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…

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…

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…

Kilimanjaro Full Moon Dates 2017

Are you going to Climb Kilimanjaro in 2017? If so, why not make your expedition to the Roof of Africa even more spectacular by climbing under a full moon! There’s something quite special about hiking to Stella Point (or Gilman’s Point) and Uhuru Peak with nothing more than the soft glow of the moonlight to…

Climbing Kilimanjaro: Lemosho Route vs. Machame Route

Climbing Kilimanjaro is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many, and so it is essential that you do it right! You need to find a reputable climbing company with years of experience, you need to prepare yourself mentally and physically for the expedition ahead of you, but perhaps most importantly of all, you need to decide which…

Climbing Kilimanjaro: What Happens When It Doesn’t Go to Plan!

When you book your Kilimanjaro Expedition, the last thing on your mind is failure, but sadly, a large percentage (believed to be more than 50% on 5-day expeditions) do not make it to Uhuru Peak. You can improve your chances by booking a longer trek (at least 7 days), training hard in the 12 weeks…