Beckoning climbers since the first recorded summit in 1889, the mountain is a dormant volcano attracting thousands of thrill-seekers and adrenaline junkies every year. Located in Tanzania, a country in East Africa, Kilimanjaro is a 750,000-year-old mountain, tallest freestanding mountain, rising 19,340 feet above sea level.
You don’t need to be an athlete to scale the mountain, but you definitely need to prepare to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. With the right amount of determination, fitness and training you can conquer Kilimanjaro.
At 14,980 ft, Mount Meru is the fourth highest mountain in Africa and is located only 70 km from Kilimanjaro. With incredible views, scenery and wildlife, Mount Meru offers an incredible trek all by itself.
Climbing Kilimanjaro during a wet season makes the climb twice as hard due to the mud, fog and drizzle you encounter on your Kilimanjaro trek and not to forget the ice and snow at the top.