Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing

Tanzania is the home among the seven highest summits in the world. Mt. Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa (5895 metres) and the highest free-standing mountain in the world – standing alone just like a mushroom or an umbrella. Despite, being the highest in Africa and among the seven summits in the world Mt. Kilimanjaro is one of the world’s most accessible high summits, with higher success rate of climbers reaching the peak (Uhuru Peak – 5895 metres) without any technical assistance.

A trek up to the top of Kilimanjaro has proved to be one of the most rewarding and incredible experiences that our guests have experienced. Time after time, their comments upon their return are filled with a combination of awe, exhaustion, wonder and delight! Our climbers also are so pleased with our crew of guides and porters and how helpful and spirited they are, and our cooks that create a bounty of fresh, tasty meals that fuel your body for your extreme exertion. We can handle most special menu requests (vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, food allergies, etc.). Our guides are Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certified, trained in high levels of first aid and will be monitoring you all the way up the mountain, checking your oxygen levels, pulse and blood pressure a couple times daily.

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro provides the once in a lifetime adventure and experience with virtual climatic earth tour covering five different vegetation zones that you will all observe during your climb. Cultivation zone to the dense tropical African rain forest zone on the lower slopes of the Mt. that will take your whole day during your day one climb to alpine heath and moorland zone where vegetation cover change gradually to small shrub and trees. Alpine desert zone entice you with attractive valleys, small mountains and structures that are very attractive and finally the wintry Arctic summit zone of glacier, snow and ice. The Kilimanjaro Mountain can be climbed from six routes: Machame, Lemosho Mweka, Umbwe, Rongai and Marangu Route. Depending on which route one wants to take, the climb of Kilimanjaro can take between four to six nights on the mountain. The two most popular routes are Marangu and Lemosho. Marangu route is the two ways route (ascending and descending) while the Mweka route is only for descending. Climbing via Marangu Route, accommodation is available on alpine huts while to the rest of the routes are available in camping on mobile tents at special designated places. Professional, licensed, well trained and experienced guides and porters will accompany you on your climb to make your trip unforgettable. Remember no technical equipment is required on these routes, although it need little fitness with proper preparation is needed prior to this adventurous climb which gives every traveler the successful summit.

Enyoratta Maasai Tours offers both specialized climbs and  group climbs. A specialized climbs can begin any day of the year, using any route with any number of participants. Each specialized group has the option of keeping the group closed or allowing others to join. We will never add people to a specialized climb without consent of the group.