Kilimanjaro Climb Rongai Route


Mount Kilimanjaro Rongai Route

The Rongai route approaches Kilimanjaro from the north, which is also close to the Kenya border. It is also the only route which has lesser crowds. The Kilimanjaro Rongai Route has more slope than other Kilimanjaro routes.
Rongai is the preferred route compared to other routes for those looking for an alternative to other popular Kilimanjaro Routes, for those who would like a more remote Kilimanjaro Climb, and for those who are climbing during the rainy season as the northern circuit has lesser rainfall. The Best Time To Climb Kilimanjaro via the Rongai Route is the dry season.

How Hard Is Rongai Route?

The Rongai Route is reasonably a difficult route, it is a highly recommended route especially for backpackers. The route will pass through the high density of wildlife.
The Rongai route 7 days will give you an additional day for acclimatization and allows you to sleep more in the lower elevations and spend more time in the mountains. This helps you to stay away from altitude sickness.

How Long Is Rongai Route?

The distance of the Rongai route is exactly 72kms from gate to gate. Here are the details of the distance traveled days according to the 7 days itinerary.



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