[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][layerslider_vc id=”6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The mountain owes its existence to the formation of the Great Rift Valley and is actually three volcanic cones that, due to their proximity, became one – Shira, Mawenzi and Kibo- together they make the highest free standing mountain in the world. It is possible to climb this ‘wedding cake’ mountain all year round although the best times are the dry months of January, February and July through to September.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]