Climb Kilimanjaro on the new Northern Circuit Route

Climb Kilimanjaro on the new Northern Circuit Route

Ultimate Kilimanjaro is now offering the newest, most exciting route on Kilimanjaro — the Northern Circuit route. The Northern Circuit route traverses nearly the entire mountain around the quiet, rarely visited northern slopes. No other route on Kilimanjaro ventures into these areas, giving trekkers…

Should We Sleep at Crater Camp?

Should We Sleep at Crater Camp?

Crater Camp is a campsite that is located near the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, around 18,800 feet above sea level. (Uhuru Peak is 19,345 feet above sea level.)  It is utilized by some climb operators during longer routes, usually via the Lemosho…

Can I Climb During the Rainy Season?

Can I Climb During the Rainy Season?

Most people avoid climbing during Mount Kilimanjaro’s two rainy seasons.  The long rainy season begins in mid-March and lasts through early June.  The short rainy season is from November to early December.  Bad weather makes climbing more difficult and less enjoyable in several ways.  Most obviously, rain makes you…