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What you should know before climbing Kilimanjaro

7 Tips for a successful Kilimanjaro climb

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895 meters) is a once in a lifetime experience. Also known as one of the world’s most accessible high summits, it attracts thousands of visitors to stand on the “Roof of Africa”. And you know what? You don’t have to be super fit, experienced or skilled to reach its snowed peak. Most climbers reach the top with little more than a walking stick, protective clothing and good preparation. And lots of determination! Even you can do it with these 7 tips before starting your expedition. 1. Best season to climb Kilimanjaro Technically, Mount Kilimanjaro can be climbed year-round. However, if your travel dates are flexible you might as well choose the most favorable season: the driest and warmest months of the year, with the highest chance of clear weather. Generally, the best months to climb Kilimanjaro are January-February and September-October. However, as these are the most popular months of the year, book your trip as early as possible to ensure availability.
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