A Photographic Journey of Mount Kilimanjaro – Day 2 Shira Camp

Day one of our Mount Kilimanjaro climb was virtually a ‘walk in the park’, day two, however, was most certainly not, and we really felt like we were attempting to climb Africa’s highest mountain! From Machame Camp to Shira Camp the route is quite steep and you find yourself climbing over rocks for most of…

A Photographic Journey of Mount Kilimanjaro – Day 1 Machame Camp

Once you have climbed Kilimanjaro, you will find that the two most popular questions are “was it difficult?” and “what’s it like?”, and as we have covered the first question in our previous Kilimanjaro blogs, we thought it was time to tackle the second. Trying to describe the Mount Kilimanjaro trail is difficult, it changes…

Climb Mount Kilimanjaro – Full Moon Escorted Tour

A trip of a lifetime that happens only once per year, the Equatours fully escorted expedition to Mount Kilimanjaro has been confirmed for 12th October 2013, when we will make our way to the ‘Roof of Africa’ (again!) under a full moon. A very special trip with limited spaces available, this amazing 8-night tour includes…

Climb Kilimanjaro – The Benefits of a Private Tour

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro should be exciting, rewarding, and a life changing experience, but it all comes down to the type of tour you book, the route you choose, and the climbing company you decide on for your journey to the Roof of Africa. There are endless companies in Tanzania, the UK and the USA that…

Ten Interesting Facts about Mount Kilimanjaro

If you are thinking about climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, you will probably already know that it is the highest free-standing mountain in the world, and that it reaches 5,895 metres above sea level. What you might not know, is that there are loads of interesting fact and figures surrounding this magnificent peak, and here we…

Picture Post – The Ever Changing Scenery of Mount Kilimanjaro

One thing I did not know about Mount Kilimanjaro before we climbed it, was how beautiful and varied the scenery is on this magnificent peak.  Homing no less than five different eco-systems, the trail from the Machame Gate to Uhuru peak changes dramatically each day, and if you are a lover of unusual flora and…