Kilimanjaro the highest free standing mountain in the world, with seven routes all leads to the peak Uhuru means freedom. The average cost to climb Kilimanjaro varies from number of factors but price range from $1850 to $4500, depends on travel agents, routes option the longer the expensive with all other inclusion like luxurious to mid range climbs.

Kilimanjaro park fees

All the parks in Tanzania have impliment entrance fees with 18 percent VAT this make price not fixed depends on how long the climb take, price of parks fees to climb Kilimanjaro rate from 800 usd to 1100 usd per person.

Accommodation before and after Kilimanjaro climbs.

Most of accommodation which are located in Moshi the town near all the starting routes to Kilimanjaro they differ in price depends on standards. Most save bed and breakfast basis, from 3 stars to 4 stars hotels and lodges price range from 80 usd to 130 usd per night.

Mount kilimanjaro checklist price

  1. Climb cost $1850 -$4500
  2. internation flights $750 -$1200
  3. Visa $50-$100
  4. Tipping $250
  5. Travel insurance $100
  6. Vaccine $100
  7. Corona PCR test $50

What’s covered in a tour operator’s fee?

Every tour operator charges a package fee for taking you up Kilimanjaro. This fee covers the following expenses:

  • Kilimanjaro National Park fees
  • Mountain crew wages
  • Equipment and supplies
  • Kilimanjaro safety equipment and training
  • Indirect taxes
  • Accommodation before and after the climb
  • Tour operator’s commission

Longer Kilimanjaro routes cost more

Obviously the fewer days spent on the mountain, the smaller the expense. This is because the longer you spend on the climb the higher the wages of the crew looking after your group. It also means more money towards food and other supplies. But when engaging on an expedition like climbing Kilimanjaro, we advise you not to try to cut costs everywhere. You should be thoughtful about matters that could affect your health and safety, your enjoyment of the trip (many of us will only get to do this epic feat once in our lives), and your chances of succeeding in summiting the mountain. 

Not everyone who climbs Kilimanjaro reaches the top, usually because they develop acute mountain sickness (AMS) symptoms and must descend. AMS symptoms include nausea, dizziness and headaches. A key reason for developing AMS is not providing your body enough time to acclimatise. An extra day of ‘climb high, sleep low’ might be all that it takes for your climb to be successful, so we really do recommend thinking through your day count carefully before opting for the shorter hike just to save money.

Recommended Kilimanjaro climbing routes with price.

Lemosho 8 days $2430

Machame 7 days $1980

Marangu 6 days $1850

Cycling MTB kilimanjaro $2540

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