The Tanzanian Government has instituted a ban on the "import, export, manufacture, selling, storing, distribution, supply, possession and use" of plastic bags and plastic wrappings. We debrief what you need to know and how it will affect packing for your Mt. Kilimanjaro trip.
Applying for a visa to your trip to Tanzania or Nepal can seem overwhelming. In this blog, we outline everything to know before you get started.
Getting the gear you need for your upcoming trek can be really exciting, but sometimes it is hard to know where to start. To give you a hand in finding the equipment you need, we’ve put together a list of what we think is some of the most essential gear you’ll need to look out for.
Ben shares his experience of his 7-day extension in Tanzania after climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro.
You have the chance to add our incredible Safari & Zanzibar extension trip to your Kilimanjaro trek. Here's what it's all about...
Past trekker Megan Chan stopped by our offices recently and shared her thoughts about her experience with Choose A Challenge this year.
This blog post was inspired by the emotions I felt as I overcame challenges in my summit attempt of Mount Kilimanjaro. On summit night in particular, there were moments during which I considered the possibility of turning back before I reached Uhuru Peak but both the motivation I received from within and from my hiking family were what got me to the top.
Leading up to your eventual trek you will likely pour over a myriad of equipment check lists, each with their own suggestions of what to bring to be adequately prepared for the 6 or so days you will spend hiking on Kili. However, even the most detailed lists can miss things or fail to emphasize the impact of particular items. These are the things I personally found to be particularly helpful or wish I had brought on my trip.
Gabby is back from climbing Kili and she has whipped up a blog post all about it! Here’s a full breakdown of her time summiting to Africa’s highest peak, what she learned and her top tips for future trekkers looking to take on this same challenge.
Jeremy, a Junior at UConn, was one of our first-ever trekkers. See what his experience was like taking on the challenge of a lifetime: Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Taking on one of our Kilimanjaro trekking challenges? Interested in summiting to the roof of Africa in general? Then you're in the right place. Read all about Caitlin's experience climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro with us every step of the way.
And that is that. Our first Kilimanjaro climbers of the Summer have stood aloft the peak of Africa and conquered what they set their minds upon achieving a mere 7 months ago. Although they are now back in the relative comfort of our hotel enjoying a well earned meal and shower they will undoubtedly have gained memories and a story which will last a lifetime. Read more about their advenutre here.