• Kilimanjaro FAQ's


When planning to summit the roof of Africa, there are some doubts that come up in the minds of the travelers. These could range from Kilimanjaro Food to altitude sickness, or Gear lists and more. Tanzania Safari Kenya will provide the best trained Kilimanjaro Guides to help you trek with effortlessly.

Is there any allowance for children to climb Mount Kilimanjaro?

The most common Kilimanjaro Faq’s is about the permission granted to children to climb Kilimanjaro. The minimum age for the Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing is 10 year for a child as per the rules and regulations set by Kilimanjaro National Park for the summit at Uhuru peak. We have discussed in – How Long to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro, and for such a long duration, it might be difficult for the kids to accommodate in tough climatic conditions.

What defines ‘Uhuru peak’?

We have discussed earlier – What Is the Best Route to Climb Kilimanjaro, now let us understand the Uhuru peak in detail. ‘Uhuru’ means ‘freedom’ in Swahili language. Uhuru peak at an elevation of 5895 meters is known as the summit or arctic point of Mount Kilimanjaro. For reaching on the summit, Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing on this route is truly scenic.

What is the weather on Mount Kilimanjaro?

After you have known – When Is the Best Time to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro, it is important to know the weather on the mountain in different seasons. Another common Kilimanjaro Faqs is about the Kilimanjaro weather. You will begin your trekking in dry plains or tropical rainforests with a temperature in between 25 to 30 degree Celsius. You have to ascend through different terrains and weather zones. You can expect equatorial to arctic climate conditions including rainfalls and sub zero temperatures during the trekking to Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Is it possible to leave the excessive luggage behind for climbing Mount Kilimanjaro?

Yes, you can leave the excessive luggage behind on your trekking and tour operator office. You should keep all valuable and necessary stuff during the trekking. We at Tanzania Safari Kenya will provide the best Kilimanjaro Packing List for your backpack so that you don’t miss anything on the trip.

When is the best time for Mount Kilimanjaro?

People in the Kilimanjaro Faqs most often ask about the right time to visit this mountain. Mount Kilimanjaro can be climbed at anytime of the year. We will recommend you to climb in dry seasons which are January to mid March and from June to October.

On your trip to this gigantic mountain, the Kilimanjaro Porters make your climb trouble-free. With Tanzania Safari Kenya, book the best tour packages and make the most of your safari trip in Kilimanjaro.

Kilimanjaro FAQ's

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