Trekking is always a great outdoor activity for bonding among family and friends – or even for meeting and befriending those that were strangers to us before. One of the worlds best known trekking destinations is Mount Kilimanjaro – the highest free standing mountain in the world, located in Tanzania, the heart of East Africa. This is often seen as a mountain for only the brave and adventurous to tackle, though in reality it is accessible for anyone that has a relatively good level of fitness and a love for the outdoors. It is always advisable to trek with a reputable company and to climb Kilimanjaro with Zara Tanzania adventures (Zara Tours) is to be recommended. With over 25 years of experience in organising treks and safaris in Tanzania their wealth of knowledge for Kilimanjaro and the surrounding area can only enhance your trip.
The carefully selected Guides and staff will ensure that your safety is paramount and that you have the best possible chance of reaching the summit, whilst the cooks will serve up a hearty and well-balanced meal at the end of every day, with a hot breakfast in the mornings to help see you on your way. What an adventure! Although the Marangu route is generally regarded as the most commonly used route to take when trekking Kilimanjaro, it has to be said that these days more and more people are opting for the more scenic Rongai route to take them to the summit, with the 7 day trek option being particularly successful. Being fully prepared before starting your adventure is a key part of not only making a successful summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, but also to your enjoyment of the whole experience. Choose wisely and trek with a company that is well established and ensures that you are well informed before you arrive in Africa. Good communication before your trek is vital.
For more information on our trips to Kilimanjaro check out the Climb Kilimanjaro Trip Page