Kilimanjaro Route Comparison

This is a Mount Kilimanjaro route comparison section that highlights the varied aspects when choosing the best route for you in terms of success rate, traffic, comfort, difficulty, traffic, scenery among others. If you are climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and do not know which route to pick, we can assist you by contacting us at or by simply doing it yourself in an easy way. 

Mount Kilimanjaro Route Comparison Table

Kilimanjaro Route Difficulty Scenery Success Rate Traffic Comfort
Lemosho High Superb High Medium Good
Machame High Very Good Medium High Good
Marangu Medium Good Low High Very Good
Rongai Medium Very Good High Low Good
Shira High Superb High Medium Good
Umbwe Very High Very Good Low Very Low Good

Choose the best route for you

Rongai RouteThere are seven major routes on Mount Kilimanjaro that lead to the summit, namely:- Marangu Route ( Coca-Cola Route or Tourist Route) Machame Route (Whiskey Route) Umbwe Route, Rongai Route, Shira Route, Lemosho Route and the Northern Circuit Route.  For descending the mountain, there are two routes used for that and these are Mweka Route and Marangu Route.

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