Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Rongai Route

Kilimanjaro Rongai Route is the only Kilimanjaro Route that starts from the northern side of the mountain, offering unique and diverse landscapes, better acclimatization, and a less crowded and remote climbing experience.

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Rongai Route

The Rongai Route is an excellent option for trekkers who want to experience Mount Kilimanjaro’s unique landscapes and wildlife. The route is known for its diverse terrain and scenic beauty, as well as its relatively low traffic compared to other routes, making it perfect for those seeking a more peaceful and secluded trek.

The route begins at the remote and less-traveled Rongai village near the Kenyan border, and it passes through a variety of landscapes, including rainforest, moorland, and alpine desert. Since the Rongai Route starts on the mountains northern slopes, it offers climbers a unique and breathtaking view of the mountain from a different angle than other routes.

The Rongai Route is a good choice for climbers who prefer a more gradual and gentle ascent, allowing them to acclimatize to the higher altitude slowly. Most climbers use the Rongai Route on a six or seven-day itinerary, but Dahlia Africa offer a shorter five-day climb for experienced hikers.

Over the course of the Rongai Route, trekkers will pass through several different camps as they ascend to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. These camps are strategically located to ensure a gradual and safe ascent, allowing climbers to acclimatize to the altitude.

Overall, the Kilimanjaro Rongai route is a remarkable experience that gives you an opportunity to appreciate the stunning natural beauty of Tanzania while pushing yourself physically and mentally. From the scenic landscape to the challenging terrain, taking on this route requires careful preparation and a reliable, experienced tour operator, we are one of them. While the climb can be challenging, it is also highly rewarding and can leave you with a sense of achievement unlike any other. So, if you’re looking for an adventure that combines scenic beauty with a physical challenge, the Kilimanjaro Rongai route is one of the best choices you can make.

The Rongai Route is one of the easiest routes and the success rate is very high. The route starts on the north side of the mountain just south of the Kenyan border.

Price: From USD. 1,950 pp

The six day variation combines days three and five, going from Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp without staying at Karanga.

Price: From USD. 1,697 pp

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