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…

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…

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…

The Umbwe Route: Tackling Kilimanjaro’s Most Difficult Route to the Roof of Africa

According to Tanzania National Parks, Mount Kilimanjaro attracts some 50,000 climbers every year. A Bucket List adventure for many, Kilimanjaro is accessible, affordable, and achievable for anyone who is mentally and physically prepared for the challenge ahead, but the increasing number of visitors make for a very crowded climb, particularly during peak travel months, and…

Mountain Biking Kilimanjaro: Taking Adventure to the Next Level!

If you want to climb Kilimanjaro in 2017, but dream of doing something a little more adventurous, then why not book a Kilimanjaro Mountain Biking Expedition, where you can both hike and cycle to the ‘Roof of Africa’ and enjoy one almighty downhill ride! A relatively new concept on Africa’s highest mountain, Mountain Biking Expeditions…

17 Reasons to Climb Kilimanjaro in 2017

Climbing Kilimanjaro is perhaps, the world’s number #1 Bucket List Adventure, and if you dream of doing something amazing this year, Africa’s highest mountain could be the perfect trip for you. While climbing Kilimanjaro is not easy (by any means!), it is not technically challenging either, and providing you have a good level of physical…

Kilimanjaro, Safari & Zanzibar: The Perfect Trio for Your Trip to Tanzania

Tanzania is fast becoming one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations, and when you consider just how many amazing attractions this East African gem has to offer, it’s no surprise that thousands of travellers flock here each year. Home of the mighty Mount Kilimanjaro, the Serengeti Plains, the Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park, Lake…

24 Hours on Kilimanjaro: A Typical Day on Africa’s Highest Mountain

Whether you are currently planning your trip to the Roof of Africa, or if you have already booked your Kilimanjaro Expedition, chances are, you have a lot of questions about what day-to-day life is like on Africa’s highest mountain. It’s hard to prepare for something when you don’t know what to expect, so here is…

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…