The incredible Mount Kilimanjaro rises beautifully to the north side of Tanzania and delights the tourists’ eyes every year. Visitors are attracted to climb the Kilimanjaro, to hike on its lower slopes, to walk on its steep rocks or just to take pictures at the mountain when it rises above the African savannah, covered with snow and ice. At the extraordinary base of Mount Kilimanjaro is situated the splendid town of Moshi, a lovely, tranquil town that offers a great variety of good accommodation spaces. Thanks to its proximity to Mount Kilimanjaro, the village of Moshi opens a perfect area to prepare for your Kilimanjaro experience or just to enjoy some interesting moments.
Although Kilimanjaro dominates the list as Africa’s most high and spectacular mountains, as Tanzania has many superb mountain ranges and remarkable peaks. The majority of the country’s mountains and volcanoes beautify the north and the east side of the country. The journey that features climbing or hiking the mountain in Tanzania became very popular here, especially for those who are enchanted by the scenic beauty of the region. Climbing this picturesque mountain is an adventurous experience, taking a deep look through the majestic equatorial jungle, which takes the tourists to the snowy incredible peaks and outstanding summit views. The route weaves through forests that have a different altitude, leading into a beautiful paradise below a steep, snow-covered plateau. The mountain includes 3 volcanic regions, such as Shira, Kibo, and Mawenzi.
Kilimanjaro can be climbed any time of the year, but actually January, February and September are the most ideal months to practice this adventure. July, August, November and December are great months for climbing. The rainiest period starts from March till June, but actually all the months of the year have some rainy days , being accessible for climbing in good conditions all the year-round. From March to May, the clouds are gathering over the summit, bringing snow on the top of the peak and rain at its base.
The period from October to December is not so rainy and very often features storms pass over the mountain, spreading the rain on their way. The temperatures in this period of the year are not very warm. The real dry season starts in late June and, in July it is very possible to be cold at night, but usually it is not cloudy. The months of August and September are also cool and can include clear days, but very often a cloud brings rain above the forest. The Kilimanjaro summit is absolutely brilliant and the view is a spectacle of clouds with high and wonderful mountain peaks appearing like islands from the distance.
Kilimanjaro represents the Africa's highest peak and one of the most veritable attractions to see in this country. Kilimanjaro rises through lush rain forests, including alpine meadows and then goes through a barren lunar landscape to the twin summits. At a height of about 5895 meters , the panorama from Kilimanjaro is truly fantastic! The territory that covers the rainforests is the ideal homeland to some amazing animals, such as eland, the elephant, the buffalo, the rhino, the leopard and the monkeys.
The Mount Kilimanjaro is the veritable crown of Tanzania. With its huge altitude of about 19,340 feet, it is the highest peak in Africa, the highest freestanding mountain in the world as well. On a clear and sunny day this extraordinary massif can be admired from more than 100 miles, and even it is only three degrees below the Equator, the peak of the mountain is always covered by snow and ice.
The adorable peak of Kilimanjaro is undoubtely a challenge, and there are a lot of risks involved, but it can be visited by conscientious persons who love hiking or climbing and reaching the summit will be a great experience of a lifetime! It will take like five to ten days to climb the Kilimanjaro Mountain. This will be a delightful adventure, full of memorable activities, that will entertain the tourists. The atmosphere is absolutely marvelous, with snow covered-peaks that look like small isolated islands, that wait to be explored. The Kilimanjaro peak is a treasured attraction for the African country, enchanting the tourists for its picturesque landscapes and tremendous sights, that successfully fascinate and surprise the tourists’ souls. Feel free to experience a new adventure, climbing to the Kilimanjaro Peak!