WONDROUS 7-DAY MOUNT KILIMANJARO RONGAI ROUTE TREKKING

WONDROUS 7-DAY MOUNT KILIMANJARO RONGAI ROUTE TREKKING

DESCRIPTION:

Embark on an extraordinary journey with our 7-day trek along the Rongai Route of Mount Kilimanjaro, uncovering its hidden wonders step by step.

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: NALE MURU GATE – SIMBA CAMP: 7K /4.3MI | 3-4 HRS | RAINFOREST

Begin your adventure with a scenic drive from Moshi/Arusha, passing through coffee plantations and villages to the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate. Delight in the rich flora and fauna of the rainforest as you trek to Simba Camp, offering panoramic views of the Kenyan plains.

Elevation: 1997m/6552ft to 2635m/8645ft

Altitude gained: 638m

DAY 2: SIMBA CAMP – SECOND CAVE CAMP: 5.8KM/3.6MI | 5-6HRS | MOORLAND

Ascend through moorland terrain, catching breathtaking views of Kibo and the eastern ice fields as you journey to Second Cave Camp.

Elevation: 2635m/8645ft to 3487m/11440ft

Altitude gained: 852m

DAY 3: SECOND CAVE CAMP – KIKELEWA CAMP: 5.95KM/3.7MI | 2-3HRS | SEMI DESERT

Continue your ascent toward the jagged peaks of Mawenzi, marveling at the beauty of the ice fields and acclimatizing to the altitude.

Elevation: 3487m/11,440ft to 3675m/12057ft

Altitude gained: 188m

DAY 4: KIKELEWA CAMP - MAWENZI TARN: 3.75KM/2.3MI | 3-4HRS | SEMI DESERT

Climb steep grassy slopes to reach Mawenzi Tarn, nestled beneath the towering spires of Mawenzi, offering spectacular views and a chance for acclimatization.

Elevation: 3487m/11440ft to 4302m/14114ft

Altitude gained: 627m

DAY 5: MAWENZI TARN – KIBO HUT: 8.9KM /5MI | 4-5HRS | ALPINE DESERT

Cross the lunar desert of the 'saddle' between Mawenzi and Kibo to reach Kibo Campsite, preparing for the final ascent on summit night.

Elevation: 4302m/14,114ft to 4714m/15,466ft

Altitude gained: 412m

DAY 6: KIBO HUTS – SUMMIT: 4KM /2.5 MI UP | 5-7HRS | – HOROMBO HUTS: 15.75KM /9.8MI DOWN | 5-6HRS | GLACIERS, SNOW CAPPED SUMMIT

Embark on the ultimate challenge of reaching Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa, and savor the breathtaking views before descending to Horombo Huts for a well-deserved rest.

Elevation: 4302m/14,114ft to 5895m/19,341ft

Altitude gained: 721m

Descent to 3721m/12,208ft

Altitude lost: 2174m

DAY 7: HOROMBO HUTS – MARANGU GATE – MOSHI: 20KM/12.5MI |6-7HRS | RAINFOREST

Descend through the lush rainforest, bidding farewell to Kilimanjaro as you return to Moshi/Arusha, with memories to last a lifetime.

Elevation: 3721m/12,208 to 1905m/6250ft

Altitude lost: 1816m

TREKKING RATES:

  • 1 Person: $2,300
  • More Than 2 People: $2,150 per person

Note: Child rate is 50% of adult rate(5-15yrs old) and Below 5 is Free

INCLUDED IN THE TREKKING PACKAGE:

  1. Professional, English-speaking guide
  2. Well-equipped mountain crew
  3. Pre and post accommodations
  4. Meals and drinking water
  5. National Park fees and permits
  6. Airport transfers
  7. Gate transfers

EXCLUDED:

  1. Flights
  2. Visa fees
  3. Travel or Medical Insurance
  4. Personal spending money
  5. Tips for porters and crew
  6. Personal hire gear
  7. Join us for an unforgettable trekking experience on Mount Kilimanjaro! 

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