The quiet Rongai Route approaches Africa's highest mountain from the north. This 11 day option is a great choice for trekkers wanting more time to acclimatise to the altitude.
The Rongai provides spectacular views of the summit and its magnificent ice fields as we climb high above the plains. Our trek starts on fairly open slopes, where we may see widlife including buffalo and colobus monkeys. We ascend gradually as we contour through moorland towards jagged Mawenzi Peak, one of Kilimanjaro's three volcanic cones. Leaving the vegetation behind us we continue over rocky, boulder-strewn slopes and scree before reaching the summit. We then descend through thick rainforest to the south of the mountain. With an extra day spent ascending the mountain, this route is a great choice for trekkers wanting more time to acclimatise to the altitude.
This is an open challenge which means you can take part and raise funds for any of the charities listed. The payment options are explained below.
Minimum sponsorship option
This option requires you to pay the above registration fee at the time of booking and pledge to raise a minimum amount of sponsorship for your nominated charity. The charity will then cover the full cost of the challenge out of the sponsorship you raise. The amount retained by the charity varies between challenges - full details are included in the challenge information pack.
Self funder option
This option is not available for this challenge.
Full details of all funding options are included in the challenge information pack we'll send you - just select a charity and complete the request form.
Mount Kilimanjaro Trek - Rongai Route is an open challenge which means you can take part and raise funds for any of the charities listed. To get started, just select a charity and complete the request form to get full details about the challenge and payment options.
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