Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa, the highest 'walkable' mountain in the world, a magnificent and spectacular undertaking.
We are the leading provider of high quality treks on the Kilimanjaro, with over 15,000 past customers, a summit success rate of 87% and an exemplary safety record. Find out more in the details pages for each route.
Trekkers who are less than absolutely confident about their fitness, or who are pressed for time should start with theRongai route. Those absolutely confident in their fitness and willing to spend longer on the mountain to increase the chances of summit success should start by taking a look at the Shira route. People not too worried about costs but who simply want the ultimate trek should look at the North route.
Here are the most common routes towards the top of mount Kilimanjaro:
Marangu Route [5 days on mountain]
This is the easiest, shortest, and most popular trek on the mountain. This is the only route where you sleep in huts.
Machame Route [6 days on mountain]
The "whiskey route" is longer, but more scenic.
Rongai Route [6 days on mountain]
The Rongai Route is one of the easiest routes and has very few people on it.
Umbwe Route [6 days on mountain]
This is a short, more difficult route often combined with the Western Breach.
Shira Route [6 days on mountain]
The Shira Route is a short route that joins up with the Machame.
Lemosho Route [8 days on mountain]
This is a long route that runs parallel with the Shira Route.