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By ~ Lindo Travel | Saturday 24th, November, 2018

High Altitude Health Precautions

Don’t use caffeine at high altitude.

Caffeine is a mild diuretic (makes you pee). The concern is that it could dehydrate you and contribute to altitude sickness. On any trek it is best to reduce intake of caffeine, nicotine and alcohol on the way up.

Diamox masks symptoms of high altitude sickness.

Taking Diamox to prevent AMS will not mask symptoms. It works on the same pathway that your own bo...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Saturday 24th, November, 2018

USING DIAMOX ON MOUNT KILIMANJARO CLIMBING.

What is Diamox?

Diamox (alias Acetazolamide) is a drug that is used for various medical treatments – including glaucoma, sleep apnea, epilepsy and hypertension. It is also used to help mitigate the effects of altitude sickness.

Diamox and altitude sickness.

The excretion of bicarbonate increases the acidity of the blood, as bicarbonate is a conjugate base of carbonic acid. Increased acidity in t...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Saturday 24th, November, 2018

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS ON MOUNT KILIMANJARO.

Your Safety is our First priority. Before you even arrive on the mountain this begins with planning routes that ensure good acclimatization, we recruit and train the very best guides and we use world class equipment.

Once you are on the mountain we do everything possible to ensure you remain healthy. We monitor your health closely to spot the early warning signs of problems. As a company we run a full Safety Management S...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Saturday 24th, November, 2018

Kilimanjaro Evacuation by Helicopter - RESCUE Kilimanjaro

RESCUE ON MOUNT KILIMANJARO.

Kilimanjaro rescue procedure always happen when a customer get a seriously ill on Mount Kilimanjaro and can’t descend under their own power, in such instance a Helicopter rescue may need to be conducted.

Evacusion on Kilimanjaro.

Lindo Travel has an agreement with intensive care Air Ambulance Kilimanjaro SAR, who can evacuate you in case of any several problem arise...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Friday 23rd, November, 2018

Food and water on Mount Kilimanjaro climbing.

We provide fresh fruits and food on the Kilimanjaro climb with a lot of carbohydrates, food diet for vegans and vegetarians as well as special food for client with food allergy, Halal and Kosher are offered.

Breakfast

Breakfast is tea, coffee, porridge, sausages, bread, toast, eggs and fruit.

Longer hiking days will have a picnic lunch along the route.

Lunch

A typical lunch is chees...

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