, 7 Days Rongai Route Climbing Kilimanjaro Trekking & hike ,although the scenery is not as varied as the western route. makes up for this by passing through true wilderness areas for nearly the entire way. Descent is made via the Marangu route. KITANO TOURS AND SAFARIS CO L.T.D offers Rongai as a seven day group climb or a six or seven private climb. The six day variation does not have an acclimatization day on day four at Mawenzi Tarn.
The route approaches Mount Kilimanjaro from the south, beginning with a short drive from Moshi to Rongai Gate. The path leads hikers through the rain forest to Shira Plateau. Here, many of Kilimanjaro’s routes converge. Then the route turns east and traverses underneath Kilimanjaro's Southern Ice Field on a path known as the Southern Circuit before summiting from Barafu. Descent is made via the Mweka route
Once you have arrived safely at Kilimanjaro airport you will be met by one of our friendly driver who will transfer you to White House Hotel in Moshi. Should you arrive early you can explore the small town of Moshi, which is only a short taxi ride away, or you can just relax at the lodge and get ready for the days ahead. You will also meet with one of our operations staff and Guide who will explain everything you need to know regarding your trek and check all your equipment.