CLIMBING

KILIMANJARO

Rootstravler

THIS STORY SUMS UP ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE CLIMBING KILIMANJARO

When is the best time to climb?

Which route is the best?

Training for the ascent

Is Tanzania safe?

How much does it cost?

A hiker's experience

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2 Choices: -The dry season. From mid-December to April and from June to November. The weather is mostly warm and dry. -The rain season. From November to mid-December and from April to mid-May. At this time, it often rains on the trek.

WHEN?

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The two most famous routes are the 7-day Machame and the 8-day Lemosho.  Not only are these routes known for being incredibly scenic, but they also both have very high success rates as they allow your body to adjust to the altitude over several days.

WHICH ROUTE IS THE BEST?

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At least 2-3 months before the start of the tour, it is necessary to begin general physical training. In the mountains, stamina is key. You will have to walk a lot, carry a backpack, and you will feel a lack of oxygen. -Run for 1-hour at least two times a week. -Try interval running.

TRAINING FOR THE ASCENT

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In the daytime, moving around the country is absolutely safe. However, you should not walk alone during night time. At this time, it is better to use a taxi. You should listen to the following general recommendations. Tanzania has one of the highest levels of healthcare on the African continent. Still, you can vaccinate against Yellow Fever and Malaria.

IS TANZANIA SAFE?

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To climb Kilimanjaro can cost you anything from $1000 to $6500. Some all-included packages include: -a pick-up at the airport -a night's before climbing -all the climb costs -all transfers to hotels -transfer to the airport at the end

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?