Whats included in your climb? 

Included in your Kilimanjaro costΩ  You get more with Mount Kilimanjaro Routes!  Climb prices found on this site include the following in the list.  Items with an asterisk are not typically included in our competitors’ rates, but rest assured you will incur no additional cost for these when you book with Mount Kilimanjaro Routes.

Included in your price is pretty much everything except items of a personal nature. The only extras are the evening meal at the hotel before and after the climb and tips for your crew.

Unless agreed otherwise, this is what is and what is not included in our price:


  • Qualified guides that have been carefully selected and trained by us
  • Minimum of 1 guide for every 3 clients
  • National Park Fees and Rescue Service Prepaid
  • Discounts on your climbing insurance with Dogtag
  • Discounts on your vaccinations with Nomad
  • First Aid Kit provided on every climb


  • 3 litres of boiled water every day
  • Lashings of healthy tasty food


  • Private airport transfers to and from hotel
  • Good standard hotel included as a standard option
  • Large 3 man MSR tents for every two climbers
  • Table and chairs provided on all climbs
  • Mess tent on all climbs

Straight forward-the only things we don’t include

  • Airfares and departure taxes
  • Personal gear
  • Tips for guides, porters and cook
  • Entry visa for Tanzania
  • Vaccinations
  • Travel insurance
  • Dinner in the hotels before and after the climb

And responsible

  • A member of KPAP which is working to prevent porter exploitation
  • Fully insured
  • A supporter of the Moshi charity Amani that cares for orphans

Not included in the Kilimanjaro tour price:

    • Airfares and departure taxes
    • Items of a personal nature
    • Tips for guides, porters and cook
    • Entry visa for Tanzania (US$50 per passport holder for most nationalities / US $ 100 per visa for USA passport holders)
    • Health requirements (Yellow Fever -compulsory, Meningitis & Hepatitis A & B, Rabies optional but recommended)
    • Personal Travel insurance (must include trekking above 4000m)
    • Personal hiking/trekking gear
    • Snacks, personal medicine and water purifying tablets
    • Meals & drinks not specified and snacks

Costs for optional Kilimanjaro services:

  • If you join a group climb but wish to have a private hotel room and tent, per trip $120 Extra porter, to carry your day pack or for excess gear, per day $15
  • Extra hotel night, check-in 11 AM, check out 10 AM, per room $75
  • Bottled oxygen, strictly for rescue/emergency use only, per trip $150
  • Gamow bag, per trip $150
  • Synthetic sleeping bag rental, rated to 0F, per trip $40
  • Trekking poles rental per trip $12
  • Gaiters, per trip $7
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