Private Kilimanjaro Climbs – Available 365 Days of the Year

If you want to climb Kilimanjaro, but are struggling to find a scheduled group tour that fits in with your annual leave, a private Kilimanjaro climb could be the perfect solution. A Private Kilimanjaro Climb can actually cost you less than a large group tour, especially once you have added on all those little extras…

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…

The Real Cost of Climbing Kilimanjaro – What You Need to Budget

The first question people ask when we tell them we climbed Kilimanjaro is, “was it hard”, and the second question is always, “how much did it cost”. We think we have answered our first question in our previous posts about Kili (in case you missed it, the answer is “yes, but do-able”), but we haven’t…

What to Look for When Choosing a Company to Climb Kilimanjaro

Out of all the seven Summits, Kilimanjaro is probably the cheapest mountain to climb, but as with any major ‘tourist’ attraction, it is surrounded by some companies that do it right, and some that do not. As we try our best to be “responsible travellers” we decided that we wanted to climb Kilimanjaro with a…

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – Part 2

Climbing Kilimanjaro 7-Day Machame Route – Day 2 Machame Gate When a lifelong dream becomes a reality, I believe that one of the best ways to preserve those precious memories is to put the experience down in words. A diary, a notepad, or in this case, a blog, are great tools for remembering, sharing and reliving…