Explore 6 days for Trekking Kilimanjaro cost via Rongai route, Rongai route is the only route that approaches the mountain from the northern side near the Kenyan border the route is still new and not very popular. It may be considered an easy route because of its gradual slope, it is recommended for those who wish for a more solemn climb and can be the best during rainy season as the north side receive less precipitation.
The scenery in this route is not very popular but it offers spectacular view of the mountain and passes through true wilderness area almost its entire trail. Our rongai itinerary has a seven or six day’s option, with the seven days variation offering an extra day for acclimatization at mawenzi tarn. This is also the only route that has a real chance of spotting wildlife including colobus monkeys in the first few days of climbing.
• Elevation (m): 915 – 1950-2750
• Distance: 9 km
• Hiking time: 4 hours
• Climatic condition: montane forest
After an early breakfast in your hotel you guide will pick you and start with a three hour drive to rongai gate where all formalities will be handled and thereafter start our hike that will first pass though maize and potatoes plantations and then to montane forest. Our climb will be conformable but gentle and will lead us to our first camp which offers magnificent view of Kenyan plains.