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Mt. Kilimanjaro Prices

Get the run down on prices for climbing Africa’s highest mountain.

On A Budget!

By Donovan | June 23rd, 2006 | 1 Comment »

Don’t come to climb Kilimanjaro if you are “on a budget.” I received a phone call the other day, from someone looking for a cheap, but quality climb up Kilimanjaro. Budget trips don’t seem to really exist on Kilimanjaro anymore. ... [read on]

Who Gives the Best Tips?

By Donovan | May 19th, 2006 | 2 Comments »

As expected, Americans usually give the best tips, and are most concerned about it, while climbing Kilimanjaro. The other “good tippers” are the Canadians, English, Australians, Kiwis, and perhaps the odd South African.

Conversly, known to be the worst tippers are ... [read on]

Kilimanjaro Park Fees

By Donovan | February 28th, 2006 | Comments Off

In 2006, the Kilimanjaro National park fees were dramatically increased. Almost all outfitters mountaineering companies include the park fees into the overall price of the trip. However, it’s important to see how the price breaks down:

This is PER PERSON, PER ... [read on]

Kilimanjaro View From Moshi

By Donovan | November 3rd, 2005 | Comments Off

This is a great view of Mt. Kilimanjaro from Moshi town. Normally Kilimanjaro doesn’t look like a huge mountain. As you can see, however, the mountain sits high up in the surrounding highlands.


Photo courtesy ... [read on]

Why increase prices in Tanzania?

By Donovan | October 25th, 2005 | Comments Off

Although it seems like prices for Tanzania – to climb Kilimanjaro and go on safari – are already expensive, there is a long-term, sustainable reason for the increase. In the last 10 years, the number of tourists climbing the ... [read on]

Looking For Others

By Donovan | September 21st, 2005 | Comments Off

Thousands of travelers come to Tanzania each year looking to join a group on safari or a climb up Mt. Kilimanjaro. These travelers – usually backpackers – are looking to save some money and join a fun group for their ... [read on]

Price Increase

By Donovan | September 20th, 2005 | Comments Off

Prices are continuing to go up in Tanzania. I just saw some of the 2006 base rate prices and it’s astronomical how much more people will have to pay to climb the mountain. These fees will typical increase a climb ... [read on]

Park Fees Increase on Mt. Kilimanjaro

By Donovan | August 9th, 2005 | Comments Off

I know many people have already heard of this, but from January 2006, Tanzania national parks have increased their entry fees into the Serengeti, Kilimanjaro, Lake Manyara & Tarangire national parks. The vehicle crater fee for the Ngorongoro Conservation ... [read on]

Park fee increase won`t affect tourism

By Donovan | July 15th, 2005 | Comments Off

I am really upset that the prices for the Serengetti and Mt. Kilimanjaro continue to rise. I think it will become harder for budget backpackers to visit the country – and be able to climb the mountain and go on ... [read on]

What price should I pay?

By Donovan | May 26th, 2005 | Comments Off

How much should I pay for a Kilimanjaro climb? This is perhaps the most common question that vexes travelers.

The price of your trip ultimately depends upon YOU AND YOUR NEEDS.

For instance, the number of days on the mountain and ... [read on]

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