Mt. Kilimanjaro is the free-standing and #1 highest mountain in Africa at 5,895 meters above the sea level. But it isn’t a mountain in an old sense. It is a huge stratovolcano that started forming about a million years past and is self-possessed of several coatings of hardened volcanic ash, lava, pumice as well as tephra — fragmental substantial that is the outcome from a volcanic eruption.
Mt. Kilimanjaro has three standing volcanic cones that build up it: Kibo is the summit; Mawenzi at 16,893 feet (5,149 meters); and Shira at 13,000 feet (3,962 meters). Whereas Uhuru Peak is the tallest peak on Kibo’s crater edge.
Our Mount Kilimanjaro treks are planned based on the definite details regarded by our mountaineering experts, who take into consideration each feature that donates to a successful climb.
All rudiments of your Mount Kilimanjaro climb are supervised by Top Mount Kilimanjaro – the only tour operator with an enthusiastic in-country climbing operation. Our experienced, concentrating staff safeguards your expedition meets our high values of quality and reviews all features of the operation -from porter assortment and welfare to customer briefings and safety. Continuing training programs keep the team updated on the latest data.
All of Top Mount Kilimanjaro guides are skilled in wilderness first aid, mountain craft, ordinary history and ecological awareness. Our devoted staff of porters also receive progressive training and career assistance to help them improving into the field of guiding.
While most trekkers spend a total of five days on the mountain, we schedule seven days (six nights) to allow more time for premium altitude acclimatization, giving Top Mount Kilimanjaro a successful peak rate of 95 percent.
Skilled mountain guides, camp staff, provisions and park entry fees are all encompassed. Porters transport your luggage and gear; you carry only a day pack.
Experienced Home-grown Kilimanjaro Guides & Porters
Resident team of English speaking guides and porters – very experienced with working with Action Challenge groups. Very caring and countless fun! They comprehend Kilimanjaro like the back of their hands! Several have climbed more than 100 times! Approx. 2.5 native guides and porters per Kilimanjaro trekker – who look after the logistics, cooking, and pitching on the mountain plus the undertaking of the camp each day.
Comfort on Your Kilimanjaro Experience
Private transfers from KIA to your hotel. Accommodation is in decent hotels either side of climb – 3* with swimming pool – & on Kilimanjaro itself, large 3-man tents with camping rugs – on a twin-share basis. Single addition option is available. Big mess tent with table and chairs for all the meals on the mountain. 2-3 Private Toilets per group – gutted 3 times a day!