Mt. Kilimanjaro Safaris

Kilimanjaro, with its three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira, is a dormant volcanic mountain in Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Tanzania, the highest mountain in Africa, and the highest free-standing mountain in the world at 5,895 metres or 19,341 feet above sea level (the Uhuru Peak/Kibo Peak )

Kilimanjaro is composed of three distinct volcanic cones: Kibo 5,895 m (19,341 ft); Mawenzi 5,149 m (16,893 ft); and Shira 3,962 m (13,000 ft). Uhuru Peak is the highest summit on Kibo's crater rim.

Kilimanjaro is a large strato volcano. Two of its three peaks, Mawenzi and Shira, are extinct while Kibo, its highest peak, is dormant and could erupt again. The last major eruption has been dated to between 150,000 and 200,000 years ago.Although it is dormant, Kibo has fumaroles that emit gas in the crater. Several collapses and landslides have occurred on Kibo in the past, one creating the area known as the Western Breach

We offer to our clients a climbing adventure of Mt. Kilimanjaro crossing over the border from Kenya to Tanzania via Loitokitok route. Through the Out-ward bound mountain school routes- Nale Moru, Rongai and Landers. The routes are gentle and not crowded thus giving a quick acclimatization.

Loitokitok is a significant point for clients willing to take an optional excursion to Amboseli National park from where the view of Mt. Kilimanjaro is distinctive. On Mt. Kenya we explore the Timau route on the Northern side. The route is gentle , calm and not crowded hence ideal for acclimatization.

Climbing is best done both on Mt. Kenya and Kilimanjaro from June to October as one season. The other season ranges between December to some weeks before April when the rain have receded.

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1 Border Cross Over- Killimanjaro: 7 Days Londorossi/ Shira/ Mweka
2 Border Cross Over- Mt. Killimanjaro: 8 Days Rongai/ Marangu/ Marangu
3 Border Cross Over- Mt Killimanjaro: 7 Days Nale Moru/ Uhuru/ Marangu.