Category: Kilimanjaro

26 November 2021
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Climb Kilimanjaro in 2022

Now is the time to start thinking about the epic adventures we want to have next year. And Kilimanjaro is one of the most epic of all! The trek to the roof of Africa, one of the Seven Summits, is one of the greatest adventures you could ask for. If you want to climb Kilimanjaro in 2022, we’ve put together this mammoth post with all the information you could possibly need. We also have all of the 2022 dates of our expeditions, too. If there’s a question you have that isn’t answered below, feel free to get in touch!

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Can beginners climb Kilimanjaro?

We all have those goals that linger at the back of our minds. And climbing a mountain like Kilimanjaro is a goal that many people have. But sometimes, a big trek like this can seem pretty intimidating. Especially if you haven’t done anything like it before. But that doesn’t mean it’s impossible! Far from it, in fact. If you’re wondering: “Can beginners climb Kilimanjaro?” this post will help to ease your mind…

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Climbing Kilimanjaro on a budget

If you’ve always wanted to climb Kilimanjaro, you’ve probably wondered about the cost of doing so. Any big expedition is always going to incur a number of costs along the way – think permits, park fees, gear and guides. But while there are some areas where it pays to be frugal, a climb like this isn’t one of them. If you’re curious about climbing Kilimanjaro on a budget, this post is for you…

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Can you climb Kilimanjaro without a guide?

Standing at 5,896m tall, Kilimanjaro is not just the highest point in Africa, but also the tallest freestanding mountain in the world. The trek to its summit is one of the most rewarding expeditions you could ask for. But if you’re an experienced mountaineer, you might want to know if you can take it on alone, rather than as part of a guided trek. If you’ve ever wondered: “Can you climb Kilimanjaro without a guide?” this post has all the information you need.

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What time of year to climb Kilimanjaro

When you think of Tanzania, you might think of tropical beaches, paradise islands and safari plains. But if you’re climbing Kilimanjaro, the highest point in Africa, you’ll have a few other climates to deal with! While the days can be warm, the nights can be bitterly cold. When you’re climbing Kilimanjaro, you want to make sure the conditions are on your side. After all, there’s nothing more miserable than a soggy hike! If you’re wondering what time of year to climb Kilimanjaro, here’s some information that might help…

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What to bring to Kilimanjaro

Packing for a big expedition can be a little intimidating. After all, you’ve got to consider different temperatures and different weather. On Kilimanjaro, you can be trekking in 30 degree sunshine, or shivering in the snow! But don’t worry. When you sign up to an Earth’s Edge expedition, we give you an extensive packing list. However, if you’re already wondering what to bring to Kilimanjaro, this post will get you started…

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Can anyone climb Kilimanjaro?

Sometimes it can seem like mountains like Kilimanjaro are only for experienced mountaineers. You know, people with all the gear who are highly trained experts in all things climbing. But something that may surprise you? Kilimanjaro is actually a super accessible mountain. If you’re wondering: “Can anyone climb Kilimanjaro?” this post will be of interest…

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How to climb Kilimanjaro

Have you ever longed for an adventure that will stay with you for a lifetime? Trekking to the top of Kilimanjaro is an expedition that simply can’t be beaten. This trek to the top of Africa’s tallest mountain is one that many people have on their bucket lists. And the good news is, it’s an achievable goal. There are a few key things to know, however. So, if you’re wondering how to climb Kilimanjaro, read on for all the info you need…

How long does it take to climb Mount Kilimanjaro?

Reaching the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro takes time. As well as it being a pretty big mountain (uh, try the tallest mountain in Africa!) the challenging altitude means that you definitely shouldn’t race to the top. We have been taking people to the summit of Kilimanjaro for years, and know the best way to get there. If you’re wondering “How long does it take to climb Mount Kilimanjaro?” here are the answers…

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Hands down the most special and amazing trip I have done to date, and coming from a well-seasoned traveler this is saying a lot! Climbing Kilimanjaro had been on my bucket list for quite some time and when I turned 40 this year, I decided…

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