Category: Kilimanjaro preparation

  • Mt Kilimanjaro map, routes & campsites

    Mt Kilimanjaro map, routes & campsites

    Mt Kilimanjaro map with campsite locations and route trails. Our comprehensive map provide accurate locations of campsites and altitudes. It also provide detailed trails of all main routes on the mountain. Whether your planning to hike up the mountain or just explore, our map will help you navigate Kilimanjaro with confidence. Mt Kilimanjaro map features…

  • Kilimanjaro Altitude Sickness explained

    Kilimanjaro Altitude Sickness explained

    Kilimanjaro Altitude sickness will affect about 75% of all hikers hiking up the mountain. Most hikers will experience mild symptoms. Symptoms will include headache, nausea, and vomiting. A few hikers may get more severe symptoms. Because it not possible to predict who will get altitude sickness, you must familiarize yourself with it. Our guides will…

  • Training for Kilimanjaro

    Training for Kilimanjaro

    Training for Kilimanjaro is very important when preparing for this once in a life time trip. Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa. Being physically prepared increases your chances of reaching the summit. Your success in summiting the Roof of Africa largely depends on your physical endurance and mental stamina. By training for Kilimanjaro you…

  • Best time to climb Mt Kilimanjaro

    Best time to climb Mt Kilimanjaro

    The best time to climb Mt Kilimanjaro is during the long dry season. The long dry season normally start in middle June and end early October. During this period weather conditions tend to be best with least chance of rain. You can choose to hike Kilimanjaro from December to March, but weather conditions are less predictable.…

  • How difficult is climbing Kilimanjaro?

    How difficult is climbing Kilimanjaro?

    How difficult is climbing Kilimanjaro? This question is often asked by many hikers who are uncertain whether they should hike the mountain or not. With proper preparation, almost any reasonably fit hiker, should be able to reach the summit. The extinct volcano of Kilimanjaro is the highest free standing mountain in the world. It is…

  • Prepare to climb Kilimanjaro

    Prepare to climb Kilimanjaro

    When you prepare to climb Kilimanjaro, there several factors that require careful consideration before you finalize your hike plans. Factors to consider, include the following: The best time to hike the mountain? When you prepare to climb Kilimanjaro, try to plan the hike during the dry season. The dry season normally spans from June to…

  • Advice for climbing Kilimanjaro!

    Advice for climbing Kilimanjaro!

    Please read this blog post for tips and advice for climbing Kilimanjaro! When hiking up the mountain, it is similar to traveling from the Equator to one of the Poles. You will hike through different vegetation zones. Starting in the lush rain forest section and finishing in the alpine desert zone on the summit. Hiking…