Kilimanjaro Porters

Kilimanjaro Porters

Overview

Once on the Mountain, you are taken care of by the Kilimanjaro Porters. For the challenging duration of your hiking your guide will be your friend and advisor, who will lead you to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing. So it is important to listen and take note of their advice.

Support staff ratios :

The average ratio of our Kilimanjaro Porters to hikers is 3 to 4 porters per hiker and two guides for a maximum of 4 hikers. This ratio with our support equipment will ensure your safety and enjoyment on the mountain.

Porters and cook :

The Kilimanjaro Porters do not only transport your gear as per the Kilimanjaro Gear List and the supplies up and down the mountain. They arriving at every campsite long before you, and erect your tent on your arrival. The cook prepares the food in advance. In the evening they will also boil drinking and washing water.

Weight limits for porters :

The weight limit per porter is 15 kg (32 lbs.) per climber. If your luggage weight more than that then you have to hire extra porter with extra pay.

Each climb is different, but on average, it takes about 225 pounds of total luggage per climber to get to Kilimanjaro’s peak and back during Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing, including:

  • 100 pounds of food, including porters’ food

  • 65 pounds of camping gear, including all sleeping, dining, toilet, kitchen and porter tents

  • 33 pounds of personal gear

  • 15 pounds of cooking and serving equipment

  • 10 pounds of safety gear, including oxygen kits, first aid kits, a hyperbaric chamber, AED and litter

WHAT’S NEXT ?

Learning about the Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing and planning your route and flights is just the beginning of your adventure!

Well, we have you covered! We have put together a range of in-depth Climb Kilimanjaro Guide to help you with all of these extra factors, some of which you might not have even considered! These are all specifically related to Kilimanjaro Climbing, to ensure you get the right assistance to help you on your climb.

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