Kilimanjaro Travel Time
You can climb Mount Kilimanjaro all year around. However, we advise not to travel during the rainy season from April to May because of hard weather conditions. The best time and visibility for your climb is in January, February, September and October. In January and February, the routes or often more frequent than in other months. In the African winter from June to September, with temperatures between 15 ° C and 25 ° C and little rainfall, the conditions are also very good, just a little colder. If you value quiet paths and empty camps, you should choose the off shoulder season in June, the beginning of December or March.
Your Team at Mount Kilimanjaro
If you climb Mount Kilimanjaro you will be accompanied by our professional Afromaxx Team with at least one mountain guide, a cook and a support team. Depending on group size there are additional guides. Our Team will take care of you, cook for you, set up your tent and support you as much as possible. Each Mountain Guide carries an Mountain Guide License and many years of experience at Mount Kilimanjaro. He will be the key person to motivate you all the way to the summit. Together with the support team you can make it to the highest point of Africa.
Preparation for Kilimanjaro Climb
The Kilimanjaro is a popular destination for young and old, athletes and untrained, vary accordingly as the goals of each individual. For most the multi-day hike is a challenge and at the level of experience that few people can draw. Yet everyone wants to reach the summit of Kilimanjaro and for that you should be well prepared. If you do not currently exercise regularly, you should plan a minimum preparation period of 6 months. Go running, biking or walking at least two to three times a week. It is important to work out regularity and work on your endurance! During the weekend you can got longer hikes. This will prepare you for the real adventure. Practice uphill and downhill climb. Therefore, you should carry some weight in your backpack (books, drinks). Parallel to physical preparation, you should prepare yourself mentally for hard weather condition and exhaustion. The summit of Kilimanjaro will be within reach for you, if your motivation is right and you are ready to take on essential efforts.