Kilimanjaro Essential Items

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Kilimanjaro Essential Items for Your Hike:  

Before starting the trek off Kilimanjaro, the night before will be given a briefing out lining the equipment needed to carry with you on the mountain. You will get pre-trip instructions and make sure that you have not forgotten any single thing.  If you are like one of us, you will always make sure that you have everything before you are hiking in Africa.

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  Tremendous Cold Weather Gear:

You may be expecting the summit to be cold; nevertheless you should also get ready for the daytime high temperatures to plummet as soon as the sun goes down. If not you are sufficiently geared up for the sub-zero temperatures on the mountain, you will be reduced to an unhappy tourist each night in camp, who wants all this? The following stuff will make your hiking enjoyable:

  • Warm sleeping bag: Get a hold the warmest bag you can afford both finance and weight-wise. Still, a high-quality sleeping bag on the mountain is more worth its weight in gold.
  • Parka and snow pants: These are on our packing list of your hiking. We also strongly recommend carrying an extended pair of underwear, fleeces and windbreaks.

Wet Wipes:

You will be welcomed with a little bowl of “warm water for washing” upon entry in camp every day. This is given as there is no prospect of a genuine shower throughout the span of your whole “dream” trek; you will enormously like the chance to give the undercarriage a great scrub down in the security of your own tent.

Toilet Paper:

Take more than you might think you could perhaps require. It is light, simple to pack and modest.

Trekking Poles: 

We have been mountaineering with trekking poles throughout the recent years, and we completely cherish them. We know a great deal of individuals who consider them being something for old individuals; however we think as of them a vital tool to have while trekking. Moreover, they provide you a lift while climbing the tiring risings, and they help with equalization and balance on unreliable drops. A special reward is that they help minimize the swollen fingers you frequently get when climbing long separations.

There it is our list of hiking essentials. We will expect it may come in handy for anyone planning a trip to Kilimanjaro and help you make to the top of Kilimanjaro.

Flavored Water Tablets

Your water on your trip is always boiled from the streams on the mountain. Sometimes the water may taste little off but the water is really good and fresh. We would really suggest you get some flavored tablets to make the water easier to drink.

For those of you who have already been, is there anything we left off that you found really useful?  Please email info@kilimanjarotours.co.uk