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HOW TO REACH – KILIMANJARO (FIGHT TO KILIMANJARO

To reach beautiful and astonishing Kilimanjaro, you must fly to the International Airport of Kilimanjaro. There are many airlines to get to Kilimanjaro, served daily by many airlines CODE (IATA: JRO, ICAO: HTKJ).

Arusha and Moshi are the two closest cities near Kilimanjaro National Park. You can fly direct to Kilimanjaro airport via the gulf or Europe, depending on where you are traveling from.

International Flights to Kilimanjaro

You must fly to Kilimanjaro International Airport to get to Kilimanjaro. The airport is situated in the southwest direction of Kilimanjaro National Park.

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Kilimanjaro Flight Options:

You can fly into Tanzania’s capital, Dar-Es-Salaam, or to Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International airport to connect to JRO for a short internal flight. Finding cheap flights to Kilimanjaro International Airport by flying into Nairobi, Kenya, is also one of the best ways.

You can also travel by road from Kenya after passing there. Several bus and shuttle options are there to take you from Moshi town or Arusha, which are rough. You must consider this if you want something adventurous and trying to save money and time.

Airlines That Fly Directly to Kilimanjaro Airport

  • KLM – Direct flights from Amsterdam to Kilimanjaro airport
  • Condor Air – Direct flights from Frankfurt to Kilimanjaro airport
  • Turkish Airlines – Direct flights from Istanbul to Kilimanjaro airport
  • Kenya Airways – Direct flights from Nairobi to Kilimanjaro airport
  • Precision Air – Direct flights from Nairobi to Kilimanjaro airport
  • Qatar Airlines – Direct flights from Doha to Kilimanjaro airport
  • Ethiopian Airlines – Direct flights from Addis Ababa to Kilimanjaro airport
  • Rwanda Air – Direct flights from Kigali to Kilimanjaro airport

Whenever you find direct flights to Kilimanjaro, another option is flying to Kilimanjaro airport via Nairobi or Dar Es Salaam.

As Mount Kilimanjaro is much closer to Nairobi than Dar Es Salaam, so Nairobi receives a lot more air traffic than Kilimanjaro Airport, making it have competitive prices.

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Best Way to Fly to Kilimanjaro from the US, Europe, and The UK

For climbers in the US, Europe, and the UK – the best and easiest thing to do is to fly from a significant local airport hub near your location and then catch the KLM Airlines to JRO connecting flight.

How to Fly to KilimanjaroDomestic flights within Tanzania and Kilimanjaro airport (JRO)

The following airlines offer domestic flights within the Tanzania region:

  • Precision Air
  • Fly540
  • Regional Air
  • Air Tanzania
  • Zan Air
  • Coastal Aviation
  • Air Excel
  • Luxury bus transfers from Nairobi

Where do the Mount Kilimanjaro Climbs Begin?

The main starting points for the Kilimanjaro adventure are Moshi and the city of Arusha in the town of Tanzania. Most tour operators have their base in one of these places, bustling with activity. Also, there are plenty of good accommodation options, restaurants, shops, and markets.

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The town of Moshi is closer to the Kilimanjaro international airport (JRO), about 40 minutes by road (45 Kilometers), whereas the city of Arusha is around 90 minutes (70 Kilometers).

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Other Considerations for Mount Kilimanjaro Travel

We highly recommend checking your Visa & Passport requirements well in advance of your booking, including any visa requirements for transit countries. 

Make sure you are up to date with vaccinations, including Yellow Fever, particularly if you have a layover in a country at risk (e.g., Kenya)!

We recommend arriving a couple of days ahead of your climb. This allows for any unexpected delays and will enable you to be adequately rested before the start of your climb. We are here to help. We can help you plan your travel itinerary, book local options, and answer any questions.

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Lemosho Route which is the newest route and an alternative to Shira route is undoubtedly the most scenic route to Kilimanjaro.

Whiskey” route, the Machame route is presently the most prominent route on the mountain Contrasted and Marangu.

The Marangu route, otherwise called the “Coca-Cola” route, is the oldest, most settled route on Kilimanjaro known as the “Coca Cola route”

Rongai Route is the only route that approaches Kilimanjaro from the north, which is also close to the Kenya border.

Umbwe Route is the least used, least crowded route on the mountain. For good reason, it is also the most difficult route on the mountain.

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Kilimanjaro faq's

We are committed to providing our guests with an unparalleled level of Kilimanjaro, ensuring all the questions answers are solved according to their interest.

Mount Kilimanjaro can be climbed whenever consistently. Most voyagers lean toward climbing amid the dry seasons: December to March, June to October. Many think about the greatest months to climb Kilimanjaro to be January, February, and September.
 

The base age limit set by Kilimanjaro National Park for kids trekking to Uhuru Peak on Mount Kilimanjaro is 10 years of age.

You can anticipate that tropical should cold conditions on Mt Kilimanjaro. Contingent upon the course picked, you will start your trek in dry fields or tropical woodlands with normal temperatures somewhere in the range of 25⁰C and 30⁰C. You will at that point climb through different landscapes and weather zones to touch base at the for all time snow-topped summit. Expect rainfalls and below zero temperatures on your trek.
 
You can anticipate that tropical should cold conditions on Mt Kilimanjaro. Contingent upon the course picked, you will start your trek in dry fields or tropical woodlands with normal temperatures somewhere in the range of 25⁰C and 30⁰C. You will at that point climb through different landscapes and weather zones to touch base at the for all time snow-topped summit. Expect rainfalls and below zero temperatures on your trek.
 

Indeed, all Tanzania National Park (TANAPA) charges are incorporated into our Kilimanjaro cost. Presently, the protection charges at Kilimanjaro National Park are US$70 per individual every day and US$50 per individual every night for outdoors. Group section charges and Tanzanian Forest Services Agency (TFS) expenses (relevant for Rongai, Shira and Lemosho courses) are additionally incorporated into our Kilimanjaro cost.

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