Stay Connected on Mount Kilimanjaro: Telephone and Internet Access

You may find it hard to believe, but telephone and internet access is very good on Mount Kilimanjaro, and with the right phone, the right SIM card, and a powerful power bank to keep you fully charged and ready to Facebook throughout your expedition, you can document your whole trip to the Roof of Africa,…

Climb Kilimanjaro Christmas & New Year

I hate to say it, but there are only 82 days (that’s just over 11 weeks!) to go until Christmas, and if you plan to escape this winter, one of the best places to hide from Santa, sleigh bells and all things festive, is the top of Mount Kilimanjaro! Climbing Kilimanjaro over Christmas and New…

It’s Kilimanjaro Climbing Season – Anyone for Uhuru Peak?

It is that time of the year again, and if you intend to climb Africa’s highest mountain this autumn or winter, now is the perfect time to book your Mount Kilimanjaro Expedition! While you can climb Kilimanjaro at any time of the year, it’s pretty cold during the months of June, July and August, but…

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…

Climb Mount Kilimanjaro on the Marangu Route

There are many ways to get to the ‘Roof of Africa’, but Mount Kilimanjaro’s most popular (and most populated) route remains the 5 or 6 day Marangu Route. Fondly referred to as the ‘Coca Cola’ Route by the locals, the Marangu Route involves sleeping in huts, rather than tents, and while they are shared (6-8…