When a Kilimanjaro tour operator offers you a price tag below $2,000 per person for a climb, you want to ask yourself what's being left out or compromised to make that price possible?
Three different types of operators
budget operators value-for-money operators luxury operators
1. Budget operators
2. Value-for-money operators
safety the quality and upkeep of equipment providing ample and nutritious food (to both clients and mountain crew) providing hygienic amenities paying our mountain crew fair wages
Value-for-money tour operators offer a good guide-to-client ratio, which is valuable in terms of safety as well as your chances of successfully summiting the mountain.
Good crew treatment
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We cannot really overstate the importance of a well-trained and happy mountain crew to the success, safety and enjoyment of your Kilimanjaro climb.
3. Luxury operators
Sales agents versus operators
At Follow Alice, our approach to pricing is to offer an affordable price without cutting costs on important factors such as safety, quality of equipment, hygiene, nutrition, and our staff's wellbeing.