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,…

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…

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,…