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MT. KILIMANJARO

Mt. Kilimanjaro, the "Roof of Africa", at an altitude of 5,895 meters (19,344 feet) is the highest point in Africa. The stunning, flat-topped mountain is also the tallest freestanding mountain in the world and one of the world's largest volcanoes. Situated a few degrees south of the Equator, the unmistakable landmark is the pride of Tanzania and the African continent, and on a clear day, the permanently snow-capped crown can be seen from distances of up to 180 kilometers (112 miles). Kilimanjaro hosts four distinct climate zones from its base, with a diameter of 64 kilometers(40 miles), to its Kibo and Mawenzi peaks. A few day ascent to its summit will take you from African savanna, through tropical rainforests and sparse moorland, to the bare, alpine desert and hanging glaciers of Kilimanjaro's highest point, Uhuru Peak. An unparalleled view is offered from  Uhuru Peak, or the slightly lower peak of Gilman's Point, as the sun rises over a sea of clouds, with the endless plains of the African savanna stretching far below.

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Kilimanjaro, with its gentle slope, can be conquered by any physically fit person. There are many different walkable routes to the summit, the easiest of which is called Marangu Route, and the most beautiful called Machame Route.

Most trips to the summit require a five to seven day trek, led by a guide and staffed by atleast three porters per guest, with tent or cabin accommodation, depending upon the route taken.

Kilimanjaro can be climbed at any time of the year, but the recommended periods are between August to October and January to March.

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The wettest months are April through June, and November, and the warmest months are December through February.

KILIMANJARO TREK ROUTES

Route Recommended Trip Length Accommodation
Marangu Route 5 Days / 4 Nights Hut
Machame Route 7 Days / 6 Nights Camping
Machame Route 6 Days / 5 Nights Camping
Umbwe Route 6 Days / 5 Nights Camping
Rongai Route 5 Days / 4 Nights Camping
Lemosho Route 8 Days / 7 Nights Camping
 
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