Camp

Mawenzi Tarn Camp

A scenic high-altitude camp on Kilimanjaro's quieter slopes.

Tanzania
Location
Dry Seasons
Best Time to Visit
4,330 m
Altitude

About Mawenzi Tarn Camp

Mawenzi Tarn Camp is a unique campsite for climbers on Mount Kilimanjaro, located in the shadow of Mawenzi Peak. This camp offers stunning views of Mawenzi's rugged terrain and provides a serene and isolated environment for acclimatization before attempting the summit. The tarn itself, a small lake formed by glaciers, adds to the scenic beauty of t...

When to go

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Seasons

July - October
January - March
Best time to go
Optimal weather and visibility for summiting.
June - October
December - March
High Season
Clear, dry days ideal for climbing.
April - June
March - May
Low Season
Heavy rainfall makes the routes slippery and challenging.
November - November
Shoulder Season
Short rains can occur, but the mountain is less crowded.
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