Some Mt. Equipments:

Here is a small checklist of the necessary items required for climbers. Anorak, raincoat, scarf, gloves, balaclava,goggles or sunglasses, a peaked sun hat, warm sweaters, warm trousers, waterproof trousers, pairs of socks, mountain boots, apair of light shoes, rucksack, sleeping bag, water bottle,headache pills, torch with extra batteries, sun protection cream. Note that, climbing gears for mountain climbers are not included in the tour price but they can be hired at the mountain Park gates.

Kilimanjaro Mountain

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Elevation: 19,340 feet (5,895 meters)
Location:
Tanzania, East Africa
First Ascent:
Hans Meyer (Germany), Yoanas Kinyala Lauwo (Tanzania), and Ludwig Purtscheller (Austria) on October 5, 1889.

  • The meaning and origin of the name Kilimanjaro is unknown. It is thought to be a combination of the Swahili word Kilima, meaning “mountain,” and the KiChagga word Njaro, loosely translated as “whiteness,” giving the name White Mountain. The name Kibo in KiChagga means “spotted” and refers to rocks seen on snowfields. The name Uhuru translates as “freedom,” a name given to commemorate Tanzanian independence from Great Britain in 1961.
  • Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa and fourth highest of the Seven Summits, is considered the tallest freestanding mountain in the world, rising 15,100 feet (4,600 meters) from base to summit.

Root Map of Kilimanjaro

East  African  Mountain

Have you ever imagined the excitement of summiting Mount Kilimanjaro,

the Africa's highest mountain or climbing the inspiring and beautiful
Mount Kenya and how about Rwenzori Mountain?
Afrika Is One Adventure (Afioa) is here to help you plan this Adventure.

Mt Kilimanjaro is mention that, despite the mountain being the tallest in Africa, it is relatively easy to climb. You may find this surprising, but it is true, Kilimanjaro is a walkers’ mountain. You can trek all the way to Uhuru Peak, Kilimanjaro highest summit, without using any special mountaineering equipment, even if you have no previous mountain climbing experience.

But, much as it considered an easy climb, you would only underrate the challenge the mountain gives you at your own risk. I climbed the mountain once, and I know it takes a lot of mental endurance to make it to the top. You can read about my experience Based on personal experience and what I have gathered elsewhere, below are some practical tips to help you enjoy your climb and increase your chances of making it to the roof of Africa.


technicality for kilimanjaro

The Marangu is most popular route up Kilimanjaro due its relative ease and well used trails.

No technical climbing ability is required although due to the high altitude good health and a high level of fitness is needed if you wish to summit.
Porters and guides accompany each group ensuring safety and allowing the hikers to enjoy the scenery carrying nothing more than a day-pack. The route is very scenic rising up from the dense tropical forest to Gillman’s Peak before crossing the saddle en route to Uhuru Peak which is the highest point in Africa.

Kili Routs & Packages

MARANGU

8 DAYS/7NIGHTS:

MARANGU

7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS:

MACHAME

9 DAYS/8 NIGHTS:

MACHAME

8DAYS/7 NIGHTS:

UMBWE

7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS

SHIRA

8 DAYS/7NIHTS:

LONDOROSI

6 DAYS/5NIGHTS

LONDOROSI

7 DAYS/6NIGHTS

LEMOSHO

10 DAYS/9NIGHTS

LEMOSHO

7 DAYS/6NIGHTS

RONGAI

7 DAYS/6NIGHTS:

W.BREACH  

7 DAYS/6NIGHTS