Trekking Equipment


Trekking Equipment

Trekking equipment on the mountain differ from one route to another, on Mount Meru and Kilimanjaro Marangu tour trekking you will be sleeping in simple mountain huts which are shared by climbers usually from different countries. The sleeping huts at every campsite are have comfortable beds and solar lights. The huts are communal, and the bunks have a sponge mattress and pillow. Bathrooms and running water are available at all huts. All other routes on mount Kilimanjaro are camping routes and overnight accommodation will be in 2-man-tents equipped with sleeping mats. All meals will be served in a larger mess tent and camping tables and chairs are supplied by us.

While mount Meru and Marangu route offer accommodation in huts other routes on Kilimanjaro including Machame, Rongai, Lemosho, Shira and Umbwe routes all climbers stay in mountain tents (tents are included) and meals are served in a dinner tent or on a blanket outside on the grounds if the weather is clear. The equipment we use on camping routes on mount Kilimanjaro has to bear up the mug of contact to the aspect: excessive temperatures, snow and ice storms and prevailing sunlight. Good quality materials and regular maintenance of equipment are essential for constant safety and toughness and all apparatus are substituted and updated occasionally. Trekking equipment. Trekking equipment. We only use the best brands such as VauDe product and mountain hardwear and yet, we adjust our equipment to meet our clients’ needs. The cooking utensils, cutlery and crockery are made of strong materials to stand firm with the tough necessities. The sleeping mat and the camping gear we use are made of strong but light materials to cut off weight that the porters carry on the mountain.

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The Kilimanjaro hike was a great experience. We had excelent guides (Frank and Francis) who were ready to help at any accassion.

Jan M

I booked a 7 days Machame route ascent to Mt. Kilimanjaro with Serengeti Joy Tours. Everything was fine. Madam Angelica was very responsive on Whatsapp, all went smoothly according to the agreement. My guide, Henry, was perfect as well as all the crew. Food was perfect, there was enough of the water, tent was comfortable, all the team tried hard to make my trip comfortable.

Tomas H

This experience with Serengeti Joy Tours was nothing short of spectacular. Our team was made up of Frank(y) (primary guide), Francis (secondary guide), Shedrack (our chef, Moses (our waiter), and 10 solid porters who worked hard and were delightful to encounter. Frank was an awesome lead guide, always laughing and bringing humor into the mix, even when some times were tough (altitude sickness). He was adaptable and knew how to manage every situation. Both Franky and Francis were very

Ty W

Angelica was a pleasure to work with from the beginning. She was attentive to our needs, highly flexible and easy to communicate with. The trip was very well planned especially given our time constraints. The 7 day lemosho hike was a success, reaching Uhuru Peak.

Stephen L

This year I decided to celebrate my birthday by taking a challenge and that was to climb Mt Kilimanjaro. The idea came 6 months back & accordingly I prepared myself. I made my plan in such a way so that I reached the summit on 21st June 2017 (my birthday).

Yuga Prabha