Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Routes

Discover the six unique Mount Kilimanjaro climbing routes available for your adventure, each tailored to suit various skill levels and preferences. Explore the distinct features and challenges of each route, and find the perfect path for your unforgettable journey to the summit of Africa’s highest peak.

Mount Kilimanjaro offers several climbing routes, each with its own unique features and challenges. Choosing the right route is essential for a successful and enjoyable experience. Explore each of these captivating Mount Kilimanjaro climbing routes in greater detail, and consult with Bobby Tours Tanzania to select the ideal path for your unforgettable trek to the summit.

Here is an overview of the popular Mount Kilimanjaro climbing routes to help you make an informed decision.

"Coca-Cola Route"


Embark on the classic Marangu Route, also known as the “Coca-Cola Route,” which offers a more gradual ascent and a higher level of comfort with hut accommodations. As the oldest and most established route, it attracts many climbers seeking a direct path to the summit.

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"Whiskey Route"


Experience the beauty and challenge of the Machame Route, or the “Whiskey Route,” which boasts stunning landscapes and a higher success rate due to its extended acclimatization period. This popular choice among climbers combines picturesque scenery with a more demanding climb.

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6 Days Marangu Route Mount Kilimanjaro Climb

Original price was: $ 1,600.Current price is: $ 1,535.
Experience a thrilling 6-day Marangu Route trek to Mount Kilimanjaro's summit. Traverse diverse landscapes, enjoy breathtaking views, and make unforgettable memories on this all-inclusive adventure.
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Lemosho Route Kilimanjaro Climb

Original price was: $ 2,100.Current price is: $ 2,020.
Discover the Lemosho Route, a scenic and diverse trail ascending Mount Kilimanjaro, offering breathtaking views, captivating wildlife encounters, and an unparalleled trekking experience through multiple ecosystems.

Rongai Route 6 days Kilimanjaro Climb

$ 1,700
6 Days Rongai Route Kilimanjaro Climb, is the third most popular route on Mount Kilimanjaro and involves a much shorter climb approach to Kibo Hut than the Marangu Route.
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Machame Route Kilimanjaro Climbing 6 days

Original price was: $ 1,700.Current price is: $ 1,610.
Experience the thrill of summiting Mount Kilimanjaro on a 6-day guided trek along the picturesque Machame Route, known for its diverse landscapes and stunning views.
scenic and less crowded route


Immerse yourself in the diverse landscapes of the Lemosho Route, starting from the remote western side of Mount Kilimanjaro. With its excellent acclimatization schedule and high success rate, Lemosho is ideal for those looking for a scenic and rewarding trek.

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lesser-traveled and more remote path


Venture off the beaten path with the Rongai Route, the only route that approaches Mount Kilimanjaro from the north. This lesser-traveled path offers a more remote and tranquil experience while still providing ample opportunity for acclimatization and success.

challenging and less crowded path


Tackle the Shira Route, which shares many similarities with the Lemosho Route but starts at a higher altitude. This challenging path is perfect for experienced climbers seeking a less crowded route with breathtaking landscapes and a shorter acclimatization period.

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A dramatic and inspiring photograph showcasing the challenging yet stunning Umbwe Route Kilimanjaro Climb
most challenging and least traveled path


Conquer the demanding Umbwe Route, the steepest and least used path on Mount Kilimanjaro. With its rapid ascent and limited acclimatization opportunities, this challenging route is best suited for experienced and adventurous climbers seeking a true test of their abilities.