Where is Kilimanjaro? The tallest freestanding mountain in the world and highest point in Africa is located in Tanzania, which is in East Africa. One of the famed Seven Summits, Kilimanjaro reaches a height of 19,341 feet and contains 5 different ecosystems. You’ll want to fly into Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) to start your climb! Feel free to contact us to discuss your travel logistics, when flights are cheapest, and our flight contract.