Mt Kilimanjaro is Africa’s highest mountain. It is situated within Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro National Park, and is a dormant volcano. Kilimanjaro towers at an impressive height of 5,895 meters above sea level, making it the highest mountain in Africa. Additionally, it stands as the highest freestanding mountain in the world, rising about 4,900 meters above its plateau base.
Kilimanjaro Hiking Tours
Kilimanjaro Hiking Tours is dedicated to equipping climbers with the necessary tools to conquer Kilimanjaro. To enhance your chances of success, we provide accurate and valuable information. This includes detailed climbing Kilimanjaro itineraries and comprehensive maps of all major routes, such as the Lemosho, Machame, Marangu, Mweka (descend route), theRongai, Shira, Northern circuit and Umbwe routes. By using these resources, climbers can plan their ascent effectively and safely.
Mt Kilimanjaro Preparation
Moreover, to further assist hikers with their preparations, we provide essential advise on mental and physical preparation, a fitness program and a recommended gear list for climbing Kilimanjaro.
Additionally, we offer other useful information, such as travel and transfer details, as well as health issues to take note of, along with a detailed breakdown of what to expect from meals, porters and guides during a hike.
Safety on Mt Kilimanjaro hikes
When it comes to safety on Mt Kilimanjaro hikes, rest assured that only experienced Kilimanjaro National Park trained and certified English speaking guides lead all the Mt Kilimanjaro hikes.
Furthermore, emergency first aid kits and portable oxygen are provided on every hike. Guides use pulse-Oximeters and monitor hiker’s blood oxygen saturation levels and heart rate, twice per day, everyday on the hike.
One-Stop Booking Service
At Kilimanjaro Hiking Tours, we offer a one-stop booking service. Our tailor-made climbing Kilimanjaro packages and hiking tours are designed to cater to individual requirements and preferences. Moreover, we provide a variety of excursion extensions to the surrounding game reserves, biking tours, gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, and the tropical islands of Zanzibar.
KPAP & IMEC approved partner company
Kilimanjaro Hiking Tours takes great pride in being an approved partner company of KPAP (Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project) and IMEC (International Mountain Explorers Connection). As a result, hikers who are climbing Kilimanjaro can be assured that we are providing fair salaries to the porters.
Our commitment to fair treatment extends beyond just providing a fair salary. We prioritize paying salaries on time, ensuring fair load weights, providing three meals a day on the mountain, offering proper shelter and equipment, and implementing policies to care for sick or injured porters on duty. By doing so, we ensure a happy, healthy, and great support team for every Kilimanjaro trek!
Choosing the right partner
Embarking on the journey to climb Kilimanjaro is undoubtedly a challenging feat. It goes without saying that choosing the right operator could make the difference between summiting Kilimanjaro safely or not. Fortunately, at Kilimanjaro Hiking Tours, our experienced guides have a proud success rate of 96%. Having spent over 12 years equipping climbers to safely reach the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro.
Choosing Kilimanjaro Hiking Tours as your partner is a decision that you can be confident in. The majority of our professional tour consultants have made successful summit attempts themselves.
Therefore, they are equipped with in-depth knowledge based on first-hand experience. With this wealth of knowledge at our disposal, we are able to assist interested climbers with comprehensive guidance and advice throughout their journey.