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Kilimanjaro: Rongai Route

Kilimanjaro: Rongai Route

Tackle Mt Kilimanjaro via the quiet wilderness of the Rongai Route on this eight-day adventure. Approach the striking mountain from the north for the opportunity to see mountainside animals like monkeys and even the occasional elephant. Traverse through rich forests along the north-eastern side, then trek to the summit at dawn for a spectacular sunrise. With an expert crew of local porters, guides and cooks, you’re in capable hands for a hike that promises to be unforgettable.


  • Mount Kilimanjaro – Trek Briefing
  • Mount Kilimanjaro – Complimentary equipment hire (sleeping bag and walking poles) – must be requested at time of booking
  • Mount Kilimanjaro – Services of experienced English speaking mountain guides (first-aid qualified) cooks and porters (a minimum of 1 guide to every 2)
  • Fully catered trek including National Park entrance fees, climbing fee, tented camps & rescue services (6 days)
  • Mount Kilimanjaro – Porterage of 1 bag (9kg/20lb max)
  • Mount Kilimanjaro – Return transfers from hotel to park gate
  • Mount Kilimanjaro – Emergency oxygen and comprehensive first aid kits
  • Rongai – Kilimanjaro Porters Assitance Project


  • The Rongai Route approaches from the north and offers a unique perspective on Kilimanjaro, as well as being the quietest of all the routes.
  • Experience the incredible African sunrise from Mt Kilimanjaro – the ultimate reward for conquering Africa’s premier peak.
  • Hike through the dense greenery of Mt Kilimanjaro’s foothills, spotting native creatures and wildflowers along the way.
  • Witness the jagged beauty of the Mawenzi cirque during a hike through high-altitude desert, then camp by a lake that lies beneath the 5149-metre peaks.
  • We are an official partner of IMEC’s Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project (KPAP), which means while your crew is looking out for you, we’re looking out for them.

07/02/2023 through 10/10/2024
07/02/2023 through 10/13/2024

Day 1 Marangu
Day 2 Simba Camp
Day 3 Kikelewa Caves
Day 4 Mawenzi Tarn
Day 5 Kibo Camp/Uhuru Peak
Day 6 Uhuru Peak/Horombo Camp
Day 7 Marangu
Day 8 Marangu

08/06/23 - 08/13/23

Starting At $3,578

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09/10/23 - 09/17/23

Starting At $4,250

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10/22/23 - 10/29/23

Starting At $4,130

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02/11/24 - 10/13/24

Starting At $4,310

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