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Rongai Route Expedition: 6 Days Trek with Kilimanjaro Tour Package

5 Nights / 6 Days

Moshi (0N) → Mount Kilimanjaro (5N) → Moshi (0N)

$ 1,302* per adult onwards

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Twin-sharing campsite accommodation

Private car with professional driver

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

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₹1,302* per adult onwards

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What's included in the price

Twin-sharing campsite accommodation
Private car with professional driver
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Summit Uhuru Peak

Acclimatization Hike to Mawenzi Volcano

Trip Highlights

Explore Mount Kilimanjaro via the beautiful Rongai route from Moshi.

Trek through forests and catch breathtaking views of Kibo Volcano.

Watch sunrise at Uhuru Peak (5,895 m), the highest summit point.

Celebrate your success at Marangu Gate, receiving certificates.

Short Itinerary

Day Agenda
Day 1 Arrival to Moshi and Trek to Simba Camp
Day 2 Trek from Simba Camp to Kikilewa Camp
Day 3 Trek from Kikilewa Camp to Mawenzi Tarn Camp
Day 4 Trek from Mawenzi Tarn Camp to School Hut Camp
Day 5 Summit Day - Trek to Uhuru Peak & Descent to Horombo Camp
Day 6 Descent to Marangu Gate & Departure

Trip Overview

Embark on a moderate-level 6-day trek up Mount Kilimanjaro via the scenic Rongai route from Moshi. Led by experienced guides, enjoy diverse landscapes and breathtaking views. Ideal for adventurers see (Read More)king a challenging yet rewarding trekking experience with ample acclimatization opportunities.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival to Moshi and Trek to Simba Camp

  • Meet your guide and support team at your Moshi hotel in the morning.
  • Receive a comprehensive briefing about the trek.
  • Drive to Nalemuru Gate, the northern entrance to Mount Kilimanjaro National Park.
  • Complete necessary formalities, including climbing permits and registration for search and rescue.
  • Begin your gradual ascent through a captivating coniferous forest.
  • Maintain a comfortable hiking pace for acclimatization.
  • Enjoy a packed lunch on the trail.
  • Trek for approximately 3 to 4 hours.
  • Arrive at Simba Camp, situated at 2,625 meters.
  • Your expert team will have prepared tents for a comfortable stay.
  • Savor a hearty dinner and rest for the days ahead.

  • Start your day with breakfast at Simba Camp.
  • Depart from Simba Camp, continuing your ascent via the Rongai route.
  • Head towards your second high-altitude camp, Kikilewa Camp, located at an elevation of 3,630 meters.
  • Marvel at the stunning views of Kibo Volcano, weather permitting.
  • The trek on this day demands more physical effort.
  • Enjoy a packed lunch during the trek.
  • Duration of the trek on this day is approximately 6-7 hours.
  • Arrive at Kikilewa Camp and take time for complete rest.
  • Have dinner and appreciate the natural beauty of the surroundings before retiring for the night at the camp.

  • Start early with breakfast at Kikilewa Camp.
  • Begin your trek towards Mawenzi Tarn Camp, located near Mawenzi Volcano, Mount Kilimanjaro's second summit.
  • Enjoy scenic views during the trek.
  • Pause for lunch and rest at Mawenzi Tarn Camp.
  • Afterward, take an acclimatization hike towards Mawenzi Volcano, gaining 200 meters in altitude.
  • Return to Mawenzi Tarn Camp.
  • Dinner will be served at the camp.
  • The acclimatization hike and trek today take about 5-6 hours.
  • Rest at the camp for the night, preparing for the challenges ahead.

  • Breakfast at Mawenzi Tarn Camp.
  • Today's trek involves ascending to School Hut Camp, situated at an altitude of 4,715 meters.
  • The landscape will change noticeably, transitioning into a rocky semi-desert terrain.
  • The ascent itself isn't overly challenging, but it's important to maintain a steady pace to conserve energy for the summit climb.
  • Upon reaching School Hut Camp, you'll have lunch and a well-deserved rest.
  • Duration of today's trek is approximately 5-6 hours.
  • Remember, you'll be heading to Uhuru Peak the following night, so proper rest and acclimatization are crucial.
  • Dinner will be served at School Hut Camp.

  • Start early before sunrise from School Hut Camp to reach the summit, Uhuru Peak (5,895 m).
  • Have a packed breakfast while hiking.
  • After a tough climb, enjoy the breathtaking views from the summit.
  • Descend to Kibo Camp for rest and lunch.
  • Continue the descent to Horombo Camp (3,720 m). Be careful while descending.
  • Arrive at Horombo Camp for dinner and spend the night.
  • This trek can take around 12-14 hours.

  • Begin the day with a descent from Horombo Camp.
  • Enjoy packed breakfast along the way.
  • Continue your descent to Marangu Gate (1,860 m) as you conclude your trek.
  • At Marangu Gate, celebrate your accomplishment with the group and provide feedback.
  • Receive your commemorative certificates and arrange transportation back to your hotel.

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Meals & other inclusions

    • Provided meals during the trek.
    • Convenient airport transfers.
    • Comfortable campsite accommodations.
    • Park entry fees for Mount Kilimanjaro access.
    • Safety covered with Team Kilimanjaro rescue fees.
    • Government taxes supporting local initiatives.
    • Essential camping equipment.
    • Experienced mountain guides, a skilled cook, and reliable porters.
    • Drinking water to stay hydrated.
    • Emergency supplies like oxygen tanks and a first aid kit.


    • Travel insurance.
    • Flights, both international and domestic.
    • Personal expenses such as laundry and calls.
    • Gratuities for your guides, cook, and porters.
    • Meals and drinks before and after the climb at your hotel.
    • Optional portable flush toilet, at an additional cost.
    • Any extra activities you choose to participate in.

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