ABOUT MT KILIMANJARO
Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa’s most popular trekking destination and thehighest mountain in Africa, standing at 5895 m. A trek to the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro is magnificent; it’ll take you through 5 different climatic zones, one which ranks among the greatest outdoor challenges on the planet.
Conquering mountains has always been an obsession for mankind. Hiking up Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain is an outdoor lover’s dream!
You don’t have to be the fittest person in your hometown, or have experience with mountain climbing or advanced trekking to be able to join one of our Mount Kilimanjaro trekking tours, though you must have undergone some fitness training beforehand. Shujaa Tours is always pleased to spend time discussing with trekkers the 6 different routes that we offer up Kilimanjaro. Spread across 10 different treks, these routes have been designed to appeal to the majority of fitness and experience levels. Varying in duration from 5 to 9 days, we’re confident that we have a Mount Kilimanjaro trekking tour that’s suitable for everyone.
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The reason why Mount Kilimanjaro trekking is so popular is that this mountain can be climbed all year round. Its location, close to the equator, means that you won’t find the typical four seasons that you may be used to at home. There are only two seasons here: rainy and dry season. While trekking is possible throughout the year, the rainy seasons, from March to May and again from November to December, are not the ideal times to conquer this mountain. Paths to the summit can be slippery so any trekkers should be well prepared with the proper equipment.