6 days rongai route


Arrival, Pick up at Kilimanjaro Airport and drive to Stella Maris Lodge in Moshi town 30 minutes. Overnight stay at Stella Maris Lodge bed and breakfast..


Day 1:

Morning after breakfast with packed picnic lunch, drive to Rongai gate 4-5 hours. After registration, start walking through rain forest to Simba camp 2-3 hours. Dinner and overnight at Simba Camp 2,671m full board basis.


Day 2:

Morning after breakfast with picnic lunch and drinking water continues walking to second cave campsite. Beautiful day walking on heather and Moorland. Great view of two peaks Kibo and Mawenzi. Enjoy fantastic view of Kenya Villages. The walk takes about 3-4hrs. Dinner and overnight at Second cave campsite 3,450m.


Day 3:

Morning after breakfast, walk to third cave campsite 3hrs. Get hot lunch at third cave campsite. After lunch, relax at the camp or enjoy hiking up for the acclimatization. Dinner and overnight at third cave campsite 3,900m.


Day 4:

Morning after breakfast with picnic lunch, continue walking to Kibo hut campsite through alpine desert. The walk takes about 4-5hrs. Dinner and overnight at Kibo hut campsite 4,720m.


Day 5:

Mid night after refreshing tea with cookies, start walking for summit. The walk to summit takes about 6-7hrs. Walk on the Alpine desert and Glacier zone to Gilman’s point 5,685m for about 5-6hrs. This point is on the crater rim. After few minutes of relaxing, continue walking to Uhuru peak passing on the crater rim. The walk to the Peak takes about 1h30. After arriving at UHURU PEAK 5,895m, take photos for about 20 minutes, and then descend to Horombo camp via Kibo hut. The walk down takes about 5-6hrs. Dinner and overnight at Horombo hut 3,720m.


Day 6:

Morning after breakfast descends to Marangu Park gate 6hrs. Meet Van and transfer to Stella Maris Lodge in Moshi town 1h20. Overnight stay at Stella Maris lodge based on bed and breakfast.

Please note; the day 7 you will be taken by our vehicle to Airport for home flight, Zanzibar or other destination like safari

Price information

6 Days Rongai Route per person 2 persons 4 persons 6 persons
all seasons  $ 2850  $ 2558  $ 2412


  • Pick up Kilimanjaro Airport, transfer to lodge/hotel
  • Transfer lodge/hotel to Kilimanjaro Airport
  • Private guide speaking fluently English
  • Private cook speaking fluently English
  • Park Fees for national park
  • Porters who carry your luggage
  • High quality tents
  • Chairs and tables for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Dinner-tent
  • Rescue fee
  • Portable toilet


  • International flight tickets and tourist visa
  • Accommodation on day of arrival and departure
  • Insurances (travel, flying doctors etc)

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