Climb Kilimanjaro January 2020: Group Tour for International Adventurers

Is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro easy? Do you have what it takes to reach Uhuru Peak? Find out in January 2020 on a 7-Day Machame Route Group Tour. The perfect winter holiday for travellers who love to combine activity with adventure, climbing Kilimanjaro is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that may well change your outlook on life. It’s…

Climbing Kilimanjaro: What Happens When It Doesn’t Go to Plan!

When you book your Kilimanjaro Expedition, the last thing on your mind is failure, but sadly, a large percentage (believed to be more than 50% on 5-day expeditions) do not make it to Uhuru Peak. You can improve your chances by booking a longer trek (at least 7 days), training hard in the 12 weeks…

The Best Sleeping Bag for Your Kilimanjaro Trek

Trying to get a good night’s sleep on Mount Kilimanjaro is no easy task, especially if you are trekking the Machame Route, the Lemosho Route, or one of the other camping routes that do not overnight in Mountain Huts, but there are a few things you can do to make your nights more comfortable, and…

Planet Lodge Arusha – Karibu to Kilimanjaro’s Friendliest Hotel

Many Kilimanjaro Climbing companies use hotels in Moshi as a base for their Kilimanjaro climbs, but if you want to see a little bit more of the ‘real’ Tanzania; it is worth heading into the city of Arusha, where you will find some great hotels and restaurants that serve traditional food to local people. Arusha…

A Day in the Life of a Kilimanjaro Porter

Kilimanjaro Porters are the unsung heroes of Mount Kilimanjaro, and if you are thinking about climbing Africa’s highest mountain anytime soon, you will need a team of professional mountain crew and porters to help you reach your goal – Uhuru Peak at 5,895metres above sea level. Those who have already climbed Kilimanjaro will know just…

Kilimanjaro vs. Aconcagua

If you dream of climbing the Seven Summits, your starting point will most probably be Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania or Mount Aconcagua in Argentina as they are both accessible by anyone with a good level of physical fitness and the routes are not technically challenging… but that is where the similarities end. At 6,962 metres…