What Is Kilimanjaro?
Mount Kilimanjaro is an inactive volcano included of three funnels – Mawenzi, Kibo, and Shira. The summit is on the Kibo and is called Uhuru, in Swahili means freedom. The Kilimanjaro mountain is 750,000 years old. The last foremost eruption was 350,000 years ago.
Notwithstanding its massive size and height, trekking Kilimanjaro is a possible feat by even beginner hikers. Mount Kilimanjaro is a foremost tourist attraction good-looking for thousands of people from all over the world. It has become the mountain of excellent for charity climbs, first-time hikers, and celebrity adventures.
Kilimanjaro is notorious as a “walk-up” mountain. No mechanical skills are essential, and no climbing equipment (ice axes, crampons, rope, and yokes) is needed. Still, it would not be underestimated as altitude sickness is an actual danger when roaming to the last raise. More than 50% of all hikers fail to reach the summit. There are several routes most used on ascending and descending Kilimanjaro Mountain these are; Marangu Route, Machame Routes, Rongai Routes, Umbwe Routes e.t.c
To visit Mount Kilimanjaro, the most suitable way is to fly into Kilimanjaro International Airport and then travel to Arusha town or Moshi town, Kilimanjaro’s gateway towns, by car. Both cities are about 40 minutes absent from the airport and taxi services are eagerly available.