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Mt. Kilimanjaro Climbing

Mt Kilimanjaro climbingKilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and one of the largest extinct volcanoes, It can be climbed at any time of the year but best time is July to February. Mount Kilimanjaro climbing is possible during any other season of the year because our Mountain guides know how to go about the mountain with hikkers.The mountain itself is 5895 meters high and is made up of three different volcanic peaks: Kibo, Mawenzi and Shira.

A journey to the roof of Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro, is an exploration of a lifetime and not merely a climb.

Panorama Safaris , with its experienced and professional mountain guides and porters, take the initiative to take you to the “roof of Africa (.5895m).The peak can be accessed through different route, but the most popular are Marangu, Machame, Rongai & Lemosho.

 Tanzania Mount Kilimanjaro’s name is a mystery enveloped in clouds. In Tanzania, locals call it Mountain of Light, Mountain of Greatness or Mountain of Caravans. The local people, the Wachagga, don't even have a name for the whole massif, only Kipoo (now known as Kibo) for the familiar snowy peak that make Mount Kilimanjaro climbers call it the summit of Africa.

Kilimanjaro, is a metaphor for the outstanding attraction and beauty of East Africa. Hikers see it and understand its compelling mountain climbing adventures.

Mount Kilimanjaro is not only the highest peak on the African continent; it is also the tallest free-standing mountain in the world.

Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the world's most accessible high summits, a beacon for mountain climbers from around the world. Most mount Kilimanjaro climbers reach the crater rim with little more than a mountain walking stick, proper mountain clothing and mountain climbing determination.

And those who reach Uhuru Point, the actual mount Kilimanjaro summit, or Gillman's Point on the lip of crater, will have earned their climbing certificates, a lifetime mountain climbing adventure memory.Mountain Climbing gears

Apart from Mount Kilimanjaro climbing, and its summit, The ascent of this gigantic mountain slopes is a huge climatic world tour, from the tropics to the Arctic.

Even before you cross the mount Kilimanjaro national park boundary at 2,700m , the cultivated footslopes give way to mount Kilimanjaro lush montane forest, inhabited by elusive elephant, leopard, buffalo, the endangered Abbot's duiker, and other small antelope and primates. Higher still lies the moorland zone.


Our climbing tours packages include:

5 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Via Marangu:

Mostly referred to as the "Coca-Cola route", the his is one of the most preferred and scenic route up  Kilimanjaro. Marangu route is the most popular route to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.  It is the cheapest  route, maranguand it can be climbed within less days, thereby getting to the summit one day earlier than on the Machame route. This provides a shorter acclimatisation period for the trek...read more... 

A climber can as well spend an extra day on the mountain for acclimatization on Marangu route. This extends the climb to 6 days, greatly increasing your chances of  climbing success. Mineral water, soft drinks, chocolates and beers are also sold at all the camps on this Mount Kilimanjaro route. All your Mountain climbing equipment and supplies are portered and a cook prepares all your meals.Hut accommodation on the Marangu route forms one of the main differences, compared to the other Mount Kilimanjaro routes. It offers you the relative luxury of being able to sleep in huts along the entire Marangu route...read more... 

6 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing- Rongai route:

This Kilimanjaro route retains a sense of unspoilt wilderness and offers a different perspective of trekking Kilimanjaro by approaching it from the north and it has excellent success rates. The Rongai route ascents Kilimanjaro from the north-eastern side of the mountain, along the border between Kenya and Tanzania. Mount Kilimanjaro Rongai route remains much quieter than the popular kiliMachame route or Marangu trails. It also has several other advantages that should make it one of your first choices. Rongai route is the easiest route up Mount Kilimanjaro...read more... 

 6 Days Kilimanjaro climbing via Umbwe route:

The Mount Kilimanjaro Umbwe route is one of the shortest routes to the Southern Glaciers and the Western Breach. It is probably the most scenic, non-technical route on Mount Kilimanjaro. It is quite taxing, primarily due to the relatively fast ascent to Mount Kilimanjaro higher altitude, but the rewards are plentiful. Fewer climbers, pristine mountain forest and shorter mountain walking distances make it a great option for fit mountain hikers. Add to your mountain climbing experience – an overnight in the crater!! Be one of a few fortunate mount Kilimanjaro climbers to spend a night in Africa's largest volcano. This option is highly recommended, as this will be the only opportunity to get close to the beautiful and fascinating glaciers of Mount Kilimanjaro and ...read more... 

8 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing-Machame route:

Mount Kilimanjaro Machame route is probably the most beautiful route up mount Kilimanjaro. The porter will carry your mountain climbing equipment and supplies and a cook prepares all your meals. Accommodation on Mount kilimanjaro Marangu route is in huts, while the Machame route offers tents only. machameThis makes Machame, also referred to as the "Whiskey route", best destination for more mountain adventure for a mountain hiker, and offers more scenic splendor as compared to Mount Kilimanjaro Marangu route. The sun sets at Shira late afternoon, to the misty revelations of  Kibo point, at the great Barranco wall. Machame route offers attractive mountain...read more... 

 6 Days Kilimanjaro climbing Marangu route from Nairobi:
With 5 days on the mountain, this is one of the most preferred and scenic route up Kilimanjaro, and known as the "Coca-Cola route", starting with a shuttle bus transfer from Nairobi for an overnight in Arusha. Marangu route is the most popular route tomarangu2 the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. It is the cheapest route, and it can be climbed within less days, thereby getting to the summit one day earlier than on the Machame route. This provides a shorter acclimatisation...read more... 


9 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing via Lemosho:

Your day starts early with a briefing, followed by breakfast and a 2-hour drive from Arusha / Moshi (910m) to Londorossi Park Gate (2100m). The guides and porters prepare and pack the supplies and your equipment in the village. You will receive a lunch pack and you can also buy mineral water in the village...read more... 

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