Clearest and warmest conditions from December to February, but also dry (and colder) from July-September.
What to do
Six usual trekking routes to the summit and other more-demanding mountaineering routes. Day or overnight hikes on the Shira plateau. Nature trails on the lower reaches. Trout fishing. Visit the beautiful Chala crater lake on the mountain’s southeastern slopes.
There are different routes that are available while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Marangu Route, Rongai Route, Lemosho Route, Shira Routes, Umbwe Route and Machame Route are main Routes while trekking to Mount Kilimanjaro. Once you book your trip, we can help you determine which Route is right for you!
Huts and campsites on the mountain. Several hotels and campsites outside the park in the village of Marangu and town of Moshi.
Kilimanjaro is the symbol of Africa, not only the highest peak in the African continent; it is also the tallest free-standing mountain in the world, rising in breathtaking isolation from the surrounding coastal scrubland – elevation around 900 metres – to an imperious 5,895 metres (19,336 feet).
Kilimanjaro is one of the world's most accessible high summits, a beacon for visitors from around the world. Most climbers reach the crater rim with little more than a walking stick, proper clothing and determination. And those who reach Uhuru Point, the actual summit, or Gillman's Point on the lip of the crater, will have earned their climbing certificates.
Many people list a Kilimanjaro safari as a lifelong dream adventure and mountain climbing in Africa doesn’t get any better than Kilimanjaro. When climbing, there are several routes to its summit. Listed below are several 7-9 day routes to its summit. These itineraries allow climbers time to acclimated themselves to Mt. Kilimanjaro’s elevation. A 7 day ascent allows a greater chance of successfully reaching its summit. It also allows the climber time to see all of Kilimanjaro’s main areas while climbing. Kilimanjaro’ s highlights include glacial valleys, rain forests, Shira plateau, alpine deserts, and views of Kibo and Kibo Peak along with its caldera ash and pit glaciers.