Kilimanjaro full moon Climb Dates 2021 & 2022

Importance of Kilimanjaro full moon dates

Don’t miss the experience of a lifetime, summiting Mount Kilimanjaro during a full moon, seeing the glaciers glittering in the moonlight… simply stunning! Many climbers choose the full moon to coincide with their Kilimanjaro climb as when there are clear skies the bright full moon gives them enhanced visibility. It is a very popular time to climb and gets booked up early, see below for full moon dates.

The full moon on Kilimanjaro occurs about every 29 days, so you have 12 times in a year to witness the full moon. That’s one opportunity every month to witness this beautiful celestial event from the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Kilimanjaro full moon dates

The majority of a Kilimanjaro climb takes place during the day and it is only the summit attempt that starts before midnight in order to reach the summit at sunrise. A summit attempt done during a full moon could make the evening climb easier, since you might not need to switch on your head lamp in the bright moonlight.

Planning a trek up Mt. Kilimanjaro to coincide with the full moon dates detailed below, could further enhance the whole experience, as the bright moonlight would provide spectacular views of Kibo from most of the overnight camps.

Kindly note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided in any of the above Kilimanjaro Full Moon dates tables. Although every effort is made to achieve accuracy in these moon calendars, users may use these dates strictly at own risk and are therefore strongly advised to confirm the accuracy of the details at own arrangement, before traveling.

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Kilimanjaro Full Moon Dates 2021, 2022

Month Year 2021 Year 2022
January 28th 17th
Febuary 27th 16th
March 28th 18th
April 27th 16th
May 26th 15th
June 24th 14th
July 24th 13th
August 22nd 11th
September 21st 10th
October 20th 9th
November 19th 8th
December 19th 7th