At the size is 1,712Km2 and officially opened for tourism in 1977, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987 and Natural Wonder of Africa in 2013. The mountain comprises of two dormant volcanoes (Kibo 5,895m and Mawenzi 5,149m) and one extinct volcano (Shira 3,962m) respectively.
Visiting Kilimanjaro National Park that encircles the world’s tallest free-standing mountain that hails hikers and nature enthusiasts from all over the world, climbing to the top is a life time experience that no one can forget. Mt Kilimanjaro ascends above the clouds, standing at an impressive 5,895 meters that offers an array of diverse habitats such as lush montane forests and an alpine desert, which allow the sparkling views of ice and snow. To the climbers but also professional movie actors, the famous film, “The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)” was shot from this park.
The Park is endowed with various tourism activities that visitors can do during their visit including; Mountain Climbing to the Summit (MC), Paragliding, Nature Walking Safaris (Short Walking Safaris (SWS)), Long Walking Safaris (LWS), Mawenzi Technical Climbing (MTC), Picnicking, Filming, Non-Summit Bound Climbers, Crater Camping and Mountain Cycling (MB).