Kilimanjaro

Description

  1. Height 5895.00 m

Africa's highest mountain (5896 m)

Opinions

Rate 9.0 | 1 vote | No 1. in Tanzania
  • pc22 January 2008
  • Rate 9
  • Positive My 5day trek (rongai route) was with the travel company Exodus. Amazing views and wildlife...the local guides and porters were great and full of enthusiasm. January was a perfect time...not to hot...Because it was early in the season prices were low. Seeing the sun rise over the masai mara on one side and serengeti on the other a peak experience
  • Negative This isnt a dislike more of a caution....the first few days walk and acclimatization can lead you into a false sense of security about how tough the push to the summit will be...ITS TOUGH GOING....the lack of oxygen plays tricks with your mind and also leads to feeling much much colder than it is...also the lactic acid builds in the legs....But at the top, after 5mins rest, the effort is rewarded
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Hike Reports

  • Kilimanjaro Trekking

  • Kilimanjaro Trekking June 2016
  • About Kilimanjaro Mountain (5985m) Mount Kilimanjaro is located three degrees south of the equator in Northeastern Tanzania. It is the tallest mountain in Africa and is the highest free-standing mountain in the world. This immense mountain is ma...
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Books

The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
Bol.com
Netherlands
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United Kingdom
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Netherlands
  • Outside Adventure Travel
  • Follow in the footsteps of early twentieth-century explorers on twenty treks spanning six continents that range from Everest Base Camp to a pilgrimage across the Pyrenees. They include: the mysterious Ruwenzori mountains in the heart of Africa; five classic Himalayan tours, including the Annapurna Circuit and seldom-visited Snow Lake; an... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Outside Adventure Travel
  • Follow in the footsteps of early twentieth-century explorers on twenty treks spanning six continents that range from Everest Base Camp to a pilgrimage across the Pyrenees. They include: the mysterious Ruwenzori mountains in the heart of Africa; five classic Himalayan tours, including the Annapurna Circuit and seldom-visited Snow Lake; an... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Kissing Kilimanjaro
  • Mount Kilimanjaro is sometimes called Everyman's Everest because it is possible for a novice climber to reach the summit. And every year, more than 30,000 adventure tourists try. But for each person who goes to the mountain, there are thousands more who chat about it at cocktail parties, making plans to go...someday. That's how Daniel Dorr got... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Kissing Kilimanjaro
  • Mount Kilimanjaro is sometimes called Everyman's Everest because it is possible for a novice climber to reach the summit. And every year, more than 30,000 adventure tourists try. But for each person who goes to the mountain, there are thousands more who chat about it at cocktail parties, making plans to go...someday. That's how Daniel Dorr got... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Reisgids Tansania, Zanzibar, Kilimanjaro - Tanzania | Reise Know-How Verlag
  • Zeer goede - Duitstalige - reisgids over Tanzania en Zanzibar. Bijzonder uitvoerige beschrijvingen van cultuur en natuur, met kaartjes, schetsen, foto's etc. Vergeleken met de Lonely Planet veel uitvoeriger en diepgaander: echt op z'n Duits gemaakt, zeer grundlich. Dikke gids, 845 gram, echter zeer de moeite waard om mee te sjouwen als je de... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2018
  • Lannoo's Reisboek World Trekking
  • Trekking betekent onthaasten, ontsnappen aan het dagelijkse leven en fysieke uitdagingen aangaan.Dit boek bundelt de mooiste wandelroutes ter wereld - van het Hoogland in IJsland over de Alpen tot de Azoren, van de Kilimanjaro en de Serengeti tot een wandelroute om de Annapurna in Nepal. Volg de sporen van goudzoekers door de Rocky Mountains,... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
2018
  • Lannoo's Reisboek World Trekking
  • Trekking betekent onthaasten, ontsnappen aan het dagelijkse leven en fysieke uitdagingen aangaan.Dit boek bundelt de mooiste wandelroutes ter wereld - van het Hoogland in IJsland over de Alpen tot de Azoren, van de Kilimanjaro en de Serengeti tot een wandelroute om de Annapurna in Nepal. Volg de sporen van goudzoekers door de Rocky Mountains,... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids Lannoo's Reisboek World Trekking | Lannoo
  • 50 wandeltochten van enkele dagen tot enkele weken, zowel over goed bewegwijzerde wegen als buiten de gebaande paden Met heldere kaarten en meer dan 600 kleurenfoto's; die u zin doen krijgen om meteen te vertrekken Extra informatie over bijzondere plekken en bezienswaardigheden in de omgeving van de route Trekking betekent onthaasten,... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • The Great Mountain to Mountain Safari
  • An old fuel-guzzling car with a reconditioned engine, an open African road, a passport, a moody teenager and a weak bladder - what more do you need to undertake a road trip of a lifetime? Join Cindy Vine and her teenage daughter on their drive from Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to Table Mountain in South Africa and back again. 21 Days of driving, a... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • The Great Mountain to Mountain Safari
  • An old fuel-guzzling car with a reconditioned engine, an open African road, a passport, a moody teenager and a weak bladder - what more do you need to undertake a road trip of a lifetime? Join Cindy Vine and her teenage daughter on their drive from Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to Table Mountain in South Africa and back again. 21 Days of driving, a... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Kilimanjaro
  • Trekking map of the Kilimanjaro National Park area with the surrounding countryside, plus a series of more detailed maps of the Kibo and Mawenzi peaks, and advice for hikers and climbers. The main map with contours at 100m intervals presents physical features such as scree, glaciers, cliffs, and different types of vegetation, and shows main... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2013
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Netherlands
2013
  • Wandelkaart Trekking map Africa - the highest peaks | TerraQuest
  • Gedetailleerde en stevig gelamineerde trekkingkaart / klimkaart met schalen tussen de 1:50.000 en 1:175.000 voor enkele van de belangrijkste bergen in Oost Afrika voor o.a. Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Kenya en de Ruwenzori Mountains in Kenia, Tanzania en Oeganda. Africa: The Highest Peaks - Detailed trekking map of the higest peaks in Africa. There is... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Kilimanjaro National Park
  • Kilimanjaro National Park in an excellent series of detailed maps from Harms Verlag, a German publisher specializing in coverage of the country. All titles are contoured, indicate various types of terrain and/or vegetation, and carry plenty of tourist information. The maps provide a good supplement for their very attractive map of the whole of... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Kilimanjaro National Park Map | Harms verlag
  • Detailed 1:100 000 topographic map of the extended National Park area contains controus, coloured elevation layers and vegetation zones. To improve its 3D impression of the relief, it includes a quality hillshading. The map shows the official Kilimanjaro trekking routes, all GPS approved and captured by mountain guides, also various map symbols... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Kilimanjaro en wegenkaart Noord Tanzania | ITMB
  • Wandelkaart van het National Park Kilimajaro met wandelroutes .ITMB has been publishing a map of Mount Kilimanjaro for fifteen years! This 4th edition includes an exceptional value-added map of Northern Tanzania and Southern Kenya that should prove to be very useful to end users, who can now use one map from landing in Nairobi or Dar to reach... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Kilimanjaro & Arusha | Freytag & Berndt
  • Uitstekende wandelkaart van de Kilimanjaro met wandelroutes, hutten en campingsplaatsen ingetekend. Explore Kilimanjaro & Arusha with this Freytag & Berndt map. The best way to plan your trip, prepare your itinerary, and to travel independently in this country. As with all Freytag & Berndt maps the cartography is clear and detailed with the... Read more
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  • Kilimanjaro Trekking 2016-04-20 10:53:28
  • 7-Days Kilimanjaro Trekking Adventure
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    The seven day Machame variation is the ideal schedule for this route. On the 7 day Machame route, the trek from Barranco to Barafu is broken up into two days, allowing for a short day just prior to the summit attempt. This is important because summit day begins very early, around midnight, so climbers are sleep deprived going into the toughest day on the mountain. By having a short day beforehand, climbers can be better rested.

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