Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek: The Roof of Africa

Pricing:

From $3,990 per person

Trip Dates:

June to March

Trip Length:

11 Days / 10 nights

Trekking Mt. Kilimanjaro
Trek Mt. Kilimanjaro to experience the views from the Roof of Africa

Trip Details:

At 19,341 feet (5,895 m), Mt. Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the world’s highest free-standing mountain, giving it the name, the “Roof of Africa.” There are many trekking companies and routes to choose from. We have selected a route that ensures top-quality guiding and supports a locally-owned business. You will journey through the life zones of Mt. Kilimanjaro from the less-used, more scenic trails that offer excellent opportunities for acclimatization and optimizes for your chances to summit.

Lemosho is a beautiful route with gentle ascents approaching the mountain from the west. We pass through the Lemosho Glades and traverse the Shira Plateau, providing stunning views of Mount Meru and Kibo Peak, Kilimanjaro’s main peak. Crossing the plateau and proceeding in a counter-clockwise direction below the southern face of the mountain, the route takes you to Lava Tower for magnificent 360 degree vistas; the Great Barranco Wall, a challenging and exhilarating rock scramble; and approaches Uhuru Peak from Barafu and the ridge that abuts the Southeast Valley. The climb from Barafu offers incredible views of Mawenzi Peak, Kilimanjaro’s remnant volcanic cone.

Highlights:

  • Flexible date schedule
  • Locally-owned and operated business
  • Fair pay and treatment of guides/porters
  • Top-quality gear, service, and safety protocols

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This Kilimanjaro Trek was selected to provide a depth and quality of hiking and cultural experiences while optimizing for your success to summit the Roof of Africa. This can easily be combined with a multitude of extension options from safari to beach relaxation.

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