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Bottled Oxygen on Kilimanjaro

We carry bottled oxygen on all of our climbs as a precaution and additional safety measure. The oxygen canister is for use only in emergency situations. It is NOT used to assist clients who have not adequately acclimatized on their own to climb higher. The most immediate treatment for moderate and serious altitude sickness is…
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What is the Daily Trekking Schedule on Everest Base Camp?

Each morning, after packing your bags and eating breakfast, the day's trek will begin. We usually hike 3-4 hours and stop for lunch around midday. It’s then a shorter afternoon trek before reaching the day’s destination in time for afternoon tea. The rest of the day is free for exploring the village or relaxing. On some days…
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National Parks of Uganda

Uganda is one of the most beautiful countries in Africa with fantastic natural scenery, half of the world’s remaining mountain gorilla population and some of the friendliest people in Africa. It is also a unique and captivating tourist destination straddled across the Equator and perched on the northern shores of Lake Victoria. Situated at the…
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Accommodations Along The Everest Base Camp Trek

We have a list of approved lodges which we use. All have been inspected to meet our standards and ensure a clean environment. On the trail accommodations cannot be booked in advance so during busy season we send a porter ahead to secure enough rooms for the group.The lodges are generally laid out in the…
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When is the Best Time for Gorilla Trekking?

Because Uganda is an equatorial country, it is warm and sunny year round with an average temperature of 21C/71F. However, temperatures can vary greatly across the different regions of the country. The southwestern highlands, are cooler, averaging 60F, while the northwest averages 77F and the northeast averages 86F. Rainfall varies between 20 to 100 inches…
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