The Andes mountains offers some of the world’s best trails, making Peru treks a great attraction. The Inca Trail is arguably the most famous, but there are plenty more that offer spectacular views over the mountains and have far fewer tourists to contend with.
There is no shortage of things to do in Peru. Culture vultures can visit the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu and Saysayhuaman, adventurous types can hike, surf and hit the white-water rapids, and foodies can discover some of the best cuisine in Latin America. Here’s a comprehensive list of things to do in Peru, some of which you will have heard of, others are a little more off-the-beaten-track.
If you’re heading over to Nepal, some of the best places to visit on your Annapurna trek include Pokhara, the second largest city in the country. You can combine a trip full of mountain adventures that will finish off with a visit to..
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.
International travelers will generally fly into Lima, Peru’s capital. From there, the next stop is the city of Cusco in the Andes mountains. Most people fly into Cusco via Lima, only a short trip, or take a lengthy bus from the capital. The closest town to Machu Picchu is Aguas Calientes and this is where you’ll probably stay overnight before viewing the ruins.
Beginning at Km 85, The Classic route follows the Inca Trail as it climbs through valleys, woodland and cloud forest to reach Machu Picchu. You’ll also discover a number of Incan ruins along the way.
The classic Everest Base Camp Trek is the most popular EBC trekking route. It starts at Lukla and goes through Namche Bazar, Dughla, Periche, Leboche, Gorak Shep and finally reached the Everest Base Camp. This article gives some insight into what to expect on your epic Everest adventure.
Mount Everest has over 18 routes that can be used to summit the iconic mountain. However, only two of these have been successfully been used more than twice. The South Col is the more popular of these two Everest routes and..
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.
The Best Tanzania Holiday includes an African Safari and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, one of the seven summits. If you are already in Africa to climb Kili, taking a few extra days to see the truly wild animals of the Serengeti is a must.
Mount Kilimanjaro's weather is varied. Despite that it can be climbed all year round. The best time to climb Kilimanjaro depends on what you prefer - less crowd or better visibility or both.
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.
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
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:
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 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.
Getting flights to Kilimanjaro is the first step in finalizing your Kilimanjaro trek. If you are wondering how to get to Kilimanjaro, the following information will be useful as it details flights to Kilimanjaro airport like Ethiopian Airlines, how to travel to and from Moshi, Arusha and even land routes to them for beginning your Kilimanjaro trek
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...
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...
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...
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
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
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.
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.
The best treks in Ladakh India will take you on surreal moonscapes of Ladakhi wilderness. For those looking at unique trekking holidays.
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.
Can Mount Kilimanjaro be climbed from Kenya? If you are looking to climb Kilimanjaro via Kenya, this blog answers all your questions. Though technically, Mt Kilimanjaro lies wholly in Tanzania, it is extremely close to the Kenyan border. There are many ways you can land in Kenya and continue on to your Kilimanjaro trek.
If you've ever wondered about trekking Kilimanjaro, this blog post gives you the best 10 reasons to climb Kilimanjaro. From the ever present perfect views to the intangible feelings, we cover everything to do with the Kilimanjaro climb