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 Total Lunar Eclipse Expedition: Let the Countdown Begin

In just 14 days, 9 hours, 48 minutes and 55 seconds, the next Total Lunar Eclipse will take place, and with ringside seats on top of Africa’s highest mountain, we cannot wait to witness this rare phenomenon from the top of Mount Kilimanjaro on 28th September 2015. Our private Kilimanjaro expedition has been perfectly timed…

Climbing Kilimanjaro: The Truth about Summit Night

As we prepare to tackle Mount Kilimanjaro once again, I decided it was time to read through the blog posts I had written back in 2012 after climbing the 7-Day Machame Route, to remind myself what it was actually like on summit night. No-one ever talks about summit night, quite simply because it is one…

Kilimanjaro Training Plan: 8 Weeks to go until the Total Lunar Eclipse Tour

With just over 8 weeks to go until we head to Tanzania on our Kilimanjaro Total Lunar Eclipse Tour, it is time to step up the training plan and prepare for our weeklong adventure on Africa’s highest mountain. While it is not technically challenging, climbing Kilimanjaro is mentally and physically demanding, and so preparation is…

Swahili Essentials for your Kilimanjaro Climb

There is nothing like a spot of linguistic gymnastics to help you learn a new language, and if you are planning on climbing Kilimanjaro in the near future, now is the time to learn a few Swahili phrases to help you get the most out of your Tanzanian adventure. Don’t get me wrong, all Kilimanjaro…