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Kilimanjaro Machame Route

 The fundamental Machame Route itinerary is the same as Lemosho Route, with an airport pickup, one night accommodation included. Machame Route is typically regarded as one of the most scenically spectacular routes, but it is a popular route, and can sometimes be busy. It is a good length, however, with plenty of opportunity for acclimatisation. […]

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Kilimanjaro Rongai Route

Duration: 6 – 7 days The Rongai route  is somewhat less popular with tour operators the the southern routes thanks primarily to the fact that the trail-head lies at the northern edge of the mountains, and is remote and difficult to reach. The trail is picked up north of Kilimanjaro in a heavily wooded area […]

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Kilimanjaro Marangu Route

Marangu Route is on a certain level the easiest route, and probably the most popular route for climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. It’s often called the Coca Cola Route because it is the only route where climbers can buy soft drinks and snacks at each stop on the way up.It is the most developed and organized route, […]

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Climate and Weather on Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro is located just south of the equator, as a consequence of which temperatures at the base of the mountain remain fairly constant all year round. However, equatorial regions tend to have two annual periods of rainfall – the short rains and the long rains. The ling rains peak between March and April, tailing […]

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Lemosho Route

Lemosho Route is the longest of the Kili outfield routes, and it is sometimes regarded as the second timers Kilimanjaro route, although it is also for anyone with an appetite for a quieter trail and a more remote atmosphere. Some would say that the beauty of the trail is a little less accessible than some […]

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TANAPA Western Breach Protocol

TANZANIA NATIONAL PARKS OBLIGATIONS AND ACTIONS REGARDING THE RE-OPENING OF WESTERN BREACH ROUTE (ARROW GLACIER) 1. TOUR OPERATORS OBLIGATIONS / ACTION IMMEDIATE 1. All climbing parties should wear mountain helmets right from leaving Arrow Glacier camp until they reach the crater rim to provide head protection 2. All the climbing parties should depart Arrow Glacier […]

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