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: […]

Rongai Route

Advertisement Rongai Route also known as the Nalemuru route. Although the scenery is not as varied as the western routes, Rongai 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 […]

Horombo Huts

Advertisement Horombo huts are a series of huts seated on a small plateau capable of housing 120 climbers. Horombo is a popular destination for hikers, guides and street vendors. Featured Article

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