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Mount Kilimanjaro Revealed

Standing tall at 5,895 meters (19,341 feet), Mount Kilimanjaro is not just the highest peak in Africa it’s also the highest mountain in the world that isn’t part of a mountain range.
Kilimanjaro’s majesty earns it a place among the prestigious “Seven Summits” – the highest peaks on each continent.
This dormant volcano, nicknamed “The Roof of Africa” is no longer active, but it’s a dream challenge for many climbers.
Mount Kilimanjaro is located in Tanzania, East Africa in a region that takes the same name – Kilimanjaro. Climbers usually arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) and stay in Moshi town or Arusha town before they start the trek.

For the local people in Tanzania, Kilimanjaro is a very special place. They believe it’s the home of their god, and they call it different names.
The Masai people, for example, call it “Oldoinyo Oibor”, which means “White Mountain” in their language. This reflects the snow-capped peak that dominates the mountain’s appearance.
The Chagga people, who live on the slopes of Kilimanjaro, have a more complex view of the mountain. They don’t see it as one single peak, but rather as two separate entities:
Kibo, which means “snow” in their language, refers to the highest peak with its icy cap.
Mawenzi, meaning “broken peak”, refers to the other volcanic peak with a rugged appearance.
Climbing Kilimanjaro isn’t just about reaching the top; it’s also a chance to learn about this amazing mountain and the culture that surrounds it.

One of the coolest things about climbing Kilimanjaro is the amazing change in scenery. Your adventure starts at the foot of the mountain, where it’s warm and green, with lots of rainforests and colorful birds. As you climb higher, the trees get shorter and there are more wildflowers. Even higher up, things get tougher – it’s colder and windier, with special plants that can survive in the thin air. Finally, you reach the top, a high, rocky area that looks almost like the moon!

Kilimanjaro isn’t just one peak – it’s a family of three volcanic giants!
On your Kilimanjaro trek, you’ll conquer Kibo, the youngest and tallest.
The other two peaks have their own stories. Shira, once the highest, suffered a massive collapse long ago. It no longer exists.
Mawenzi, the second oldest, stands strong at 5,149 meters. It is an extinct volcano.

Most Kilimanjaro treks begin in either Arusha or Moshi town, Tanzania. These vibrant towns serve as your launchpad for your adventure. The exact starting point for your trek will depend on the route you choose. Mount Kilimanjaro National Park (KINAPA) offers seven different routes, each with its own unique starting location.

Don’t worry about the details! When you book your Kilimanjaro trek with us, we’ll handle all the transportation arrangements. We’ll get you from Arusha or Moshi to the perfect starting point for your chosen route, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free start to your Kilimanjaro climb.

Treks take 5-9 days, with longer treks boosting your summit chances. Why? Thinner air at higher altitudes! More time lets your body adjust.

The 7- or 8-day Lemosho and Machame routes are your Kilimanjaro champions! These routes offer fantastic acclimatization, giving your body time to adjust to the high altitude. Plus, an easier summit night makes reaching the top a smoother journey. Since reaching the peak is most climbers’ dream, we recommend these routes for the highest chance of Kilimanjaro summit success!

Want epic Kilimanjaro views? Choose the Lemosho Route! This western approach unveils breathtaking panoramas with every step. It’s a climb and a scenic adventure rolled into one.

Want a super unique Kilimanjaro adventure? Choose the crater camp option! Less than 1% of climbers ever get this chance. Our climbers who do it say it’s incredible – a real wilderness experience you won’t forget!

Seeking a quieter Kilimanjaro trek? Look no further than the Rongai route! This path offers a peaceful escape from heavy traffic, allowing you to truly connect with the mountain’s beauty. Be aware: While the Rongai route is less crowded, it might have a lower summit success rate compared to other routes. Let’s chat and find the perfect route for your Kilimanjaro adventure!

There’s no single “best” time to climb Kilimanjaro – it depends on what you prioritize! Here’s a breakdown to help you choose:

Great Weather (Dry & Sunny):

  • Ideal: January, February, June-October (Clear skies, great views!)
  • Beware: These months can be crowded. Weather can still change suddenly.

Fewer Crowds:

  • Consider: April, May, November (More rain, but less busy)
  • Heads Up: Rongai and Northern Circuit routes are drier on the north side during these months.

Snow-Capped Summit Views:

  • Aim for: June-September (Colder temperatures)
  • Remember: This coincides with peak season (more climbers).

Peaceful Climb:

  • Try: Mid-January to Mid-March (Colder)
  • Bonus: You might get lucky with fewer crowds compared to June-October.


Bottom Line:
While April and November are the wettest, some routes on the north side (Rongai & Northern Circuit) might be drier options during those months. No matter when you choose, be prepared for unpredictable weather changes on the mountain.

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2024-03-21
Great guides for Kilimanjaro Such a memorable experience! The entire team at Nyange Adventures were so nice and helpful. I was referred to them by a friend and I'm so glad I chose them to help me get to the top of Kilimanjaro! Amnaay was our guide and he did a great job along with the rest of the team. I will definitely visit them again for another trip.
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Ryan S
2024-03-12
Francis and Nyange are excellent. Our Safari adventure with Nyange was excellent. Our tour guide Francis was informative, friendly and always smiling. Thanks for the great trip!
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Marko N
2024-02-18
Epic adventure Great people, great service, amazing friendly crew! From safari to Kilimanjaro and farm celebration. Best choice for Tanzania 100%
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David C
2024-02-05
Mount Kilimanjaro Machame Route with Nyange Adventures Had a fantastic experience with Nyange Adventures climbing Mount Kilimanjaro’s Machame route. Had a pre climb briefing to check equipment and to meet my guide Antipas. Hired sleeping bag to save bringing from the UK. Team of eight supported me on a solo climb. They were all fantastic. Had some good laughs. Had trouble eating the amount of food they try to feed you; three meals a day with three courses! Summited in six days rather than the intended seven due to feeling good and no altitude sickness. Whole experience was first class. Should have booked a Safari at the end of the climb.
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Viktor W
2024-01-25
Incredible experience. Me and my girlfriend had a wonderful time at Serengheti and Nogorongo national park. Everyone so friendly. It really felt like we were visitors at the home that belongs to the animals. We started with a tour guide and came back with our friend John. Such a great experience. Strongly recommend!
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ABC
2024-01-17
Kilimanjaro hike review - Machame trail We hiked the Machame trail with Nyange Adventures and had a once in a lifetime experience. Our team was AMAZING and created a safe, supportive, and fun environment. Our guides Mo and Amnaay were the perfect pair to lead us to the summit. They were attentive, took care of us, had our safety in mind always, and truly made my experience a positive one in the setting of having personal health issues at the beginning. I would not have made it to the top without this team!!! Everyone that was a part of the team, including all the porters, worked so hard and joyfully to make our experience a positive one. The food also was great, and you will not be underfed if that’s one of your worries while hiking. Overall, we would recommend Nyange Adventures for anyone who is interested in hiking Kilimanjaro. They are also part of the KPAP group so you know porters and staff will be treated fairly.
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2023-12-13
Mt Kilimanjaro Climb - 7 days Lemosho My husband and I had the most amazing experience climbing Kilimanjaro with Nyange Adevntures! It is difficult to choose who to do the climb with, due to the multitude of companies offering similar packages. Nonetheless Nyange adventures managed to differentiate themselves from the start, being very personable, flexible and happy to help! Their flexibility and quick problem-solving attitude turned out to be essential, when my flight to Kilimanjaro was cancelled, causing a 1 day delay to the trip. Above all, however, we recommend them for the amazing people that came on the climb with us - the guides, cook, and porters. One can’t describe the experience of climbing the mountain, because it’s incredible in different ways for different people. But the constant variable is that you need a solid team to help you on. An African proverb says “If you want to go quick, go alone. If you want to go far, go together”. Nyange Adventure equipped us with a family to travel together with and we will always be grateful!
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2023-11-16
Lifetime experience Nyange Adventures My friends and I had an amazing experience with Nyange Adventures. First we did the Marangu route in six days with the guide Musa, he and his team were wonderful with us. And then we went on a two-day safari, our guide was amazing and gave us an unforgettable adventure. Thank you to the entire Nyange Adventures team.
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Diana J
2023-11-08
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2023-09-18
This is what you want! We had an amazing time with our guide Roger(!) from Nyange Adventures, very experienced and it really felt we were able to take everything out of the trip. The food from our cook Deo(!) was delicious! I would definitely go with Nyange Adventures again a next time, no doubt.

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