En-route to Kilimanjaro

Trekking has always been fun for many. Trekking is the first thing that comes to everyone’s mind whenever we think of any adventure. Tanzania is an East African country which is known for its vast wilderness areas.

Luckily there is always something for everyone who desires to trek in Kilimanjaro and explore your mountaineering skills. So, are you looking for the best trek routes in Kilimanjaro ? Let's have a quick review of the most top-rated places you can trek in Tanzania:

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Marangu Route - Kilimanjaro

5 Days
from $2100 (Price may vary on group size)

The Coca-Cola route, is the oldest, most well established route on Kilimanjaro. The only route which offers sleeping huts in dormitory style accommodations in lieu of camping.

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Machame Route - Kilimanjaro

6 Days
from $2200 (Price may vary on group size)

Popularly known as the "Whiskey" route, is one of the most popular route on Kilimanjaro. The Machame route approaches Mount Kilimanjaro from the south, commencing with short drive from Moshi to Machame Gate.

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Machame Route - Kilimanjaro

7 Days
from $2300 (Price may vary on group size)

Climb the Mighty Kilimanjaro through the popular Whiskey Route, a 7 day trek through the good old fashioned Machame Route

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Rongai Route - Kilimanjaro

7 Days
from $2300 (Price may vary on group size)

The Rongai route in Kilimanjaro is located northern side of Kilimanjaro near Kenya border. With low traffic in remote area is favorable route to climb Mt Kilimanjaro from northern side.

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Lemosho Route - Kilimanjaro

8 Days
from $2400 (Price may vary on group size)

The Lemosho route is approximately 70 km/ 42 miles from gate to gate. An adventure that's worthwhile to the physically fit hiking enthusiasts.

Best Time to summit Kilimanjaro

You can visit Kilimanjaro to take up a summit throughout the year. However, only take care to avoid the rainy season. January-February gives a clear and mesmerizing view of the mountain peaks. However, there is a small amount of rain which is carried forward from November. So, this rainy season makes this period a little off-season to trek the mountains. The best time for trekking in Tanzania is between July and October. You can opt out the affordable & cheap safari in Tanzania and trek packages to the mighty Kilimanjaro and make your trip more worthy and exciting with your closed ones.


Kilimanjaro at a Glance


Trek via. Rongai Route

It is the world's best freestanding volcanic mountain and the highest mountain of African content. It is one of the seven summits of the world. It is situated in Kilimanjaro National Park, and the trekking trails ensure different views each day as one goes higher.


Trek via. Marangu Route

Marangu route is the best trekking route to climb upto the Uhuru peak and is also called a tourist route. It starts from the South-east side of the mountain. It is the mountain that offers dormitory-style sleeping huts for the climbers. Trekkers come across steep slopes, and lovely rainforest areas are on their way up Machame route stats from the South-west side of the mountain. It can be considered the best trekking route in Tanzania. It is one of the best routes making it the most popular choice among travelers.


Trek via. Lemosho Route

It is the most tiresome route to undertake the climbing to teh Uhuru Peak and thus making it the least used trail. The route is highly scenic and has the best view of sunrise. Its the perfect route for experienced climbers and is one of the best hikes in Tanzania.



The second highest peak in Tanzania, which stands at 4566 meters high, is the most popular choice for mountain trekking in Tanzania. It is located 80 kms to the west of Mount Kilimanjaro in Arusha Nationa Park. The trek up the mountain is short as compared to Kilimanjaro but is a steep one. Therefore, Mount Meru is a perfect opportunity to view wildlife like giraffes, colobus monkeys, baboons and elephants.


Ngorongoro Conservation Park

Most of the trekking in Tanzania are upto mountains; Ngorongoro Crater Highlands are much shallow wide open based on the volcano. The conservation area has the highest density of wildlife in Africa. One often crosses paths with gazelles, gnus, black rhinos, tusker elephants, lions, leopards, and buffaloes.


  • Which is the most popular trekking trails in Tanzania?

    If you are looking for trails for trekking in Tanzania, you are lucky enough because the country boasts of trails that are perfect for both beginners and experienced trekkers.

  • How much time does one take to climb Mount Meru?

    The time permitted to climb Mount Meru is twelve hours. So you have to complete the entire trekking to Mount Meru within the exact time. So if you are looking for the best adventure guides, our experts will help you make trekking and camping plans.

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