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Exceptional kilimanjaro climb success rate and experienced guides Climbing Kilimanjaro has over 20 years of experience in leading hikers and climbers to the summit of Kilimanjaro. Our experienced guides have a proud summit success rate averaging...
Preparations
Fitness Program Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and hiking to the peak is a challenge that should not be under estimated. With all the information you could possibly gather, added to being...
Routes
Kilimanjaro Routes Kilimanjaro routes – choosing a Mount Kilimanjaro trekking route Choosing a Kilimanjaro route, which will satisfy your personal requirements as well as contribute towards your eventual summit success, is important. Factors which should...

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We hope to provide prospect climbers with a comprehensive guide that contains accurate and valuable information to increase one’s chance of a successful summit when climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. Detailed itineraries, route maps, useful hyperlink, stunning pictures and photography of all the major routes, including the Arrow Glacier, the Lemosho, Machame, Marangu, Mweka (only used for descending), the Rongai (Nalemoru), Shira (predominantly used for evacuation) and Umbwe routes.

Mt. Kilimanjaro Preparation

To further assist climbers with preparations on hiking to the summit of this infamous mountain, ClimbingKilimanjaro can assist with essential advice on mental and physical preparation, as well as a fitness program and recommended gear for climbing Kilimanjaro. Other useful information includes travel and transfer details, as well as health issues to take note of, as well as a detailed breakdown of what to expect from meals, porters and guides during a hike.

6 DAY UMBWE ITINERARY
DAY 1Umbwe Gate to Umbwe CampElevation: 5,249 ft to 9,514 ftDistance: 11 km/7 miles Hiking Time: 5-7 hoursHabitat: Heath The day begins with a 50 minute...
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7 DAY RONGAI ITINERARY
DAY 1Rongai Gate to Rongai CaveElevation: 6,398 ft to 9,300 ftDistance: 8 km/5 milesHiking Time: 3-4 hoursHabitat: Rain Forest We drive from Moshi to Marangu...
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Kilimanjaro Climb-6 days Marangu Route Itinerary
Duration: 6 days 5 nights Best time to travel: all year round Day 1 Marangu route 6 days – Marangu Gate (1980m) – Mandara Hut (2700m) Hiking time: 3-4...
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Kilimanjaro Climb- 7 days Lemosho Route Itinerary
Duration: 7 days 6 nights Best time to travel: all year round Day 1  Arusha (1400m) – Londorossi Gate (2100m) – Mti Mkubwa camp (2750m) Hiking time: 3...
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Kilimanjaro Climb-7 days Machame Route
Duration: 7 days 6 nights Best time to travel: all year round Day 1 Machame route 7 days  – Machame Gate (1490m) – Machame Camp (2980m) Hiking time: 7...
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6 DAY UMBWE ITINERARY
DAY 1Umbwe Gate to Umbwe CampElevation: 5,249 ft to 9,514 ftDistance: 11 km/7 miles Hiking Time: 5-7 hoursHabitat: Heath The day begins with a 50 minute...
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7 DAY RONGAI ITINERARY
DAY 1Rongai Gate to Rongai CaveElevation: 6,398 ft to 9,300 ftDistance: 8 km/5 milesHiking Time: 3-4 hoursHabitat: Rain Forest We drive from Moshi to Marangu...
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Kilimanjaro Climb-6 days Marangu Route Itinerary
Duration: 6 days 5 nights Best time to travel: all year round Day 1 Marangu route 6 days – Marangu Gate (1980m) – Mandara Hut (2700m) Hiking time: 3-4...
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Kilimanjaro Climb- 7 days Lemosho Route Itinerary
Duration: 7 days 6 nights Best time to travel: all year round Day 1  Arusha (1400m) – Londorossi Gate (2100m) – Mti Mkubwa camp (2750m) Hiking time: 3...
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Kilimanjaro Climb-7 days Machame Route
Duration: 7 days 6 nights Best time to travel: all year round Day 1 Machame route 7 days  – Machame Gate (1490m) – Machame Camp (2980m) Hiking time: 7...
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6 DAY UMBWE ITINERARY

DAY 1Umbwe Gate to Umbwe CampElevation: 5,249 ft to 9,514 ftDistance: 11 km/7 miles Hiking Time: 5-7 hoursHabitat: Heath The day begins with a 50 minute drive to Machame Gate where registration formalities will be completed. We then transfer through villages and coffee and banana plantations to Umbwe Gate. The trail …