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Every year, over 50,000 people just like you set foot in Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak.
Also the tallest free-standing mountain in the world, Mount Kilimanjaro is a place of myth and folklore. Located just 200 miles (325 km) from the equator, the mountain defies logic with its glaciated peak.
Climbing Kilimanjaro does not require any technical skills or special equipment. However, the challenge is not to be taken lightly. You need to understand what lies ahead. You have a seemingly endless number of questions. Rest assured, you will find the answers to all your questions here - at Ultimate Kilimanjaro®, your Kilimanjaro climb specialist.
We are, quite simply, the #1 guiding service on the mountain. As the best Kilimanjaro tour operator, we provide the highest quality service at a reasonable cost. That is why over 1,000 people climb with us annually, and why past clients refer us to their friends and family. Thousands of people have stood on the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro with us. Won't you join us on the roof of Africa?
|Mount Kilimanjaro Quick Facts|
|Height:||19,340 ft (5,895 m)|
|Size:||60 miles x 40 miles (100 km x 65 km)|
|Location:||Tanzania, near Kenyan border in East Africa|
|Volcanoes:||Kibo, Mawenzi, Shira|
|Ecosystems:||Bushland, Forest, Heath, Alpine, Arctic|
|Nearby Cities:||Moshi, Arusha|
|Nearby Airport:||Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)|
|Tanzania Quick Facts|
|Size:||365,000 sq miles (945,000 sq kms)|
|Religions:||Muslim, Indigenous Beliefs, Christian|
|Languages:||English, Swahili, Arabic|
|Currency:||Tanzanian Shilling ($1=1,500 TSh 11/10/2010)|
|Time Zone:||GMT + 3 hrs|
|Voltage:||230V, Plugs D&G|
As the #1 guide service on Kilimanjaro, we strive for continuous improvement to provide the ultimate experience for our clients. What makes Ultimate Kilimanjaro® the best operator on Mount Kilimanjaro?
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Ultimate Kilimanjaro® trucker hats and fleece beanies are now available on Amazon.com. You can wear our stylish gear and look great whether you are climbing Kilimanjaro or just hanging around your hometown.
Our cotton twill Ultimate Kilimanjaro® Trucker Hat has our logo embroidered in front with a mesh back and adjustable strap. Our Ultimate Kilimanjaro® Fleece Beanie has our logo embroidered in front and is made of warm polyester fleece with a wicking lining.
Ultimate Kilimanjaro is running a new year's contest to give away TWO Mountain Hardwear Plasmic Jackets!
The Plasmic Jacket is the exact jacket that our good looking guides wear while on Kilimanjaro expeditions. The Plasmic Jacket is a lightweight, waterproof, breathable hard shell from Mountain Hardwear, a leader in innovative, premium outdoor apparel, equipment and accessories.
The 10 -ounce Plasmic features Dry.Q Evap ripstop nylon technology that wicks away sweat and moisture to keep you dry and comfortable even in the harsh Kilimanjaro climate. A fully adjustable hood, zip-pockets and an adjustable hem keep the weather out. Valued at $140 retail.
We will randomly select one male winner and one female winner from all valid entries received from November 1, 2014 until December 31, 2014. You can enter everyday to increase your chance of winning. Enter the New Year with a brand new jacket!
Visit our contest site Climb Kilimanjaro for Free for entry details.
You have probably heard the news about the ongoing Ebola epidemic in Africa. As of August 21, 2014, there have been approximately 2,500 reported cases, with nearly 100% of these cases originating in West Africa (Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia). There have been 15 cases originating in Nigeria.
There is virtually zero risk of exposure to Ebola while in Tanzania. As the map illustrates, the outbreak is many thousands of miles away. Ebola is transmitted through direct contact with an infected person's body fluids. Infected people are not contagious during the incubation period, and only become contagious with the onset of symptoms. Therefore people who are most at risk are health care workers and families of infected people, not tourists.
While we understand your concern and care for your safety, it is safe to continue with your Kilimanjaro plans until further notice. We will monitor the situation very closely and notify our clients of any changes.
If any confirmed cases of Ebola arise in Tanzania, we will allow clients to reschedule their climb without any penalty for up to a full year later. Therefore, you can book with confidence!
Learn more about Ebola here.
Congratulations to Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema for successfully climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Sinema climbed with Ultimate Kilimanjaro® on the 8 day Lemosho route and summited on Christmas morning. Below is her tweet:
The U.S. Representative from Arizona is a marathon runner and completed an Ironman Triathlon earlier in the year, which included a 2.4 mile swim, a 112-mile cycling ride and a 26.2 mile run. Now she adds climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to her list of achievements.
Tim Ward, best selling author of What the Buddha Never Taught, Savage Breast and Arousing the Goddess, successfully climbed Mount Kilimanjaro with Ultimate Kilimanjaro®. His first hand account of his journey is available in his book, Zombies on Kilimanjaro, a humorous and thoughtful literary travel narrative.
A father and son climb Mount Kilimanjaro. On the journey to the roof of Africa they traverse the treacherous terrain of fatherhood, divorce, dark secrets and old grudges, and forge an authentic adult relationship. The high-altitude trek takes them through some of the weirdest landscapes on the planet, and the final all-night climb to the frozen summit tests their endurance. On the way to the top father and son explore how our stories about ourselves can imprison us in the past, and the importance of letting go.The mountain too has a story to tell, a story about climate change and the future of humankind - a future etched all too clearly on Kilimanjaro’s retreating glaciers.