From most Mount Kilimanjaro climbers, the main goal is to reach the summit of Africa’s rooftop. Conquering this gigantic mountain is one thing but getting to the peak of Kilimanjaro is another. Few words can describe the thrilling experience one feels while standing atop Africa’s highest point, the 5,895m Uhuru Peak of Mount Kilimanjaro and with the proper planning and training, we make the thrill of conquering the world’s tallest freestanding mountain available to everyone. Mount Kilimanjaro Located within the Kilimanjaro National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain in Africa spanning 5,895m (19,340 feet). Unique to most larger scaled mountains it is a ‘strato’ volcano containing both lava flows and pyroclastic material which originally formed three separate volcanoes more than 750,000 years ago.

Mount Kilimanjaro climbing tips

  • Pack your crucial climbing materials (down jacket, walking boots etc.) as carry-on items just in case your suitcases get lost your climb won’t be delayed.
  • To best manage and adjust to the altitude it is imperative to walk or climb as slowly as possible, this will also allow you to truly admire the beautiful vegetation, wildlife, and landscapes of Kilimanjaro.
  • Continually keep your body hydrated, even when you are not thirsty, it is important to set target drinking levels in terms of a number of litres. Hydration packs (camelback, etc.) will make this much easier for you.
  • Make sure to eat plenty throughout your climb even when you are not hungry, this will help to give you sustained energy levels against the cold and altitude conditions of Kilimanjaro

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