DISCOVER THE ICONIC MOUNTAIN KILIMANJARO
Discover the highest mountain in Africa and the highest single free-standing mountain in the world, rising to a height of about 5985 metres above the sea level. Mountain Kilimanjaro has three volcanic peaks; Kibo, Mawenzi and Shira.
Mt. Kilimanjaro is located on the Northern part of Tanzania and it is surrounded by varying species of flora and fauna, a wide range of animals such as grey duiker, bushbuck, cape buffaloes, blue monkeys and many others are found around the Kilimanjaro National Park.
The snow-capped mountain has a rocky landscape with rainforests at the base followed by semi-arid and lastly the large glaciers distributed along the Kibo and Mawenzi volcanic cones.
Activities in Mt. Kilimanjaro are influenced by the wide habitats found at the park. The tourists enjoy bird watching, cycling, nature walks, game drives, camping, animal viewing, picnicking, primate trekking, visiting Chala crater lake and hiking to the Uhuru Peak. Depending on the fitness of the tourists, one can choose which route to take from the six(6) hiking routes of Mt. Kilimanjaro. These routes include; Machame route, Rongai route, Shira route, Lemosho route, Marangu route and Umbwe Route. Hiking to the top of the mountain can take from 6 to 8 days depending on the fitness and the route the tourist chooses.
Since Mt. Kilimanjaro is located around the equator, the best time to hike is during the dry seasons because they are the warm times of the year. The dry months are December to March and late June through September.
A visit to Mountain Kilimanjaro is a visit you won’t regret. Karibu Sanaaa!!