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Mount Kilimanjaro

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Kilimanjaro National Park 00255, Tanzania
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Reviewed September 27, 2011

I have just returned from climbing Kili via the 6 day Rongai Route. My friend and I (we're 2 40 something females) had the most wonderful, wonderful experience with the African Walking Company. From the initial briefing with John at the Kilimanjaro Mountain Resort, to...More

Date of experience: September 2011
7  Thank EKDP0707
Reviewed September 22, 2011

On top of beautiful scenery, we had excellent guides, delicious food, and a lot of fun. There were some things that initially scared us (for example, the outhouses which are literally holes in the floor) but they soon became a part of the experience that...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2011

I climbed Kili along the 7-day Machame route with my friend in summer 2011 and would do it again any time. We booked our trip with Focus in Africa (http://www.focusinafrica.com), a local charity run by Nelson Mbise that operates an orphanage in Arusha and organizes...More

Date of experience: June 2011
5  Thank Kili_June2011
Reviewed September 22, 2011

We booked Lemosho trail with Masai Giraffe in Arusha. My friend found them on the internet and they had taken wounded warriors and paraplegics up the mountain. Our Guide Emanuel and the rest of the team ( I remember name of every member of the...More

Date of experience: September 2011
2  Thank Imozy
Reviewed September 17, 2011

REI doesnt market their guide Peter Mato as much as they should. He has summitted 780 times and the closest guide has summitted 150 times. He gets the best porters, cooks and asst guides on the mountain. The entire staff is focused 150% on YOUR...More

Date of experience: August 2011
2  Thank wendiNYC
Reviewed September 16, 2011

Everyone should attempt to climb Kili at some point in their life - that is if you like camping and the cold! We had really good guides and support, which makes all the difference. I would recomment Focus in Africa if you are thinking of...More

Date of experience: August 2011
1  Thank Neil R
Reviewed September 15, 2011

A friend and I just got back from the most fantastic trip ever to Mount Kilimanjaro and a 5 day safari. We booked our 8 Day Lemosho trip through Ultimate Kilimanjaro which is linked to Zara Tours. The whole experience was wonderful. Kevin from Ultimate...More

Date of experience: September 2011
5  Thank AWood1
Reviewed September 10, 2011

Trekked up kilimanjaro, Rongai route - 6 nights with our family and looked after by the African Walking Company. We can't overstate the professionalism, and standards. Food great, guides very knowledgable and supportive. Not the cheapest but not worth trying to save $100 with a...More

Date of experience: August 2011
7  Thank harg58
Reviewed September 10, 2011

This is the 3rd time i have trekked Kilimanjaro with Elias and his team (first when he worked for Roy Safari and now with his own company African Wilderness Adventure). I cannot speak highly enough of Elias and his crew and will be climbing Kili...More

Date of experience: August 2011
2  Thank Liz V
Reviewed September 8, 2011

We met two travellers during our trip who recommended Crown Eagle Adventure to us as they had used the company were very happy with the experience. Before booking a safari and Kili trek in Tanzania I conducted some internet research of Crown Eagle Adventure. I...More

Date of experience: July 2011
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Response from Debra B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Stephine. There are a few tricks to staying warm in your sleeping bag. 1 - not to overdress and in fact, to wear LESS layers, yes, less. A good set of thermal underwear in your bag should do the trick. Wear clothing... More