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Climbing Kilimanjaro is not technically challenging, and you do not need any ropes or specialised hiking gear to reach the summit, but if you think it’s going to be easy, you’re in for a surprise. Hiking to Uhuru Peak is tough, even for trained athletes, so plan wisely with a little help from these TOP TIPS …
Mt. Meru is a dormant stratovolcano located in the heart of Arusha National Park, just 50 miles west of the iconic Mt. Kilimanjaro. Reaching 4,565m high, it is a mighty peak in its own right, and while it often gets overlooked by hikers who dream of reaching Uhuru Peak, it is the perfect warm-up trek, with challenging ascents and a stunning display of wildlife.

While all routes are different and vary in terms of difficulty and duration, they are all worthy of consideration, but if you are looking for a great value Kilimanjaro route with a high success rate, the 7-Day Machame Route should be your number #1 choice.