About Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the World's highest free standing structure at an altitude of 5895 meters (19,336 feet) above the sea level. Hiking on the rooftop of Mount Kilimanjaro Africa is the adventure of a lifetime, and anyone who is physically fit can scale this snow capped Mount Kilimanjaro. Mount Kilimanjaro is located inside the Kilimanjaro National Park outside of Moshi town in a beautiful accessible village of Marangu were the headquarter of the park is located. There are different routes to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro involving different villages and scenarios. These routes includes Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro Marangu route, Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro Machame route, Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro Rongai route, Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro Lemosho route, Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro Umbwe route, Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro Shira route and Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro Mweka route which is used for descent only.

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is accessible while you are in Tanzania only and above mentioned route are the only official routes up Mount Kilimanjaro. Mount Kilimanjaro is operated by Kilimanjaro National Park Authority (KINAPA) and obtains its main offices in Marangu village. Trekking/Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro normally starts in the morning around 9:00 a.m to 10:00a.m that you should be at the entrance gate for the registration as well as park fees payments. Please observe all the national park regulation especially environmental issues. On your successfully trekking to Uhuru Peak (5895 m), Stella Point or Gilman's Point you will earn your climbing certificate from KINAPA offices.

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Best Season: May, June, July, August, September, October
Popular Route: Lemosho route, Marangu route, & Machame route

TREKKING ROUTE

Kilimanjaro trekking
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6 Days Marangu route

Orkiu Adventure offer Marangu six days climbing, The six day we'll have an acclimatization day on day three.

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7 Days Marangu route

This is the only route which offers sleeping huts in dormitory style accommodations

The Marangu route, also known as the "Coca-Cola"

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6 Days Machame route

Machame Route is rated as the most beautiful route in Mount Kilimanjaro and is also the most successful and popular hiking route.

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7 Days Machame route

Machame Route is now by far the most popular route on the mountains, is the route that has higher success rate of summit

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6 Days Rongai route

Rongai is unfrequented route and is also the easiest camping approach to Uhuru Peak, Rongai Route rises above the Amboseli plains.

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7 Days Rongai route

Rongai route is the easiest camping approach to Uhuru Peak, Starting from the northeastern side of the mountain near the Kenyan border.

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7 Days Lemosho route

Sometime lemosho route is dusty due to many vehicles. From there, the first two days are spent trekking through the lush rainforest to Shira Plateau.

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8 Days Lemosho route

The Lemosho route is one of our preferred route due beautiful scenery and a high summit success rate.

The Lemosho route located west kilimanjaro

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5 Days Umbwe route

Umbwe It is the hardest and most direct route up the mountain and even features several exposed ridges that are not for the faint of heart.

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6 Days Umbwe route

Umbwe route is a non-technical climb, it does offer steep ascents and requires trekkers to scramble over rocks and tree roots at certain points.

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7 Days Umbwe route

The Umbwe Route is the trail for trekkers looking for a true climbing challenge. It is a quiet, seldom used path that can be very difficult,

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