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Mount Kilimanjaro Rongai Route - Viva Africa Tours

Mount Kilimanjaro Rongai Route

9 days
Start and end in Moshi
Tour Operator:
Viva Africa Tours
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US $1,680
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  • Close to Kenyan border & only Northern route to Kilimanjaro
  • Less busy & more remote hiking
  • Best route for rainy season
  • Trek through a wilderness area


Start and end in Moshi! With the Hiking & Trekking tour Mount Kilimanjaro Rongai Route, you have a 9 days tour package taking you through Moshi, Tanzania and 4 other destinations in Tanzania. Mount Kilimanjaro Rongai Route includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Kilimanjaro Airport to Moshi
  2. Day 2: Moshi to Rongai Gate / Nalemoru (1950m) to Simba Camp (2650m) (First Cave Camp) (1B, 1L, 1D)
  3. Day 3: Simba Camp (2650m) to Second Caves Camp 3150m (1B, 1L, 1D)
  4. Day 4: Second caves Camp (3150m) to Kikelewa Caves (3600m) (1B, 1L, 1D)
  5. Day 5: Kikelewa Caves (3600m) to Mawenzi Tarn (4330m) (1B, 1L, 1D)
  6. Day 6: Mawenzi Tarn to Kibo Hut (4700m) (1B, 1L, 1D)
  7. Day 7: Kibo Hut to Uhuru Peak (5895m) to Horombo Hut (3700m) (1B, 1L, 1D)
  8. Day 8: Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate (1800m) (1B, 1L)
  9. Day 9: Departure (1B)
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  • Guide
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  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
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  • 4.5
  • C
    · April 3rd, 2021
    I was with Stanley and his crew six days on the Rongai route. As a woman alone on this trip it was an great experience to trust this competent, friendly and experienced team. Stanley and Remmy took care of me in every situation, checked health carefully... Show more
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    Trip date: April 2021
  • RS
    · March 9th, 2018
    Great experience and an easy company to deal with. All pre-departure questions were quickly and professionally addressed. Company representative (Florence) welcomed us on day of arrival and was there to welcome us back down after reaching the summit... Show more
    Trip date: February 2018

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Good to Know

  • Currency
    Tanzanian Shilling
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types D, M, G. As a traveller from England you will need an adaptor for types D, M. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for type G.

    Type D
    Type M
    Type G
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Meningococcal meningitis - Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before October 13th, 2022 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after October 13th, 2022, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Viva Africa Tours. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Viva Africa Tours will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    • The following cards are accepted for "Viva Africa Tours" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
  • Accessibility
    Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.


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