Climbing Kilimanjaro & Camping Safari

If you are heading to Tanzania to Climb Kilimanjaro, it makes perfect sense to extend your trip with a safari in neighbouring Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, the Serengeti Plains, and of course, the UNESCO World Heritage Site Ngorongoro Crater. Why? Well, these awe-inspiring National Parks are all within driving distance of Mount…

Friday’s Photoshoot: Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro!

It’s nearly that time of the year again, and if your New Year’s Resolution is to Climb Kilimanjaro, now is the perfect time to start planning your expedition to the Roof of Africa! Thousands upon thousands of intrepid travellers attempt to climb Africa’s highest mountain each year, and while not everyone makes it to the…

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…

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…

Ten Reasons Why You Should Book a Private Kilimanjaro Expedition

You would think that booking your Kilimanjaro climb would be the easiest part of your journey to the Roof of Africa, but with hundreds of different climbing companies and tour types to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start. You could choose to go with one of the many charity climbs…

Kilimanjaro Campsites: What You Need to Know

Climbing Kilimanjaro is one of the most exciting, nerve-wracking and rewarding things that you can do in your lifetime. Not only is it a member of the mighty Seven Summits, Kilimanjaro is Africa’s tallest mountain, and the highest freestanding mountain in the world, and so standing on top of its snow-capped peak is a real…

Kilimanjaro, Safari & Zanzibar: The Perfect Trio for Your Trip to Tanzania

Tanzania is fast becoming one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations, and when you consider just how many amazing attractions this East African gem has to offer, it’s no surprise that thousands of travellers flock here each year. Home of the mighty Mount Kilimanjaro, the Serengeti Plains, the Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park, Lake…