A Day in the Life of a Kilimanjaro Porter

Kilimanjaro Porters are the unsung heroes of Mount Kilimanjaro, and if you are thinking about climbing Africa’s highest mountain anytime soon, you will need a team of professional mountain crew and porters to help you reach your goal – Uhuru Peak at 5,895metres above sea level. Those who have already climbed Kilimanjaro will know just…

Kilimanjaro vs. Aconcagua

If you dream of climbing the Seven Summits, your starting point will most probably be Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania or Mount Aconcagua in Argentina as they are both accessible by anyone with a good level of physical fitness and the routes are not technically challenging… but that is where the similarities end. At 6,962 metres…

Climb Kilimanjaro Responsibly – And Support the People of Tanzania

One of the most difficult things about climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is choosing the right company to climb with, and if you are looking to climb ‘responsibly’ and support the country you are visiting, you need to do some research. There are literally hundreds of different Kilimanjaro Climbing companies out there, but not all of them…

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in 2014? Here’s What You can Expect!

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is a truly amazing experience, and if you are heading to Tanzania this year to attempt Africa’s highest mountain, here are a few photos of our trip along the 7-Day Machame Route to give you some idea of what to expect… Mambo Kwa Yesu!  

A Girls Guide to Climbing Kilimanjaro

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is a life-changing experience, and with the number of climbers at a record high (some 50,000 per year!), it seems more and more of us are taking the challenge to the ‘Roof of Africa’ and Kilimanjaro’s 5,895-metre peak. Adventure Travel is one of the world’s fastest growing travel trends, and with celebrities…

Climb Kilimanjaro for Charity – An Adventure Tour with a Good Cause

There are many reasons to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro, it could be a ‘bucket list’ dream you have had for many years, or it could be to test your own mental and physical strength, but many people climb Kilimanjaro for charity and try to raise funds for those less fortunate than themselves. If you know of…

How hard is it to climb Kilimanjaro?

If you are thinking about climbing Africa’s highest mountain in 2014 or 2015, you probably have a long list of questions including… Which route should I climb? What time of year should I climb? Am I fit enough to climb? And How hard is it to climb Mount Kilimanjaro? They are all good questions, and…

Climb Kilimanjaro 2014 – On Any Day of the Year!

If you would like to climb Kilimanjaro in 2014, but can’t find any schedules that fit in with your annual leave, you will be pleased to know that you can climb Mount Kilimanjaro on ANY day of the year by simply booking a private tour. A private climb up Kilimanjaro can work out just a…

Mountains & Monkeys – An African Adventure

If you dream of travelling the world, you probably have a ‘Bucket List’ as long as the Great Wall of China, but there are certain favourites that stand out on every intrepid travellers wish list, and they include Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda or Uganda. They may be two completely different adventures, but…

The Five Ecosystems of Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro might be Africa’s highest mountain, but it is also home to some of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. During your Kilimanjaro Climb, you will pass through no less than five unique ecosystems, and with a knowledgeable mountain guide in tow, you will get to uncover some of ‘Kili’s’ secrets on your…