Kilimanjaro Rongai route

Quick Overview


6- 7 days


Very difficult


Diverse landscapes

Success rate


Trek Overview

The Rongai Route offers a unique 6-7 day trek up Kilimanjaro’s northern slopes. This less-traveled path provides breathtaking scenery and a more secluded climb. Starting in lush forests, you’ll journey through diverse ecosystems to alpine deserts. The route’s gradual ascent allows for excellent acclimatization, making it ideal for first-time high-altitude trekkers. With stunning views of Kenya’s plains and Kilimanjaro’s ice fields, Rongai delivers a perfect blend of challenge and tranquility, culminating in an exhilarating summit attempt at Uhuru Peak.

Rongai Route Detailed Itinerary

Prices for Rongai route

Number of People 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax 8+ pax
6 Days $1672 $1652 $1632 $1612 $1592 $1572 $1552 $1532
7 Days $1950 $1910 $1870 $1840 $1810 $1740 $1700 $1660

Kilimanjaro cost Includes and Excludes

Here is a glimpse of what our trek  price includes and excludes

  • Moshi/Arusha Stays: 2 comfy nights in a hotel before & after your climb.
  • Transport Covered: Rides to & from the mountain starting point.
  • Park Fees Included: Permits, camping/hut fees & park taxes included.
  • Expert Team: Guides, assistants, cooks & porters for support.
  • Emergency Oxygen: Available for safety (not for regular use).
  • Camping Gear: Tents, sleeping pads, shared dining area with lights.
  • Mountain Meals: Delicious & nutritious food to fuel your adventure.
  • Flights & Visas: These are separate, make a plan to arrange them yourself.
  • Meals at Hotel: Accommodation is on B&B plan, lunch and dinner are on you.
  • Personal Gear: Pack what you need for the climb. Contact us for a detailed packing list.
  • Gratitude is Golden: Tips for the crew are welcome!

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