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 […]

Barranco Wall

Advertisement Part of the Machame route usually around the 4th day. The Barranco Wall starts off small and is considered a exercise to cross for most people. Featured Article

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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