Russian Billionaire and owner of English Premier League club Chelsea, Roman Abramovich, is taking the Kilimanjaro challenge and has began his climb to the highest peak in Africa.

Abramovich will stay in Tanzania for 10 days and he expects to reach Africa's summit in six or seven days.  

The head of the Kilimanjaro National Park Authority (KINAPA), Mapinduzi Mdessa said Abramovich was accompanied by 113 local porters when he started trekking up the 19330 feet Kilimanjaro on Thursday night with six other foreign nationals, the AFP reported.