Kilimanjaro Region takes it's name from Africa's highest mountain and the world's largest free standing mountain peak. Its snow-capped summit dominates
- Birding: Excellent
- Best time to visit Kilimanjaro: All year is excellent tough it rains in April and May.
- How to get to Kilimanjaro: you can drive or fly.
- Safari types available: walking
Mount Kilimanjaro was formed about a million years ago by the East African Rift Valley volcanic activity, Kilimanjaro first erupted about one million years ago. As you climb this spectacular mountain there are five vegetation zones to walk through with numerous wild flowers and endemic plants. The Mountain is consistently inspiring from its superb forested lower slopes to the glacier and volcanic scenery of the higher slopes.
Moshi, the starting point for treks up Mount Kilimanjaro, is just a short drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport.
We offer trips up all routes to the summit (Uhuru Peak). Alternative activities around Kilimanjaro include: mountain biking, horse riding and cultural tours.
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The town of Moshi is near to Kilimanjaro International Airport and at the base of Africa's highest mountain. Most people climbing Kili will spend at least one night here, otherwise this attractive but unremarkable town has little on offer, apart from the mountain view of course. Watching the clouds fall from the steep slopes to reveal the mountain in sunset from a rooftop restaurant
Kilimanjaro National Park protects the entire Tanzanian part of the synonomous mountain, above the 2700m contour line. Reaching an altitude of 5895m Mt Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa. Towering a full 5km above the surrounding plains, Kili is the world's largest free standing entity, and the highest mountain that can be ascended by reasonably fit people without specialised equipment or experience.