Mount Kilimanjaro – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering

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Mount Kilimanjaro

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Kilimanjaro from southwest, Mount Kilimanjaro photo

Mount Kilimanjaro

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Mount Kilimanjaro

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Mount Kilimanjaro

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  • Elevation: 5963 m
  • Difficulty: Walk up
  • Best months to climb: December, January, February, March, June, July, August
  • Convenient center: Marangu via Moshi, Tanzania

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Notes

Joceline from TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF writes:

Why climb mount Kilimanjaro?

Mount Kilimanjaro climbing trip is a mountain climbing destination chosen due to many reasons.

One of reasons to climb mount Kilimanjaro it is nature beauty. Mount Kilimanjaro was formed due to volcanic reactions and volcanic eruptions contributed to its beauty. The height of mount Kilimanjaro mixing with other features like natural forest give it snow. Volcanic soils make the forest to flourish.

Kilimanjaro trekking to the summit passes through official ways established and recognized to be safe. Kilimanjaro trekking routes established are known as Machame, Rongai, Marangu, Umbwe, Lemosho and Northern circuit route.

More details on Kilimanjaro climbing routes, hiking gears and kilimanjaro guides can be read online and asking. Check with KILIMANJARO SAFARI HOLIDAYS Co.Ltd


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10 other mountain peaks closest to Mount Kilimanjaro:

1. Mount Kilimanjaro climbing routes (5895 m) 0.7 km
2. Mawenzi (5149 m) 11.6 km
3. Mount Meru (4566 m) 69.6 km
4. Chyulu Hills (2188 m) 73.2 km
5. Ol Doinyo Lengai (2896 m) 164.8 km
6. Loolmalasin (3682 m) 198.1 km
7. Suswa (2356 m) 238.4 km
8. Mount Longonot (2777 m) 259.4 km
9. Olkaria (2434 m) 268.3 km
10. Aberdare Range (3994 m) 281.0 km