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Mount Kilimanjaro and clouds line at sunset, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Mount Kilimanjaro

Standing proudly just south of the equator is Mount Kilimanjaro and by any name, it is a metaphor for the compelling beauty of East Africa.

Not only is this the highest peak on the African continent; it is also the tallest free-standing mountain in the world, rising in breathtaking isolation from the surrounding coastal scrubland.

Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the world’s most accessible high summits, a beacon for visitors from around the world. It can be climbed from either Kenya or Tanzania and the four to six-day hike will take you up to the deep equatorial glaciers. Most climbers reach the crater rim with little more than a walking stick, proper clothing and determination. Those who reach Uhuru Point, the actual summit, or Gillman’s Point on the lip of the crater, will have earned their climbing certificates and what is considered to be the finest view in Africa.

Elephants, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Uhuru Peak (highest summit) on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania
Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Discovering Kilimanjaro

There is so much more to Kilimanjaro than her summit. The ascent of the slopes is a virtual climatic world tour, from the tropics to the Arctic. Even before crossing the national park boundary the cultivated foot slopes give way to lush montane forest, inhabited by elusive elephant, leopard, buffalo, the endangered Abbot’s duiker, and other small antelope and primates.

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A passion for travel runs right through every one of our experts - meaning they're always ready with first-hand insight about their specialist countries.

Jackie Devereux

I was born in Zimbabwe. With a dad who was in the police force, we moved from place to place. I have always been passionate about travel. My grandparents mentioned that our ancestors set off from the Horn of Africa – Ethiopia – looking for better cattle pastures. They ended up settling in the south-eastern hills of Zimbabwe, in the Great Zimbabwe area.
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