The Highest Mountain in Africa at 19,340ft (5,895m), Kilimanjaro is one of Tanzania's most visited parks, offering hikers of abilities the chance to scale one of the most well known peaks. Kilimanjaro offers offers 5 routes to the summit between 5-10 days in length
One of the newest routes introduced to Kilimanjaro hikers, Lemosho starts from the very far west and is the perfect route to do for an extended and acclimatized hike to the summit
This route is considered one of the most challenging due to the steep gradients but also the most scenic, often nicknamed the "whisky route", it offers great view beginning on the western slopes.
The Rongai route is also a short route and offers an alternative in starting from the northern/kenya side of Kilimanjaro.
This is the most popular and classic Kilimanjaro route to climb, often nicknamed the "coca cola" route- it offers the least steep gradient and goes through the "saddle", a desert valley between the two peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi. Marangu is the only route the has lodges for hikers to sleep in.
A route from the south, Umbwe is short and steep climb, considered by many to be the most challenging best suited for strong hikers only.