Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing
Mount Kilimanjaro the highest mountain in Africa and located in Tanzania. Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro a popular activity designed specifically by Paradise Adventure Vacations for visitors to Tanzania.
Here are some important things to know before attempting to climb the mountain:
1. Choosing a Route:
There are several routes to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, and each
route has different difficulty levels and scenery. The most popular routes such as Marangu, Machame, Lemosho, Rongai, and Northern Circuit.
2. Acclimatization and adaptation:
Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro requires proper acclimatization
to prevent altitude sickness. Thus recommended to spend at least 5-6 days on the mountain to acclimatize properly and adopt to the different altitudes on the mountain for a satisfactory experience.
3. Physical Fitness:
Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro requires a good level of physical fitness. It is
recommended to prepare for the climb by doing regular exercise, including cardio and strength training.
Climbing requires proper equipment, including hiking boots, warm clothing, sleeping bags, and a backpack. It is recommended to rent or purchase equipment from a reputable outfitter.
5. Guides and Porters:
It is mandatory to climb Mount Kilimanjaro with a licensed guide, and it
is recommended to hire porters to carry your gear. Furthermore, it is important to ensure that your guides and porters are treated fairly and paid a fair wage.
The weather on Mount Kilimanjaro can be unpredictable, and it is important to be prepared for both hot and cold temperatures, as well as rain and snow.
Climbing can be a challenging but rewarding experience. It is important to consult Paradise Adventure Vacations to plan and prepare properly to ensure a safe and enjoyable climb.