Controversial Plans in Tanzania for a Cable Car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Climbing Kilimanjaro is a privilege. It’s a once in a lifetime experience that requires physical strength, mental determination, and the sheer will to succeed, and only those who have made it to the summit of Uhuru Peak will be able to explain the elation and sense of achievement one feels when watching the sunrise over…

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…

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…

Climbing Kilimanjaro: Why Night Time Summits Are Best

If 2018 is going to be the year in which you finally tick ‘Climb Kilimanjaro’ off your Bucket List, then now is the perfect time to start finalising your trip to the Roof of Africa and preparing for what will be one of the most exciting and exhilarating experiences that you are likely to have…

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…

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

In this final addition of our Kilimanjaro Route Pros and Cons, we cover the increasingly popular Rongai Route. The only route to approach Mount Kilimanjaro from the north, the Rongai Route starts just south of the Kenya border in Kilimanjaro National Park, where hikers can enjoy spectacular views of the mountain from day one. Widely…

Hiking & Biking Kilimanjaro FAQs: A Private Expedition along the Marangu Route

If you love the idea of mountain biking up Kilimanjaro, but your travel partner would prefer to hike up Africa’s highest mountain instead, a Private Hiking & Biking Kilimanjaro Expedition along the Marangu Route could be the perfect compromise for both of you. Specifically designed for couples and small groups who want to climb Kilimanjaro,…

Ten Reasons Why You Should Book a Private Kilimanjaro Expedition

You would think that booking your Kilimanjaro climb would be the easiest part of your journey to the Roof of Africa, but with hundreds of different climbing companies and tour types to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start. You could choose to go with one of the many charity climbs…