Kilimanjaro being one of the most popular mountains in the world, roughly 50,000 trekkers every year try to reach the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro.
Summit success rate heavily depends upon what route is used, as routes vary considerably in terms of acclimatization profile and duration of climb
There are seven principal routes to climb Mount Kilimanjaro which are Marangu, Machame route, Lemosho route, Shira, Rongai, Northern Circuit and Umbwe. They all approach from the south of the mountain (Mweka is used only for descent). Lemosho, Shira and Northern Circuit routes approach from the west. The Rongai route approaches from the north.
Most of Clients are choosing their Kilimanjaro combining route based of the four factors.
- How long and time spend on Mountain
- The Best time to climb
- Total cost of the climb
- The beauty and scenery of the route
Kilimanjaro Trail Condition
Trail is well marked and maintained periodical. No technical skill required to climb Mount Kilimanjaro but only some sports like Machame trail Barranco wall where you need to scrambling for about an hour from 13,000 feet to 14,000 feet top of Barranco wall
Cost to climb Kilimanjaro
There are so many factors to consider before you plan for a Kilimanjaro hike, Since it does not take spending a fortune for a safe, comfortable and successful climb. Do not make your decision based on price alone. Price should be only one component of your overall decision. Mt. Kilimanjaro is not the place to shop for a cheap price, nor is it the place to overpay needlessly. What you are looking for is high quality service at a reasonable price..
Fact about Kilimanjaro High altitude
Understand high altitude sickness and your overall safety when you climb mount Kilimanjaro and give opportunity to experience and well prepared
Plan a successful Kilimanjaro Climb
For the successful climb you should choose a Kilimanjaro climb you a best for you a Kilimanjaro climb route, duration interns of number of days and nights, travel dates and best time of the year. Get Travel insurance be sure about high altitude and Prepare earlier the necessary gear for your Mount Kilimanjaro climbing at a high altitude. Bring those items that are not optional but essential for your comfort, safety and successful climb
Pack Wisely Before Climbing Kilimanjaro
One of the important prerequisites of a successful summit attempt is to pack wisely before climbing. Ensure that you are well equipped before you attempt the journey.
Make sure you have everything you need to help you successfully summit the Roof of Africa. Here with are some tips and ideas to help you pack wisely before climbing mount Kilimanjaro.Kilimanjaro Gear List as well as special packing list for women hygiene.
Kilimanjaro climbing Style
You can opt to climb Kilimanjaro during a full moon dates that offers you magnificent night views of mountains and stunning views
We have many Kilimanjaro Group departures each year, and welcome individuals, couples, groups of friends, and families to join us to climb as open group or private trip in various comfort style as from classic and deluxe package to five start Kilimanjaro climb as well we have many thing to insure your successful trek.
Typical Day on Kilimanjaro climbing
Usually start around 7.30 am in the morning, get washing and dressed for a day and packing everything. Breakfast around 8.00 am and leaving between 8.30 am to 3.00 am