1. When is the best time to climb Kilimanjaro?
You can climb Mount Kilimanjaro anytime throughout the year. However, dry season would be the best.
2. Does climbing Kilimanjaro include technical skills?
No, the trek up Kilimanjaro is not a technical climb. You do not require any mountaineering equipment.
3. Are park fees included in the price?
Yes, the park fees are included in the Kilimanjaro price.
4. How fit do I need to be to climb Kilimanjaro?
You require physical and emotional strength and stamina to climb Kili. Your ftness level should be good enough.
5. How long does it take to reach the summit of kilimanjaro?
Depending on the route chosen, most trekkers take 4-6 days to reach the summit. The longer you spend on the mountain, the more time your body gets to acclimatise, the higher the chance you will succeed in reaching the summit of Kilimanjaro.
6. How many guides will we have?
You will have one lead guide and an assistant guide for 2-3 climbers. For 4-6 climbers, you will have one lead guide and 2 assistant guides. For 7-8 climbers, you will have one lead guide and 3 assistant guides.
For 9-10 climbers, you will have one lead guide and 4 assistant guides.
7. How many porters will accompany us?
You will have 4-6 porters per person for your group. This depends on your group size and the weight of your luggage. The porters will carry all the tents, food, and the luggage that you do not require while hiking so you will only need to carry a day pack during the day.
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