Climbing Kilimanjaro: Summing Up Summit Night

Climbing Kilimanjaro is an exciting adventure, but if there is one thing that makes the most confident of climber quiver at the knees, it would have to be the thought of summit night. It’s long, it’s cold, and it is probably one of the most challenging hikes you are ever likely to face your life,…

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….

Kilimanjaro Full Moon Dates 2018: Plan Your Private Expedition

If Climbing Kilimanjaro is at the top of your Bucket List for 2018, now is the perfect time to start planning your expedition to the Roof of Africa. Whether you decide on a Private Kilimanjaro Expedition, a scheduled group tour, or a charitable event, your journey to the top of Africa’s highest mountain is sure…

Expedition Kilimanjaro: Group Tour vs Private Tour

If you have decided to climb Kilimanjaro in 2018 – Congratulations! You are about to embark on the most magical journey of your life. Climbing Kilimanjaro really is just as amazing as you imagine it to be, but like any expedition or adventure holiday, you need to plan it carefully if you are to get…

Private Kilimanjaro Tours: The Pros and Cons of the Umbwe Route

If you are an experienced hiker looking for the challenge of a lifetime, Kilimanjaro’s Umbwe Route could be the perfect choice for your Kilimanjaro expedition.  Short, steep, and strenuous in parts, the Umbwe Route jumps from 1,600m to 3,900m above sea-level in just 48-hours, and so it is perhaps no surprise that it is commonly…

Private Kilimanjaro Tours: The Pros and Cons of the Machame Route

Kilimanjaro’s Machame Route has grown in popularity in recent years, so much so, that it is now one of the most populous trails on Africa’s highest mountain. While it is possible to climb the Machame Route in just 6 days, it is strongly recommended that you go for the 7-day option, which allows extra time…

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…

The Umbwe Route: Tackling Kilimanjaro’s Most Difficult Route to the Roof of Africa

According to Tanzania National Parks, Mount Kilimanjaro attracts some 50,000 climbers every year. A Bucket List adventure for many, Kilimanjaro is accessible, affordable, and achievable for anyone who is mentally and physically prepared for the challenge ahead, but the increasing number of visitors make for a very crowded climb, particularly during peak travel months, and…

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…

Kilimanjaro Full Moon Dates 2017

Are you going to Climb Kilimanjaro in 2017? If so, why not make your expedition to the Roof of Africa even more spectacular by climbing under a full moon! There’s something quite special about hiking to Stella Point (or Gilman’s Point) and Uhuru Peak with nothing more than the soft glow of the moonlight to…