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Overview : 

Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the tallest freestanding mountain on earth. Crowned with an everlasting snow-cap, this majestic mountain can be found inside the Kilimanjaro National Park of Tanzania, at 005.00 degrees south, 036 degrees east, 5895m a.m.s.l. Through this website, we hope to provide prospect climbers with a comprehensive guide that contains accurate and valuable information to increase one’s chance of a successful summit when climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. Including the Arrow Glacier, the Lemosho, Machame, Marangu, Mweka (only used for descending), the Rongai (Nalemoru), Shira (predominantly used for evacuation) and Umbwe routes.

Mount Kilimanjaro routes: 

5 Days Marangu route 6 Days Machame route 6 Days Rongai route 7 Days Shira route

Kilimanjaro Climb Packing List

Kilimanjaro Climb Packing List Note: If you do not have these items, you can hire them in Moshi in the shops renting out hiking equipment.

Clothing:

  • Airport transfers
  • Guides, Porters, Cook & Waiters tips
  • Shorts for the 1st and last day
  • 2-3 pairs of pants for hiking and for lounging in the evenings
  • Wind break pants (warm trekking pants for the summit)
  • 3-4 short sleeved and long sleeved shirts for hiking and for the evenings
  • 4-5 pairs of long underwear, depending on the duration of your climb
  • Fleece jacket
  • Down Jacket
  • Rain Jacke
  • Rain trousers
  • Trekking shoes/hiking boots
  • Sports shoes or trekking sandals for the evenings
  • Balaclava
  • Seamed cap (Beanie)
  • Wool socks
  • Thermal socks for the summit
  • Hat with neck cover
  • Thin inner gloves
  • Warm and waterproof outer gloves Equipment:
  • Duffel bag and day pack
  • Sleeping bag
  • Binoculars
  • Trekking poles
  • Headlamp with enough batteries
  • Sunglasses – make sure they have polarised lenses
  • Camera, memory cards, extra batteries, battery charger and lens cleaner
  • Money belt
  • Travel alarm clock Supplies:
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunblock and after sun lotion
  • A travel towel
  • Skin cream
  • Shower gel
  • Wet wipes/hand sanitizer or no-water/antibacterial soap
  • Pocket Knife with scissors • Toothbrush/toothpaste/dental floss

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