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    PK
    • Highly recommended route to climb Mount Kilimanjaro with best success rate.
    • Allows climbers to "walk high, sleep low" enabling better acclimatization.
    • A challenging trek with stunning scenery climbing through five diverse climatic zones.
    • Ascent and descent is via different routes.
    • Very popular trail, therefore can be busy in the main season.
    • Fully catered camping.

    • Shortest route to the summit which means less time to acclimatise.
    • Much lower success rate.
    • Dormitory style accommodation which can be noisy.
    • Less scenic due to ascent and descent on same route.

    PK
    • An excellent route to climb Kilimanjaro by with a high success rate.
    • Allows climbers to "walk high, sleep low" enabling better acclimatization.
    • Remote and spectacular approach with dramatic gorges and views of west Kilimanjaro.
    • Shira route offers higher start point therefore is less good for acclimatisation.
    • Fully catered camping.

    • Only northern approach route to Mount Kilimanjaro's summit.
    • Offers a true wilderness experience on the early stages of the climb.
    • Very tough final summit night.
    • Less natural acclimatisation with no opportunities to "walk high, sleep low".
    • Fully catered camping.

    • Steep, short route with very low success rate.
    • Poor acclimatization due to rapid ascent.
    • Very remote and quiet for the first two days.
    • Fully catered camping.