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Due to its elevation, Kilimanjaro contains 5 sub-climates from base to peak--bushland, rain forest, moorland, alpine desert, and arctic. Both precipitation and temperature vary greatly between each zone. Expect to hike from flat, dry plains through rain forest and semi-alpine environments before reaching the rocky, snow capped summit.

Because Kilimanjaro is located near the equator, the temperature remains fairly constant throughout the year. Highs at the base of the mountains are in the upper 70s and lows in lower 60s. As you increase in altitude on the mountain temperatures drop significantly and the evenings can drop well below freezing and into single digits higher up on the mountain.

The rainy season peaks in April, and late March and early May can be quite wet as well. Bringing warm clothes and good rain gear will keep you prepared for any weather you may encounter.

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KIlimanjaro Marangu Reviews

You get a real feel for the community, and get to see so much of what the country has to offer through OneSeed trips, which makes it extra special. The fact that you’re helping the local communities by booking through OneSeed is a great added bonus!
— Shannon G.
I would recommend this trip to any of my friends that want an adventure but also a vacation. One Seed allows us to go on a crazy adventure but we do not have to worry about any of the logistics, which is great for us because we love to do adventurous things but do not have the time to spend a month or more exploring the area.
— Chris H.
OneSeed is very well organized and truly takes care of all the details to make my journey stress and problem free.
— Dan C.

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