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Mountain Climbing in Kilimanjaro: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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Ascend Africa's premier peak and witness its surrounding natural beauty

One of the world’s Seven Summits and the most famous mountain on the continent of Africa, Kilimanjaro, at 5,895 meters, is climbed by mountaineers from every corner of the globe. There are several routes to reach the summit, with Rongai, Lemosho and Machame among the most well known. Mountain climbing here presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ascend Africa’s best, surrounded by beauty and serenity. Visit between January and March, and September and October, for ideal mountain climbing conditions.

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What should I know about Mountain Climbing Kilimanjaro?

Standing in the iconic African Great Lakes region of East Africa, the 3 giant volcanic cones of Mount Kilimanjaro make up the highest mountain in Tanzania. Kilimanjaro is also the highest mountain in on the continent of Africa. Standing at 5,895 meters above sea level, it also holds the title of one of the Seven Summits, and also one of the Volcanic Seven Summits. Another crown for the spectacular region, Mount Kilimanjaro is part of a larger national park protected as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Why should I choose Kilimanjaro for my Mountain Climbing adventure?

The king peak of Africa

Mount Kilimanjaro soars to an unparalleled height on the continent of Africa. Measuring 5,895 meters above sea level, Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest peak in Tanzania, as well as the highest peak in the whole of Africa. It’s topped with a permanent frosty cap, creating varying terrain for climbs. The majestic mountain offers unparalleled mountain climbing adventures on the whole continent. Come to Kilimanjaro to conquer a Seven Summit.

Classic climbing

You have to go back all the way to 1889 for the first recorded summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. Ever since, it’s become one of the world’s strongest magnets for outdoor sports and adventurers. The area of the mountain has expanded to include the whole montane forest of the region, and has been declared a World Heritage Site. Climbing opportunities here are unbound and various with different difficulties and routes available.

Iconic wildlife

Mount Kilimanjaro and the larger national park that contains it is populated with wildlife. The Kilimanjaro tree hyrax, the grey and red duiker, and the Cape buffalo roam above the timberline. Elsewhere you will catch sight of elephants wandering between rivers. When you head into the montane forests, then you’ll be able to glimpse blue monkeys, leopards, and the black white colobuses monkey, all breathing vibrant life into the mountainside.

What can I expect from the weather during my Mountain Climbing trip in Kilimanjaro?

January and February are the warmest months, while September is the driest month of the year on Mount Kilimanjaro.

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What currency is accepted around Kilimanjaro?

Tanzanian shilling.

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When is the best time to travel to Kilimanjaro for Mountain Climbing?

Visit between January and March, and September and October, for ideal mountain climbing conditions.

What people are saying about Mountain Climbing | Kilimanjaro



Thank you so much it was amazing, the climbing, the kilimanjaro and also Top Climbers was perfect. I recommend your organisation and the Kilimanjaro of course! Best regards Isabelle



Very well organized. Clear informations, safe all the time... guide was beyond expectations!



We (couple, 29 years old) had a great experience with our Team and the Rest of the group at the machame Route. The Team really took a lot efforts to make us happy, more than we expected at a Mountain Tour. Keep on :)



I am so glad we booked with Kiliholidays! Mack, the owner of the tour company, was excellent in communicating with me via email! He was quick to respond to all of my questions and concerns. We booked two tours: Mt. Kilimanjaro 6-day Marangu route and also a 3 night/4 day safari. Both were amazing and unforgettable experiences! For Mt. Kilimanjaro tour: what can I say, we LOVED our guides Paroko and Baracka!!! They were so friendly, encouraging, helpful and wonderful to talk to! Our porters and cook were also fantastic! Perhaps bring an extra blanket to keep you warm during the cold nights as the sleeping bags they provided could have been better, but other than that, we had a great time! For our safari, we went to Tarangire, the Serengeti, and Ngorongoro Crater. Each park was beautiful and our guide, Thomas, was excellent! He was able to find so many animals for us. It was crazy how sharp his eye was! We saw the big 4 on the first day thanks to him! We stayed at Farm of Dreams Lodge andTukaone Camp. WOW!!! Loved both!!! Loved the comfort of a wonderful hotel at Farm of Dreams Lodge and the awesome experience of “glamping” at Tukaone!!! Very glad we booked with Kiliholidays! Very transparent, trustworthy company that delievered what they promised in our discussions!



Communications were smooth and planning with this company made me no troubles. The hiking itself was also hustle-free, guides were proffesional, chef was cooking tasty, porters did their work properly. So our way to summit was easy-going (and succesful too). Reccomended

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