Mount Kilimanjaro, located in Tanzania, is the highest mountain in Africa, standing at 19,341 feet (5,895 meters) above sea level. It is a dormant volcanic mountain that consists of three distinct volcanic cones: Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira. Mount Kilimanjaro is not only the highest mountain in Africa but also the highest freestanding mountain in the world. Every year, thousands of people from all over the world visit Tanzania to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

Kilimanjaro National Park: The Natural Wonder of Tanzania

  • Climbing Kilimanjaro is the experience of a lifetime. It’s certainly not hard to see why this trek tops bucket lists around the world. The mighty Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa at a staggering 5,895 metres (19,341”), and the world’s highest free-standing mountain. Though many of the mountain’s routes are not for the faint-hearted, with an experienced guide at your side, you certainly don’t need to be an experienced climber to reach its summit.