KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK

Climbing the beautiful Mt. Kilimanjaro, one of Africa's highest peaks is an activity liked by many, and Access Africa safaris can help you organize climbs of various duration. Over a number of years now entrance to this activity has included the disabled people hence in different ways, who get charity that sponsor their climbs. Therefore for the able-bodied this remains a challenge, and it’s reported the approximately 20% make it to the peak.

At approximately 5,896m stands one of Africa’s highest mountains and is surrounded by a national park of about 756 sq. km. All routes lead to the twin peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi at about 5,149 m, which are joined by an 11 km saddle. There is also the collapsed peak called Shira with about 3,962 m has also become a crater. Many visitors have made an attempt to climb limb it but only 20-50% make it to the top thus making more interesting.

Mount Kilimanjaro is found at the northeastern part of Tanzania, adventurous climbs of Mount Kilimanjaro where visitors want to stand on the snow capped pinnacle of Africa, and experience the haunting and somewhat other world Afro-montane moorland habitant of the upper slopes of the mountain.

Activities
The upward track passes through forests that vary simultaneously with the altitude and towards the end opens out into open moorland rocky, snow covered Kibo plateau. It has got 3 volcanic centers, that is to say, Shira, Kibo, and Mawenzi. 5, 7 & 8 day climbs are easily arranged from Moshi or Arusha, and is the perfect start to your trip in Tanzania.


When to Climb
Mt Kilimanjaro can be climbed at any time of the year. However, Christmas and New Year are usually fully booked and April May and November is the rainy season. Therefore you need to book in advance so that we secure a place for you.

Accommodation
It should be noted however that accommodation in the park is limited to simple mountain huts and campsites, but several lodges lie outside the boundary of the park.

Safety
Please check with your doctor to ensure you are fully aware of the dangers of climbing at this high altitude.