How much does it cost to climb Mount Kilimanjaro?

How much does it cost to climb Mount Kilimanjaro?

The average cost to climb Kilimanjaro is $2000 to $6000, the price varies from cheap, budget operators to large Western travel agents selling outsourced climbs at an inflated price. There are various, unavoidable fixed costs to any tour operator and if a climb seems too cheap, you’ve got to ask yourself why.

Can you climb Mount Kilimanjaro for free?

Yes you can climb Kilimanjaro for free with us!

Is Kilimanjaro expensive?

The prices for Kilimanjaro climbs vary wildly. To climb Kilimanjaro can cost you anything from $1000 to $4000 and above. (There are some operators advertising cheap Kilimanjaro climbs that cost below $1200.

How many have died climbing Mount Kilimanjaro?

10 deaths
Climbing Kilimanjaro is probably one of the most dangerous things you will ever do. Every year, approximately 1,000 people are evacuated from the mountain, and approximately 10 deaths are reported. The actual number of deaths is believed to be two to three times higher.

Why is Kilimanjaro expensive?

The main factors that make Climbing Kilimanjaro so expensive are labor costs of paying the guides and porters helping you to climb and the park entry fees into Kilimanjaro National Park. This amounts to about $1,200 for labor and about $1000 in Park Entry fees for yourself and the guides who will be helping you climb.

Is climbing Kilimanjaro worth it?

Kilimanjaro is an achievement many hikers, athletes, and nature lovers have set their eyes on. But towering 19,341 feet, with a nearly 50% fail rate, reaching the peak takes a hefty amount of work against significant odds. Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro is absolutely worth it.

How do you climb Kilimanjaro on a budget?

High park fees and logistical costs mean there is no such thing as a cheap Kilimanjaro climb. The best way to keep down costs is to form or join a group of four or more like-minded hikers, and to stick to the Marangu Route, which is more popular and busy than the other options, but also less logistically complicated.

Can you climb Kilimanjaro in a day?

It is impossible for an average person to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in a day. With the shortest route covering 37 Kilometers (23Miles) with an altitude gain of 4295M (14200ft), climbing this distance would take a huge toll on the average person and would make it impossible to cover in one day.

What is the cheapest way to climb Mount Kilimanjaro?

The cheapest Kilimanjaro climbs (US$1000-1500) The cheapest way to organise a climb is to just turn up at the airport, get a taxi to Moshi or Arusha, and begin negotiating with the companies there.

Are there dead bodies on Kilimanjaro?

Have there been deaths on Mount Kilimanjaro? Approximately 30,000 people attempt to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro every year and on average the reported number of deaths is about 10 fatalities per year. It’s a very easy to do evacuation by use of a Helicopter or a stretcher that’s why there are no dead bodies on Kilimanjaro.

How do you poop on Kilimanjaro?

Before you panic, yes there are ‘toilets’ on Kilimanjaro. They are long drop toilets, which basically mean you are doing your business in an outhouse. It’s a hole…with a place to sit. Sure, some outfitters actually try to bring toilets along – but most don’t.