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