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Address: Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania

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'The roof of Africa'

The Kibo summit is the best preserved crater on the mountain; its southern lip is slightly higher than the rest of the rim, and the highest point on this southern lip is known as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah J
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kibo summit is the best preserved crater on the mountain; its southern lip is slightly higher than the rest of the rim, and the highest point on this southern lip is known as Uhuru Peak. At 5895m, this is highest point in Africa and the goal of just about every Kilimanjaro trekker. Kibo is also the only one of... More 

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Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Kibo is among of three volcanic cones on Mt.Kilimanjaro with beautiful view from Moshi town and other near city

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Thank Naic A
Arusha, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Taking steps on the last day as we approached Stella was challenging but become a smooth hjourney after it till uhuru peak

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North Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro (with the help of our guides, porters and cook) in February, 2016 from 8 days Lemosho Route. Lemosho route is superb, it provides all sorts of terrain starting in rain forest and as it joins Machame route it becomes dry and rocky. Overall I would say it is easy to climb for a mountaineer and might... More 

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Arusha Region, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

When tourists climb Kilimanjaro, Kibo peak is the determination destination. Kibo peak is among top 3 Volcano features of Mount Kilimanjaro. Kibo has height of 5895 m and is highest point in Africa. This makes Mount Kilimanjaro become Roof of Africa. Travel journey to reach Kibo passes through a lot of attractions of Mount Kilimanjaro such as Wildlife forest, Shira... More 

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Moshi, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

This mountain is one of the largest volcanoes in the world. It has three main volcanic peaks, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira,The whole mountain including the montane forest belt is very rich in species, in particular mammals, many of them endangered species.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Summary of day 1 and 2, more to follow shortly Day 1: From the gate the trail into the rain forest immediately went up a steep hill, fortunately the trail became gradual quickly after the first bit of elevation. Our experienced ClimbKili guides immediately set an easy slow pace for us. We learned "pole, pole" which means slowly, slowly. This... More 

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Vadodara, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

We treked for six days and it was amazing to be on top of the highest mountian in Africa. There are six to seven routes you can take to get to the top, we took Rongai route and we had no issues with accomodations, food, toilet facilites etc as we had an excellent compnay looking after our group. There was... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

I had wanted to visit the Roof of Africa since seeing it in my geography book at the age of 15 . I still have that book which shows Kilimanjaro completely ice capped! There were years when it was a "go/stop" operation to climb Kili and eventually in my 65th year it became reality. A decision in November 2012 between... More 

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Sandnes, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Good location to rest before the attempt. There were a lot of other climbers but the place felt spacious.

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