Climbing Kilimanjaro costs and prices
Please note: Our climb starting dates are flexible and we can start a climb on any day requested, however if wanting to join others please visit our scheduled climb dates page (click on link).
Climbing Kilimanjaro.com has two package options in terms of cost and services on offer, applicable to all the Mount Kilimanjaro climbing routes.
In terms of climbing costs and prices our standard package is more expensive but offer a higher standard of services compared to our climber packages.
The climber's package was introduced for our clients working on a stricter budget and offer cheaper Kilimanjaro climb cost and prices without significantly compromising safety and service standards.
Typical package differences are:
|Climbers package||Standard package|
|Kilimanjaro airport to hotel transfers arranged as shared shuttle bus transfers and subject to additional cost.||Kilimanjaro airport to hotel transfers arranged as private transfers and subject to additional cost.|
|Only possible to use Moshi town as base for the hike||Possible to use either Moshi town or Arusha town as base for the hike|
|2-Night budget 2 star hotel accommodation inclusive of breakfast only||2-Night tourist class 3 star hotel including breakfast and dinner|
|Tracking of hikers not possible||Live Tracking of hikers possible, subject to availability and supplemental cost|
|On the morning of day 1 you will have to purchase 3 litres of mineral water||3 Litres of mineral water is included in the package|
|Only breakfast and dinner is served inside a mess tent *(not applicable for the Marangu route)||Breakfast, lunch and dinner is served inside a mess tent *(not applicable for the Marangu route)|
|Basic camping chairs with no arm or back rests (not applicable for the Marangu route)||Comfortable camping chairs with arm and back rests (not applicable for the Marangu route)|
|Breakfast and dinner - prepared and served fresh - lunch given in the morning as a lunch packet||Breakfast, lunch and dinner - prepared and served fresh with food generally of a better quality|
|Staff paid as per KINAPA minimum requirements||Staff paid as per KINAPA recommend requirements, which is well above the minimum required|
|Private group hike can be arranged subject to additional cost||Private group hike can be arranged at no additional cost|
|Oxygen and only a basic first aid kit supplied (for emergency use only)||Oxygen and more complete first aid kit supplied (for emergency use only)|
|Tents, sleeping mat, camp chairs, camp tables, mess tent and cutlery for meals supplied (not applicable for the Marangu route)||Same equipment is supplied, but of a superior quality (not applicable for the Marangu route)|
|Chief guides carry mobile phone for emergency contact and should reception fail, a porter will have to be send to the closest camp to report the emergency||In addition to a mobile phone, the Chief guides carry 2-way radios , making emergency contact with Kilimanjaro National Park and our base more immediate|
|Chief guides carry Pulse Oximeters and take hiker's readings twice per day||Chief guides carry Pulse Oximeters and take hiker's readings twice per day|
*If weather conditions allow, breakfast and lunch is served on tables and chairs outside.