Climbing Kilimanjaro Routes
Which is the best Kilimanjaro route?
We get that question asked a lot. And rightly so! Kilimanjaro has many routes that lead to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Northern Tanzania. Each of them has its own aces and frauds and should then be carefully researched in order to make a well-versed and educated choice.
And recall that this choice is very much an own one. Answering which route is ‘best’ for Kilimanjaro is tricky because people famine different things out of their Kilimanjaro climb. From our skill, we have recognized the following 4 elements to be what climbers value most:
- Acclimatization profile and therefore success rates
- The beauty and variety of terrain and scenery
- How long is spent on the mountain
- The total cost of the climb
Keep these things in mind when reading the rest of this article and making your decision. But firstly, to equip you with the right knowledge for choosing your route up the roof of Africa, let’s make a start on your Kilimanjaro preparation. Here we have outlined the 7 different established routes on Mount Kilimanjaro:
List of Known Kilimanjaro Routes
- Lemosho Route
The Lemosho is the most beautiful Kilimanjaro route
- Machame Route
The Machame is the most popular Kilimanjaro route
- Marangu Route
The Marangu route only offers hut accommodation
- Rongai Route
The Rongai is the only Kilimanjaro route that approaches from the North
- Shira Route
The Shira route approaches from the Western side of Kilimanjaro
- Northern Circuit
The Northern Circuit is the newest and longest Kilimanjaro route
- Umbwe Route
The Umbwe is the shortest, steepest and hardest Kilimanjaro route
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09 Days Northern Circuit Route
One of the Longest Kilimanjaro routes, northern Kilimanjaro route was officially allowed for climbers to climb through. the route that offers a scenic landscape
08 Days Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route
Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route is number three among the most successful summit route of Kilimanjaro. Lemosho Route offers the best landscapes and climatization.
08 Days Kilimanjaro Machame Route
The Machame Route climb can be done in a minimum of six days (five nights) on a hike. The hike starts within Kilimanjaro's lush, fertile, montane rainforest.
06 Days Kilimanjaro Marangu Route
A shortest and easier route to summit Kilimanjaro, Marangu route is well known Cocacola route of Kilimanjaro. 05-06 Days ascend and descent.
08 Days Kilimanjaro Rongai Route
The Route of Kilimanjaro, One of the hardest but successful routes to the summit. Rongai Route is between of adventure to the Word's trails.
Kilimanjaro Day Tour
Our Sneak Peek of the Peak Hike is a Kilimanjaro day tour that gives you the opportunity to scramble up the first leg of the famed Marangu Route.
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- Tanzania Specialist