Mount Kilimanjaro, the “Mountain of Greatness”, is the tallest freestanding mountain in the world. While you may have your own reason for wanting to climb Kilimanjaro, one thing is common amongst all those who visit – the desire to stand on the highest point of Africa.
Climbing Kilimanjaro is a demanding, challenging feat. But despite the immense height, Mount Kilimanjaro can be successfully climbed by any reasonably fit person. No technical skills are necessary, making Kilimanjaro the highest, most accessible, “walkable” mountain on the planet.
The single most important factor in determining the success of your climb is choosing a quality outfitter.
Mount Kilimanjaro draws over 25,000 visitors annually. To succeed on the mountain, it is imperative that climbers are guided by an experienced outfitter, with proven competence, reliability and safety.
However there are specific official routes established for climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, those are as below.