Mt.Kilimanjaro Climbing Packages in Tanzania

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing

Climbing Kilimanjaro is an incredible adventure that takes you through a diverse range of ecosystems and landscapes, offering stunning views and a sense of accomplishment upon reaching Africa’s highest summit. This is an outline of what to anticipate:

  1. Preparation: There’s usually a time of preparation before starting the ascent. This entails purchasing the required equipment, which includes sturdy hiking boots, warm clothes, and a backpack. Although no technical climbing abilities are needed, Kilimanjaro is a demanding climb, therefore physical fitness is still vital.

  2. Starting Point: The majority of climbers begin their adventure in Tanzania’s base towns of Moshi or Arusha. From there, you’ll be driven to the Kilimanjaro National Park gate, where your trek will officially begin.

  3. Machame Route: There are several routes to the summit, with the Machame Route being one of the most popular. This route offers stunning scenery and a gradual ascent, which aids in acclimatization.

  4. Ecosystems: As you ascend Kilimanjaro, you’ll traverse through several distinct ecosystems, each with its own unique flora and fauna. The journey typically starts in lush rainforests filled with exotic plants and wildlife. As you climb higher, the landscape transitions to moorlands, characterized by heather and giant lobelias.

  5. Alpine Desert: Further up, you’ll enter the alpine desert zone, where the landscape becomes increasingly barren, with rocky terrain and sparse vegetation. Despite the desolation, the views of the surrounding peaks and glaciers are awe-inspiring.

  6. Acclimatization: Acclimatization is crucial when climbing Kilimanjaro to prevent altitude sickness. Guides usually employ a “climb high, sleep low” strategy, where you ascend to higher elevations during the day but descend to lower altitudes to sleep.

  7. Summit Attempt: The final push to the summit usually begins in the early hours of the morning, often around midnight. This is to reach the summit, Uhuru Peak, by sunrise. The climb to the summit is challenging, both physically and mentally, reaching Africa’s highest peak brings about an unmatched sense of accomplishment.

  8. Uhuru Peak: Standing at 5,895 meters (19,341 feet) above sea level, Uhuru Peak offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding plains and glaciers. The beautiful dawn and the sense of achievement make the difficult travel worthwhile.

  9. Descent: After celebrating your achievement at the summit, you’ll begin the descent back to base camp. The descent is usually quicker but can still be demanding on the knees and muscles.

  10. Reflection: Climbing Kilimanjaro is not just a physical challenge but also a deeply enriching experience. Many climbers find themselves reflecting on their journey, gaining a newfound appreciation for nature and a sense of personal accomplishment.

All things considered, climbing Kilimanjaro is an unforgettable experience that presents both a physical test and an opportunity to take in the spectacular majesty of Africa’s highest peak.

This page covers amazing Kilimanjaro Climbing Packages in Tanzania.

Kilimanjaro Climbing Offers

Below are the six amazing Kilimanjaro Climbing routes for your choice ranging from 5 to 7 days basing on your look out and time.

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Climb Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

7 Days Umbwe Route

Umbwe is one of the steeper and shorter route than the Machame. This is mainly for those unexperienced hikers though anyone can hike through.
7 Days Lemosho

7 Days Lemosho Route

Lemosho Route is one of the best route for acclimatization on Kilimanjaro. This route is less used and a stunning way up to the Shira Plateau.
6 Days Rongai

6 Days Rongai Route

Rongai Route is one of the easiest routes with the high success rate. The route starts on the north side of the Kilimanjaro mountain just south of the Kenyan border.
6 Days Machame Climbing

6 Days Machame Route

Machame route is also known as the Whiskey route, given its reputation for being a tough climb compared to the easier Marangu route.
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6 Days Marangu Route

6 Days Marangu Route

Marangu climbing is least expensive route on  Kilimanjaro. This is the only route with the comforts of sleeping huts at every campsite with solar lights and comfortable beds.
5 Days Marangu Route

5 Days Marangu Route

This is the only route with the comforts of sleeping huts at every campsite with solar lights and comfortable beds. Marangu climbing is the least expensive route on  Kilimanjaro.


  • All transfers to the mountain and back to your Moshi hotel
  • Airport Pick up and drop off
  • 2 Nights Accommodation before and After Trek
  • Professional, experienced, mountain guides
  • All Park fees, Rescue Fees.
  • All meals while on the Mountain.
  • Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
  • Quality Mess tents with table and chairs
  • Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food
  • Clean, purified drinking water


  • Tanzania Visa cost which is USD 50 except for Canada and USA passport holders which are USD 100
  •  Personal Expenses.
  •  Meals not listed above.
  •  Optional Tours.
  • Tips

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