Controversial Plans in Tanzania for a Cable Car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Climbing Kilimanjaro is a privilege. It’s a once in a lifetime experience that requires physical strength, mental determination, and the sheer will to succeed, and only those who have made it to the summit of Uhuru Peak will be able to explain the elation and sense of achievement one feels when watching the sunrise over…

Climb Kilimanjaro: Full Moon Dates 2019

With a new year finally upon us, now is the perfect time to start planning your 2019 holidays, and if this year is going to be the year when you finally cross ‘Climb Kilimanjaro’ off your Bucket List, why no do so under a full moon. Climbing Kilimanjaro is a once in a lifetime experience…

Want to Climb Kilimanjaro in 2019? Join the Equatours Group Expedition!

It’s been a while since Team Equatours Climbed Kilimanjaro, and so we have decided to pull on our hiking boots again in 2019 with 7-Day Machame Route Expedition – and you are invited to join us! Starting in Arusha on 1st October 2019, our Private Kilimanjaro Tour is designed for intrepid travellers who are looking…

Blizzards Hit Mount Kilimanjaro! Get Ready for a Frosty Expedition!

As Africa’s highest mountain, you may automatically think that Mount Kilimanjaro is constantly sprinkled in snowfall, but that’s really not the case… perhaps until now! Having climbed Kilimanjaro twice, both times at the end of September / beginning of October, we’ve experienced nothing but beautiful blue skies, and while the temperatures are understandably frosty at…

Climbing Kilimanjaro: Summing Up Summit Night

Climbing Kilimanjaro is an exciting adventure, but if there is one thing that makes the most confident of climber quiver at the knees, it would have to be the thought of summit night. It’s long, it’s cold, and it is probably one of the most challenging hikes you are ever likely to face your life,…

The Real Cost of Climbing Kilimanjaro

There are no shortage of tour operators offering Kilimanjaro Expeditions, but with prices ranging from $1000 to over $4000 per person, how are you supposed to know which company to go with? We all love a bargain, and if you are travelling on a very tight budget, you may be tempted to go for the…

Climbing Kilimanjaro: Your Questions Answered

If you are thinking about Climbing Kilimanjaro, chances are, you have a long list of questions. When should you go? Which route is right for you? Should you take a private Kilimanjaro expedition or join a group tour? There’s much to decide when it comes to booking this trip of a lifetime, and if you…

Expedition Mount Meru: The Perfect Warm Up for Kilimanjaro

Climbing Kilimanjaro is possibly the Number #1 Bucket List Adventure in the world, and deservedly so. Africa’s highest mountain is one of the Seven Summits after all, and while many of us will never get to conquer Everest in Nepal, Denali in Alaska, or Carstensz Pyramid in Western Papua, Mount Kilimanjaro is within everyone’s reach….