Mount Kilimanjaro Route Itinerary
The journey from the national park gate at 1,900 meters to the Uhuru Peak is like traveling from the equator to Antarctica in a matter of days. You will cross different ecological zones, each subject to a corresponding decrease in rainfall, temperature and life as the altitude increases. There are different routes to the peak. The most famous ones are Marangu, Machame and Rongai. Depending on the route, it will take you at minimum 3 days to reach the peak and another two back down again.
It is a great once in a lifetime journey. You will have your personal guide and a number of porters to help you carry the equipment and food. Our excellent cooks will prepare your fresh and varying meals along the way. At Marangu route you will spend the nights in solid huts. For all other routes we will provide modern tents.
We will not fool you. Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is a tough undertaking. Throughout the climb, temperatures vary considerably with the altitude and time of day. It’s an unforgettable adventure with rain, sun, snow, ice and winds. If you are not used to high altitudes you should take it slow and plan an extra days or do a Mount Meru climb before the trip to Mount Kilimanjaro.