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October 2022
There are various distinctive flowers, trees, grass and moss that grow throughout Mount Kilimanjaro, which can be attributed to the mountain’s 5 ecological zones. These 5 ecosystems are due to the mountain’s height and proximity to the equator and the Indian Ocean. This is why the variations in climate, solar radiation and temperatures are strongly...
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There are no dangerous animals on Mount Kilimanjaro, although if you’re lucky, you’ll get a rare chance to spot reptiles, birds or even small wild mammals during your hike. Unfortunately, this window of opportunity will only be available to you during the first two days of your Kilimanjaro expedition because more animals live in the...
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Depending on your whereabouts, you can get to Mount Kilimanjaro by either plane, train, bus, or car. The most common and convenient way to get to Kilimanjaro is by flying into Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), especially if you’re coming from overseas. (1) The airport is located approximately 51km away from the mountain and is easily...
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Kilimanjaro National Park is home to the tallest mountain in Africa and the highest free standing mountain in the world. Named after its region, Mount Kilimanjaro stands at a height of 5,895m (19,341ft) and sits in splendid isolation above the surrounding plains as its snowy peak looms over the savannah. (1) The mountain is considered...
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Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for charity can be a free endeavor however, you should expect the total trip expenses to cost a little more than $5,000. That’ll cover travel, hiking equipment, visas, your hiking program and other miscellaneous expenses. A growing number of hikers nowadays are taking the opportunity of climbing Kilimanjaro in order to raise...
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