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The best 6 days Kilimanjaro hiking tour via Rongai route in 2024 and 2025

6 days Rongai route on Kilimanjaro climbing: an easier route for 2024 and 2025

This 6 days Rongai route is the best African Kilimanjaro hiking adventure and one of the easier routes to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, as it offers a gradual ascent, beautiful scenery, and fewer crowds.

This 6 days Kilimanjaro climbing on Rongai is the only route that starts on the north side of the mountain,

then reaches the summit at 5895 meters, the tallest African peak, and the descent is via the Marangu.

It takes 24 to 32 hours of trekking to reach the 19,341 feet summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest

freestanding mountain in the world.

6 days Rongai route on Kilimanjaro climbing: an easier route for 2024 and 2025


How much is the Rongai route for 6 days?

From $1380 to $2000 per climber is the best price for the easiest and least crowded 6 days Kilimanjaro climbing on the Rongai route, which enables hikers to reach 5,895 meters of the highest snow-capped peak in Africa and one of the seven summits in the world, Mount Kilimanjaro.

These 6 days Kilimanjaro Rongai route hiking fees and costs are paid in US dollars, Tanzanian shillings,

British pounds, and euros.

6 days Rongai route success rate in 2024 and 2025

This 6-day Rongai route summit success rate on Mount Kilimanjaro is 93% because it is the easiest, which means it has an excellent acclimatization profile.

On the other hand, this 6-day Kilimanjaro hike via the Rongai route is the least crowded since it is not used

by many youth who want true climbing challenges.

Discover an exclusive 6-day Kilimanjaro hiking tour on the Rongai route that is suitable for all types of

travelers: beginners, unexperienced climbers, honeymooners, couples, families, kids, friends, luxury travelers, and solo travelers in 2024 and 2025.

The best time to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for 6 days via Rongai route in 2024 and 2025

The best time to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest freestanding mountain in the world, for 6 days via

the Rongai route is during the dry season in the months of June, July, August, and September, when the

weather is generally clear and dry, with less rainfall and lower humidity, as well as in January, February, and

early March during the short rainy seasons of 2024 and 2025. Although Kilimanjaro in Tanzania has long

rains from April to May and short rains from November to December, you can do the 6-day Rongai route of

Kilimanjaro hiking at a low cost.

The best day-by-day Rongai route 6 days itinerary on the Kilimanjaro climb

Here’s a brief overview of the best day-by-day Rongai route 6 days itinerary on the Kilimanjaro climb:

Day 1: Nalemuru Gate to Simba Camp;

Day 2: Simba Camp to Kikilewa Camp;

Day 3: Kikilewa Camp to Mawenzi Tarn Camp;

Day 4: Mawenzi Tarn Camp to Kibo Hut;

Day 5: Kibo Hut to Uhuru Peak to Horombo Hut;

Day 6: Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate.


Day 1: Nalemuru Gate to Simba Camp

Rising: 2,625 meters Stretch: 7 km Hiking time: 4-5 hours Climatic habitat: montane forest Shelter: Shimba camp You will be picked up from your hotel in Moshi or Arusha and driven to the Nalemuru Gate, where you will complete the necessary registration formalities. From the gate, you will begin hiking through the dense rainforest of the Rongai route to reach Simba Camp.

Day 2: Simba Camp to Kikilewa Camp

Rising: 3,600 meters Stretch: 11 km Hiking time: 6-7 hours Climatic habitat: Moorland Shelter: Kikilewa Camp On the second day, you will continue through the heather and moorland zone to reach Kikilewa Camp at an altitude of 3,600 meters.

Day 3: Kikilewa Camp to Mawenzi Tarn Camp

Rising: 4,315 meters Stretch: 7 km Hiking time: 4-5 hours Climatic habitat: Semi-desert On day 3, you will continue through the moorland zone and begin to see stunning views of the Mawenzi peak, then you will arrive at Mawenzi Tarn Camp.

Day 4: Mawenzi Tarn Camp to Kibo Hut

 Rising: 4,695 meters Stretch: 8 km Hiking time: 5-6 hours Climatic habitat: Alpine Desert Shelter: Kibo Hut On day 4, you will cross the lunar desert and reach the Kibo Hut at an altitude of 4,700 meters.

Day 5: Kibo Hut to Uhuru Peak to Horombo Hut

Rising: 5,895 meters down at 3,720 meters to Horombo Hut Stretch: 5 km up / 15 km down Hiking time: 6-7 hours up / 6-7 hours down Climatic habitat: Arctic You will wake up very early in the morning and start the final ascent to Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa at 5,895 meters. After spending some time at the summit, you will begin the descent to Horombo Hut.

Day 6: Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate

Stretch: 20 km Hiking time: 5-6 hours Meals: B and L On the final day, you will descend through the rainforest and reach the Marangu Gate, where you will receive your summit certificates. You will then be driven back to your hotel in Moshi.

Package all inclusive:

  • Park fees
  • Guide
  • Tax
  • Gate transfer
  • Crew wages
  • Environment fees
  • Meal: 5 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners, and drinking water
  • Cook
  • Porters

Package exclusive:

  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Tipping the crew
The best 6 days Kilimanjaro hiking tour via Rongai route in 2024 and 2025
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