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.

  1. Questions about booking your climb with TK
  2. Questions about climb costs
  3. What happens before your climb?
  4. What happens on the mountain?
  5. Questions about our staff
  6. Is Kilimanjaro safe?
  7. Why should I book with TK?

Common questions from Kilimanjaro climbers

This is a safari itinerary that is recommended when the wildebeest migration is towards the south of the Serengeti.

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This safari itinerary is recommended from June to November - as this is when the migration is expected to be in the Mara Region.

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This safari is recommended from June to October, when the Wildebeest Migration is in Northern Serengeti.

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This safari is recommended from June to October, when the Wildebeest Migration is in Northern Serengeti.

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Once you have completed customs formalities and collected your luggage, please exit the airport building and then look out for TK's driver who will be waiting under a shelter for you at the meeting point outside and should be carrying a placard with your name on it. Our driver will transfer you to your standard grade hotel in Arusha for your overnight stay in a twin room on a bed & breakfast basis.

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Pre safari: Your safari guide will come to your hotel in Arusha at approximately 1900 to introduce himself, complete your pre-safari briefing and answer any questions you may have.

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Tuesday 24th August 2021: Your safari guide will come to The Arusha Sheraton Four Points Hotel (own arrangements, not included in price) at approximately 1900 to introduce himself, complete your pre-safari briefing and answer any questions you may have.

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From USD 1,880 per person, this safari itinerary is recommended from June to November.

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From USD 4,360 per person, this safari itinerary is recommended from June to November - as this is when the migration is expected to be in the Mara Region. It experiences an eclectic range of accommodation grades and finishes with some extravagant luxury, and an expedited transit by air back to civilisation!

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13th September 2022: Arrive into JRO at 2010 on flight KL 567. Met by TK driver and transferred to Outpost Lodge in Arusha, where you are booked in on HB basis. (Please order your dinner from the menu and let us know ahead of time as the restaurant closes for orders at 2100).

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