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Rongai route Kilimanjaro trekking 6 days


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Kilimanjaro trekking adventure trip Rongai 6 days.

Pick up from Hotel in Moshi and drive to Marangu gate for registration, and then proceed to Journey passing through Rombo Villages. Rombo villages view is of banana trees and coffee farms, people are smiling and welcoming. German people and British live these villages once upon.

Rongai route is considered second easiest route after Marangu, but guides tell you that real fact is Rongai is easiest. Rongai offers a true wilderness experience on the early stages of the climb.

Rongai daily climbing schedule is here:


Starting Point: Nalemoru (about 1950 m/6400 ft)

Duration: 6 days

Day 1 - Nalemoru (1950 m/6400 ft) - First Cave Campsite (2650 m/8700 ft)

Walking distance: 6.5 km/4 miles

Walking time: 3-4 hours

Altitude gain: 700 m/2300 ft


Day 2 - First Cave Campsite - Kikelewa Caves (3600 m/11810 ft)

Walking distance: 9 km/5.6 miles

Walking time: 6-7 hours

Altitude gain: 950 m/3110 ft


Day 3 - Kikelewa Caves - Mawenzi Tarn (4330 m/14210 ft)

Walking distance: 6 km/3.7 miles

Walking time: 3-4 hours

Altitude gain: 730 m/2400 ft

Afternoon acclimatization walk to about 4500 m/14760 ft

Day 4 - Mawenzi Tarn - Kibo Huts (4700 m/15420 ft)

Walking distance: 9 km/5.6 miles

Walking time: 4-5 hours

Altitude gain: 370 m/1215 ft


Day 5 - Summit attempt via Gilman's Point (5700 m/18700 ft) to Uhuru Peak (5895 m/19340 ft) and descent to Horombo Huts (3700 m/12200 ft)

Walking distance: 5 km/3.1 miles ascent + 15 km/9.3 miles descent

Walking time: 5-6 hrs + 1-2 hours up, 5-6 hours down (the overall walking time may vary from 10 - 16 hours)

Altitude gain: 1000 m/ 3280 ft (Gilman's Point) or 1195 m/3920 ft (Uhuru Peak)

Descent: 2195 m/7200 ft.


Day 6 - Horombo Huts - Marangu Gate

Walking distance: 20 km/12.5 miles

Walking time: 5 hours

Descent: 1840 m/6040 ft

Contact us for more information and booking procedures. Groups get great discount on all travel packages.


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