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Preparing for Kilimanjaro can be overwhelming. Here is some helpful information to get you started.

The light of the setting sun shining on Kibo Local Moshi Adventures

How do I get to Tanzania?

The easiest way to reach Moshi is to fly into Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO).

Alternative ways of getting to Moshi are buses from Nairobi or Dar Es Salaam, taking anywhere from 7-9 hours.

Our climbs (unless otherwise requested) have lodging the night before & after built into the itinerary. Note, if your flight arrives after 7:00 pm, by the time you go through customs and immigrations, collect your luggage and take the 45 minute drive to your hotel in Moshi, it can be 9:30 pm or later.

If your travels to Tanzania involve a lengthy flight and major time change, we recommend arriving a day early to give your body time to adjust to the time change and recuperate from the flight.

It also gives you a cushion in case your flight is cancelled or your luggage is delayed.

Transportation to/from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

Hotels and Lodges in Moshi

Passports and Visas

Medical Check-up

Recommended Vaccinations and Diamox

Medical Travel & Trip Insurance

Packing for Kilimanjaro

Bags not Needed on Kilimanjaro

Lost or Delayed Luggage

Sleeping Bags and What to Wear on Kilimanjaro

Training and Acclimatization

What is Altitude Sickness?

Meals on Kilimanjaro

Water Filters and Keeping Hydrated

Toilets and Showers on Kilimanjaro

Cellphone Reception and Charging Stations on Kilimanjaro

How Big is the Crew?

How do I Tip on Kilimanjaro?

Can I Climb Kilimanjaro without a Guide?

Can I use my Drone on Kilimanjaro?


Tanzania Single Use Plastic Bag Restrictions

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Buenas noches, mi nombre es Jacobo García Sánchez, tengo mucho interés en intentar subir el kilimanjaro y hacer un Safari.

Me gustaría tener contactos telefónico.


Jacobo 647731103

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