Deceiving in the rain shadow of Kilimanjaro, the Rongai route is the best way to make the venture on Kilimanjaro during the rainy season, as it sees substantially less rain than the southern routes. Rongai Route is known to be more charming than the Marangu Route, and easier than the Machame Route, and the success rate on the Rongai is very high. Located on the northern side of Mount Kilimanjaro with a variety of spectacular landscapes together with different plants and animal species as well proffers trekkers plenty of advantages, making it a very fascinating option for those looking for a unique experience on Africa’s tallest peak.
Kilimanjaro Rongai Route starts on the north side of the mountain just south of the Kenyan border and is one of the least traveled routes. The route merges with the Marangu Route for the summit climb. The descent follows the Marangu Route on the mountain’s southeast side, so you will be able to observe Kilimanjaro from many viewpoints. Enjoy the magnificent scenery that this route has to offer and capture thrilling memories that have to be remembered for your whole life! Making your adventure easy by yourself by climbing to the top is gradual and steady. However, unlike Marangu, this route has low crowds and passes through remote wilderness areas. Probably the only route where seeing wildlife in the first days is possible. So make sure to capture it!
Kilimanjaro Rongai Route, an ideal for those who are not confident in their ability to hike over steeper paths, those who want to avoid traffic, and those who want to enjoy a quieter hike. It is also plumbed for when climbing during the rainy season because the north side of the mountain receives fewer hailstorms.