MOUNT KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK
For many years, hikers have even included people disabled in different ways, whose charities have sponsored climbs. Hiking the magnificent Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak is a prize sought after by many, and we can organise climbs of various duration.
For the able-bodied however, it remains a challenge and only 20% make the peak Full details on request.
Africa's highest mountain stands a proud 5,896m and is surrounded by a national park of 756 sq. km. All routes lead to the summit circuit and Twin Peaks Kibo and Mawenzi (5,149 m), which are adjoined by a saddle of 11 km. The collapsed peak Shira (3,962 m) has developed a crater.
Mount Kilimanjaro is located at the north/eastern tip of Tanzania. For the adventurous, a climb of Mount Kilimanjaro is a must taking you through the mists of equatorial jungle to reach the snows and breath-taking views from the summit.
The upward track has 3 volcanic centres, Shira, Kibo, Mawenzi. It makes a way through forests that vary constantly with the altitude and finally opens out into open moorland below rocky, snow covered Kibo plateau. For day 5,6,and 7,climbs are easily arranged from Moshi or Arusha, and are the perfect start to your trip in Tanzania.
Climbs can be done at any time of the year. However, Christmas and New Year are usually fully booked and April, May and November is the rainy season. You should please first check with your doctor to ensure that you are fully aware of the dangers of climbing at this high altitude.