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    Kilimanjaro | Meaning of Name Kilimanjaro

    Meaning of Kilimanjaro

    Tanzania is wild and lush, and within it lies one of the tallest peaks of the world: Mount Kilimanjaro. Standing above a startling 19,000 feet, the mountain is actually a series of three volcanoes, topped with white snow and ice. Its name, one of its unique features, dates back to the mid-1800s, when early European explorers first visited the region.   What does “Kilimanjaro” mean? The exact meaning of Kilimanjaro is not certain, but it is closely tied to two words: one in Swahili, “Kilima,” which means “mountain,” ...{Read More}
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    Mount Kilimanjaro Deaths

    When it comes to dangerous mountains to climb, most people immediately think of Mount Everest and its “Rainbow Valley.” What they don’t realize is that almost every other mountain has its own tales of death—including Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa.   Have there been deaths on Mount Kilimanjaro?Approximately 30,000 people attempt to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro every year and on average the reported number of deaths is about 10 fatalities per year. While there are multiple climber deaths every year, the number of people that die on Kilimanjar ...{Read More}
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    Kilimanjaro Song

     

    The Jambo Bwana song

    The song is Sung by the guides and porters after a successful climb,It's a joyful song, accompanied by dancing, clapping.

    Jambo Bwana Swahili Lyrics

    Jambo! Jambo bwana! Habari gani? Mzuri sana! Wageni, mwakaribishwa! Kilimanjaro? Hakuna matata! Tembea pole pole. Hakuna matata! Utafika salama. Hakuna matata! Kunywa maji mengi. Hakuna matata! Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro, mlima mrefu sana. Na Mawenzi, na Mawenzi, Na Mawenzi, mlima mrefu sana. Ewe nyoka, ewe nyoka! Ewe nyoka, mbona waninzunguka. ...{Read More}
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    Best Things To Do After Your Kilimanjaro Climb

    After climbing Kilimanjaro, Some hikers have extra time to spare or would like to have an extension to their trip. While you are in Tanzania there are lot of other great things you might want to try. A short Safari is The most popular choice to do after Kilimanjaro climb. You can start your safari from a town in Arusha or Moshi. The National Park choices are as follows, Tarangire National Park is well known for its huge elephant population and baobab trees, Serengeti National Park for the wildebeest migration and big cats and lastly the Ngorongoro crater once voted an th ...{Read More}
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    Gilman’s Point Kilimanjaro

    Gilman's Point at an altitude of 5,756 meters (18,885 feet) is one of three official summit points on Mount Kilimanjaro. If your Coming from Gilman’s Point you pass Stella Point on your way to the actual summit of Kilimanjaro, Uhuru Peak. Gilman's Point is Situated at the edge of the crater rim. Only climbers on the Marangu, Rongai and northern circuit routes pass through Gilman's point on summit night — ...{Read More}

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