Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro: Best Routes Of 2019 For Kilimanjaro Trek

Mt Kilimanjaro the acclaimed ice-capped mountain lies just 3° south of the equator. As Tanzania's milestone, Kilimanjaro towers over the encompassing African fields. Actually, it is the most noteworthy free-standing mountain on the planet. It is additionally the highest mountain that can be climbed without specialized gear and Climbing skills.

Generally, all that's needed is putting one foot before the other. Despite the fact that this sounds simple, it is in all probability the hardest test you will ever confront. The greatest snag is the absence of oxygen at such a high elevation.

Without expert guidance, this trip can be extremely hazardous. Utilizing just quality equipment and simply the best-experienced guides and cooks. Guides are trained to monitor your physical condition and expertise to pace the group accordingly; offering you the best possibility of a fruitful summit.

A Mt. Kilimanjaro climb is one of a kind in that within the span of a couple of days, you go through a wide assortment of atmospheres and vegetation zones; from tropical rain forest to near arctic conditions.

The mountain is managed by Kilimanjaro National Park which has strict guidelines concerning routes permitted and climber's safety. Of the route decisions, the Marangu Route has sleeping huts for night. The huts are basic yet have solar lighting.

On other routes, tents are utilized for overnights. As a result of altitude acclimatization being a major challenge, adding an additional day to the climbing itinerary can improve the opportunity of success substantially.

BEST CLIMBING MOUNT KILIMANJARO ROUTES

Whether alone or in a group, with overnight stays in huts or tents, short or long tours during Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – we offer every kind Kilimanjaro Routes, individually planned and tailored to your wishes. In addition, we give you expert advice and access to our local network in Tanzania.

Lemosho Route

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  • Summit Day: day 6
  • Approach From: the east
  • Is It For Me: for confident walkers who went to enjoy a quiter appraoch to the summit
  • Acclimatisation: two nights at mawenzi tarn for a rest and acclimatisation walk

Umbwe Route

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  • Summit Day: day 5
  • Approach From: the south
  • Is It For Me: For walkers who are short time and/or looking for the cheapest option
  • Acclimatisation: Climb high, sleep low from lava tower (4600m) to Barranco camp (3950m)

Rongai Route

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  • Summit Day: day 7
  • Approach From: the west
  • Is It For Me: For those inexperienced at or worried about at walking at altitude
  • Acclimatisation: Climb high, sleep low from lava tower (4600m) to Barranco camp (3950m)

Machame Route

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  • Summit Day: day 7
  • Approach From: The west
  • Is It For Me: For those inexperienced at or worried about at walking at altitude
  • Acclimatisation: Climb high, sleep low from lava tower (4600m) to Barranco camp (3950m)

Marangu Route

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  • Summit Day: day 5
  • Approach From: The south
  • Is It For Me: For walkers who are short time and/or looking for the cheapest option
  • Acclimatisation: Climb high, sleep low from lava tower (4600m) to Barranco camp (3950m)

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BEST TIME TO CLIMB KILIMANJARO

The best months to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro are June, July, August, September, which offer the clearest and warmest conditions. October, December, January, and February are also good climbing months, with cooler weather. There is a short rainy season in November with afternoon rains. March to May is the long rainy season.

June-August, December-February

June-August, December-February

Traditionally this time of year is the hotter time of year. This would be a great time to climb in.

September, October

September, October

Traditionally this time of year gets a bit colder, but the weather is still great to climb

November, march, April, may

November, march, April, may

Traditionally these months are the rainy season. trekkers must be aware these months and we recommend being experienced trekkers

CHOOSE KILIMANJARO ROUTES – BEST COMPARSION STATUS

On Kilimanjaro there are 5 approach routes that we use: Machame, Lemosho, Rongai, Shira, Marangu and Umbwe.

We recommend taking 6 or 7 days (8 days for Lemosho) to complete the route in order for your body to acclimatize with the altitude and give you the best possibility of successfully summiting

ROUTESMINIMUN DAYSRECOMMENDED DAYSDIFFICULTYACCLIMATIZATIONSUCCESS RATESCENERYTRAFFICRECOMMENDED
MACHAME67HighExcellent On 7 Day TrekHighExcellentHigh
LEMOSHO78HighExcellent On 8 Day TrekHighExcelentMedium
UMBWE56Very HighGood On 6 Day TrekMediumVery GoodVery Low For 1st Half
RONGAI67Medium, High On Summit NightExcellent On 7 Day TrekHighVery GoodLow
MARANGU56Medium, High On Summit NightGood On 6 Day TrekMediumGoodHigh
SHIRA67HighGood On 7 day TrekMedium On 7 daysExcellentMedium

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