Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing

Experience the lifetime journey to Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing with our expertly crafted routes, itineraries, and affordable costs.

Our experienced guides will lead you through the diverse terrain and breathtaking scenery of this iconic mountain. With a variety of route options available, including Marangu, Lemosho, Rongai, and Machame.

Kilimanjaro Mountain elevates at 5,895 meters above sea level. One of the Seven Summits in the World. It is Africa’s highest mountain and the world’s tallest freestanding summit.

Book your mountain adventure today and let us guide you to the top of Africa’s highest peak.

The Best Time To Climb

Whether you’re a seasoned or a beginner, Kilimanjaro climbing offers an unforgettable experience.

The top provides an unrivaled sense of success and beautiful views of the surroundings.

  • January and February: With usually dry, bright days and decent visibility. Over 14,000 feet, there’s a significant likelihood of snow, making for some fantastic photo opportunities.
  • March to May: In late March, the rains can start to set in, making for muddy trails, cloudy skies, and poor visibility. You can get lucky with some dry weather, but it’s a bit hit or miss. We recommend the routes on the north side of the mountain.
  • June to September: The best weather and the main climbing Kilimanjaro Mountain season and the busiest time on the mountain. Routes tend to be busier during this period, especially over the full moon.
  • October to December: The popular time to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. the short rainy season spans from the beginning of November to the beginning of December. Afternoon rains are common, but skies are clear in the mornings and evenings.

Kilimanjaro Routes

The duration of Kilimanjaro Climbing depends on the route you opt to take, as well as your budget, your level of fitness, and how much time you allow for acclimatization.

We strongly recommend allocating at least six or better seven days to Kilimanjaro.

1. Rongai Route

The easiest way up Kilimanjaro, with the added benefit of being the only ascent route from the north. It’s perfect during the rainy season and offers a high success rate in the seven-day variation.

  • Days: 6 – 7 hiking
  • Difficult Level: Low

2. Machame Route

The second most popular way up Kilimanjaro. With a more scenic climb and gentler ascent, it allows for better acclimatization, particularly on the seven-day itinerary.

  • Days: 6 – 8 hiking
  • Difficult Level: Medium

3. Lemosho Route

Lemosho is one of the most beautiful and scenic routes up Kilimanjaro, with the added advantage of starting on the western slopes at a lower altitude than the Shira route.

  • Days: 7 – 8 hiking
  • Difficult Level: Medium

4. Marangu Route

The perfect choice for budget-conscious climbers with the bonus of being the only route with hut accommodations. It’s the most popular option by far for Kilimanjaro Climbing.

  • Days: 5 – 6 hiking
  • Difficult Level: Medium

5. Northern Circuit Route

The longest route up Kilimanjaro is the Northern Circuit. It’s the most remote option and starts at Lemosho before looping north and then summiting from the east.

  • Days: 9 – 10 hiking
  • Difficulty Level: High

6. Umbwe Route

The shortest, steepest, hardest. The Umbwe route is a short, steep, and direct Kilimanjaro climb. It is probably the most scenic, non-technical route, and offers the mount adventure.

  • Days: 5 – 6 hiking
  • Difficulty Level: High

Anyone from children over the age of 10 to older generations in their 70s can climb and reach the summit.

All you need is determination and the will to get to the summit.

Pro advice; Kilimanjaro Climbing is the most exciting thing you will ever do in your life! It is challenging but also immensely rewarding. The real challenge is the altitude and the rate of ascent.

Top Kilimanjaro Climbing - The Mount Adventure

The itineraries include everything from transportation to accommodations, ensuring a stress-free experience. Best of all, our affordable pricing makes mount adventure accessible to everyone.

5 Days Climb Kilimanjaro
5 Days Climb Kilimanjaro For 7 Days Tour

The 5 Days Climb Kilimanjaro within the best Marangu Tour Price includes the night before and after climbing

6 Days Climb Kilimanjaro
6 Days Climb Kilimanjaro

Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro for 6 days via Machame – The most scenic and recommended route that offers the best price option.

6 Days Kilimanjaro Costs
6 Days Kilimanjaro Costs

The Tanzania best 6 Days Climb Kilimanjaro price via Marangu route, which offers sleeping huts in dormitory-style accommodations

9-Day Tanzania Safari Experience
9-Day Tanzania Safari Experience

9-Day Tanzania Safari Experience. Hike to Kilimanjaro Mountain & safari tour to the great migration.

Kilimanjaro Facts

Located in Tanzania, Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest peak on the continent and offers a thrilling challenge for anyone who wants to conquer it.

To ensure you have the best chance of reaching the summit, it’s crucial to have an excellent guide by your side for the success of the Mount adventure.

Mount Kilimanjaro’s three peaks were formed after volcanic eruptions millions of years ago.

  1. Kibo “Uhuru Peak” is the highest, with its famous Uhuru Peak at almost 5895 meters above sea level.
  2. Mawenzi Peak is located to the east of the mountain, which is the older core of a former summit standing 5146 meters above sea level.
  3. Shira Peak is now an extinct volcanic cone that is located west of the mountain, which has 3962 meters above sea level


The slope of Mt. Kilimanjaro has 4 major zones;

  1. Rainforest– Montane forest zone (1,900-2,900m): There is wildlife in this area.
  2. Heather-Moorland zone (2,900-4,000m): Shrubs and unique flora are everywhere
  3. Alpine Desert (4,000-5,000m): Barren and unique landscapes featuring volcanic rocks in varied shapes and sizes, and also extreme temperatures
  4. Glacier Summit zone (5,000-5,895): An arctic zone

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