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What to know before climb mount Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro Mount Info

Good equipment is vital for an enjoyable and completes your trip. Below are lists of basic essentials equipments:
Sleeping Bag: A down or Fiberfil sleeping bag rated at least "3 seasons", plus an insulation pad, such as "Karri mat", if camping.
Footwear: Good, semi-stiff walking boots are suitable for most walks.
Waterproof: A good waterproof jacket (with zip to assist ventilation) is essential. Waterproof trousers are optional.
Rucksack: A 50-65 pack without a frame is preferable in Machame routes.
Head Cover: A woollen hat or balaclava is invaluable.
Trouser & Shirts: Wool breeches are ideal, corduroy acceptable. Trousers should be as windproof as possible. Long sleeved shirts, preferable wool, plus two thin jumpers are probably as much as is required for a short trip. A duvet jacket is luxury to have.
Sun protection: A good Sun Cream, lip Cream and Sunglasses are essential.
Other useful equipment includes:
Spare socks, Shirt and trousers, mitts or gloves, torch, water bottle, small towel and wash kit, plastic bags, whistle and compass etc.

We can provide everything you need for your hike to the summit, on request. Contact us for more details


Each tourist will have two porters for luggages and food, for mountain climbing,
One Guide for a group and assistant Guide is among the porters on mountain climbing.
Tips not limited is how you enjoyed with a trip you can $2-5 per day per person and pays at end of the trip.

Each Client is limited for 20kgs each which includes with,
Recommended Mountain Clothing
• Warm, windproof jacket with hood • Waterproof Jacket and over trousers • Walking trousers. Shirts and pullover • Walking socks • Good comfortable walking boots • Raining shoes (for evening!) • Sun hat • Warm hat or balaclava • Scarf and

Recommended Mountain Equipment
• Good warm sleeping bag • Water bottle (1 to 2 litres) • Water purification tablets / solutions (and filter)
• Wash kit and towel • Toilet paper • Sunglasses • Torch • First aid kit (including blister, plasters, headache tablets, sun cream, lip salve, personal, medication) • Walking pole(s) • Rescue blanket • Emergency whistle
Some of this equipment we are provide on request

It is advisable to pack your clothing and equipment into a waterproof rucksack or duffel bag for porters to carry. Also it is advisable to have a small sack to carry your raincoat, camera, packed lunch and energy snack and items of personal.

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