Summit Trails helps Pizza Hut set a Guinness World Records® Title for Highest Altitude Pizza Delivery on Land! Pizza Hut celebrated opening up a restaurant in their 100th country, Tanzania, by delivering a pizza to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro …. and guess who was guiding the pizza delivery up Kili in an amazing 2 days to summit? None other than Consea and our Summit Trails guides! The delivery set the Guinness World Records® title…

Ecosystems of Kilimanjaro -One of the most interesting things about climbing Mt Kilimanjaro is the unique ecosystems. Generally speaking, in the lower elevations, there is a belt of forests and as you proceed up the mountain, there is less and less vegetation. Below is a breakdown of each ecosystem and what to expect. CULTIVATION: This is was once shrubbery and dense forests and is now farms, pastures, plantations, grasslands. The cultivation area has heavy rainfall, is…

She-Trek – Bringing, Cultures and Inspiration Together in Friendship and Success We love all of our climbs and we always feel so close to the people we get to introduce to our beautiful mountain.  In May though we had a group with such infectious drive and spirit we have to share a little of their story. Our first year of She-Trekkers were made up of a group of 7 women from 7 different countries, with…

Mountaineering nutrition: This can be tricky at high altitude, because altitude suppresses your appetite. We always try to maintain · 40% carbs , 30% protein ,  30% fat MOST RECOMMENDED SNACKS: Cashews Peanuts Trail mix with lots of Nuts and Protein M&Ms Energy bars Biltong (if you are coming from South Africa) or  Beef Jerky (if you are coming from the US) Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches-WE PROVIDE THESE AS PART OF OUR MENU Fritos Pringles…

BELOW HERE IS YOUR DAY BY DAY ITINERARY FOR 8 DAYS KILIMANJARO LEMOSHO ROUTE; 5 DAYS SAFARI & 6 DAYS ZANZIBAR WITH (2) RELAXING DAYS AT (kiboPalaceHotel) BEFORE KILI CLIMB. Lemosho route, Kilimanjaro-Starting on the Western side of Mt. Kilimanjaro,’’ this ascent covers all of the most spectacular areas of Kilimanjaro, including villages, farms and amazing views of plateaus, glacial valleys and the alpine desert. A view of Mt Meru in Arusha, 92 Km away…

Mt. Kilimanjaro Climb for Charity 5 Day Marangu Route Climb Whether you are looking for an individual challenge or team building, you can climb to the Top of Africa and benefit children in need! Known as the “Coca-Cola” route, the Marangu route approaches Kilimanjaro from the southeast. It is the oldest, most well established route. Many favor the Marangu route because it is considered to be the easiest path on the mountain, given its gradual…

Upcoming trips, we have a group heading off starting on March 8 for the perfect TZ holiday – Big 5 safaris, climbing Kilimanjaro and beautiful tropical beaches. What is your perfect African adventure? We can help you build it! Our latest group arrives on Dec 8/2017 and we start by heading out to the Serengeti plains, Ngorogoro Crater and Lake Manyara. December is the best time to visit the Southern Serengeti to catch the wildebeest…

“No teacher left behind” We are celebrating teachers this back to school season!  2016 will be our first annual “No Teacher Left Behind”  event where teachers will receive 20% off a Kilimanjaro Climb with Summit Trails. We care about the hard work teachers do through the year and we not only want to offer teachers out there an adventure of a lifetime but a chance to team build with colleagues or collaborate, make connections and share…

Perfect Seasons for Touring in Ngorongoro Crater Conservation! Perfect Time to Visit the Sandy Beaches of Magical Zanzibar Ireland! Perfect Season for Gorilla tracking in Rwanda! Perfect Place to Create Memories of a Lifetime! Perfect Opportunity to Go On An Adventure!

The United Republic of Tanzania (Kiswahili: Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania), is a country in East Africa bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north, Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, and Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south. To the east it borders the Indian Ocean. Tanzania is a result of the unification of Tanganyika (the mainland) and the Zanzibar islands. Tanganyika and Zanzibar united on 26th April…