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…

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….

Climbing Kilimanjaro: Why Night Time Summits Are Best

If 2018 is going to be the year in which you finally tick ‘Climb Kilimanjaro’ off your Bucket List, then now is the perfect time to start finalising your trip to the Roof of Africa and preparing for what will be one of the most exciting and exhilarating experiences that you are likely to have…

Kilimanjaro’s Campsites: A View from Above

If you love the idea of Climbing Kilimanjaro in 2018, but hate the thought of camping, you’ll be pleased to know that it is not nearly as bad as it seems! The ground is hard – yes, and you can expect zero temperatures from day one, but the campsites are extremely well organised on Africa’s…

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…