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…

50 Things You Need to Know About Climbing Kilimanjaro

If 2013 is going to be your year to do something amazing, then I can highly recommend climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Life changing, awe-inspiring, and a wonderful achievement, climbing Kilimanjaro far exceed my expectations, but there are certain things no one told me to expect or prepare for, so I thought I would take a moment…

Faces of Kilimanjaro – The Real Conquerors

There is no doubt about it; most of us who have made it to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro would not have done so without the help, care, and smiling faces of our amazing Mountain Crew. From the Mountain Guide and Chef right through the hard-working porters that carry our belongings in double quick time…

Climb Kilimanjaro on New Year’s Eve

If you want to do something extraordinary this New Years Eve, then why not head on down to Tanzania and attempt the mighty Mount Kilimanjaro! A spectacular mountain that just about anyone can climb, Kilimanjaro attracts hikers and adventure travellers from across the globe, and as it is open all year round, those looking to…

Picture Post – The Ever Changing Scenery of Mount Kilimanjaro

One thing I did not know about Mount Kilimanjaro before we climbed it, was how beautiful and varied the scenery is on this magnificent peak.  Homing no less than five different eco-systems, the trail from the Machame Gate to Uhuru peak changes dramatically each day, and if you are a lover of unusual flora and…

Climbing Kilimanjaro – What Goes Up Must Come Down!

When a lifelong dream becomes a reality, I believe that one of the best ways to preserve those precious memories is to put the experience down in words. A diary, a notepad, or in this case, a blog, are great tools for remembering, sharing and reliving those highs and lows that come with an extreme…

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – Part 7

Climbing Kilimanjaro 7-Day Machame Route – Day 7 Summit Attempt When a lifelong dream becomes a reality, I believe that one of the best ways to preserve those precious memories is to put the experience down in words. A diary, a notepad, or in this case, a blog, are great tools for remembering, sharing and reliving…