It takes about 5 days to climb Kilimanjaro which is the highest mountain in Africa and of the largest extinct volcanoes. It can be climbing by any physically fit person. No climbing experience is necessary. The mountain can be climbed in any month except during long rains in April and May. The best months are January to March and august to October usually cloudless days. There are two peaks: Mawenzi – 5149m and Kibo – 5895m.