Category Archives: Kilimanjaro

7 Bucket List Trips for 2019

The end of the year is around the corner and our travelers are already scheming to hit more of their bucket list destinations in 2019 than ever before! While most people’s bucket lists vary, there are a few iconic places … Continue reading

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Make A Difference in Tanzania and Nepal in 2019

If you want to “travel with a purpose”, Make A Difference is offering two great charity trips in 2019 — Kilimanjaro in July and Everest Base Camp in October. These trips typically sell out, so contact us right away if … Continue reading

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Climbing Kilimanjaro Responsibly with KPAP

The mistreatment of porters can be a troubling challenge in the climbing industry. We are an approved Partner company with the Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project – KPAP – and the International Mountain Explorers Connection – IMEC – Partner for Responsible Travel … Continue reading

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Kilimanjaro Marathon — March 3, 2019

The next Kilimanjaro Marathon will be held on March 3, 2019. You can combine this great event with a Tanzania Safari, climb up Kilimanjaro, relax on Zanzibar, or all three! 15-Day Kilimanjaro Marathon with Safari and Climb Kilimanjaro February 23-March … Continue reading

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Travel Insurance and High Altitudes

For those of our travelers who are planning adventures to high altitude destinations such as Kilimanjaro, The Inca Trail, Everest Base Camp, etc., making sure that your travel insurance will cover you while at or above 15,000 ft is important. … Continue reading

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Make a Difference Group Climbs Kilimanjaro to Help Local Tanzanian Children (August 2018)

Climbing the tallest mountain in Africa is not your average adventure. In fact, it can be life changing. In August 2018, Gina Galdabini of Chicago, IL, Paula Gambina of Redondo Beach, CA, and Joey Villarreal of Los Angeles, CA will … Continue reading

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6 Tips to Prepare for Climbing Kilimanjaro

For many people, climbing Kilimanjaro is one of the hardest things they have done.  Being prepared will increase your chances of summiting, and will just make the hike more enjoyable.  Here are some tips to prepare for climbing Kilimanjaro you … Continue reading

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Full Moon or New Moon for your Kilimanjaro Trek or Tanzania Safari

Summiting on or soon after a full moon is very beautiful and helps illuminate the landscape on summit day on Kilimanjaro without using headlamps.  Nighttime photos on Kilimanjaro and on safari are beautiful with the moon in the sky. However, … Continue reading

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What is the Best Route to Climb Kilimanjaro

Sometimes it is difficult to decide which route to take on Kilimanjaro.  Keep in mind that all the routes on Kilimanjaro are scenic.  There is little wildlife on the mountain except for baboons on the first day trying to steal … Continue reading

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Luxury Kilimanjaro Trek Upgrade — Worth It!

For the ultimate Kilimanjaro climb, add the luxury Kilimanjaro climb upgrade.  Enjoy extra comforts and extra safety equipment.  This can be added to any of our Kilimanjaro treks. Our luxury Kili trekking package upgrade includes: Special Kilimanjaro guide with Wilderness … Continue reading

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