Mount Kilimanjaro (Volcano Week 5)

Mount Kilimanjaro is an inactive stratovolcano and is the highest mountain in Africa. At 5,893 metres (19,334 ft) above sea level, it is also the tallest freestanding1 mountain in the world. Mount Kilimanjaro is also known for its glaciers at the summit, and is a World Heritage site. Mount Kilimanjaro consists of 3 separate volcanoes, Kibo (the highest at 5,893 m), Mawenzi (5,149 m), and Shira(3,962 m). Thousands of tourists hike Kilimanjaro every year, many doing it for charity. There are many tour companies that will cater for your every need whilst visiting the area. After arrival at…

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