Mount Kilimanjaro National Park
The highest mountain in Africa, snow-capped, and the world’s highest free-standing volcano. It comprises of two dormant volcanoes (Kibo 5,895m/19,340ft a.m.s.l and Mawenzi 5,149m/16,893ft a.m.s.l) and one extinct volcano (Shira 3,962m/12,998ft a.m.s.l) respectively. The origin of the word is not well known but it is said to be a combination of the Swahili word Kilima meaning “Mountain” and the KiChagga word Njaro, loosely translated as “Whiteness” giving the name “White Mountain”.
Its size is 1,712Km2 and was declared a National Park in 1973, officially opened for tourism in 1977, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987, and a Natural Wonder of Africa in 2013. Climbing to the top which is far up into the sky it’s a lifetime experience that no one can forget.
Mount Kilimanjaro Guide
Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is something atop the list of many travelers’ bucket lists. Each year, the iconic mountain attracts thousands who spend days attempting to reach her snowy summit.
However, with a little planning and preparation, you can greatly increase your chances of reaching “the Roof of Africa.” Here’s everything you need to know Climbing Kilimanjaro Guide to make the most of your trip:
Frequent Asked Questions
We also pride ourselves in providing quality food at each meal. Your body needs fuel for your Kilimanjaro climb, and like a car, you can either fuel with regular or premium. You will be provided a three-course meal, three times a day, providing nothing but the best available. We have runners coming up the mountain with fresh food throughout the trip so you are provided with quality nutritious meals throughout the entire trip up and down the mountain.