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…

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 Tipping Guide: Budgeting for Your Trip to the Roof of Africa

Tipping on Kilimanjaro is standard, and while many budget operators will tell their customers that tipping is at their discretion, the fact is, many mountain guides, cooks, and porters do not receive the minimum wage suggested by the Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project (KPAP) or the Kilimanjaro National Parks Authority (KINAPA), and so they depend on…