descent - Horombo Hut Camp to Marangu Gate to Moshi (1B,1L)

Continue descent through forested lower slopes to Moshi.

Day 8 Moshi (1B)

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