Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain in Africa, standing at 19,341 feet (5,895 meters) above sea level.
Climbing to the summit of Kilimanjaro is a challenging trek, but it can be done without technical climbing skills or equipment.
The trek typically takes between 5-9 days, depending on the route chosen and the pace of the trek.
The most popular routes are the Marangu, Machame, Lemosho, Rongai, and Umbwe routes. Each route offers a unique experience with different terrain and scenery.
1Altitude sickness is a concern when climbing Kilimanjaro, so it's important to acclimatize properly and listen to your body.
The best time to trek Kilimanjaro is during the dry season, which runs from June to October and January to February.
Hiring a reputable guide and porter service is highly recommended for a safe and successful climb, as well as supporting the local economy.