Friday’s Photoshoot: Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro!

It’s nearly that time of the year again, and if your New Year’s Resolution is to Climb Kilimanjaro, now is the perfect time to start planning your expedition to the Roof of Africa! Thousands upon thousands of intrepid travellers attempt to climb Africa’s highest mountain each year, and while not everyone makes it to the…

Climbing Kilimanjaro: It’s A Long Way Down!

Climbing Kilimanjaro is one thing, but once you have reached the welcoming sign of Uhuru Peak and taken those commemorative photos that you will look back on for years to come, you have to turn around and go all the way back down again! On average it takes 7 or 8 days to climb Mount…

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 Photos: The Grand Barranco Canyon

When climbing Mount Kilimanjaro along the Machame Route or Lemosho Route, the descent from Lava Tower into the Grand Barranco Canyon is always a welcome one. The pressure eases on your head, the downhill trail is a breeze after the trek from Shira, and the scenery is quite simply breath-taking… if you are lucky enough…

Friday’s Photoshoot: A Bird’s Eye View of Mount Kilimanjaro

We may have climbed Kilimanjaro twice, but we have never actually seen the mountain during our time in Tanzania due to the constant clouds that surround its magical peak. However, on a recent early morning (very early morning!) flight from Zanzibar to Nairobi, we were treated to the most spectacular views of Africa’s highest mountain,…

Mountains & Monkeys – An African Adventure

If you dream of travelling the world, you probably have a ‘Bucket List’ as long as the Great Wall of China, but there are certain favourites that stand out on every intrepid travellers wish list, and they include Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda or Uganda. They may be two completely different adventures, but…

The Five Ecosystems of Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro might be Africa’s highest mountain, but it is also home to some of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. During your Kilimanjaro Climb, you will pass through no less than five unique ecosystems, and with a knowledgeable mountain guide in tow, you will get to uncover some of ‘Kili’s’ secrets on your…

Climb Kilimanjaro – Full Moon Dates 2014

Climbing Kilimanjaro is a wonderful experience at any time of the year, but if you would like to make your way to the ‘Roof of Africa’ under a full moon, you need to plan your climb to coordinate with Kilimanjaro’s Full Moon dates for 2014. Summiting in the moonlight is a magical experience, with glittering…

14 Reasons to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro in 2014

With just a few days to go until we stride into 2014, it is time to get down to the nitty-gritty and make those New Year’s Resolutions that we have no intention of keeping! The most popular New Year’s resolutions may include dieting, drinking less, and exercising more, but let’s face it; they are all…

Climb Kilimanjaro New Years Eve Summit

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is a magical experience at any time of the year, but many Kili adventurers choose New Years Eve as their summit date to mark the start of a new year in style! Christmas and New Year Kilimanjaro climbs are very popular indeed, and so if you are looking for a peaceful trek…