1. Where is Kilimanjaro?

Kilimanjaro is located in Tanzania. It draws the attention of thousands of trekkers for its uniqueness of one of the highest free-standing mountain.

2. What are the routes to reach to the peak and what are the success rates?

There are 7 official routes to climb Kilimanjaro

  • As per the recent study
  • Lemosho Route -95%
  • Marangu Route - 90%
  • Rongai Route - 96%
  • Machame 8-day - 92%
  • Machame 9-day -95%
  • Shira Route- 85%
  • Umbwe Route- 60%
  • Northern Circuit Route- roughly 95%

3. When is the best time to climb Kilimanjaro?

Mount Kilimanjaro can be climbed throughout the year. Each season holds its advantages. Normally the dry seasons December to march are most recommended. Many consider January to see snow on the summit.

4. Does climbing Kilimanjaro involve technicalities?

Kilimanjaro is not a technical climb. You don’t need any mountaineering equipment to reach the summit. Any individual having a good physical fitness and strong determination can reach to the top. But it’s recommended to consult a doctor before planning a hike.

5. Children up to which age can climb Kilimanjaro?

Children of 10 age or more than 10 can be able to climb Kilimanjaro as decided by Kilimanjaro National Park.

6. How is the weather on Mount Kilimanjaro?

The weather on Mount Kilimanjaro is strictly unpredictable. From equatorial to arctic, every type of weather you can feel on Kilimanjaro. The average temperature on Kilimanjaro varies from 25 to 30 degree Celsius. You will travel through various weather zones to finally summit the snow-capped peak.

7. How long does it take to reach the summit of Kilimanjaro?

Most trekkers take 4 to 6 days to reach the summit. The more days you choose, the higher will be the chance to succeed.

8. What is the weight limit for luggage on Kilimanjaro climb

The porters will carry normally 15 kg of weight. To take more weight you need to hire more porters.

9. What kind of food can we expect to have during our Kilimanjaro trip?

A typical food guide on Kilimanjaro includes:

Breakfast:

  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Fruits
  • Fruit juice
  • Scrambled eggs/omelet
  • Sausage
  • Toast
  • Margarine
  • Honey and jam

Lunch:

  • Hot tea
  • Coffee
  • Chips
  • Biscuits
  • Sandwiches
  • Pancakes with honey or jam, and fruits

Dinner:

  • Soup
  • Cooked meat or vegetarian meal (these include chicken/beef with rice sliced fresh carrots and green beans, mashed potatoes, and salads)
  • Fruits, and fruit juice, and variety of hot drinks

If you have any dietary needs, please inform us prior your arrival

10. How many porters will accompany us?

Normally, 4 to 6 porters can be hired. But it varies depending on the group size. The porters will carry tent, make food, and entertain you.

11. What if one member of the group gets sick while trying to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro?

Our guides are well-experienced. They are very careful and monitor your health condition in every second so that your health sickness will not go severe. Emergency evacuation can be done immediately, which is included in your itinerary.

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