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

Sleeping bags are the most commonly hired out items of equipment that Team Kilimanjaro supplies to climbers, because for many climbers there is no need to have a sleeping bag capable of keeping you warm at minus 10 degrees Centigrade, except for two or three nights you spend at very high altitude on your Kilimanjaro climb; and having bulky luggage when travelling by plane is sometimes awkward.

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