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How much does it cost to climb Kilimanjaro and what factors affect climbing prices?

Many different factors affect the climbing prices. Kilimanjaro climb package can cost from $1,700 (Kilimanjaro Budget Packages) and $1990 to 3200 (Kilimanjaro standard Packages) to over $7,000 (Kilimanjaro luxury packages) and even above. Combine this knowledge with the fact that there are 250 licensed and hundreds of unlicensed operators in the region and making the right choice becomes a major task. Value-for-money tour operators offer Kilimanjaro climbs packages for around 1500, to $1,990 to $3,200 as I mention above.

We like other value-for-money operators, give our most useful costs to a minimum without compromising on major things such as safety, quality, and maintenance of equipment, catering plentiful and nutritious food, (to both clients and mountain crew), paying our mountain crew fair salaries

Value-for-money companies, also offer a higher guide-to-client degree. This is important in many ways, such as keeping a keen eye on every climber’s health and encouraging you when you’re struggling. All our guides are professional guides, licensed by Kilimanjaro National Park, they all hold the Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness First Aid certifications and have years of experience in summiting the mountain.

1. Focus Unlike most of our competitors, we focus exclusively on providing affordable tour packages and group tours to foreign, largely exotic destinations. In the travel business, it is particularly easy to get distracted by new trends and themes, but we have chosen to focus on what we do best. We are extremely deliberate in introducing new tours because we have set a standard that our loyal customers have come to rely on, and we are committed to meeting and exceeding your expectations.

2. Phenomenal Tour Guides If you ask anyone who has been on an escorted tour, they will tell you that the tour guides are an essential ingredient to making the trip a success. The importance of tour guides is not lost on us at Trust Tours And Safaris Company Limited, which is why we are relentless in our pursuit and retention of the very best tour guides. We are proud to say with confidence that our tour guides are phenomenal, and many of them have become celebrity-like figures within the Trust Tours And Safaris Company Limited community.

Transfers:

  • Pick-up and drop-off at Arusha/Kilimanjaro International Airport;
  • Transfer to the trailhead – entry gate to Kilimanjaro National Park;
  • Pick-up at the exit from Kilimanjaro National Park and transfer to the hotel;

Entry fees:

  • All park fees collected by the Kilimanjaro National Park (conservation fees, camping fees, crew fees, vehicle fees, rescue fees and all other fees collected by the Tanzania National Parks Authority).

Accommodation:

  • Two nights at 4* hotel ( Sg Premium Hotel or Mvuli Hotel) before the expedition and one night after; The hotels have everything for your comfortable stay – caring staff, nice rooms, reliable Wi-Fi, restaurant and swimming pool);
  • Tented accommodation on Mount Kilimanjaro.

Please note:

All accommodation is on sharing basis (i.e. you will be sharing with your travel companion a twin/double room in the hotel and a tent during the hike. If you travel alone, we will match you with a same-sex adventurer).

Meals Plan:

  • Breakfast in the hotel before and after the hike;
  • All meals on the hike. Our Kilimanjaro diet includes energy-rich and highly nutritious meals prepared by our professional high-altitude cooks. A typical diet on Kilimanjaro includes different soups, garnishes, several types of fish and meat, fresh fruit and vegetables; vegetarian/gluten-free/halal options are available at no extra cost;
  • All drinks on the hike (coffee, tea, hot chocolate and water). Hiking and safety equipment
  • 4-inch (10-cm) thick and comfortable sleeping mats;
  • All group equipment (spacious and comfortable dining tent, camping table and chairs, crockery and cutlery);
  • Oxygen cylinders and oximeters;
  • The Helicopter rescue ( book with us so we can give you the helicopter pick-up point).
  • GPS-tracking service;
  • Complete medical kits.

Expedition Staffs:

  • Professional guides, licensed by Kilimanjaro National Park.
  • All our guides are the holder of Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness First Aid certifications.
  • All our guides have 12+years of successful mountaineering experience;
  • Dedicated support crew (assistant guides, camp master, porters, cooks, etc.).
  • Local airfares, International airfares and departure taxes.
  • International Travel insurance
  • Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Lunch and dinner at the hotel (before and after the ascent);
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  • Meals not listed above on those arrival and departure days
  • Optional Tours (short safari after your climb etc.)
  • Tips for guides 100$ cooks 85$ and porters 50$ per entire trip and any items of personal nature.
 

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