Rising tall above the African plains, Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain on the continent and the world's highest freestanding one. Previously an active volcano, it remained dormant for the last 200 years, allowing enthusiastic climbers to hike its 5,895 meters. Mount Kilimanjaro belongs to the Seven Summits of the world and is considered the easiest to climb. Climbers' efforts are rewarded with unique scenery, diverse ecosystems and once-in-a-lifetime experience.