When is the Best Time to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro?
For some climbers this question is almost irrelevant as they will have to fit their climb into whatever dates they can clear from their busy work or family schedules, though for perhaps the majority, this is probably the first question prospective climbers should ask themselves.
Before answering, however, it should be noted that Alpine chat adventure is very happy to arrange a climb for you starting on any date, including all national and international holidays!
But the simple answer is that while Kilimanjaro can safely be climbed 365 days of the year, for the best weather trekkers are advised to aim to climb as close to the middle of these periods as their circumstances allow:
Climbing Kilimanjaro during Wet Months
Generally speaking - as the above recommendation suggests demonstrate - most climbers avoid climbing Kilimanjaro during the two rainy seasons each year. The main reason for this is that climbing in the rain is simply less enjoyable for some people and means missing out on many beautiful views and photographic opportunities.