Idioma africaans, Albanian, Arábica, Búlgaro, Chechen, Chinese, checo, Inglés, Finnish, Francés, Alemán, Irish, Polaco, Portugués, Español, sueco, Vietnamita
Costo 1850 USD por la excursión
Número de participantes Grupo de hasta 4 personas
Duración 5 días


The Rongai route is the only route that approaches Kilimanjaro from the north, close to the Kenyan border. Though gaining popularity amongst climbers, Rongai has low traffic. It is the preferred route for those looking for an alternative to the crowded Marangu route, for those who would like a more remote hike, and for those who are climbing during the rainy season.

The minimum number of days required for this route is five days and six days are recommended. Although the scenery is not as varied as the western routes, Rongai makes up for this by passing through true wilderness areas for days before joining the Marangu route at Kibo camp.

This route descends down the Marangu route. Rongai is a moderately difficult route, and is highly recommended, especially for those with less backpacking experience.

DAY 1: NALE MURU GATE – SIMBA CAMP: 7km 3-4 hrs - Rainforest

Elevation: 1997m to 2635m

Departing from Moshi or Arusha a 4-5 hour drive will take you through the coffee plantations and Village of Nale Muru to the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate. We will patiently wait for our permits to be issued while watching the hustle and bustle of operations as many crews prepare for the journey ahead Enjoy the beautiful wooded scenery, and windy trails while your guide tells you about the local flora and fauna and natural wildlife you are likely to see. Simba camp sites near the first cave at the edge of the moorland zone with spectacular views of the plains of Kenya. Then dinner and overnight.

DAY 2: SIMBA CAMP – SECOND CAVE CAMP: 5.8km - 5-6hrs -| Moorland

Elevation: 2635m to 3487m

After a good night sleep and a hearty breakfast we continue along moorland terrain on a consistent ascending path. You will catch some terrific views of Kibo and get your first glimpse of the ice fields on the Eastern crater rim. The small shrubs of the moorland became thinner as you approve the Second Cave. Temperatures begin to drop. As well dinner and overnight.

DAY 3: SECOND CAVE CAMP - KIBO HUTS: 6.7km - 4-5hrs -Alpine Desert

Elevation: 3936m to 4750m

As you depart early the semi-desert zone from the Third Cave early in the morning and begin your trek into the Alpine Desert terrain for the remainder of your ascent. Today’s hike will take you just below the Kibo crater wall to the Kibo Huts. At this point, you will merge with the Marangu Route, which you will use to hike to the summit. You will prepare your clothing and equipment (replace batteries for headlamp and camera) and have light dinner before you go to bed by 7 PM and try to catch a few hours of rest before your summit attempt.

DAY 4: KIBO HUTS – SUMMIT: 7.5km - 6-7hrs – HOROMBO HUTS: 17km descent - 5-6hrs Glaciers, Snow Capped Summit

Elevation: 4750mt to 5895m - Descent to 3720m

Excitement is building as morning comes with an early start between midnight and 12:00 a.m. This is the most mentally and physically challenging portion of the trek but with mental determination.

We continue our way to the summit between the Rebmann and Ratzel glaciers trying to stay warm and focused of the amazing sense of accomplishment that lies ahead. With a switchback motion in a northwesterly direction and ascend through heavy scree towards Gilmans Point (5,685m) and Stella point (5,756m) on the crater rim. You will be rewarded with the most magnificent sunrise during your short rest here. Faster hikers may view the sunrise from the summit. Congratulations, one step at a time you have now reached Uhuru Peak the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro and the entire continent of Africa!

After photos, celebrations and few moments to enjoy this incredible accomplishment. We begin our steep descent down to Kibo hut, stopping for late breakfast or brunch and a very brief rest. We strongly recommend gaiters and trekking poles for uncooperative loose gravel and volcano ash terrain. Well-deserved rest awaits you to enjoy your last evening on the mountain. Dinner and overnight Horombo Hut camp sites (2720m).

DAY 5: HOROMBO HUTS – MARANGU GATE – MOSHI: 19km 6-7hrs - Rainforest

Elevation: 3720m to 1850m

after breakfast and a heartfelt ceremony of appreciation and team bonding with your crew it’s time to say goodbye. We continue the descent down Marangu gate via Mandara hut (2720m). Remember to tip your guides, cooks, and porters, since you will be leaving them here. You return back to the Marangu Park Gate and receive your summit certificates and hot lunch. Thereafter board the vehicle and drive to your hotel in Moshi or Arusha for long hot shower, dinner, celebrations and overnight.


We charge US $1,750 per person for a group from 2 - 5 people all inclusive. For a group from 6 people and above the price US $1,550 per person all inclusive.

Extra Day up the mountain charge US $310


• Kilimanjaro trekking according to the itinerary

• Professional, English-speaking

• Proper Ration of Mountain crew (Cook & Porters)

• Pre and Post accommodations (2 nights Bed and Breakfast)

• Airport Transfers

• Meals according to the itinerary

• Drinking water and Full Board Meals

• All National Park & Hut Fees, Crew Permits and Value Added Tax 18%

• Fair and Sustainable Salary Crew Wages

• Gate Transfers

• Oxygen Cylinder

• 3 Meals a day

• Quality Imported Equipment

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