Kilimanjaro Faqs

The iconic and instantly recognizable Mount Kilimanjaro dominates the surrounding landscape like no other mountain. It’s the highest peak in Africa and the world’s tallest free-standing mountain. A Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing expedition is an entirely feasible adventure that everyone from active travellers to keen hikers can challenge themselves with.

FAQ Corner

Practical Kilimanjaro Faqs

Kilimanjaro Faq's, get the queries about Climbing Kilimanjaro. Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) about climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, along with brief answers

January to March and June to October is considered the best time to climb Kilimanjaro. Weathers in these months are most favourable, you can experience a clear sky with fewer clouds. Remember that this is the peak season is Kilimanjaro climbing, so you can expect a greater number of hikers.

Yes, you need a permit before you climb Kilimanjaro. Your operator can arrange a permit for you.

Lemosho is the best route on Kilimanjaro, which offers a proper acclimatisation. And you can complete this route in seven days.

No, Kilimanjaro does require any technical climbing experience. Any one can ascend this mountain with mind fitness level.

No, without a guide you can’t climb Kilimanjaro. according to a rule of the Kilimanjaro National Park authority, it is not allowed to climb Kilimanjaro without a guide.

Lemosho and Northern Circuit route has the highest success rate, these two routes have over 95% success rate. And, these two Kilimanjaro routes are known for offering good acclimatization.

Kilimanjaro International Airport is the nearest airport to Mount Kilimanjaro. And, this airport is located 60 km away from Moshi.

Kilimanjaro Foods are basically a mix of local and international cuisine prepared by cooks. You can expect foods that have full carbohydrates, like rice, potatoes and pasta. Moreover, you have a wide range of choices like fresh veg, fruits, meat, nuts and snacks. You can also some supplementary food like candy, gum, chocolate, health bars and energy drinks.

6 to 10, people, this is average numbers of people you can find in a climbing group.

$1500-$5000 is the average cost of Mountain Kilimanjaro Climbing. This Kilimanjaro cost depends on several factors such as your chosen route, number of days you will spend on the mountain and type of accommodation you choose.

Yes, you need a visa a before you enter Tanzania. you can apply Tanzania visa online or you can obtain it on arrival.

Yes, you can rent the essentials gear on Mount Kilimanjaro. Either you can rent it from your tour operators or from local gears shop in Moshi and Arusha.

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Kilimanjaro Travel Essentials

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Best Time to Climb Kilimanjaro

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Summer or winter has nothing to do with Kilimanjaro climbing.

Kilimanjaro Private Toilet Tents

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Kilimanjaro Private Toilet Tents offers a completely privacy on Mount Kilimanjaro.

Kilimanjaro Altitude Sickness

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Several factors contribute to the development of altitude sickness on Mount Kilimanjaro.

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