Soaring above the rippling tea plantations and low hills of northeastern Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro (19,340′) is Africa’s highest peak. Follow the less traveled Shira Route up the western slope, hiking eight days through the spectacular landscapes of five temperate zones. On this once-in-a-lifetime trek, take in extraordinary views extending hundreds of miles, and experience the sunrise from the roof of Africa.
1) Climb the tallest free-standing mountain in the world and sleep on its crater floor.
2) Explore rain forests, heather moors, lava formations, and glaciers.
3) Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the mountain with local naturalists.