Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest point in Africa and one of the seven easiest summits. The beauty of the mountain attracts both experienced and first-time hikers. Scaling needs no technical skills or requirements.

Listed below are some of the facts you should know about Kilimanjaro. Have a look.....

  • The name Kilimanjaro comes from a mix of Swahili and Chagga word- “Kilima” Means Mountain and “Njaro” means whiteness.
  • Mount Kilimanjaro is the world’s tallest free-standing mountain
  • Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain in Africa with a height of 5,895 meters (19,341 feet) and is one of the seven summits.
  • Approximately 40,000 climbers summit the peak every year
  • Kilimanjaro is home to almost every kind of vegetation like cultivated land, rain forest, heath, moorland, alpine desert and snow-capped summit.
  • The Mountain’s snow-cap is diminishing and almost vanishes in 20 years
  • The oldest person ever to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro was 87-year-old Frenchman Valtee Daniel.
  • South African Bernard Goosen scaled Mt. Kilimanjaro in a wheelchair twice.
  • There is a wooden box at the top of the mountain. So hikers can write their thoughts of success and store there.

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