By ~ Lindo Travel | Tuesday 11th, December, 2018

How to Wear on Mount Kilimanjaro Summit

For you to be comfortably climbing on Kilimanjaro summit night, you can consider to wear 4 layers on top and 3 layers on the bottom, depending with weather and advisable to be clean and dressed properly.

Temperature at summit day may drop below -15°C depending on climbing Month.

Using a wide mouth water bottle for easy drinking of water, on summit night walk and pack it upside down as usually water frozen starting ...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Monday 10th, December, 2018

The overview of Umbwe Route

The Umbwe route is not a technical route, but it is a very direct, very steep, very tough, and in parts very exposed route.

The Umbwe route joins the Machame route near the Barranco Camp on the second night. On the other routes Barranco Camp is reached on the third or fourth night.

Parts of the trail on the first day are so steep, they can only be negotiated because the tree roots provide something like steps. The ...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Monday 10th, December, 2018

How is a Typical Day on Kilimanjaro?

1. Wake up: Usually wake up around 6:30 am with warm s bed tea which followed with hot water in washing basin for sponging and clear up.

2. Breakfast: Breakfast is served in mess tent around 7:30 am. The mess tent is equipped with all fold-able aluminum chairs, tables, dinner ware, silver ware and table clothes. After breakfast you will go back to your tent to finalize packing of your day pack and back pack...

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

Mount Kilimanjaro National Park fees

Mount Kilimanjaro National Park fees

Kilimanjaro Park Fees – Each climber required to pay park fees

Each climber on Mt. Kilimanjaro is required to pay park fees, which include conservation, camping, rescue and crew fees. On Lemosho and Rongai routes special forest fees are also applicable. It is another key element of Mt Kilimanjaro climbing cost.

Be aware that some unethical tour operators deliberatel...

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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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