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8 days, 7 nights
January - December

Remote Rongai: Kili's Tranquil Trail

Embark on a transformative 9-day adventure conquering the peaks of Kilimanjaro via the stunning Machame Route. Renowned for its smooth acclimatization and panoramic vistas, the Machame Route is both a challenging and fulfilling journey, aptly earning its nickname "The Whiskey Route."

Machame's "Whiskey Route" Expedition

9 days, 8 nights
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January - December
Embark on an unparalleled 9-day journey, delving into the heart of Africa as you ascend the world-renowned Mount Kilimanjaro through the pristine Lemosho route.

Lemosho Legacy: Ascend the Roof of Africa

9 days, 8 nights
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January - December


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  • Expedition Overview

    Discover the path less traveled with our 8-day Kilimanjaro Trekking Adventure via the scenic Rongai Route. This unique trail begins on the northeastern side of the iconic mountain, offering a more remote and tranquil journey compared to the bustling Marangu Route.

    Ideal for both novice trekkers and seasoned hikers, the Rongai Route provides a gentler slope, stunning wildlife sightings, and a serene atmosphere. And since the north side of the mountain is drier, it is an excellent choice for those venturing out during the rainy season.

    With a combination of hotel stays and camping under the stars, this trekking expedition promises a blend of comfort and adventure, ensuring an unforgettable experience on Africa's highest peak.


    • Begin your journey with a comprehensive briefing and gear check at the comfortable Flamingo Hotel in Moshi, ensuring you're fully prepared for the adventure ahead.

    • Trek through varied habitats, starting from the Nale Moru village and winding through corn and potato fields, pine forests, and encountering wildlife such as buffalo, elephants, and baboons.

    • Experience the tranquility of camping under the African sky, with nights spent at First Cave, Kikelewa Cave, Mawenzi Tarn Camp, Kibo Hut, and Horombo Hut.

    • Marvel at the unique flora of Kilimanjaro, including the giant lobelia and groundsel, as you traverse the moorlands.

    • Challenge yourself with a midnight summit attempt, navigating stone scree and ice-cap slopes to reach Uhuru Peak, the Roof of Africa.

    • Savor the breathtaking views from the summit, taking in the vast expanse of Africa spread out below you.

    • Enjoy well-deserved rest and celebration with a final night at the Flamingo Hotel in Moshi, complete with a hot shower and comfortable bed.

    • Opt for an additional city tour of Moshi or a visit to a Coffee Farm, depending on your departure time, adding an extra layer of cultural exploration to your journey.

    • Tailor your experience with optional extensions to national parks or the pristine beaches of Zanzibar, ensuring your adventure is exactly as you dreamed.

    Ready to embark on a journey of a lifetime? Continue reading to uncover the day-by-day details of this exhilarating adventure, learn more about the unique experiences awaiting you, and find out how you can secure your spot on this unforgettable Kilimanjaro trek!

    Discover the magic of the Rongai Route and take the first step towards conquering the Roof of Africa. Adventure awaits – delve deeper now!