The name Kilimanjaro comes from the phrase “Kilema Kyaro” meaning “that which cannot be conquered” in the language of the Chagga people who inhabit the base of the mountain on the Tanzanian side. German explorers spelled the name of the mountain as “Kilimascharo”, a name that was later spelt as “Kilimanjaro” by Swahili-speaking people.
Mt. Kilimanjaro has 3 volcanic cones and is the highest mountain in Africa at 5,895 meters above sea level. There are eight routes to climb Mount Kilimanjaro authorised by the National Park. From the south there are the Machame route, Western Breach and Umbwe routes, from the West there are the Lemosho and Shira routes and the Northern Circuit, from the east there is the Marangu route and from the north there is the Rongai route. We handle all sorts of Kilimanjaro group trekking requests and can help you customize the perfect trek whatever your group size or needs.
With the help of our expert guides and porters, even without technical climbing skills you can conquer the tallest mountain in Africa and the tallest freestanding mountain in the world!