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Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is a unique experience of navigating different climate zones, terrain and vegetation

Photo Credit: All photos by Sujoy Das

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By Team Lounge
Published Feb 25, 2024

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Mount Kilimanjaro at 5,895m is the tallest free-standing mountain in the world, rising from the grasslands of Tanzania

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There are seven approaches to the top, which take 5-9 days, each presenting its own level of difficulty

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The colubus monkey (Gureza colobus) is found in the rainforest to the upper reaches of the montane forest 

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Giant groundels near the Barranco camp at an altitude of around 4,200m

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Mushrooms cling to the bark of a dead tree in the rainforest

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Forest fires in the dry season are always a danger

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Dawn breaks over a sea of clouds on the final summit ridge of Mount Kilimanjaro

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