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7 Days Rongai Route

mountain kilimanjaro climbing

7 Days Rongai Route

Safari Overview

The Rongai route is one of the easier routes up Kilimanjaro. Rongai is the only route to approach Kilimanjaro from the north and the descent is via the Marangu Route.

Itinerary Day by Day

  • Day 1 Moshi-Nale Muru Gate

    NALE MURU GATE – SIMBA CAMP: 7K /4.3MI | 3-4 HRS | RAINFORES Elevation: 1997m/6552ft to 2635m/8645ft Altitude gained: 638m

    Dinner at Camp

  • Day 2 Simba Camp

    SIMBA CAMP – SECOND CAVE CAMP: 5.8KM/3.6MI | 5-6HRS | MOORLAND Elevation: 2635m/8645ft to 3487m/11440ft Altitude gained: 852m

    Dinner at Camp

  • Day 3 Second Cave Camp

    SECOND CAVE CAMP – KIKELEWA CAMP: 5.95KM/3.7MI | 2-3HRS | SEMI DESERT Elevation: 3487m/11,440ft to 3675m/12057ft Altitude gained: 188m.

    Dinner at Camp

  • Day 4 Kikelewa Camp

    KIKELEWA CAMP- MAWENZI TARN: 3.75KM/2.3MI | 3-4HRS | SEMI DESERT Elevation: 3487m/11440ft to 4302m/14114ft Altitude gained: 627m

    Dinner at Camp

  • Day 5 Mawenzi-Kibo Hut

    MAWENZI TARN – KIBO HUT: 8.9KM /5MI | 4-5HRS | ALPINE DESERT Elevation: 4302m/14,114ft to 4714m/15,466ft Altitude gained: 412m

    Dinner at Camp

  • Day 6 Kibo-Summit

    KIBO HUTS – SUMMIT: 4KM /2.5 MI UP | 5-7HRS | – HOROMBO HUTS: 15.75KM /9.8MI DOWN | 5-6HRS | GLACIERS, SNOW CAPPED SUMMIT Elevation: 4302m/14,114ft to 5895m/19,341ft Altitude gained: 721m Descent to 3721m/12,208ft Altitude lost: 2174m

    Dinner at Camp

  • Day 6 Horombo-Marangu Gate

    HOROMBO HUTS – MARANGU GATE – MOSHI: 20KM/12.5MI |6-7HRS | RAINFOREST Elevation: 3721m/12,208 to 1905m/6250ft Altitude lost: 1816m

    Dinner at Camp / Lodge

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