Climbing Kilimanjaro is such a great adventure that every tourist must visit. It’s a dream come true once you visited Mount Kilimanjaro. It has the best view that will make you see the entire Tanzania at just one spot. If you want to have a successful trek to Mount Kilimanjaro, you must prepare in advance. Because failure to do so, you will definitely face some challenges along the way. Below are some of the tips that will make you enjoy your Tanzania safari tour effectively and safety.
As you steep in Tanzania, you will be welcomed by the magnificence of Mount Kilimanjaro that has a height of 5,892m.Its regarded as the highest mountain in Africa and only one with seven peaks that attract Mountaineers to try out their adventure. If you are to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, you must be physically fit and able to do it.
Confidence is the key to a successful hike. Although if you put too much focus on it you can easily climb Kilimanjaro and as you climb, aim at getting to the summit. The only way to have this done is by contacting a tour company or an expert tour operator who can give you the best guideline on how to hike the mount.
Choose the Best Time
When it comes to climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, the weather must be favorable because it’s the only way you will get to the summit. If the weather is unfriendly, you are likely to face difficulties like mud, rain, cold as well as snow. The best time to climb Mount Kilimanjaro is during the warm or dry seasons for stance January, February and September.
Choose the Convenient Route
Each route that you decide to use, be aware of its corners and features and make the right decision of taking the safety route that is well protected. The recommended routes to use include Shira, Rongai, Machame as well as Lemosho.Using the longer route will be to your advantage because you will get an opportunity of getting to the top height of the Mountain.
Things You May Carry With You
You are only advised to prepare essential safari gear that will make you enjoy your trek, it’s quite fun to pack unnecessary items that will just fill up your luggage thus make your climbing hectic. Pack the right safari clothes for instance t-shirts, shorts for wearing under the scorching sun along with other clothes that can protect from the weather conditions. You must have the appropriate safari boots that will enable you trek the mountain without any difficulties. Your mountain climbing will be a success if you pack appropriately.
Get Yourself Ready Physically and Mentally!
The only way to climb Mount Kilimanjaro is by having enough confidence and being physically fit. If you have trekked or hiked before, this can be simple because you will have an up right mind set as well as confidence to climb Kilimanjaro. For starters, you can take a course and after that you are experienced on how to climb and get to the top. Determination is one thing that will enable you hike Mount Kilimanjaro. Once you get to the summit, the experience is for a lifetime.
Get to Know About Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)
Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is not something simple that you will take for granted. There are sicknesses attached to it if you are not carefull.Majority of climbers get Acute Mountain Sickness as they try to trek the mountain. Altitude sickness is so common and un avoidable. Just in case you get signs of AMS, just let your tour guide know and you will be treated first. Memories will keep you remembering Tanzania as the best destination to visit and see the natural beauty at its best.