When is the Best time to climb Kilimanjaro

  • The best time to climb Mount Kilimanjaro is during the dry seasons, which are from January to mid-March and from June to September.
  • January and February are particularly popular months due to the clear skies and slightly warmer temperatures.
  • During the dry seasons, the chances of rainfall and snowfall are lower, resulting in better visibility and more favorable climbing conditions.
  • The months of June to September also offer good climbing conditions, with minimal rainfall and relatively mild temperatures.
  • It is important to note that while these months are generally considered the best time to climb Kilimanjaro, weather conditions can still vary and it is always advisable to check the forecast before planning the climb.
  • Avoid climbing during the rainy seasons, which are from mid-March to May, we recommend climbing in November to December for beautiful snow-covered peaks and less foot traffic.
  • Climbing during the shoulder seasons, such as April or November, can be a good option for those looking for fewer crowds and lower prices, but be prepared for potentially less favorable weather conditions.
  • It is also worth considering factors such as personal fitness, experience with high-altitude trekking, and individual preferences when deciding on the best time to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.