Kilimanjaro is one of the world's most accessible high summits, a beacon for visitors from around the world. Most climbers reach the crater rim with little more than a walking stick, proper clothing and determination
Zanzibar's beaches are equally splendid and the perfect place to relax after exploring one or two of the mainland national parks or the Kilimanjaro trek. Zanzibar has a large number of breath-taking beaches.
Finally, the summit is reached by a narrow, barren ridge which provides stunning views of the Ash Cone lying several thousand feet below in the crater and Kilimanjaro in the background, a truly breathtaking sight.
Kilimanjaro climbing through Machame route is popularly known as the “Whiskey” route, begins at Machame Gate, takes 6 days,located in the southern base of mountain, within its green, abundant rainforest.
The Lemosho route approaches Kilimanjaro through forest and moorland from the west, crossing the caldera of Shira volcano and exploring the rock formations of the plateau, before traversing beneath the Southern ice fields of Kibo.
The Lemosho route approaches Kilimanjaro through forest and moorland from the west, crossing the caldera of Shira volcano and exploring the rock formations of the plateau, before traversing beneath the Southern icefields of Kibo.
The Marangu route is used by almost 50% of all climbers and has comfortable mountain huts with solar power lighting. Although the trail is crowded, the views are beautiful and each day of walking progresses through a different climate zone, adding considerably to the interest of the trek.