Kilimanjaro Campsites: What You Need to Know

Climbing Kilimanjaro is one of the most exciting, nerve-wracking and rewarding things that you can do in your lifetime. Not only is it a member of the mighty Seven Summits, Kilimanjaro is Africa’s tallest mountain, and the highest freestanding mountain in the world, and so standing on top of its snow-capped peak is a real…

17 Reasons to Climb Kilimanjaro in 2017

Climbing Kilimanjaro is perhaps, the world’s number #1 Bucket List Adventure, and if you dream of doing something amazing this year, Africa’s highest mountain could be the perfect trip for you. While climbing Kilimanjaro is not easy (by any means!), it is not technically challenging either, and providing you have a good level of physical…

Kilimanjaro, Safari & Zanzibar: The Perfect Trio for Your Trip to Tanzania

Tanzania is fast becoming one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations, and when you consider just how many amazing attractions this East African gem has to offer, it’s no surprise that thousands of travellers flock here each year. Home of the mighty Mount Kilimanjaro, the Serengeti Plains, the Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park, Lake…

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,…

Celebrate Your Birthday on Mount Kilimanjaro!

There are many reasons to climb Mount Kilimanjaro – you might want to test your personal limits, or you could do it to raise money for your favourite charity, but if you want to mark a milestone birthday in style, Africa’s highest mountain could be the perfect place to do it! During our recent 7-Day…

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…

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…