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…

13 Reason’s To Climb Kilimanjaro in 2013

If you suffer from Triskaidekaphobia, you may have welcomed the New Year with trepidation, but 2013 is here to stay (for 12 months at least!), so why not make the most of it and turn the number 13 into your lucky number! A new job, a new home, or a brand new adventure will give…

Climb Kilimanjaro for Charity in 2013

If you dream of scaling Africa’s highest mountain, but need a reason to motivate yourself to do so, why not climb Kilimanjaro for your favourite charity in 2013, and share your amazing experience with those less fortunate. Many well-known charitable organisations offer Kilimanjaro climbs, but they quite often charge a fixed ‘donation’ or set a…

Could Mount Kilimanjaro be Ice-free by 2060?

One of the most awe-inspiring and impressive sights you can expect to witness during your adventure to Uhuru Peak, the glaciers of Mount Kilimanjaro are like walls of glistening ice against a space-like landscape. Shining proudly against the morning sun for over 10,000 years, these magnificent glaciers have endured droughts, warms spells, and numerous sandstorms,…