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...


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


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...


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


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...


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

Kilimanjaro Evacuation by Helicopter - RESCUE 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   
Evacuation on Kilimanjaro. 
Lindo Travel has an agreement with intensive care Air Ambulance Kilimanjaro SAR, who can evacuate yo...


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

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


A typical lunch is chees...


By ~ Lindo Travel | Thursday 8th, November, 2018

What are the Importance's of joining a group on Kilimanjaro Climbing?

What is Kilimanjaro Join Group?

Is a Kilimanjaro climb that is formed with a minimum requirement of at least 2 people to climb the same route and the climbing dates schedule confirmed? A collection of individuals who have booked a group climb trip, to achieve a Kilimanjaro climb set of goals and dates.   There are mainly two types of Kilimanjaro Join Groups Offered by Lindo Travel:



By ~ Lindo Travel | Monday 5th, November, 2018

What to Carry On Your Day Pack for Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing

Everything you need on day climb will need to be packed on your day pack, as our porters will be hiking to the camp, and therefore you will always access your duffer bag or day pack in the morning and as well as in the evening when you usually arrive to the camp.

Bellow is our suggestion on what to carry on your day pack on Kilimanjaro climb

• Camera

• Water for drinking

• Sun hat

• Sun glasses...


By ~ Lindo Travel | Monday 29th, October, 2018

Tents on Mount Kilimanjaro

Lindo Travel uses only the best high altitude Mountain tents and maintain them to the highest standards. Our tents are water proof from Mountain hardware and Eureka. Each Kilimanjaro trek is supplied by mess/ dinning tents, crew sleeping tent and client tents. All our tents are good for traveling in high altitude.

A light weight wedge tent with space of three clients to be used for two clients and their stuff, the tents...


By ~ Lindo Travel | Saturday 27th, October, 2018

What Are the Importance of Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with full moon

The full moon occurs when the earth is located directly between the sun and the moon, causing the moon to be completely illuminated (it looks completely round and bright). A Kilimanjaro full moon happens about every 29 days and there are 13 full Moons dates every year. 

Kilimanjaro Full Moon Climbing is very important and a unique experience to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and summit under the shinin...


By ~ Lindo Travel | Friday 26th, October, 2018

How to climb Kilimanjaro Barranco wall?

How to climb Kilimanjaro Barranco wall, is a non technical Kilimanjaro climb by the use all four limbs to scramble up the wall rocks. It is advisable not to use your trekking poles for this part of your hike.You need no technical climbing skills to climb Barranco wall even though the Barranco Wall looks a lot steeper than its.

Barranco wall Elevations

The Barranco Wall elevation is 257 meters. We recommend going s...


By ~ Lindo Travel | Friday 26th, October, 2018

Kilimanjaro Summit Success Rate

We have a good Kilimanjaro successful summit rate; Lindo Travel will get you to the top.

We have good successfully rate over Kilimanjaro summit. Our Kilimanjaro overall statistics shows that, almost all clients climbed with us made to the top (Uhuru peak).

Always we prepare well our trip, and we have good strategies over Kilimanjaro summit on all routes.\We use government licensed mountain guides with high altitud...


By ~ Lindo Travel | Tuesday 23rd, October, 2018


This is compulsory tradition on Mount Kilimanjaro also it is customary to tip your mountain crew upon completion of your trip. Tips will vary depending on the length and complexity of the trip, the number of staff on the trip and the number of clients on the trip. Generally groups like to meet together before the end of the trek to discuss how much they would like to tip each staff member based on their individual trek experie...


By ~ Lindo Travel | Thursday 23rd, August, 2018

Where to Find Awesome Beaches in Tanzania

Tanzania boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Sparkling water meets soft sand as a light breeze scented with the ocean air blows through nearby palm trees. Nothing is more relaxing than stretching out and soaking up the warm rays of the sun. Best of all, you will not need to worry about crowds. You will feel like you have a private beach as you relax and enjoy your vacation.

When many people think of T...


By ~ Lindo Travel | Thursday 23rd, August, 2018


Located in the southern highlands of Tanzania, near the country’s legislative capital of Dodoma and the agricultural centre of Morogoro, Iringa is a pleasant small town and a focus of regional agricultural and production. Its streets are quiet and peaceful, and the market offers a colorful scene of traditional African culture. Iringa overlooks the Little Ruaha River and is a popular stopping point for visitors to Ruaha Nationa...


By ~ Lindo Travel | Thursday 23rd, August, 2018

What is the Best Training to do Before Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and hiking to the peak is a challenge that should not be under estimated. With all the information you could possibly gather, added to being physically prepared, one’s chances of reaching the summit is substantially increased. Stamina and mental determination to a great extent, will determine whether or not you will be successful in you quest to conquer the Roof of Africa. Be...