Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the tallest freestanding mountain on earth. Crowned with an everlasting snow-cap, this majestic mountain can be found inside the Kilimanjaro National Park of Tanzania, at 005.00 degrees south, 036 degrees east, 5895m a.m.s.l.

Climbing Kilimanjaro Guide

Through this website, ClimbingKilimanjaro hopes to provide prospect climbers with a comprehensive guide that contains accurate and valuable information to increase one’s chance of a successful summit when climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. Detailed itineraries, route maps, useful hyperlink, stunning pictures and photography of all the major routes, including the Arrow Glacier, the Lemosho, Machame, Marangu, Mweka (only used for descending), the Rongai (Nalemoru), Shira (predominantly used for evacuation) and Umbwe routes.

Mt. Kilimanjaro Preparation

To further assist climbers with preparations on hiking to the summit of this infamous mountain, ClimbingKilimanjaro can assist with essential advice on mental and physical preparation, as well as a fitness program and recommended gear for climbing Kilimanjaro. Other useful information includes travel and transfer details, as well as health issues to take not of, as well as a detailed breakdown of what to expect from meals, porters and guides during a hike.

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ClimbingKilimanjaro has more than 21 years of experience in equipping climbers to reach the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro. The experienced guides have a proud success rate of 96%+ and have safely guided more than 15,000 climbers to Uhuru Peak. The majority of our professional tour consultants have made successful summit attempts and are therefore able to assist interested parties with in-depth knowledge, based on first-hand experience.

ClimbingKilimanjaro specialises in tailor-made packages to suit individual requirements and preferences, as well as many excursion extensions to the surrounding game reserves and the tropical islands of Zanzibar.

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Eleven people from seven different countries conquered Mount Kilimanjaro on New Year’s Day of 2014 to become “The Dream Team”. This great video covers their seven day Machame Route climb with the Superior Package of Witness their trek, emotions and success, as well as the service provided by

Video clip from Bill Ball’s Journeys in Africa (Series)

ClimbingKilimanjaro was the preferred partner during the making of “Kilimanjaro – Roof of Africa”, a 2 part episode in Bill Ball’s “Journeys in Africa” television series. We are looking forward to see these aired on American TV!

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Marco Steenkamp and Tasneem Collins (South Africa) – Successful summit attempt on 27 October 2015
7 Day Rongai route – Superior package

Hi Annale,

As you can imagine when we returned we had a 101 things that needed our attention, I do apologise for the late response.

It was an experience which we cannot explain in words, it was amazing and realizing our dream at the summit of Kili was incredible. What made our summit possible was not only due to the training we put in before the expedition but the expertise, enthusiasm and professionalism of our team (the senior guide was Safiel and the assistant guide Wilfred) - which exceeded my expectations - as well as all the information you provided us in terms of gear requirements and other general advice for the summit attempt. We also didn't experience severe altitude sickness symptoms which made our experience just that much more pleasant.

I can honestly say that there was no negative side to our Kilimanjaro expedition.

Kind regards,
Marco Steenkamp
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Rochelle Soodyall and Vikash Soodyall (South Africa) – Successful summit attempt on 27 October 2015
Superior package – 6 day Marangu route

Dear Nikki,

Hope you are well.

Just wanted to say a big thank you to you for helping us put this together.
Everything ran so smoothly and we are so impressed.
The hotel was amazing and the service was impeccable.

To John Matiko and his team:

They made this journey possible. We owe our lives to them.
Humble, sincerity, humanity are the traits that is shown by all.
The food was delicious and they made sure that we were well taken care off.
We cannot begin to express our gratitude. They will forever hold a special place in our hearts for making this dream come true.
They are our angels in disguise.

Summit night was really tough and intimidating but nevertheless we made it.

Thank you Nikki for your support. It is much appreciated!!
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Congratulations to João Cajuda, Joao Caldeira, Kathleen Shiver, Mariana Vaz Moreira and Sergio Da Costa for summiting Kilimanjaro this morning!

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Zebra rock, one of the famous landmarks on the Marangu route. It is normally visited during the acclimatization day at Horombo hut. ... See MoreSee Less

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Margarita Yelevich & Aleksey Pozhidaev (USA) – Successful summit attempt on 27 September 2015
Superior package – 6 Day Machame route

Hi Nikki,

Let me begin with saying that our trip to Tanzania as a whole and our climb to the top of Kilimanjaro in particular exceeded all my expectations! What a wonderful time we had!

It’s been almost two months since our return (sorry it took me so long to get back to you) and I still cannot stop sharing my joy and stories with my friends and coworkers. Everybody wants to know all the details and two people are already thinking very seriously about climbing Kilimanjaro too.

I want to express all my sincere appreciation to John and his team. Their daily effort in making us feel comfortable, welcomed and taken care of played the key role in our success. Us making it to the summit would not be possible without them. Everyone on the team was so friendly and attentive to our needs and wishes.

Looking back, I would not change anything or wish that something was done differently. Everything was planned and executed very well with high professionalism by Climbing Kilimanjaro. You are the best!

Thank you for organizing this trip!

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Uneeb Khan, Adeel Rahman, Merium Malik and Lara Owens receiving their certificates - 6 day Marangu route hike. ... See MoreSee Less

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Uneeb Khan, Adeel Rahman, Merium Malik and Lara Owens starting from Horombo hut and having lunch at the Marangu gate - 6 day Marangu route hike. ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to Uneeb Khan, Adeel Rahman and Lara Owens for summiting Kilimanjaro - 6 day Marangu route hike. ... See MoreSee Less

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Uneeb Khan, Adeel Rahman, Merium Malik and Lara Owens hiking at Zebra rocks from Horombo hut experiencing a lot of rain today - 6 day Marangu route hike. ... See MoreSee Less

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