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.
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.
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.
Traditionally this time of year is the hotter time of year. This would be a great time to climb in.
Traditionally this time of year gets a bit colder, but the weather is still great to climb
Traditionally these months are the rainy season. trekkers must be aware these months and we recommend being experienced trekkers
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
|ROUTES||MINIMUN DAYS||RECOMMENDED DAYS||DIFFICULTY||ACCLIMATIZATION||SUCCESS RATE||SCENERY||TRAFFIC||RECOMMENDED|
|MACHAME||6||7||High||Excellent On 7 Day Trek||High||Excellent||High|
|LEMOSHO||7||8||High||Excellent On 8 Day Trek||High||Excelent||Medium|
|UMBWE||5||6||Very High||Good On 6 Day Trek||Medium||Very Good||Very Low For 1st Half|
|RONGAI||6||7||Medium, High On Summit Night||Excellent On 7 Day Trek||High||Very Good||Low|
|MARANGU||5||6||Medium, High On Summit Night||Good On 6 Day Trek||Medium||Good||High|
|SHIRA||6||7||High||Good On 7 day Trek||Medium On 7 days||Excellent||Medium|
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