Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro Cost & Ultimate Guide
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Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro Cost & Ultimate Guide.

Climbing Kilimanjaro is the dream the suitable for every hiker who sees for a challenge for tour and trekking safari in Tanzania

Kilimanjaro trekking Tours and Packages range from 1-8days offering a scenic hike to Kibo and Mawenzi peak.

We offer and organize the short Kilimanjaro trekking for those who don’t have time to go up to the pick/ top on African free-standing mountain. Whether you’re looking for 1-3days Kilimanjaro Climb Package we are  your local expert

The highest mountain in Africa and it can take around a week to climb to the summit, but head for the less-visited western side and it’s possible to do a one-day excursion, with some Mount Kilimanjaro trekking

Mount Kilimanjaro or just Kilimanjaro, with its three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira, is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa, with its summit about 4,900 meters from its base, and 5,895 meters above sea level

Marangu route is the only and best route offering the flexible Мount Kilimanjaro Climbing in different numbers of days from 1-6days! Also, this trekking tour fits every age level. Contact us for information 

 Kilimanjaro climb Packages

The cost and prices for Kilimanjaro climbing differ in each operator between small and large ones. To start researching and booking the process for climb Kilimanjaro you can find the cost start from $1800 to $7000 and more.  Though there is some tour operator advertising cheap Kilimanjaro trekking package which is bellow range above. The disadvantage is poor services, unskilled guides/staff, disorganizing, and much more!
  • For those with a budget of less than US$1800 for their Kilimanjaro climb. …
  • The cheapest Kilimanjaro climbs (US$1900-1950) …
  • Budget Kilimanjaro climbs (US$1990-2200) …
  • Mid-range Kilimanjaro treks (US$3600-5800) …
  • Luxury Kilimanjaro trek operators (US$4500 and above)

How to get to Mount Kilimanjaro

Planning climbing Kilimanjaro requires a certain preparation for your trekking adventure. Kilimanjaro mountain is in Tanzania so to get here is through buying the flights from your home to fly to and land either at Kilimanjaro/ Arusha airport. Also, there is an option of taking a bus from Dar es Salaam/Mwanza/ to Arusha. or you can take a shuttle bus from Nairobi to Arusha.  Many flights are flying to Tanzania recently after opening the international border.

Best time to climb Kilimanjaro

The best time to climb Kilimanjaro is during the dry and warmly seasonal from late June to October. December Christmas time and new year’s eve regard as the best time to hiking Kilimanjaro to the end of February.  January to March is the best time to climb for a beginner climber. During the June to October regard as high season and busy time when a large number of tourist flows to Trekking Kilimanjaro mountain for his/her hiking expeditions.

Mount Kilimanjaro routes

Climbing Kilimanjaro on a budget, Price, Costs & Routes: The different routes used to climb Mount Kilimanjaro by trekkers according to their wishes and preferences.  – Marangu (5-6 Days), Machame ( 6-7 Days), Lemosho( 7-8 Days), Shira ( 6-7 Days), Rongai ( 6 Days), Umbwe (7 Days). The routes such as  Marangu, Machame, and Umbwe route all approach from the south of the mountain- to descent to Mweka gate.

Things to know before climbing Kilimanjaro

There is a lot of thing to consider before taking a Kilimanjaro trekking!

  • Climbing gear and equipment
  • Training
  • Tipping
  • Kilimanjaro Food
  • Kilimanjaro weather
  • Carry a Passport, stamp Visa, and book a flight to Tanzania.
  • Book with reputable Kilimanjaro outfitters
  • Guides and porters who will go with you on Trekking
  • How to get in Kilimanjaro and when to start
  • Carry a camera
  • You will meet with little wildlife
  • Choose the right route you wish to take
  • Payment options (Bank transfer/ online payment)
  • No skill required to climb Kilimanjaro

Affordable Kilimanjaro Trekking

Short Kilimanjaro trekking: Welcome to Tanzania! As your plane descends into Kilimanjaro International Airport between the snow-capped peaks of Climbing Kilimanjaro on a budget and Mount Meru/Arusha airport your adventure into the wilds of the country will finally begin.

Our Trekking Manager will come to meet you and to provide you with a safari briefing. A wonderful home-cooked dinner will be served on the spot – either in the dining room or the terrace overlooking the beautiful landscape

Arusha to Kilimanjaro, Mandara hut

On the first day, you have to drive about 2 hrs through Kilimanjaro in the morning.  The semi-tropical foothills to the Marangu area which situated on the south-eastern side of the mountain. As you drive, there is usually some admirable view of the snow-capped peak of the mountain. On arrival at Marangu gate, you meet your team of guides and porters, pick up any last-minute supplies for the trek.  Ahead to the entrance of Mount Kilimanjaro National Park to register for the climb. From the cluster of buildings at the gate, it is some four to five hours walk through patches of coffee plantation and dense rainforest to Mandara Hut. Mandara Hut is a collection of basic, A-frame mountain huts with bunk beds – quite adequate for your needs – where you inevitably meet up with fellow trekkers who are bent on the same goal.

Late in the evening back to Arusha, Overnight stay at Hotel At the end of your Tour we will drop you off at the airport.

Farewell Day: Transfer to Airport (Arusha/Kilimanjaro airport)

After breakfast in the lodge, we will transfer you to take a flight back home this will be the end of your tour and safari holidays with us

Note: We use 4-WD Land Cruiser with viewing roofs for the safaris that can accommodate 4 or 6 passengers. Our guides are licensed, trained, friendly, and have years of experience.


  • Park fees (for non-residents)
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • Meals (as specified in the day by day section)
  • Drinking water (on all days)
  • Accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
  • Transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • The government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees


International flights (from/to home)

Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)

Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

 What To Bring


A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes.

Comfortable shoes

Rain Jacket

Rain Trouser

Extend your trekking for 5-8days and tell us how many days did you interesting to trek with us here

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