A Kilimanjaro bucket list

You decided to take the leap, and you’re finally going on that adventure you have been dreaming about! You are going on a hike up Mount Kilimanjaro!


So now that the day is finally approaching, it is time to make that mini Kilimanjaro bucket list – the things you need to do on your adventure.

1. Climb to the summit:

The ultimate goal of many Kilimanjaro trekkers is to reach Uhuru Peak, the highest point on the mountain. Standing on the summit at sunrise is a breathtaking experience.

2. Choose your route:

Kilimanjaro offers several different routes to the summit, each with its own challenges and highlights. Research the routes and choose the one that best suits your preferences and fitness level.

3. Experience the diverse ecosystems:


As you climb Kilimanjaro, you’ll pass through several distinct ecological zones, from lush rainforest to alpine desert. Take the time to appreciate the unique flora and fauna of each zone.

4. Meet your fellow trekkers:

Kilimanjaro attracts people from all over the world, creating a diverse and vibrant trekking community. Take the opportunity to connect with your fellow trekkers and learn from their experiences.

5. Train and prepare:

Climbing Kilimanjaro is a challenging endeavor that requires physical fitness and mental preparation. Make sure you train adequately before your trek and come prepared for the physical demands of the climb.

6. Stay safe and healthy:

Altitude sickness is a real risk when climbing Kilimanjaro, so it’s important to listen to your body, stay hydrated, and acclimatize properly. Follow the advice of your guides to ensure a safe and successful climb.

7. Capture the moment:

Don’t forget to bring a camera or smartphone to document your Kilimanjaro adventure. The views from the mountain are stunning, and you’ll want to preserve the memories for years to come.

8. Celebrate your achievement:

Reaching the summit of Kilimanjaro is a major accomplishment. Take the time to celebrate your success and reflect on the lessons you’ve learned during your climb.

Remember, climbing Kilimanjaro is a challenging and rewarding experience, so be sure to savor every moment and enjoy the journey to the summit. Good luck with your Kilimanjaro bucket list!



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Our Marketing Manager is responsible for our online presence and bookings. She will most likely be the first person to reply to your request. Before moving to Tanzania, she was travelling through East Africa and has been employed in the tourism industry since 2008 in marketing and tour guide positions. Favorite place in Tanzania: Usambara Mountains and Serengeti National Park.

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