Kilimanjaro Porters Need Your Help: Support KPAP Now!

As anyone who has climbed Kilimanjaro will know, the porters really are the true heroes of the mountain. Working tirelessly to ensure we are well fed, comfortable, and motivated throughout our expeditions, Kilimanjaro’s Porters make our journey to the Roof of Africa that little bit easier, and without them, many of us simply wouldn’t make…

Kilimanjaro Full Moon Dates 2018: Plan Your Private Expedition

If Climbing Kilimanjaro is at the top of your Bucket List for 2018, now is the perfect time to start planning your expedition to the Roof of Africa. Whether you decide on a Private Kilimanjaro Expedition, a scheduled group tour, or a charitable event, your journey to the top of Africa’s highest mountain is sure…

Expedition Kilimanjaro: Group Tour vs Private Tour

If you have decided to climb Kilimanjaro in 2018 – Congratulations! You are about to embark on the most magical journey of your life. Climbing Kilimanjaro really is just as amazing as you imagine it to be, but like any expedition or adventure holiday, you need to plan it carefully if you are to get…

Private Tours Kilimanjaro: The Pros and Cons of the Rongai Route

In this final addition of our Kilimanjaro Route Pros and Cons, we cover the increasingly popular Rongai Route. The only route to approach Mount Kilimanjaro from the north, the Rongai Route starts just south of the Kenya border in Kilimanjaro National Park, where hikers can enjoy spectacular views of the mountain from day one. Widely…

Private Kilimanjaro Tours: The Pros and Cons of the Umbwe Route

If you are an experienced hiker looking for the challenge of a lifetime, Kilimanjaro’s Umbwe Route could be the perfect choice for your Kilimanjaro expedition.  Short, steep, and strenuous in parts, the Umbwe Route jumps from 1,600m to 3,900m above sea-level in just 48-hours, and so it is perhaps no surprise that it is commonly…

Private Kilimanjaro Tours: The Pros and Cons of the Lemosho Route

Climbing Kilimanjaro is often listed as one of life’s greatest challenges, but for many, choosing the route to climb up Africa’s highest mountain is the biggest challenge of all! The Machame Route, the Rongai Route, the Shira Route and the Umbwe Route are all good options, but if there is one route that seems to…

Expedition Kilimanjaro FAQ: Solo Climbs for Single Travellers

If you dream of climbing Kilimanjaro, but cannot find a partner in crime to join you on this adventure of a lifetime, or do not like the thought of sharing the experience with complete strangers, a solo Kilimanjaro expedition could be the perfect choice for you. Affordable, comprehensive, and available to start on any day…

Private Kilimanjaro Tours: The Pros and Cons of the Machame Route

Kilimanjaro’s Machame Route has grown in popularity in recent years, so much so, that it is now one of the most populous trails on Africa’s highest mountain. While it is possible to climb the Machame Route in just 6 days, it is strongly recommended that you go for the 7-day option, which allows extra time…

What are the Easiest and Hardest Routes on Kilimanjaro?

For many travellers, climbing Kilimanjaro is the trip of a lifetime, and if you are in the midst of planning your expedition to the Roof of Africa, you have probably figured out by now that you need to invest a great deal of time, money, and motivation if you are to reach the welcoming sign…