Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu – Porters and Welfare

On the Salkantay trek, the job of the porters is not limited to the carrying, but they also have to rush ahead and set up the camp; then, cook food for the group so meals are ready when you get there. After the group is done for the night, they stay behind to pick up the camp and then rush ahead of you to do all of those things over again, all the time while ...

Packing List for Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu

When packing for the Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu, the first thing you’ll want to pay attention to is the weather / season . The dry months in Peru are April through September, whi...

Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro - the only Guide you'll need

Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro requires prior planning and research to make an informed decision. This guide provides you all the knowledge to know about, plan and book your Kilimanjaro trek.

Tipping Ceremony on Kilimanjaro

The tipping ceremony on Kilimanjaro is one of the lesser explored subjects. This post contains an extract from Dr. Joel Batzolfin's book, One Step at a Time, that describes this happy ceremony in detail.

The Everest Sherpas - Everything you should know

Although Sherpas make up a proportion of the guides and porters that accompany tourists on Everest treks and climbs, the term “Sherpa” has also become a byword for any Nepalese person doing this kind of work on the mountain. In fact, many of what Westerners call “Sherpas” are not Sherpas in the genetic sense, but instead come from other tribes from elsewhere in Nepal. And large number of porters used on Everest Base Camp treks actually ..

Mt Kilimanjaro Facts - Which Ones Did You Know?

These Mt Kilimanjaro facts and stories will give a deeper insight about Kilimanjaro, the local people and add to the richness of the story and the history of the highest summit in Africa.

How to Climb Kilimanjaro Cheap

Want to climb Kilimanjaro on a budget? There are a few main areas you can save money to climb Kilimanjaro cheap. By booking your trek in advance, you can save on the basic Kilimanjaro trek cost and flight tickets to Tanzania. It also gives you time to get equipment for Kili at the right price.

Climb Kilimanjaro Solo - Everything you should know

Climbing Kilimanjaro solo is tough. Tanzanian laws and protection for porters ensure that you have to take a minimum staff with you, regardless of how experienced you are or how much you pay. This article talks about the various options you have to arrange a solo trek to Kilimanjaro

Climb Kilimanjaro for Charity

Climbing Kilimanjaro for Charity is the epitome of a noble adventure. If you are not vigilant, you may find your hard-earned donations go to the wrong hands. To ensure that you select the right charity for climbing Kilimanjaro or do the charity climb to Kili yourself, here are a set of guidelines:

Books on Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

If you're planning a trip to Kilimanjaro, the following books on Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro are for you. Ranging from stories about Kilimnajaro to climbing advice, pictures and training, these will give you the best bibliographical Kilimanjaro experience

Kilimanjaro Guides, Porters and Tipping - Everything you need to know

Kilimanjaro Porters and Guides play a vital role that ensures the success of your Kilimanjaro climb. Unfortunately, many of them live off tips. They carry equipment, supplies and make your meals. Here is a handy guide to know how much to tip each member of your Kilimanjaro support team.

The Marangu route to Kilimanjaro

Choosing the best Kilimanjaro routes is essential for a successful trek. When hiking the Marangu route to Kilimanjaro, the itinerary and comparison with other routes like Lemosho and Marangu are described. This blog also takes into account seasons, foot traffic and success rates for the Marangu route to Kilimanjaro and how Marangu differs from the other routes to Kilimanjaro...

The Rongai route to Kilimanjaro

Choosing the best Kilimanjaro routes can be difficult. When hiking the Rongai route to Kilimanjaro, the itinerary and comparison with other routes like Shira and Marangu are described. This blog also takes into account seasons, foot traffic and success rates for the Rongai route to Kilimanjaro and how Rongai differs from the other routes to Kilimanjaro...

The Lemosho route to Kilimanjaro

Choosing the best Kilimanjaro routes can be difficult. When hiking the Lemosho route to Kilimanjaro, the itinerary and comparison with other routes like Shira and Marangu are as follows. This blog also takes into account seasons, foot traffic and success rates for the Lemosho route to Kilimanjaro. Lemosho differs from the other routes to Kilimanjaro...

The Machame route to Kilimanjaro

Choosing the best Kilimanjaro routes can be difficult. When hiking the Machame route to Kilimanjaro, the itinerary and comparison with other routes like Shira and Lemosho are as follows. This blog also takes into account seasons, foot traffic and success rates for the Machame route to Kilimanjaro

The Shira route to Kilimanjaro

Choosing the best Kilimanjaro routes can be difficult. When hiking the Shira route to Kilimanjaro, the itinerary and comparison with other routes like Machame and Lemosho are as follows. This blog also takes into account seasons, foot traffic and success rates for the Shira route to Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro Trek - Things to know before you climb Kilimanjaro

This article lists down everything you need to know before climbing Kilimanjaro. With resources to help to pack, train, the history of the region, Kilimanjaro's seasons and more, everything you need to prepare for your Kili trek is available here.

Kilimanjaro Packing List - The complete guide 2017

This Kilimanjaro trek packing list blog goes into the details of what you need to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. It will help you plan your packing and choose the right boots for Kilimanjaro, as well as footwear, layers, Sleeping bag, Jacket and all the other things you need on Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro Routes - a complete guide

Looking for the best Kilimanjaro routes? This blog will help you narrow down between all the routes to Kilimanjaro. Contains detailed information on Machame route, Lemosho route, Marangu route, Rongai route and all the others. Also compares them by duration, type and other details.

Kilimanjaro Vs Everest Trek - Which is Harder

Comparing Kilimanjaro vs Everest treks is not easy. Here we have tried to compare Everest Base Camp Trek Vs Kilimanjaro Summit Trek for those looking to decide between the two adventures for a holiday. A comprehensive list, this latest post is a detailed look at the two hikes.

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