Kilimanjaro, by any name, is a metaphor for the compelling beauty of East Africa. When you see it, you understand why. Not only is this the highest peak on the African continent; it is also the tallest
free-standing mountain in the world, rising in breathtaking isolation from the surrounding coastal scrub land elevation around 900 meters to an imperious5,895 meters (19,336 feet).
Kilimanjaro is one of the world's most accessible high summits, a beacon for visitors from around the world. Most climbers reach the crater rim with little more than a walking stick, proper clothing and determination. And those who reachUhuru Point, the actual summit, or Gillman's Point on the lip of the crater, will have earned their climbing certificates And their memories