Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Tours

Mount Kilimanjaro Uhuru Peak is the highest point on the continent of Africa. Rising above the plains at 19,340 feet (5,895 meters) the beautiful snowcapped peaks of Kilimanjaro has long been the subject of local legends and stories. Today the mountain is home to a number of true stories and unforgettable moments in the lives of tens of thousands of climbers a year. At 5896m Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain and one of the continent's magnificent sights, It has three main volcanic peaks, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira. The name itself "Kilimanjaro" is a mystery wreathed in clouds. It might mean Mountain of Light, Mountain of Greatness or Mountain of Caravans.

Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro is the highlight of most visitors’ experiences in Tanzania. Few mountains can claim the grandeur, the breathtaking views of Amboseli National Park in Kenya, the Rift Valley, and the Masaai Steppe, that belongs to Kilimanjaro.

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Routes

There are several routes by which to reach Kibo, or Uhuru Peak, the highest summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, namely, Marangu, Rongai, Lemosho, Shira, Umbwe and Machame.