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KILIMANJARO EQUIPMENT

Sleeping Gear:
  • Sleeping Bag rated 0°F,-15°F
  • Sleeping mat: We provide one for you.
  • Sleeping bag liner (for extra warmth or for rented sleeping bag)
  • Compression sack for sleeping bag
Packs & Bags:
  • Waterproof duffel bag 80-100 liters
  • Daypack 25-35 liters
  • Waterproof pack covers Compression sacks or 6-8 waterproof bags
  • (Optional) Packing cubes to organize your duffel bag lock for duffel bag
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Footwear & Trekking Poles:
  • Hiking boots – waterproof mid-weight
  • Running shoes/light hikers (for wearing around camp)
Gaiters:
  • 5-6 pair’s liner socks (wool or synthetic, no cotton)
  • 4-6 pairs of thick socks (no cotton!) – Thermal socks for summit night
  • Spare laces for hiking boots
  • Trekking poles
Gloves:
Thin gloves (wool or synthetic, no cotton) Thick waterproof gloves or mittens) +liner

Clothing: Lower Body:
  • Underwear (no cotton)
  • 1 “Convertibles” or shorts
  • 1-2 light-medium weight Base layer
  • Hiking pants (no cotton)
  • Winter hiking pants
  • Waterproof shell pants (recommend size zippers)
Clothing: Upper Body:
  • Comfortable sports bra (ladies only)
  • 1-2 light-weight T-shirts (no cotton)
  • 1-2 light weight long-sleeved T-shirts (no cotton)
  • 2-3 Light to mid-weight Base Layer
  • 1-2 Fleece as insulation layer
  • Insulated shell jacket
  • Down jacket (approx. 750-fill)
  • Waterproof shell jacket that fits over all your layers
Headwear:
  • Brim hat or cap with neck protection
  • Warm hat with ear flaps
  • Neck gaiter or “Buff” (very versatile)
  • Sunglasses (rated 100% UV protection)
  • Head torch (don’t forget spare batteries)
Water & Snacks:
  • 2-3 liter hydration bladder (Platypus or Camelback or similar)
  • 1-2 One-liter wide-mouth water bottle (Nalgene or similar)
  • Electrolyte/Sports drink powdered formula for adding to your water
  • Snacks: Energy bars of your preference – plan for 2-4 per day
  • Water purification tablets or filter pen (we provide boiled/filtered water)
Personal Health & Comfort:
  • Toiletries: toothbrush & paste, hairbrush/comb, foot powder, hand cream, deodorant, soap.
  • “Baby-wipes” and antibacterial, hand-sanitizer wipes
  • Any regular medication you are taking
  • Anti-bacterial hand-sanitizer gel such as Purell
  • Fingernail brush
  • Nail clippers
  • Ear plugs
  • Sunscreen SPF 40+
  • Small microfiber quick-dry towel
  • Pee-bottle for night time calls of nature
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Small torch:
  • Headlamp / Torch
  • Pocket knife (Swiss Army Knife or “Leatherman”)
  • Spare contact lenses/glasses
  • Toilet paper (1-2 rolls)
  • Take out the cardboard center for easier packing
  • Camera/phone/iPod/Kindle
  • Spare batteries
Personal First-Aid Kit:
  • Blister plasters – different shapes and sizes
  • Antibiotic cream or ointment
  • Band-Aid/Elastoplast for minor cuts and scrapes
  • Ibuprofen/Paracetamol – over the counter pain relief
  • Skin healing ointment such as Aquaphor
  • Imodium for diarrhea
  • Anti-nausea medication
  • Any prescription medications
  • Diamox (if using check with us for more information)

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Kilimanjaro Climbing will unlock some of the routes as well as adventurous moments.

Ladies Only:

  • During menstrual period, plan to change your tampon or pad 3-4 times daily
  • Zip-lock bags for used tampons/pads (these must be carried off the mountain)
  • Anti-bacterial hand sanitizer – clean hands regularly
  • “Baby wipes” or heavy-duty wipes
  • Pee funnel: if you’ve ever wanted to pee standing up, now’s your chance!
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KILIMANJARO

ROUTES

Lemosho Route which is the newest route and an alternative to Shira route is undoubtedly the most scenic route to Kilimanjaro.

Whiskey” route, the Machame route is presently the most prominent route on the mountain Contrasted and Marangu.

The Marangu route, otherwise called the “Coca-Cola” route, is the oldest, most settled route on Kilimanjaro known as the “Coca Cola route”

Rongai Route is the only route that approaches Kilimanjaro from the north, which is also close to the Kenya border.

Umbwe Route is the least used, least crowded route on the mountain. For good reason, it is also the most difficult route on the mountain.

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Kilimanjaro faq's

We are committed to providing our guests with an unparalleled level of Kilimanjaro, ensuring all the questions answers are solved according to their interest.

Mount Kilimanjaro can be climbed whenever consistently. Most voyagers lean toward climbing amid the dry seasons: December to March, June to October. Many think about the greatest months to climb Kilimanjaro to be January, February, and September.
 

The base age limit set by Kilimanjaro National Park for kids trekking to Uhuru Peak on Mount Kilimanjaro is 10 years of age.

You can anticipate that tropical should cold conditions on Mt Kilimanjaro. Contingent upon the course picked, you will start your trek in dry fields or tropical woodlands with normal temperatures somewhere in the range of 25⁰C and 30⁰C. You will at that point climb through different landscapes and weather zones to touch base at the for all time snow-topped summit. Expect rainfalls and below zero temperatures on your trek.
 
You can anticipate that tropical should cold conditions on Mt Kilimanjaro. Contingent upon the course picked, you will start your trek in dry fields or tropical woodlands with normal temperatures somewhere in the range of 25⁰C and 30⁰C. You will at that point climb through different landscapes and weather zones to touch base at the for all time snow-topped summit. Expect rainfalls and below zero temperatures on your trek.
 

Indeed, all Tanzania National Park (TANAPA) charges are incorporated into our Kilimanjaro cost. Presently, the protection charges at Kilimanjaro National Park are US$70 per individual every day and US$50 per individual every night for outdoors. Group section charges and Tanzanian Forest Services Agency (TFS) expenses (relevant for Rongai, Shira and Lemosho courses) are additionally incorporated into our Kilimanjaro cost.

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