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Category Archives: Tanzania

Mt Kilimanjaro: How to Prepare for High Altitude Trekking

Getting your body in great shape through physical training certainly helps prepare you for altitude. However, the ability to adjust quickly to the changing oxygen content is largely genetic. As the Kilimanjaro climbing success rates show, some people can climb Kilimanjaro in as little as 5 days (not recommended), while some still fail with 8…
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The Best Trips for 2018

Where should you go to make 2018 the best yet? Take a look at our fully organized itineraries and find one that will make your heart soar! Grab a friend or a loved one and share the experience. [hr] Off The Beaten Path In South America 11 Day Bolivian Discovery Best time to visit: May…
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Is Climbing Kilimanjaro Safe?

If you only read one page on our site, this should be it. Climbing Kilimanjaro is probably one of the most dangerous things you will ever do. Every year, approximately 1,000 people are evacuated from the mountain, and approximately 10 deaths are reported. The actual number of deaths is believed to be two to three…
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When is the Best Time to Climb Kilimanjaro?

Due to Mount Kilimanjaro's proximity to the equator, this region does not experience the extremes of winter and summer weather, but rather dry and wet seasons. Therefore, the best time to climb Kilimanjaro tends to be the warmest and driest months. The primary issue is safety, as the risks associated with climbing increase significantly when…
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Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro: Where You Sleep

Climbers will sleep in state of the art, four-season mountain tents during the trek. Our Mountain Hardwear tents are warm, waterproof and roomy - perfectly suited for your Kilimanjaro adventure. We understand that some climbers are anxious about camping for so many days, so we aim to have them be as dry, warm and comfortable…
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