Rongai Route:Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro
Difficulty: Medium Scenery: very good Traffic : Low The Rongai route ascends Mt Kilimanjaro from the north-eastern side of the mountain, along the border between Tanzania and Kenya. This route retains a sense of unspoilt wilderness and offers a different perspective on Kilimanjaro by approaching it from the north. From the alluring summit of Uhuru Peak (5895m) we will have amazing and staning 360° views of the surrounding plains. The Rongai Route is the longest and most scenic Climbimb route on Mt Kilimanjaro, providing a gradual climb through forest offerering expansive views northwards to Amboseli National park on the Kenyan side.The Rongai Route begins in attractive farmland and delightful forest, with the opportunity for viewing black and white colobus monkeys, and passes through several different climate zones. its gradual and gives hikes enough time to acclimatize. The sight of the permanent snow-capped peak of Mt Kilimanjaro (5895m) provides a constant source of inspiration when viewed from the vast plains below. It is also a natural focus for any fit trekker keen to summit the highest peak in Africa. While the ascent does not require any technical climbing, Rongai route trail is demanding and a sound level of fitness and an ability to acclimatise is essential pre-requisites before attempting the summit.