Northern Tanzania, with its rugged mountains and breathtaking landscapes, include the highest mountain in Africa, Kilimanjaro and the often overlooked, but no less interesting Mount Meru. These never fail to make the hearts of climbers beat a little faster.
Our trained English-speaking guides, supported by a team of cooks and porters, will accompany you on your tour. Just enjoy your ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro or Mount Meru whilst leaving all other considerations to us.
Of course, the combination of a Mount Meru and a Kilimanjaro ascent is also possible. The previous acclimatization at Meru supports the subsequent ascension of Kilimanjaro.
On request, we can provide you with an individual quote for a combination of both mountains.
A climb of the Kilimanjaro on other than the below offered routes is also possible, just contact us.
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While on Kilimanjaro trekking you must expect to see different ecological zones as cultivated zone, Montane Rain Forest, Heath and Moorland zone, Highland, Alpine desert and Arctic ice cap zone. Diversity of plants, Mammals, Birds, Insects and permanent ice blocks on the crater at the summit. During the night Galax of stars, Bright shining planets, Milky way and shooting star can be observed quite clear as you hikes towards the summit please never miss that amazing and interesting phenomenal . Weather on the mountain is very unpredictable and dramatic changes can occur any time, you can have sun shine, Rain fall or snowfall. Nights are usually chilly and some time temperatures drop to 5c and 10c or even to -20 c on the summit although you may also experience strong wind. Physiological changes while trekking is naturally occur when you approaching higher altitudes the following symptoms may be experienced:-
- Increased heart rate
- Increased respiratory rate
- Increased metabolic rate
- Increased blood pressure
- Appetite Decreases
Some other altitudes effects such as Headache, Stomach upset, Nausea, General body weakness, luck of appetite will be common on high altitude but you may not need to worry as the sickness may go away as soon as you descend, however if these symptoms persist or become sever fell free to tell your Guide it is recommended one must stop ascending and seriously consider descending to lower altitudes. Please remember remaining health or in other words your life and safety is most important than reaching the summit.
Oxygen saturation at sea level is or reads as 98-100% according to pulse ox meter, air is pushed in the lungs by atmospheric pressure as altitude increases barometric pressure decreases and therefore les oxygen is pushed in the lungs, your oxygen saturation reading will begin to decrease as you go up the mountain and when oxygen saturation reads below 60% you might be given a supplement oxygen and closely monitored and at that point it is best to descend to lower altitude for safety