FAQs about Climbing Kilimanjaro with TK

The following responses are derived from correspondence with prospective climbers where similar issues have been raised on more than one occasion. Please check this list before asking us any of these questions so that we can aim to minimise delays on correspondence. The answers below are generally given in the first person as they are largely drawn directly from email correspondence.

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                Common questions from Kilimanjaro climbers

                This itinerary is recommended throughout the year.

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                This is a safari itinerary that is recommended for around January to February when the wildebeest migration is towards the south of the Serengeti. (Please note that dates depend on availability of flights and receipt of full payment).

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                A very challenging climb with an arduous night spent at 5,729 metres, just 166 meres below the highest point in Africa - but with great acclimatisation en route.

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                This itinerary is recommended from July to October, when the Wildebeest Migration is expected to be in Northern Serengeti.

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                Recommended throughout the year.

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                23rd July 2022: Arrive on afternoon flight. Met by TK driver and transferred to Arusha for overnight at The Outpost lodge.

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                This safari itinerary is recommended from July to October when we expect game populations to congregate along Tarangire's waterways.

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                This safari itinerary is recommended from July to October when we expect game populations to congregate along Tarangire's waterways.

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