Kilimanjaro full moon climbs
Most climbers tackle summit night by the light of their headlamps. But for those who climb during a full moon, the whole night-time summit attempt is well lit by the glorious light of the moon! Learn when to plan your trek to enjoy a moonlit summit!
I climbed Kilimanjaro during the full moon and it was truly amazing! The views were second to none.
Why are full moon climbs so popular?
Stunning views Improved visibility during summit attempt Views of Kibo from most camps
What exactly is a full moon?
Full moon dates
2022 full moon dates
17 January 16 February 18 March 16 April 15 May 14 June 13 July 11 August 10 September 9 October 8 November 7 December
2023 full moon dates
5 January 5 February 7 March 5 April 5 May 3 June 3 July 1/30 August 29 September 28 October 27 November 26 December
The only downside ...
Kilimanjaro full moon climbs are often the most popular dates on the mountain.