Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Routes

15 years’ experience of taking people on Mount Kilimanjaro Summit.

It is always difficult to select best route to summit Mount Kilimanjaro. Kilimanjaro Wonders Guides have their favorite’s routes, and their choices based on difficulty, scenery, and popularity. Below are the established routes which over past 15 years we have successfully guiding hundreds of customers to climb mount Kilimanjaro.

What is Best Route to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro?

Mount Kilimanjaro is the popular region for trekking and climbing activities throughout the globe. Adventure lovers from around the world recognize Mount Kilimanjaro for various trekking and climbing activities. One of the reason for being famous as a trekking and climbing destination is due to the fact that it is also the route to climb to the highest point of Africa which is a dream of many mountaineers.

Kilimanjaro amazes all with its widely contrasting vegetation; from tropical rainforest to high arid moorlands, watched over by towering cliffs and glaciers. We ascend through the tree line into a wild volcanic moorland landscape with the high summit dome overhead. Each night is spent in tents that are set up by our local staff, enjoying wholesome meals served in our dining tent.

As at now there are seven well-known routes to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Selecting the best route is sometimes a tricky choice for most. Kilimanjaro wonders take a lot of considerations on difficulty, scenery, and popularity to choose a best route for you to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

Kilimanjaro Marangu Route

Many favor Marangu because it is considered to be the easiest path on the mountain, given its gradual slope and direct path.However the short time frame of the route makes altitude acclimatization fairly difficult.

Kilimanjaro Machame Route

The Machame route, also known as the “Whiskey” route, is the most popular route on Kilimanjaro. This route is better suited for more adventurous folks or those with some high altitude, hiking or backpacking experience

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route

The Lemosho route is considered the most scenic trail on Kilimanjaro, granting panoramic vistas on various sides of the mountain. As one of the newer routes, Lemosho is a superb choice for your climb.

Kilimanjaro Northern Circuit Route

The Northern Circuit route is one of the best routes on Kilimanjaro, offering nearly 360 degrees of beautiful scenery including the quiet, rarely visited northern slopes. The route has the most acclimatization time and the highest summit success rate.

Kilimanjaro Rongai Route

Rongai is the preferred route for those looking for an alternative to the popular Marangu route, for those who would like a more remote hike, and for those who are climbing during the rainy season

Kilimanjaro Mountain Bike

Kilimanjaro Kilema Route For Bicycle Summit

Kilimanjaro Kilema Route for Mountain Bike Summit offers diversity a range of biking terrain combined with fantastic scenery! Kilimanjaro bicycle Summit is the new trekking itineraries in Mountain Kilimanjaro and it’s only offered through Kilema route.


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