Dominating the landscape like no other mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is iconic and instantly recognizable. It is the highest mountain in Africa and with its 5,895 meters the highest independent mountain in the world. Climbing Kilimanjaro is a challenging and doable task for active travelers or avid hikers looking for something new. Climb Mount Kilimanjaro from the warm plains of Africa in a few days through grasslands, tropical forests, alpine grasslands, badlands and desert plateaus over snow and ice