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Kilimanjaro FAQ’s

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When communication is smooth, good relations follow! We, therefore, prioritize clearing each and every query of our clients with a series of Kilimanjaro faqs that we have tried to answer with utmost precision. We hope these faqs resolve all your doubts regarding Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.

So you wish to trek Kilimanjaro and are wondering How Long To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro ? It depends on the route that you take that will decide the total time. There are many variations like 5 day, 6 day or 7 day trip on different routes. Our travel experts will guide you to choose the right route that suits your requirement. On an average it takes around five to nine days to complete the trek on Kilimanjaro.

Another important query that we find is – Do You Need Oxygen To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro? No, you do not require supplemental oxygen as it is unnecessary. This is because continual oxygen during a climb might help alleviate the headaches, nausea, and shortness of breath. In your Kilimanjaro Climb Gear List oxygen is not recommended.

The fact that you definitely want to reach the peak of this great mountain is clearly evident. Many climbers or beginners therefore research to find – What Is the Best Route to Climb Kilimanjaro? Thank fully we help you save time by answering this question here in our Kilimanjaro Faq.

According to us, Lemosho Route , the most gorgeous route to the Uhuru peak is the best route to Kilimanjaro. However it is quite expensive. Depending on your travel requirements you can choose your desired Kilimanjaro route. For example, The Machame Route is the most popular climbing route up Kilimanjaro while the Rongai Route is the easiest route on Kilimanjaro and so on.

Wondering about the Best Time To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro ? There are two great seasons for trekking in Kilimanjaro. One is from January to mid-March and again from June to October. Depending on the timing you visit Kilimanjaro your Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro Cost significantly varies. In the peak seasons the prices sky rocket due to high demand while they are discounted in the low seasons.

To the question – Can Anyone Climb Kilimanjaro, the answer is yes, anyone can climb Kilimanjaro. Our trained Kilimanjaro Guides will help you achieve maximum summit success. However whether you are a beginner or not Training To Climb Mt Kilimanjaro is essential to achieve success on the trek.

So How Tall Is Mount Kilimanjaro? The highest mountain in Africa is about 5,895 metres (19,341 ft) above sea level and about 4,900 metres (16,100 ft) above its plateau base.

We are asked in the Kilimanjaro Trek FAQs if you require a travel insurance while Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro . The answer is yes, you do.Travel insurance is mandatory to climb Kilimanjaro the reason being you need to be protected from unexpected events or costs that may arise before, during or after your trip.

Another important Kilimanjaro Faq is regarding the Kilimanjaro Routes Success Rates. According to us the Northern Circuit route which is also the longest route, taking 9 days provides the most success.

Snow Africa Adventures is dedicated to the Kilimanjaro Safety of all our clients. We host many solo women travellers during different time of the year. The Tanzanian subcontinent is risk free for female travellers as long as they take the usual precautions to avoid becoming a victim of crime, rape or other serious offences.

In your Kilimanjaro packing list you must include all your necessary Travel Document like Tanzania Visa, Passport, Travel insurance, etc. You must also pack the right clothing gears (including layers) to protect yourself from the extreme temperature conditions on the summit. Some other gears that you can pack are the electronic gadgets like power bank charger, solar torch, iPods, etc.

We have covered the most important FAQ about Climbing Kilimanjaro . However there must be more queries in your mind regarding the trek. Please feel free to communicate with our travel experts for any other query. Snow Africa Adventures is eagerly waiting to serve you here.

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Climbing FAQ

The iconic mountain which considered as the roof of Africa attracts more than 30,000 trekkers every year not only because of its height but also because of the panoramic view of the mountain. While Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is not for the faint-hearted, but for many trekking enthusiasts, this is a dream to climb Kilimanjaro to touch the snow-capped summit.

Dry season from June to October and December to march has good scenery, good view and high percent of summit successful rate.

According to us. Lemosho is the best ascending Route while Machame route being the second and Rongai route being the third best route.

Kilimanjaro international Airport is the Kilimanjaro and safari gateway. You will be taken from there to Arusha City one or Moshi town one hour for overnight. The following day drive to Kilimanjaro mountain park gates.

You need layered clothing as it is chilling cold up on the summit and all gears from Kilimanjaro Climb Gear List .


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