Climbing Kilimanjaro: Lemosho Route vs. Machame Route

Climbing Kilimanjaro is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many, and so it is essential that you do it right! You need to find a reputable climbing company with years of experience, you need to prepare yourself mentally and physically for the expedition ahead of you, but perhaps most importantly of all, you need to decide which…

Kilimanjaro: Which Route Should You Climb?

If you have decided to climb Kilimanjaro in 2016 – Congratulations! You are one of some 50,000 adventurers who will tackle Africa’s highest mountain this year, but sadly, not everyone will make it to Uhuru Peak at 5,895m, and if you want to give yourself the best chance, it’s all about choosing the right route….

Kilimanjaro Day 1 Machame Route Photos

Climbing Kilimanjaro will be right up there on the top of many people’s bucket lists in 2016, and rightly so! This snow-capped mountain in Tanzania is every bit as beautiful and challenging as the guidebooks will have you believe, but it is also very do-able, and with a good level of physical fitness and a…

Kilimanjaro: Which Route Has the Highest Success Rate?

There is a lot to consider when planning your Kilimanjaro Climb, but the most important decision you are going to have to make, is which route to climb. Kilimanjaro has six official climbing routes, Marangu, Machame, Umbwe, Rongai, Lemosho and Shira, although some companies now offer a 7th Route – the Northern Circuit.  While most…

Kilimanjaro – Which Route?

If you have finally decided to make your lifelong dream become a reality by climbing Kilimanjaro, the next step is to decide which route you are going to take, what company you are going to climb with, and when you are going to attempt to summit Africa’s highest mountain. There are six established routes on…

Training for Kilimanjaro – How Fit Do You Really Need To Be?

Climbing Kilimanjaro is a lifelong ambition for many, but after sharing our own story with friends and family, it seems the biggest factor that puts people off, it that they believe they are not fit enough to make it to Uhuru Peak. If you Google “how difficult is it to climb Kilimanjaro” or “is Mount…