Suggested Checklist for Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro :
One of the important prerequisites of a successful summit attempt is being properly equipped.
Ensure that you are well equipped - read and print our Suggested Checklist below and mark it off, it will be an essential part of your preparation for the climb.
Valid passport and visa.
International health card with immunizations (Yellow fever).
US$ cash / Travelers Checks / Credit Card.
Duffel bag - large enough for all climbing gear and clothing. To be carried by the porters. An extra bag to be left at the hotel with extra gear.
Small luggage lock - to lock zippers.
Day backpack - between 20 - 35 liters. Large enough to carry your water, camera, raincoat, lunch pack, snacks & warm clothing.
Ski-pole / walking stick.
Water bottle / containers.
High Altitude Gear:
Waterproof, breathable & windproof jacket (outer wear), (like Ventex, Gore-Tex or Jeantex).
Waterproof, breathable & windproof pants (outer wear).
Polar fleece (middle layer).
Thermal underwear (under layers).
Mittens or warm gloves.
Glove liners (if necessary).
One pair thermal (polertex) socks.
Thermal water flask.
Water resistant semi-stiff hiking boots - mid weight boots work great.
Shoes for overnight camps - i.e. sneakers, running shoes, etc.
Socks - several pairs for the climb.
Liner socks - to keep your feet dry and limit the risk of blisters.
Sun hat or similar (with a brim).
Collapsible ski stick (optional but highly recommended).
Water bottles - two or three (total capacity at least 6 liters).
Head lamp, good strong one with spare batteries and an extra light bulb.
Water purification tablets.
Sunglasses, good quality dark lenses for the climb, with a securing strap.
Flashlight (torch) with spare batteries.
Toilet kit (soap, tooth brush, toilet articles, wet wipes, etc.).
Sun screen and lip protection, SPF 30+
Ziploc bags, to protect camera, binoculars, etc. from dust.
Money belt for passport and valuables.
Medical and First Aid Supplies:
Diarrhoea - Imodium.
Nausea - Valiod.
Malaria - Prophylaxis.
Water purification tablets.
Abrasions blisters and cuts - Plaster, bandages.
Antiseptic cream - Betadine.
Flu and colds.
Eyes - drops.
Camera, extra lenses and film.
Notebook & pencil.
Energy snacks and sweets
Video camera, tapes, battery packs.
Please remember to limit the weight of your duffel bag and its content, to be carried by the porters on the climb, to 15 kg (30 lbs.) or less.
Extra luggage, including clean clothes to wear after your climb, can be left at our storage locker at no extra costs.
Please feel free to contact us should you have any further questions regarding the list.
Ik heb 16 dagen gereisd met Bobby Tours; de Kilimajaro beklommen en op safari geweest in Ngorogoro, Serengethi en Lake Manyara. Bobyy Tours is een
goede betrouwbare partner. Alle afspraken worden nagekomen, men zorgt goed voor je en men heeft goede gidsen: Abbas op safari en voor de berg kunnen
wij Simon Mayunga (incl. Saffiri en Bruno) van harte aanbevelen. De lodges tijdens de safari waren geweldig!! Martin van Alfen
We climbed the Kilimanjaro. It was a wonderfull experiance. We enjoyed it very much. It was very hard but we made it to the top. we had a good guide :
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we are Annamaria - Giuseppe (Italy). We had a beatiful travel and we want to thank you for all.We were also satisfied with our guides ( Nuru for
Kilimanjaro trekking, Germano and Gaspar for safari): They were always very kind and available with us. THank you for all. We will recommend your
Agency to our friends and we hope to come again in Tanzania.
Very nice safari,Good and professional Driver
Horst Nussbaumer told us:
Dear Jackson - Bobby Tours, we arrived back last Saturday from Africa. I wanted to thank you once more for arranging this wonderful safari for us. The driver (Mandela) was excellent - Please send him my best regards. Accomodation and food and game drives were perfect. We have such good memories to the safari! Excellent service! I wish you all the best and have a nice time Horst
Beaumont Martin told us:
I would like to acknowledge the tour guide for making the tour educational as well as FUN. He was very friendly and was always available to assist us.