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HIGH SUCCESS RATE

Be assured of a successful summit of Mount Kilimanjaro with our professional guides.

Be assured of a successful summit of Mount Kilimanjaro with our professional guides. The phenomenal achievement rate of our picked course is ascribed to the reality we invest more time in the mountain, giving our group the required time to appropriately adjust on our way to the summit.

ALL ROUTES

Mount Kilimanjaro has seven routes for ascending while one route for descending.

Mount Kilimanjaro has seven routes for ascending while one route for descending. Discover solitude of Northern Circuit, panoramic views of Lemosho and Machame or trials of Umbwe with our expert guides while you summit.

FOCUS ON SAFETY

At Popote Africa, the safety and well-being of our travelers is our top priority

At Popote Africa, the safety and well-being of our travelers is our top priority, so all our guides have basic training in medical aid, mountain rescue. So, if any unwanted situation arises they will help you. Our guides monitors you on every step of your summit.

Kilimanjaro Climbing

Have you at any point longed for climbing Kilimanjaro? To climb Kili implies remaining on the top of Africa (5895 m/19341 ft) and getting a charge out of the stunning scenes around, climbing through the perfect tropical timberlands brimming with wild animals, taking a gander at the starry sky and understanding that you are among the few individuals who did it.

The inclinations of Mount Kilimanjaro is uncommon contrasted with different places on the planet for spending a family excursion, lauding a party of old mates, bunch working of colleagues, testing your diligence or conceptualizing new contemplations for your assignment. Everyone finds something stand-out here.

Climbing Kilimanjaro with Popote Africa is the comparable expression of prosperity, comfort and full immersion into African wildlife. To get some answers concerning amazing experiences of trekking Kilimanjaro read about the courses, and the best time to climb.

Popote Africa will be upbeat to wrap up your manual for a successful Kilimanjaro summit.

Kilimanjaro Climbing Routes

You may climb the Mount Kilimanjaro by a few courses, which have been developed by the Tanzania National Parks Authority to keep up a vital separation from unapproved Kilimanjaro climbing and ensure the ideal brilliance of the wild for the ages to come.

We recommend Lemosho and Rongai courses for novices, Northern Circuit and Machame for the youngsters, and Marangu and Umbwe for climbers with prior climbing background. Camping on all courses are available aside from Marangu, where hut accommodation are available for night stops.

Kilimanjaro Climbing Routes

Machame Route

Machame Route

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Marangu Route

Marangu Route

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  • Why Choose Marangu Route
Rongai Route

Rongai Route

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  • Why Choose Rongai Route
Shira Route

Shira Route

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  • Why Choose Shira Route
Umbwe Route

Umbwe Route

Mount Kilimanjaro

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  • Why Choose Umbwe Route

Lemosho Route

Mount Kilimanjaro

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  • Why Choose Lemosho Route

Northern Circuit Route

Mount Kilimanjaro

  • Geology
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  • Climate
  • Why Choose Northern Circuit Route

Climbing Kilimanjaro Information

Even though, it doesn't take spending a fortune for a safe, pleasing and successful climbing. Regardless, check the market cost and in case you find you find your tour operator is quoting a less amount than the market price then be alert it is the foremost banner that your visit head spurns basic safety efforts and contracts semi-qualified (or lacking overall) helpers and porters, who agree to accept the undertaking depending on tips as it were.

Despite that, "money related arrangement" a Kilimanjaro climb suggests not exactly outstanding eating schedule, beneath normal obsolete apparatus and no errands set up. As such, anyway setting out on a trashy trek may seem, by all accounts, to be charming financially, when in doubt, , it imperils your security and supports porters misuse.

Popote Africa offers diverse climbing packs that differ in pre-and post-climb comfort and extra organizations and civilities on the Mount Kilimanjaro. In any case, each battle of Popote Africa incorporates a comparative security rules and a comparative cleaned ability of our climbing gatherings.

There are a few courses for climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. However, it all depends on your preferences.

Those looking for isolation, beautiful esteem and great acclimatization change ought to consider Lemosho or Northern circuit. A pocket-accommodating and beautiful Machame gives great acclimatization change, however it is somewhat swarmed amid the high season.

Because of a well-known misinterpretation of being the least demanding, Marangu course is the most mainstream and least expensive alternative. It is the main course giving hovel convenience (every other course are enjoying nature just), which are helpful for climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro amid the stormy season. Marangu, be that as it may, highlights poor acclimatization and picturesque esteem, as the trail is utilized for rising and plummet.

Rongai is one of the minimum swarmed and the main course moving toward the Mount from the North. It is a physically difficult alternative for Kilimanjaro climbing and is perfect for the individuals who esteem remoteness. This course is suggested for climbing Kilimanjaro amid the blustery seasons (Northern side of the Mountain shields the climbers from precipitation).

Umbwe course is for the genuine travelers. The steepest and most brief choice to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, Umbwe is a testing long term hardship, stamina and assurance. The course offers exceptional all-encompassing views. The expense of that is, in any case, the weakest acclimatization change.

Even though climbing does not require any professional skill. Still Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is a unique experience on the grounds that an individual with normal wellness level has high shots for achieving Peak Uhuru. The slants of Kilimanjaro is where appropriate high-elevation acclimatization could easily compare to your perseverance, stamina and quality.

Be that as it may, we do empower everybody, to take some exercise. Not exclusively will it assist you with feeling increasingly great on Kilimanjaro (a few climbs are 10-14 km long), yet in addition some game is in every case useful for your wellbeing generally speaking.

Dry Season

The weather is somewhat unsurprising and less alterable. The precipitation is uncommon, and the sky is clear, making these months perfect for climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. The temperature in the summit region varies between - 5 C and - 10 C. The summit zone isn't secured with snow, and additional equipment isn't essential. Generally speaking, dry season climbing is not so much difficult but rather more affable.

Rain season

It is conceivable to climb Mt Kilimanjaro lasting through the year, and however the rain season requires some additional endeavors, there are two points of interest: the courses are less swarmed, and Uhuru Peak is superbly secured snow, making the scenes illusory. You should take additional arrangements of warm clothing, T-shirts and socks. Rainfalls (and snowfalls in the higher camps) are probably going to occur, and the days are blustery and moist. The summit region is secured with snow and ice, making it important to take the gaiters and microspikes. By and large, rain season climbing is all the more difficult, yet the encounters are one of a kind.

The best time to climb Kilimanjaro is during the dry season, i.e., from June to early November and from December to end of March. However with changing weather patterns, the chances of getting a clear sky during your climb in November and April is rare.

For each one of those climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, we have arranged the accompanying insider tips to help in your hiking:

  • Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro isn't about your dimension of wellness as it were. Assurance, inspiration and all around arranged acclimatization progress are increasingly essential.
  • Do not set aside on your own hardware. Marked fantastic garments and portable beds regularly have unequivocal effect on achievement of your ascension. All close to home gear is accessible for lease in our office.
  • Be prepared to have no shower for a week or somewhere in the vicinity. Convenient showers are, in any case, accessible for additional charge.
  • Public toilets might be awkward, particularly for the women. Along these lines, leasing a convenient can bodes well.
  • Taking a mp3 player or an Ipod is a smart thought. Appreciate the landscapes in transit and better safeguard battery for the summit surge.

Q. Do you need technicalities for climbing kilimanjaro?

A:The climb to Kilimanjaro is not a technical climb. No mountaineering equipment is require to summit Kilimanjaro. Anyone in good physical condition can reach the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Q. Do you have a list of recommended items that I can go over?

A: Yes we do have a kit list of all the items you will require for your climb. You can rent sleeping bags, parkas, gaiters, trekking poles, etc. Just e-mail us your list of needs, and we will reserve these items for provide you upon your arrival.

Q. What are health parameters need to climb Kilimanjaro?

A: Anybody who are able to run for at least half an hour without feeling shortness of breath. You should also be able to walk for at least 2 hours in hilly terrains without feeling overly exhausted. No one with a sore throat, cold of breathing problems should go beyond 3000m. However, anybody with heart or lung problems should consult his/her physician before attempting to climb Mt Kilimanjaro.

Q. Do we need to purify our own water during Kilimanjaro trek?

A: No, you are not required to bring filtering systems or purification tablets, our climbing staff will provide you with plenty of purified drinking water during your trek.

Q. If I get sick, how will the mountain crew communicate with the office?

A: Our mountain crews are in constant radio communication with us via ICOM radios so if anything goes wrong on your trekking we are informed. Also, the cell reception on the mountain has improved so we can effectively communicate with our teams using mobile phones.

Q. Is altitude medication needed to climb Kilimanjaro?

A: The symptoms of altitude sickness can appear while climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro, in all climbers irrespective of their age and/or fitness level. Due to which, most climbers choose to use Diamox (Acetazolamide), a medication that diminishes headache, tiredness, nausea, dizziness, and shortness of breath which occur when climbing to high altitudes. Side effects include a tingling sensation in fingertips and on the face, and frequent urination.

Q. Does the price of emergency oxygen tanks included in our climb fees?

A: Yes. The price also contains the salary of a porter, who is assigned to carry the oxygen tanks during your summit attempt.

Kilimanjaro Weather

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Kilimanjaro Weather Now

We are regularly updating Kilimanjaro weather forecasts. Visit www.popoteafrica.com to get the most accurate information about the weather on Kilimanjaro.

Wed, 26 Dec

3 000 m

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10o C

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11o C

Thu, 27 Dec

4 000 m

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4o C

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5o C

Fri, 28 Dec

4 000 m

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4o C

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5o C