Reaching the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro is a lifetime personal achievement.
Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895 m – 19,340 ft) is the highest mountain in Africa and the tallest free-standing mountain on the Earth’s land surface, rising some 4,600 meters (15,000 ft) above the surrounding plains and savannas. Kilimanjaro is a triple volcano (formed by three peaks) that last erupted more than 1000,000 years ago but still exudes volcanic gases.
While climbing Kilimanjaro you will pass from a tropical to and arctic climate in just a few days.
The encircling rain forest ensures the fertility of the lush, lower-lying shamba (country), where the local chagga people cultivate their coffee, maize and bananas.
Monkeys, birds and antelopes abound. Elephants and buffalo’s range through the forest, and leopards are occasionally seen. Surprisingly, you may meet herds of eland as high as on the saddle between Kibo and Mawenzi, the two highest summits of Kilimanjaro.
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