Mount Kilimanjaro Treks

Mount Kilimanjaro Hike Distance And Elevation Gains
Because Mount Kilimanjaro stands at 5,895 meters (19,340 feet), you and the majority of hikers attempting to climb the mountain will likely need to acclimatize prior to the hike. This is because after fatigue and poor digestion, Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is the leading cause of most Kilimanjaro summit failures and a good chunk of...
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Mount Kilimanjaro Climb Costs Featured Image
Depending on the route, hiking duration and the agency running the expedition, the average cost to climb Kilimanjaro ranges anywhere between $1,700 to $6,000. (1) That’ll cover park fees, transits, food, accommodations, staff wages and taxes. Foreign agencies tend lean toward the tail-end of this price point, while risky outfitters and fraudsters are found to...
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Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking Routes Featured Image
A Map Of Mount Kilimanjaro A map of Kilimanjaro’s 7 established routes The Kilimanjaro National Park, founded by TANAPA in the year 1973, established 7 climbing routes on Mount Kilimanjaro, which include the Machame route, the Lemosho route, the Rongai route, the Umbwe route, the Marangu route, the Shira route and the Northern Circuit route....
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Since Mount Kilimanjaro is the largest stratovolcano, standing at 5,895m (19,341ft), it is ranked as the highest free-standing mountain in the world and the tallest summit in Africa. (1) This is not to be confused as the highest ranked mountain in the world, as there’s a clear distinction when comparing Kilimanjaro vs Everest’s height. The...
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Kilimanjaro Record Climb Times (1)
Karl Egloff, a Swiss-Ecuadorian, holds the current world record climb for the fastest combined ascent and descent time, clocking in at 6 hours 56 minutes and 24 seconds in August 2014, beating Kilian Jornet’s combined speed record run of 7 hours 14 minutes. Simon Mtuy ran nearly 53 kilometers (roughly 32 miles), up and down...
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