Mountain Warnings on Kili

How Much Does it Cost to Climb Kilimanjaro? Some Kili Scams

Hard times always bring out the creativity in men. Necessity is the mother of invention. There are many offers across the internet for a price cut on Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. The one-million-dollar question is How Much Does it Cost to Climb Kilimanjaro? if a trip is offered below cost, be aware, because the […]

The Fair Trade Principal in Kilimanjaro

The principal of Fair Trade came into vogue in the 1980s when Anita Roddick formed the Body Shop chain based on her own exhaustive confirmation that everything purchased and used in the manufacture of her cosmetics had been traded fairly. It was a guiding principal in her business ethic that […]

Travel Insurance: Should you have it?

While Kilimanjaro is one of the easier mountains to climb in the world, it does not mean you should forgo travel insurance. Travel insurance is usually required by all foreign expeditions companies, but not required by local companies (generally speaking). Fortunately, since you do not use any specialized equipment going […]

Guide Scam – Have clients descend the mountain early

Another fairly good scam on Mount Kilimanjaro, often orchestrated by the guides, is to basically have the people come off the mountain earlier than planned. Here is how it works. The guide usually pays for the least amount of day possible before the climb begins. If it’s a planned eight-day […]