Uhuru Peak

Advertisement Uhuru Peak stands at 19,336 feet and is Mount Kilimanjaro’s highest peak. Uhuru lies on the highest summit on Kibo’s crater rim. Structurally, Kilimanjaro is a large stratovolcano; two of its three peaks (Mawenzi and Shira) are extinct while the highest peak, Kibo, is classified as dormant last erupting 150,000 to 200,000 years ago. […]

Lava Tower

Advertisement Lava Tower also called the Volcanic plug was formed by the volcanic activity from lava being shot out of a vent at the base of where the tower now stands. The lava cooled then hardened to what is now known ad Lava Tower. Lava Tower stand at 15,200 ft. The Lava Tower can be […]

Shira Camp

Advertisement Shira Camp is along the Machame Route. There are two camps on the Shira Plateau. Shira Camp 1 which is located on the west side and Shira Camp 2 located on the East side of Kilimanjaro. Visitors using the Shira or Lemosho Route typically stay at Shira Camp 1. Shira Camp 2 at 12600 […]

Tanzania Joy Tours

Advertisement Welcome to Tanzania Joy Tours – Your responsible travel expert in Tanzania. We arrange private and group treks to the World’s highest free Standing Mountain Kilimanjaro, other fascinating treks including Mt., Mt.Meru, Oldonyo Lengai, Maasai treks in Loliondo and Ngorongoro highlands. We also arrange Wildlife Safaris, cycling challenges and Zanzibar Beach Holidays. At Tanzania […]


Advertisement Leken Adventure is exclusively different Kilimanjaro Climb outfitter company based in Arusha, Tanzania offers Tanzania Safaris, African safari tours & kenya safari packages, in a sense that we customize and operational Tanzania safaris and Kilimanjaro climb in a control which’s not possible elsewhere. It’s because we are not just Travel Agents and not just ground operator handlers. We are at […]

Kilimanjaro Eco Hostel

Advertisement This hostel features a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk, and free breakfast. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Room Amenities All rooms are shared and offer balconies and showers. Guests can enjoy fireplaces, and other standard amenities include dining areas, sitting areas, and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are shared. […]

Kilimanjaro lodges and resorts

Advertisement Are you planing to visit Mount Kilimanjaro? If so, please view one of our local resorts to make your stay as safe and pleasurable as possible. Featured Article

Kilimanjaro Snow Peak Resort

Advertisement Situated in Himo, this hotel is 9.5 mi (15.3 km) from Kinukamori Falls and within 20 mi (32 km) of Kilimanjaro and Moshi Outdoor Market. Uhuru Park and Moshi Golf Club are also within 20 mi (32 km). This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi […]

Northern Circuit

Advertisement The Northern Circuit is the newest route to Kilimanjaro. The route is the longest lasting from 8 to 9 days. The route follows the same as the Lemosho Route for the first two days and then veers off to circle around the quieter northern slopes to the east side of the mountain. Agenda Day […]

Machame Route

Advertisement The Machame route is considered the most scenic route due to the steep climb in the West and the descent in the North you- therefore the most popular route. During the Machame Route you get to see amazing places like  Barranco, Lava Tower, and Shira Plateau. The Machame route is typically better suited for […]

Umbwe Route

Advertisement The Umbwe Route is steeper and shorter than the Machame Route. Once at the Barranco Hut you will continue on with the other Machame hikers. The descent is down the Mweka trail. Recommended for beginners. Day 1: Drive to Kilimanjaro National Park Umbwe Gate, Hike to Umbwe Cave Camp (2850m). Hiking time: 5/6 hours […]

Shira/Lemosho Route

Advertisement The Shiro/Lemosho route has its known for its beautiful views of west Kilimanjaro. The route converges with the Machame route on day 4. Shira offers a higher starting point compared to Lemosho and poorer acclimatisation. Agenda Day 1: Londorossi Gate (2100 m) – Mti Mkubwa camp (2750 m). Hiking time: 3 hours Day 2: […]

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