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Tanzania Village Coffee and Community Tour from Arusha Including Lunch with a Local
"Meet your expert guide in central Arusha before catching a local bus to the village of Tengeru located just 20 minutes from the city in close proximity to the rugged slopes of Mt Meru.After arriving stroll along the narrow village roads with your guide and meet some of the local villagers as they go about their daily routines. Predominately a coffee-growing village Tengeru maintains its existence with small sustainable farming projects where proceeds are fed back into the community.Visit the fields and coffee plantation to discover how coffee and other crops are farmed. Learn about the origins of coffee how to plant and harvest it
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Full- Day Arusha National Park Safari from Arusha
"Your day tour begins your hotel pickup in the morning followed by the short drive to nearby Arusha National Park. Often overlooked by visitors to Tanzania this is nevertheless a special place: your driver-guide will show you the marvellous Ngurdoto Crater and the splendid resident wildlife. In a park which is the only place on Tanzania's Northern Circuit where the acrobatic black and white colobus monkey c though an elephant sighting would be rare and lion are absent. But there is every chance to see giraffe and zebra waterbuck and dik-dik. Enjoy the colorful birdlife with trogon turaco and flamingo among the many species while you break for picnic lunch
From $288.00
 
Tanzania Village Coffee and Community Tour from Arusha Including Lunch with a Local
"Meet your expert guide in central Arusha before catching a local bus to the village of Tengeru located just 20 minutes from the city in close proximity to the rugged slopes of Mt Meru.After arriving stroll along the narrow village roads with your guide and meet some of the local villagers as they go about their daily routines. Predominately a coffee-growing village Tengeru maintains its existence with small sustainable farming projects where proceeds are fed back into the community.Visit the fields and coffee plantation to discover how coffee and other crops are farmed. Learn about the origins of coffee how to plant and harvest it
From $91.00

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Training to get to the Top

It's a curious thing that many of the people that you meet on Kili have done little preparation given that many decide on the spur of the moment to 'have a go'. My advice is to do a bit of preparation...
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The Challenge Ahead

From Kibo hut the Marangu track gets rather steep - near Gilman's point it's very steep! It's both a scary and exciting feeling looking up at the last leg of your journey. Not too far to go but the...
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Team support

No matter which route you take or what your approach is you will most likely be part of a team as you attempt to reach Kili's peak. I found that my team of 4 worked really well together (2 Kiwi's and...
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Hitting 5000M

Each step up the mountain was taking me higher than I had ever been before once we had left Mandara Hut. At William's point the 5km mark is hit and this was a real lift for me - going above 5km and...
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Sunrise at Gilman's Point

I can't express the elation I felt getting here though it was nothing compared with getting to Uhuru Peak. Given 2 night throwing up and not expecting to make it to Kibo Hut I was rather emotional...
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Pole-Pole

"Pole-Pole" means slowly-slowly! This is the most popular word in Swahili after "Jambo" that you will hear at Kili. The main task of you guides will be to stop you from running or fast walking in...
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choosing a company

I found that prices varied wildly, we ended up doing the climb with ‘the Africa walking company’ who are affiliated with Africa travel resources. Their service was good although some of the equipment...
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Kilimanjaro Route Acclimatization

I would recommend that one choose 6 or 7 days to acclimatize instead of the standard 5 days (plus Diamox). I have only taken the standard Marangu Route and it is nice trekking but goes against...
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Hiking to the top of Africa

We had a wonderfully successful climb on Kilimanjaro in August of 2000. If you're coming from the States, DO NOT hire a guide company in the United States. That is, unless you're really rich and you...
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How much does it cost?

There is no doubt that does cost to climb a mountain like Kilimanjaro. In the table below I have tried to summarize what I spent on this trip and I have tried to take everything into account...
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Prepare yourself - start planning

In early July 2003 I decided that this was something that I wanted to do and from there I moved on to the planning phase. I didn’t know much about the Kilimanjaro trekking to start with but luckily...
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Toilets of Kilimanjaro

The toilets along the Machame route are the squatting kinds. Some of the ones on the route were in bad need of being emptied but the ones at the camps were "ok" (if you can use such a word). Remember...
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What if you are a vegetarian?

All tour companies that do Kili tours will cater to vegetarian clients, so dont sweat. A typical breakfast consists of whole grain hot porridge, toast with jam, omlettes, sausage links, carrot sticks...
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Power Plugs for Tanzania

If you are bringing your digicam to Kili, you will most definetly want to charge it completly the night before the start of trek.Tanzania uses 220V 50Hz power supplies. Most digital camera power...
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"Highway to Africa's summit"
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"Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro"
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"Day by day on Mount Kilimanjaro"
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"Gard's Kilimanjaro adventure"
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