KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK

Kilemakyaro - the original name of this world famous mountain means "hard to conquer". This name was difficult for foreigners to pronounce, so as time passed, Kilemakyaro became known as Kilimanjaro. At 5896 meters, Kilimanjaro in Africa’s highest free standing mountain. Its permanently snowcapped peak rises from the equator, only 290km from a tropical coastline, defying all conventions maintaining that snow is found only in higher altitudes. The almost 6km high top was made after a series of volcanic eruptions about 1 million years ago. Kilimanjaro is still active. As late as in the 1940’s activity was registered. The base of this immense mountain has a diameter of about 40 miles. Elephants, and colobus Monkeys among the resident animals in this park. The encircling rain Forests ensure the fertility of the lush, lower lying shamba country, Where the Chagga cultivate their coffee, maize and bananas. The 18 mile trek takes five to seven days, if you are well fit, you can complete the trek within four days. Local people have always trekked up and down the mountain looking for medical plants land in fulfillment of traditional Chagga rituals. In 1889, the first Europeans reached the Summit with help of native guides and porters. The ascent to The Uhuru Peak can be rached through the following popular routes:

MARANGU ROUTE - BASIC
6 DAYS GMSKM $1200 pp

Marangu route is the only route which offers the hut Accommodation throughout the trek and we approach the mountain from the Southeast and you will descend the same route. It is a route which is favorable during rainy season, and for those people who are not experienced in trek due to gradual ascent.


  • Accommodations in Huts
  • The shortest and cheapest route.
  • It takes 5-6 days for climbing.
LEMOSHO ROUTE - BASIC
9 DAYS GMSKL $1700 pp

The Lemosho route approaches Kilimanjaro from the West, rather than simply intersecting Shira Plateu (Like Machame)Lemosho crosses it from Shira ridge to Shira 2 Camp, in a pleasant hike. Climbers encounter low traffic until the route joins the Machame route. Afterwards, Lemosho follows the same route through Lava tower, Barranco and Barafu Known as Southern Circuit.

  • Accommodations in Camping only
  • Good for acclimatization
  • It takes 7-10 days for climbing.
MACHAME ROUTE - BASIC
6 DAYS GMSKC $1700 pp

The approach to the summit begins at the South part of the Mountain, this route it is famous as if offer scenic view of the mountain and different vegetation on the way up you will descend via Mweka route/gate.




  • Accommodations in Camping only
  • It takes 6-7 days for climbing.
  • Splendid Scenic view.
RONGAI ROUTE - BASIC
6 DAYS GMSKR $1700 pp

Rongai route makes up for this by passing through true wilderness areas for days before joining the Marangu route at Kibo camp. Rongai is a moderately difficult route and is highly recommended especially for those with less backpacking experience.

  • Accommodations in hut.
  • It takes 6-7 days for climbing.
  • Very tough final summit night from the north.
OLDONYO LENGAI - BASIC
6 DAYS GMSOL $1700 pp

An active volcano in northeastern Tanzania known to the Maasai as the Mountain of God has been quietly rumblingand it is showing signs that an eruption is imminent. The ascent of Ol doinyo Lengai is demanding on account of the day time heat, lack of water, steep and unstable slopes of ash and crumbly rocks. An early start is recommended. Our profesional guides will accompany you the whole way forget less our incredibles porters.
MT. MERU - BASIC
6 DAYS GMSMM $800 pp

Mount Meru is the fifth highest mountain on the African continent and the second highest in Tanzania and dominates the Arusha National Park with its huge cliffs. The mountain is often used as warm-up hiking in preparation for the Kilimanjaro hiking. On this trekking tour, you are more than likely to see giraffes, buffalos, antelopes and baboons; hence a park ranger will accompany you for your safety.