Mount Kilimanjaro climb FAQs
Do You Offer Private & Fully Customizable Climbs For Kilimanjaro?
Your Kilimanjaro dream climb is entirely your own design. Uhuru Trails by Abakombe Tours will work with you to customize exactly the triumphant Tanzanian mountainous quest experience you want. You go with the people you choose. You leave on whatever day you wish. You decide on your preferred route option, pace, and the number of days you will take.
Do You Offer Charity Treks For Mount Kilimanjaro?
Private charity climbs on Africa’s highest mountain are the perfect option for family and other parties and especially for celebrated charitable groups climbing Kilimanjaro mountain to raise funds for causes that command their heartfelt support. Uhuru Trails by AfricanMecca donates 50% of your climb profits towards a charity of your choice
Do You Offer Crater Camp Option On Kilimanjaro Climbs?
An overnight stop at Crater Camp is an optional extra on any customized Kilimanjaro climb with Uhuru Trails by Abakombe Tours, usually lasting eight actual mountain days or more on the Shira, Lemosho, Umbwe, and Machame routes. Possibly the most bizarre place you will ever see, it is visited by less than 5% of the 40,000 to 50,000 people who annually ascent Kilimanjaro on a distinct highlands voyage in northern Tanzania
After My Kilimanjaro Climb, Can I Combine A Tanzania Safari With Abakombe Tours And What Are The Experiences Like?
An escapade safari vacation in Tanzania with Abakombe Tours has many possibilities, from the strenuous and challenging climbing adventure on Kilimanjaro to the raw, bloody wilderness of Katavi, heaving with hippos and crocodiles competing frenziedly for places in shrinking mud wallows. The first is both mentally and emotionally demanding. The second involves you as a spectator in primordial violence
What Costs Am I Paying For When Climbing Kilimanjaro With Uhuru Trails By Abakombe Tours?
A successful Mount Kilimanjaro climbing challenge represents a sizeable personal investment in planning and preparing, working on personal fitness, and the actual cost of your Tanzanian adventure tour. It cannot safely be done on the cheap, but neither do you need to pay an exorbitant amount. More than 300 tour outfitters offer climbing tours of Kilimanjaro
What Is The Tipping Recommendation For Kilimanjaro Treks?
We recommend tipping your support staff at approved rates in appreciation of the risks and hardships they have endured to promote your security, convenience, and enjoyment of your Kilimanjaro climbing quest, and for the encouragement, knowledge, and heart-lifting entertainment they have provided en route. Tipping maintains the status of Uhuru Trails Mountain Staff in competition with a staff of other outfitters.
Please Tell Me About A Typical Day On A Mount Kilimanjaro Climb With Uhuru Trails By Abakombe Tours.
The day begins early on a trek on Kilimanjaro in northern Tanzania. Around 0600 hours, your personal porter/waiter will bring you hot water in a bowl for your morning wash before cooked breakfast is served in the mess tent. This is the best time for photos of spectacular views while the weather starts to clear and the skies lighten. Later, it may become cloudy or misty.
How Do I Pack For A Kilimanjaro Trek?
A strong pair of supportive, waterproof hiking boots is essential. They must be well broken in. Don’t risk losing them as delayed luggage on your international flight into Tanzania – wear them on your flight or carry them in your hand luggage. Trekking poles are recommended for slippery mud and loose scree. Gaiters can be hired or brought in
What Gear Do I Need To Carry In My Day Backpack And How Should I Pack It?
Each day you will repack your two bags, taking only what you will need to trek on Kilimanjaro between one camp and the next as well as your water bottles and such things as energy snacks in a small or medium-sized backpack. The rest go in the duffle bag for your personal porter, carefully sorted into waterproof plastic bags. Keep your documents, passport, and wallet with you at all times.
How Can I Minimize My Ecological Footprint On Mount Kilimanjaro?
With 40,000 to 50,000 trekkers arriving each year on the ultimate African touring challenge of the mighty Kilimanjaro, pollution is becoming an ever-increasing concern. The environment is fragile, subject to extremes of climate and the lower mountain slopes are home to many of the Chagga people. We ask you to protect the mountain for future generations by respecting its unique geology Mount Kilimanjaro climb FAQs.
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