Which is the best Kilimanjaro route?

We get that question asked a lot. And rightly so! There are many routes that lead to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. …


Going on an African safari is always a good idea! The time spent in nature, the magnificent animals, the sunshine, the relationships with your fellow travellers … it’s all positives But you do, of course, need to settle on a destination. We’re often asked if Tanzania or Kenya is the…


Shira 2 and Karanga Camps are the best places for sunrise and sunset on Kilimanjaro. Though on summit day, everyone is rewarded with a sunrise!

When you’re climbing Mt Kilimanjaro — a mighty volcano that rises up out of the plains — you naturally look forward to seeing some spectacular…


Kilimanjaro preparation is essential as if you’re reading this, you are probably in the process of making (or have already made) a decision that will change your life forever. Mount Kilimanjaro, or the Roof of Africa as it’s affectionately known, is located in Tanzania and is the highest mountain in…


What is the Great Wildlife Migration?

The Great Wildlife Migration is an enormous and continuous roughly circular migration across the plains and woodlands of Tanzania and Kenya by two million wildebeests, zebras and antelopes.

Also simply called the Great Migration, this annual phenomenon is the largest overland migration on Earth. It’s also a migration with a…


Home to the tallest free-standing mountain in the world — Mount Kilimanjaro.

Kilimanjaro National Park in northern Tanzania is a unique and surprising place. And we’re not just saying that. For starters, it’s home to the highest mountain in Africa, yet most of the park is a vast, relatively flat…


It takes days of climbing to reach the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro. Unsurprisingly, we hike up the mountain in the daylight. But then (and here’s the part that does surprise many), the ascent up the final begins at midnight. Why? Why summit Kilimanjaro at night, when it’s icy cold, you…


How much does it cost?

The Annapurna Circuit is considered by many to be the best trekking route in Nepal. In fact, since it was opened to the international community in 1977, it has many times been voted the best trek in the world! …


Meals on Kilimanjaro

Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro is a massive challenge, so you need to fuel your legs properly if you aim to succeed. Nobody makes it to Uhuru Peak — the mountain’s summit — on just peanut butter sandwiches!

We know that nourishing and tasty meals can make all the difference on your…


Advice for women climbing Kilimanjaro

Here are three (very valid!) questions we’re often asked by women preparing to climb Mt Kilimanjaro:

Where do I go to the toilet during the climb?

Needing to wee and not being able…

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