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Kilimanjaro is one of the most iconic mountains in the world! We have developed our unique itinerary along with offering high-quality treks on Kilimanjaro. Every route on Kilimanjaro has its summit success rate, so it isn’t accurate to look at summit success as a general number. Each route should be considered, as well as the number of trekking days on a given route. The Kilimanjaro Climb Success Rate only depends upon the suitability and acclimatization profile of routes.

The friendly and homely porters and guides who treat you like family, make Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro even more enjoyable and fulfilling. Their dedicated efforts make Kilimanjaro Routes Success Rates high as they are well capable of dealing with altitude sickness or any other medical emergency and also lift your spirits on the summit trek.

Success Rate Of Summit Kilimanjaro

Machame Route Success Rate:

The Machame route has a fair success rate, thanks to many ups and downs allowing for better acclimatization. To ensure a higher success rate, it is best to take your time. The 7-day itinerary has an average summit success rate of 85%. For the 6-day itinerary success rate drops to 75% on average.

Rongai Route Success Rate:

To ensure a higher success rate on the Rongai route, it is highly recommended for trekkers to aim for the seven-day itinerary with one day dedicated to acclimatization. On average, this itinerary has a decent 80% summit success rate, while for the six-day itinerary, the success rate drops down to 65%.

Lemosho Route Success Rate:

Lemosho route has a very good success rate with high chances of reaching the summit when you take your time. With 8 days on the mountain, your chances of reaching the top are as high as 90%. It is still very probable you’ll reach the top with the 7-day hike, with a success rate of 85%. However, with the 6-day hike, the success rate drops to approximately 65%. The Lemosho route success rate is higher than the Machame route one.

Northern Circuit Success Rate:

Northern Circuit Route has the highest Kilimanjaro Success Rate which is 98% and approaches from south of Kilimanjaro. It is the newest and longest route which offers the most spectacular view of the overall 360-degree scenery of Mount Kilimanjaro. Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on this route takes 8 to 9 days for the summit.

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