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Planning your climb

All the information you need to plan your Kilimanjaro climb

We want you to be as prepared as possible before you take on Kilimanjaro. Below we have put together a guide with links to detailed articles on what you need to know before you climb Kilimanjaro. If you can't find an answer to your question here please contact us, our team have many years of experience climbing Kilimanjaro and would love to help. No question is too small!

Kandoo supports the ‘Know Before You Go’ campaign from the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO). We recommend that you read the FCO Travel Advice for Tanzania before travelling.

 
Number of Days
Number of Days

Kilimanjaro treks range from 5 to 9 days in length. The longer the trek the higher the summit success rate ...

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Hotels
Hotels

All our Kilimanjaro climbs include pre and post trek hotel stay in Moshi. See the hotels we use here...

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Fitness and Training
Fitness and Training

Here are the fitness and training requirements for taking on a Kilimanjaro challenge...

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Flights
Flights

All travellers need to get to Kilimanjaro International Airport to start their climb, find flight details here...

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Kit List
Kit List

Here is a detailed equipment packing list for your Kilimanjaro climb...

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Travel Insurance
Travel Insurance

Here is information on the type of travel and trekking insurance you need for your Kilimanjaro climb...

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Vaccinations
Vaccinations

From Tetanus to Yellow Fever, here are the vaccinations and medications you need for Tanzania...

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Passport and Visa
Passport and Visa

Here are the passport and visa requirements for visitors to Tanzania...

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Acclimatisation
Acclimatisation

Key to reaching the summit of Kilimanjaro safely is ensuring you acclimatise properly. Find out key information here...

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Malaria
Malaria

Tanzania is a malaria zone. Read this page to understand how you can protect yourself...

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Rachael Bode

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