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Climb Kilimanjaro

from $2,695

Keen to stand on the roof of Africa? Climb the world-famous Mount Kilimanjaro with us and make once-in-a-lifetime memories! The three itineraries below are our favourites and the ones we most recommend, as they're all very beautiful and allow you to acclimatise properly – very important for a successful climb!

Our itineraries

Country info and facts


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Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)


Visa and Immigration
Visa and Immigration

A standard Tanzanian tourist visa is valid for up to 90 days and costs $50. US citizens must purchase a multiple-entry visa for $100 that is valid for a year. Note, however, that a visa isn't required for nationals from around 50 countries worldwide, including South Africa, Kenya, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, India, Brazil and Turkey. Learn more here.


Health and Safety
Health and Safety

It's safe to climb Kilimanjaro when you travel with a reputable tour operator who has your health and safety as their number one priority. The biggest safety issue on a Kilimanjaro climb is the extreme altitude (please read Kilimanjaro altitude sickness so you understand the situation). Note that you must have travel insurance that covers you for hiking up to 6,000 m above sea level to be allowed to climb Kilimanjaro with Follow Alice. A good all-round article to read is Kilimanjaro safety.

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Meet our local leaders

Follow Alice Local leader Chris Sichalwe

Chris Sichalwe

Chris started working on Kilimanjaro in 1999 and has since made it to the summit over 300 times. He's the founding father of Follow Alice Tanzania and loves taking people to the roof of Africa! He's the steady and competent hand you need, but also a great storyteller who adds so much to every trip!

Robert Profile

Robert Sichalwe

Robert is a highly experienced Kilimanjaro lead trek guide. He's been leading treks with Follow Alice for years, and we know our climbers are in great hands with Robert as the expedition leader. He's also a great guy who will soon become your friend and an integral part of your Kilimanjaro memories!

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What others have to say

trekkers walking the Inner Crater with Northern Ice Field behind
Eliza PalaciosJun 2022
In June 2021, my friends and I visited Tanzania and Follow Alice organized our trip which consisted of a 4-day stay in Zanzibar, 9-day climb of Mt. Ki...
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Climb Kilimanjaro - Northern Circuit
June 2022
Clark CoffmanJan 2022
Follow Alice operates behind a great team of dedicated talent. Making sure that every step of the way you are taken care of your desires are met while...
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Climb Kilimanjaro - Lemosho Route
Forciers Kilimanjaro summit group photo snow
Forciers Family Dec 2021
Follow Alice is an amazing company to work with. In the planning phase Tash was great,. She built a completely custom itinerary for us including the c...
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Climb Kilimanjaro - Northern Circuit
Trekkers on Kilimanjaro
Chris HanleyOct 2021
We hiked the 8 day Lemosho and we walked away being thrilled that we had booked the trip with Follow Alice. James, Gideon, and the entire group made t...
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Climb Kilimanjaro - Lemosho Route
Christopher Carpenter
Christopher Scott CarpenterFeb 2021
I selected Follow Alice for my Tanzania adventure based on the stellar reviews they've received - I am thrilled to add one more stellar review to thei...
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Climb Kilimanjaro - Lemosho Route
Ravelle Mantoura
Ravelle MantouraFeb 2021
Absolutely incredible experience climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and taking a safari through Tanzania’s national parks with the guidance and help from Foll...
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Climb Kilimanjaro - Lemosho Route
Lemosho Route - Campsite on Kilimanjaro
KaraJan 2021
Amazing team! I had so much fun hiking and felt safe the entire time. Highly recommend! Miss everyone already.
Climb Kilimanjaro - Lemosho Route
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Tina CraigFeb 2020
I literally cannot say enough good things about this company and all of its people! They go above and beyond in every way. From the initial planning/ ...
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Climb Kilimanjaro - Lemosho Route

Recommended reads

Hiking gear
The ultimate Kilimanjaro packing list (+ free PDF)

What you pack for your Kilimanjaro climb is vitally important to your health and the success of your trek. We've put together a comprehensive list of what to pack, and why. Please use this as a checklist in planning and packing for your Kili adventure.

Kilimanjaro group with Follow Alice flag
How much does it cost to climb Kilimanjaro?

A Kilimanjaro climb costs $2,500 on average. This post explains all the costs involved in a Kilimanjaro climb so that you can make an accurate budget for yourself.

Ours. EBC trek trekkers
Kilimanjaro vs Everest Base Camp: which is harder?

Kilimanjaro and Everest Base Camp are two of the world's most famous and challenging high-altitude treks. But they're very different from one another. We discuss these differences and argue that Kilimanjaro is the harder trek overall.


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