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Excellent

ProGreat views, satisfying to achive a goal like this

ConsAltitude sickness, expensive, a bit harder than ex...

Summary In the end of September I had the pleasure of going to Tanzania to make an attempt to reach the top of Kilimanjaro at 5895 meters. Our group used the Machame route and we used Marangu hotel as our tour operator. This day by day diary is one of the chapters that I have posted on my...

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Excellent

“The Roof of Africa”

published 12/08/2001

ProA holiday of a lifetime

ConsReally really tough

The very peak of Mount Kilimanjaro is called Uhuru Peak and stands at 5895m above sea level....that's nearly 20,000ft. I stood there 5 months ago gazing across the clear sky with only the peak of Mount Meru visible in the distance above the clouds. Ladies and gentlemen....I cannot express the...

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Excellent

Pro Amazing scenery, friendly people

ConsHarder than expected, expensive park fees, altitud...

I attempted to climb Kilimanjaro in February of 2006. I didn't make it to the top due to a combination of altitude sickness and generally feeling bad, but it was the most amazing experience of my life so far. Getting there = I travelled with a UK based company - the Adventure Company who...

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Excellent

ProThe easiest way up the mountain

ConsAltitude, altitude, altitude

In January this year we reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro on the Marangu route, the easiest way up the 19,344 foot mountain. We took a package trip with Hayes and Jarvis, flying on KLM via Amsterdam to Kilimanjaro International Airport. This is our experience… DAY 1. There was a short...

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Excellent

“Rongai Route”

published 11/07/2000

ProSummit

ConsAltitude

Kilimanjaro is getting more and more crowded as each year goes by. In fact, for the millennium a massive foot path was built on the Marangu route to make it even easier to get people to the top. This is the highest mountain in Africa, made up of 3 volcanoes, Kibo being the highest. We used the...

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Product Information : Mt Kilimanjaro National Park (Tanzania)

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Listed on Ciao since: 11/07/2000