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,…

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…

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…

Friday’s Photoshoot: Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro!

It’s nearly that time of the year again, and if your New Year’s Resolution is to Climb Kilimanjaro, now is the perfect time to start planning your expedition to the Roof of Africa! Thousands upon thousands of intrepid travellers attempt to climb Africa’s highest mountain each year, and while not everyone makes it to the…

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…

Expedition Kilimanjaro: Group Tour vs Private Tour

If you have decided to climb Kilimanjaro in 2018 – Congratulations! You are about to embark on the most magical journey of your life. Climbing Kilimanjaro really is just as amazing as you imagine it to be, but like any expedition or adventure holiday, you need to plan it carefully if you are to get…

Private Kilimanjaro Tours: The Pros and Cons of the Umbwe Route

If you are an experienced hiker looking for the challenge of a lifetime, Kilimanjaro’s Umbwe Route could be the perfect choice for your Kilimanjaro expedition.  Short, steep, and strenuous in parts, the Umbwe Route jumps from 1,600m to 3,900m above sea-level in just 48-hours, and so it is perhaps no surprise that it is commonly…

Expedition Kilimanjaro FAQ: Solo Climbs for Single Travellers

If you dream of climbing Kilimanjaro, but cannot find a partner in crime to join you on this adventure of a lifetime, or do not like the thought of sharing the experience with complete strangers, a solo Kilimanjaro expedition could be the perfect choice for you. Affordable, comprehensive, and available to start on any day…