Kilimanjaro : The Trekking Guide to Africa's Highest Mountain, also includes Mount Meru & guides to Arusha, Moshi, Marangu, Nairobi & Dar es Salaam Paperback / softback
Practical guide to climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain.
At 5895m (19,341ft) Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest mountain.
Yet with no mountaineering skills necessary to reach the summit, even non-climbers can experience the thrill of climbing one of the world's greatest peaks.
Taking you from the dusty plains of East Africa through jungle and moorland to the glacier-clad summit, this is one of the most beautiful and challenging treks there is. * Comprehensive trail guide and maps (with GPS waypoints also downloadable from the Trailblazer website) to the six major routes: Machame, Marangu, Rongai (Loitokitok), Lemosho, Shira and Umbwe by an author who's climbed them all numerous times* City guides - Where to stay, eat and what to see en route to Kili in: Dar es Salaam, Nairobi and gateway towns of Arusha, Moshi and Marangu* Planning your trip and booking a trek - when to go, how to book, full reviews of trekking agencies* Mount Meru - a popular pre-Kilimanjaro trek * Background information - comprehensive history, geology, climate, flora and fauna - including a detailed bird spotter's guide and a flora identification section - plus cultural information on the Chagga people* Porters' rights - how to help * Health and safety* Fully updated 5th edition of this best-selling guidebook to Africa's most popular trek.
Kilimanjaro is the world's tallest freestanding peak.
It's the most popular trek in Africa, both for independent trekkers and for charity organisations. * Routes covered on 35 detailed walking maps in the proven Trailblazer style; all walking times are indicated along with points of interest and gradients. * Extra colour sections plus a 16pp colour introduction to Kilimanjaro and the climb.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 384 pages, 40 colour photos including flora and wildlife guide, 35 detailed trail maps and 5 town an
- Publisher: Trailblazer Publications
- Publication Date: 06/02/2018
- Category: Walking, hiking, trekking
- ISBN: 9781905864959