Expedition Mount Meru: The Perfect Warm Up for Kilimanjaro

Climbing Kilimanjaro is possibly the Number #1 Bucket List Adventure in the world, and deservedly so. Africa’s highest mountain is one of the Seven Summits after all, and while many of us will never get to conquer Everest in Nepal, Denali in Alaska, or Carstensz Pyramid in Western Papua, Mount Kilimanjaro is within everyone’s reach….

Love to Hike & Cycle? How About Doing Both on Mount Kilimanjaro!

You’ll be surprised at just how many people think that climbing Kilimanjaro is easy!  We have had travellers who insist on carrying their own luggage only to beg for a porter on day 2, sports professionals who were overcome with altitude sickness on day 4, and wannabe mountaineers who believed that all they needed was…

10 Things You’ll Learn While Climbing Kilimanjaro

There are many reasons why people climb Mount Kilimanjaro.  Some people climb it for fun, others do it in support of their favourite charity, some do it to mark a special occasion, and others simply want an adventure where they can push themselves to the max as they conquer one of the world’s Seven Summits……

Kilimanjaro Gets a New Summit Sign (Again)

When we climbed Mount Kilimanjaro back in 2012, the bright green sign of Uhuru Peak was very welcoming indeed, but it did look more like a motorway sign than the iconic wooden signal we were expecting… The original Kilimanjaro Summit sign was a wooden symbol of success that thousands of people across the world hang…