Mount Kilimanjaro

Mountain, Volcano, and Trail
Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania

Kilimanjaro, with its three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira, is a dormant volcanic mountain in Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest free-standing mountain in the world at 5,895 metres or 19,341 feet above sea level.


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  • The Most Interesting Man in the World

    Sherpas are heavier than I thought.

  • PivotDesk

    Welcome to the roof of Africa. Read more

    PivotDesk · August 7, 2014
  • Paul M.

    The roof of Africa, this was last year we trekking with borderless Tours and Safari very tough but we make it,

    Paul Mchome · July 24, 2014
  • Artyom F.

    The highest summit in Africa. Elevation — 5,895 m.

    Artyom Fedosov · July 24, 2014
  • Andrea

    Went with karibu adventures company and they were great. We made it to the top. Pole Pole! 😀

    Andrea · June 28, 2014
  • @JaumePrimero

    Did you know that Mount Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano? Don't let that stop you from making the ascent. Do it!

    @JaumePrimero · July 3, 2013
  • Ryan R.

    By 2000, about 82% of the ice fields first mapped in 1912 had been lost. In 2002, it was predicted that they would vanish altogether sometime between 2015 and 2020.

    Ryan Rossmell · August 13, 2012
  • Jason K.

    Pole pole! Wear double layer socks and bring some wet wipes.

    Jason King · June 24, 2012
  • Bonface I.

    Hehe......comming down is a big deal than heading up!

    Bonface Isoso · June 16, 2012
  • Bonface I.

    Goin up as we serf the world of net

    Bonface Isoso · June 12, 2012
  • Bonface I. i do big but i hear thea r so manny gonna have one for fun!

    Bonface Isoso · June 4, 2012
  • James W.

    If you're truly daring, hike up to the top of Kilimanjaro for your wedding ceremony. Thanks for the great photo, Amelia! :D

    James Wong · April 23, 2012
  • Renee D.

    Just keep putting one foot in front of the other.

    Renee DiResta · February 18, 2012
  • Leslie B.

    On 1.12.2012 Above and Beyond Cancer held the highest ever American Cancer Society Relay for Life. 19 cancer survivors reached the summit!

    Leslie Berg · January 13, 2012
  • SaveAChild'sHeartYL

    This is where a team of hikers climbed to raise money for Save A Child's Heart!

    SaveAChild'sHeartYL · October 4, 2011
  • Ian-Simeon D.

    Tallest in Africa, a national park, waterfalls and other great attractions to start off or try out at it's foot before climbing.

    Ian-Simeon David · July 9, 2011
  • Daniel

    just climb it!

    Daniel · January 29, 2010
  • Karel M.

    Pole Pole, hakuna matata!

    Karel Maertens · July 20, 2013
  • Dan H.

    Gotta go one day

    Dan Hopkins · August 24, 2012

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