Kilimanjaro Equipment Rental Rain Shell Jacket $30-Used Pant $32-Used Warm Upper Body Layers Mens Lightweight Crew  $15 Used Mens Midweight Zip $10-Used Fleece Climbing Sweater $30-Used Warm Lower Body Layers Mens Midweight Bottom $18-Used Fleece Sweat Pant $20-Used Accessories Mountain Glove Shells $15-Used Balaclava Scrap Cap $11-Used Gaiters $10-Used Backpack $25-Used Water Bottle $15-Used Trekking Poles $20-Used Sleeping Gear Sleeping Bag $45-Brand new/Mountain hardware-comes with fleece liner. Thermarest Sleeping Pad $20-Used Duffel Bag water proof…

TRAVEL Valid Passport 1 Must have minimum of 3 empty pages. Must be valid for at least 6 months after date of trip. Visa 1 $100 for Americans, Its good for one year. For most other nationalities, See our travel information link on the drop-down top menu on the right. You can purchase your visa on the arrival at the aiport. Immunization 1 Bring your vaccination records. You must have a yellow fever immunization in…

WELCOME TO MT’ KILIMANJARO CLIMBING SEASON While it is possible to hike Kilimanjaro all year round. However; January, February, July, August, Septembe, October and November are considered to be the best months. The weather is ideal, and correspondingly they are the busiest months on Kili. January through mid-March are the warmest months. From the end of March to early May is consider rainy season. July, August September, October and November are good months, but the…

“How fit do you have to be?”  Really, the question is “what kind of fitness do you need?” Mt. Kilimanjaro, with a summit of 19,340 feet, Kilimanjaro is the highest point in Africa, and climbers heading to the top will need to be prepared for the rigors of high-altitude trekking. As you prepare for your trip to Africa, start training for the Mt. Kilimanjaro climb as early as possible; quality preparation can make the difficult…

Understanding Altitude Symptoms and how to avoid it Our itineraries are designed to provide participants with a positive high altitude experience. Acclimatizing for Kilimanjaro: Altitude sickness can be avoided. The best way to prevent altitude sickness is to take your time climbing Kilimanjaro. Opting to save money by climbing the mountain as quickly as possible is a false economy: the chances are you will have to turn back because of altitude sickness and all your efforts…

CLIMBING KILIMANJARO – How much is too much and is too cheap to plan Mt. Kilimanjaro expedition; Climbing Kilimanjaro can cost you anything from $1,600 to more than $10,000. Some tour operators will charge you even less than $1,600, but the reason for this will become clear halfway up the mountain, and this is not the kind of pain you want to remember this journey by! Everybody of course wants to get the best bang for…

Kilimanjaro Full Moon Climbs Climbing Kilimanjaro is an incredible experience. The sunsets, the views and the wild and ever changing landscape make it one of the best treks on earth There is also a practical reason in trekking under a full moon – it illuminates your path. Normally you would be wearing a headlamp/torch on summit night, however, under a full moon on a clear night you could get away without using a head torch…