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Mt. Kilimanjaro Climb

Summiting Mt Kilimanjaro can be the memory of a lifetime. Mt Kilimanjaro stands 5896m (19,344ft) tall and is one of the highest volcanoes in the world. It is an attractive mountain for tourists because, with the right preparation, a reasonably fit person can summit the mountain without ropes and mountain gear or technical climbing experience.

Because independent trekking is not allowed on Mount Kilimanjaro, you'll want to choose a tour operator carefully and shop around. Prices and experiences can very widely.

Here are some things to look for when choosing a company for your Mt Kilimanjaro trek:

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