Africa’s highest mountain and the world’s highest free-standing mountain. This is the roof of Africa and the world’s highest free-standing mountain soaring at 5,895 meters above sea level. Mount Kilimanjaro is truly a unique spectacle. Its year-round ice-capped peak is a marvel on its own.
Located near the equator, one never stops wondering how such ice-cold environments and snow-white peaks can be found here. Kilimanjaro is among the world’s natural wonders. It has the largest diversity of vegetation cover boasting of a montane forest, tundra, cultivation zone, an ice cap, and even a desert. It normally takes many hikers 5 to 8 days to finish the climb.