How To Get A Good Night’s Sleep on Kilimanjaro

Climbing Kilimanjaro. It’s a bucket list dream for many, but just 35,000 of us attempt this mighty mountain each year, and if the unsubstantiated reports are to be believed, less than 50 per cent of us ever make it. As someone who has made it to Uhuru Peak twice, and has plans to do it…

The Mantis Collection: Upgrading Your Kilimanjaro Expedition

If you love the idea of Climbing Kilimanjaro, but dread the thought of spending your entire holiday camping, then why not give your expedition a luxurious upgrade with pre-climb accommodations at Siringit Villa, a post-climb safari at the brand-new Siringit Serengeti Lodge, and a luxury beach break at Nungwi Dreams. Part of the Mantis Collection,…

Climb Kilimanjaro January 2020: Group Tour for International Adventurers

Is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro easy? Do you have what it takes to reach Uhuru Peak? Find out in January 2020 on a 7-Day Machame Route Group Tour. The perfect winter holiday for travellers who love to combine activity with adventure, climbing Kilimanjaro is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that may well change your outlook on life. It’s…

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…

The Essential Guide To Climbing Kilimanjaro

We know first-hand just how much planning is involved in Climbing Kilimanjaro, and so we have put together this Kilimanjaro Essential Guide to help you prepare for the mental and physical challenges that you will face on your expedition to the Roof of Africa. About Mount Kilimanjaro At 5.895m above sea level, Mount Kilimanjaro is…

20 Tips on How To Climb Kilimanjaro Successfully

It is estimated that around 35,000 people attempt to Climb Kilimanjaro each year, and while many of those expeditions are successful, many are not. If you plan to climb Africa’s highest mountain this year, there are certain things you can do to improve your chances of reaching Uhuru Peak. Climbing Kilimanjaro is not technically challenging,…

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…

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…