Mount Kilimanjaro Hike
Hike To The Mount Kilimanjaro Summit: An Adventure For The Adventurous
If you're looking for an adventure that is different from your Tanzania safari, look no farther than climbing Kilimanjaro! The tallest/highest mountain in Africa as well as the world's highest free-standing mountain, standing more than six vertical kilometres above the surrounding plains of both Tanzania and Kenya at 5,895 meters above sea level.
This makes a Mount Kilimanjaro trek the perfect option for those on safari who are looking to elevate their experience to new heights!
For the adventurous, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with a professional mountain guide is a must, a journey that will take you through the mists of the equatorial jungle to reach the glaciers and breathtaking views from the summit.
The trek to the summit of Kilimanjaro is a challenging journey through the forest, an equatorial jungle that rewards hikers with stunning views of the glaciers and the summit at Uhuru.
If you're looking for an unforgettable experience, hiking Kilimanjaro is it!
If you're thinking of embarking on this adventure, there are a few things to keep in mind:
- Kilimanjaro is a physically demanding trek. It's important to be in good shape and have some mountaineering experience hiking before attempting the summit.
- Altitude sickness is real; the lead guide will advise of symptoms to look out for along the route.
- The weather conditions on Kilimanjaro can be unpredictable, so it's important to pack accordingly. Be sure to bring warm clothing for the cooler nights and mornings and rain gear in case of inclement weather.
- Since Kilimanjaro is such a popular destination (In the region of 20 000 people a year, try to reach the summit of Kilimanjaro), it is important to book your trekking tour early to secure your spot.
- The start and end of a trip through the Kilimanjaro National Park is the easy part.
There are numerous options for reaching the summit, each with its own difficulties, time requirements, and natural beauty. The decision is yours to make; if you require assistance on which is the best option to fulfil your needs and fitness levels, simply contact us, and we will assist you.
The best time to get to reach the summit of Kilimanjaro is always said to be during the drier months of January, February and September. July and August are fine but somewhat colder (more equipment to carry).
So what are you waiting for? If you're looking for an adventure during your Tanzania safari, why not climb Kilimanjaro!
The tour operator we use has an extremely high success rate (with expert guides, assistant guides and support staff), the best in camping equipment while offering the best in medical facilities should something go wrong.
Combine a Mount Kilimanjaro hiking experience with a northern circuit safari to the Serengeti, Lake Manyara and stunning Ngorongoro Crater for that ultimate bucket list safari.
Kilimanjaro Marangu Route
From US$ 2 053.00 per person
Climb to the roof of Africa and be a part of an exclusive group that has conquered Africa's highest peak.
With this 7-day Marangu Route, you will ascend from the rainforest through 5 different climate zones to finally reach Uhuru Peak - the Roof of Africa.
The quickest and simplest route to summit Kilimanjaro awaits.
Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route
From US$ 3 040.00 per person
If you're looking for an incredible trekking experience and want to avoid the crowds, consider the Lemosho Route on Mt. Kilimanjaro.
This 9-day route offers a more remote experience with beautiful scenery and less traffic.
This Route is less popular than other routes, making it a great choice for those looking for something a little different.
Kilimanjaro Shira Route
From US$ 2 655.00 per person
The 9-day Shira Route is the perfect option for you! This route offers some of the most scenic views on the entire mountain, including a breathtaking view of the Great Rift Valley.
You'll also get to see Mount Meru and Longido, as well as Elands on the plateau and signs of buffaloes, leopards, and other animals.
Kilimanjaro Machame Route
From US$ 2 548.00 per person
The Machame Route is an 8-day adventure that takes you up the southwest and south sides of the mountain.
This route is perfect for more adventurous hikers, as it rewards you with some truly spectacular views.
Witness stunning late afternoon sunsets on the Shira plateau, misty revelations of Kibo's great Barranco Wall, and much more on this unforgettable journey.
Kilimanjaro Rongai Route
From US$ 2 665.00 per person
The 8-day Rongai Route joins up with the Marangu for the summit climb; you will see the mountain and glaciers from many different viewpoints.
From atop Mt. Kilimanjaro, the views are absolutely incredible!
Be prepared for a challenging adventure - but it will be well worth it when you reach the top!