Kilimanjaro Trekking General Info.

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Overview

Dominating the landscape like no other mountain - Mt Kilimanjaro is the highest peak in Africa and the highest free-standing mountain in the world at 5895 metres. It is also the highest mountain that can be climbed without technical gear and techniques. A trek up to the top of Kilimanjaro has proved to be one of the most rewarding and incredible experiences that our guests have experienced. Time after time, their comments upon their return are filled with a combination of awe, exhaustion, wonder and delight! Our climbers also are so pleased with our crew of guides and porters and how helpful and spirited they are, and our cooks that create a bounty of fresh, tasty meals that fuel your body for your ...Read More

Preparations

Climbing Kilimanjaro involves passing through several climate zones, from equatorial rainforests surrounded by banana and coffee plantations, to near arctic conditions. This makes packing the right layers vital. We’ve prepared a page with relevant details for you to prepare a Mount Kilimanjaro climb.... Read More

Frequent Asked Questions

Yes, but the minimum age limit set by Kilimanjaro National Park for children trekking to Uhuru Peak on Mount Kilimanjaro is 10 years old.

Expect equatorial to arctic conditions on Mt Kilimanjaro. However, depending on the route chosen, you will begin your trek in dry plains or tropical forests with average temperatures between 25⁰C and 30⁰C. Expect various terrains and weather zones to arrive at the permanently snow-capped summit. You may experience rainfalls and sub-zero temperatures on your trek.

Yes, any excess luggage you do not need to carry with you on Mount Kilimanjaro can be left at our office. You should keep valuable items with you at all times.

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