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The Top 17 Jackets to Pack for Climbing Kilimanjaro

By on March 28, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 17 Comments
The Top 17 Jackets to Pack for Climbing Kilimanjaro

What’s the best jacket to pack for climbing Kilimanjaro? This is a question we get often – and one we are happy to help you find the answer to. In short, you’ll need several jackets to comfortably (and safely) climb Kilimanjaro. That’s because, when you climb from the base of Mount Kilimanjaro all the way […]

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Tusker’s Medical Advantage: Cultural Cross Pollination

Tusker’s Medical Advantage: Cultural Cross Pollination

For decades high altitude medical expertise was not a priority for companies leading treks to Everest Base Camp. Many relied on the two local health clinics en route or the seasonal medical tent, Everest ER, during the…

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17 Expert Tips to Budget for Your Kilimanjaro Climb Cost from Top Travel Bloggers

By on March 21, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 0 Comments
17 Expert Tips to Budget for Your Kilimanjaro Climb Cost from Top Travel Bloggers

How do you budget for your Kilimanjaro climb so you don’t drain your bank account or max out your credit cards? The average Kilimanjaro climb cost (from a reputable company) starts around $4,000 (not including airfare) and packages usually cover park fees, food, wages, gear, ground transport and medical equipment for you, your guides and your […]

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Nepal: Namaste with a Caveat

Nepal: Namaste with a Caveat

As adventure travelers we are naturally curious, compassionate and willing to take risks. These are great qualities enriching our lives, but also can make us vulnerable to scams. Nepal is a magnificent adventure travel destination, but there is a caveat…

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Mount Kilimanjaro Facts: 15 Famous People, Treks, and Myths from the Summit

By on March 14, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 6 Comments
Mount Kilimanjaro Facts: 15 Famous People, Treks, and Myths from the Summit

What are the most interesting Mount Kilimanjaro facts you know? From random trivia tidbits to impress your friends with to record-setting climbs and famous celebrities who’ve tried to conquer the mountain, today we’ll be sharing 15 fun facts about this once-in-a-lifetime journey sure to inspire your next adventure — or at least help you gush […]

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