What Makes Kuari Pass A Terrific Winter Trek?

There are very few Himalayan treks that are accessible in winter. And Kuari Pass happens to be one of them. Here’s why it’s a terrific trek in winter!

Getting to Arusha

Reaching Arusha, the base camp of the Kilimanjaro trek, involves the usual airport paperwork. Passport stamps and visa papers in Kenya and Tanzania are what will take up most of your time…

Planning your Travel in Kilimanjaro

Africa is a country that boasts of and thrives on tourism. Africa is also perhaps synonymous with jungle safaris. So if you’re off on a trek to Kilimanjaro, ensure you spare a few days to see Africa…

Money management in Kilimanjaro

A trek to Kilimanjaro will cost you a hefty sum. Flight charges, daily entry fees to Kilimanjaro National Park, food and rescue expenses, local travel – all these may reduce your bank balance by a large sum. But for a lifetime experience…

What is the best way to go about the Kilimanjaro Trek?

The trek to the summit of Kilimanjaro is a one-of-a-kind experience. Neatly laid-out in the Kilimanjaro National Park, several trails snake around on the 3,885 sq. km surface area of the volcanic mountain. To help you experience the best of the trek..

Basic facilities in Kilimanjaro

It’s only once you begin the Kilimanjaro trek that you’ll understand the term ‘well-organised.’ Expert porters, regular official checking by the park authorities, Western toilets with marble flooring in the middle of nowhere…

Best season to do the Kilimanjaro Trek

Mount Kilimanjaro is close to the equator. Here, there is no such thing as summer and winter. It mostly varies between dry and rainy seasons. During rainy season, it’s mostly muddy and at a higher altitude, there’s snow and ice. It’s also less crowded in this weather.

Yellow fever: Mandatory vaccine for Kilimanjaro trek

Trekkers travelling to Tanzania for the Kilimanjaro trek are required to take a Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate with them compulsorily. Here are a few details regarding how you can go about it.

5 Reasons You Should Begin Trekking

“We trek not to escape life, but so ‘life’ doesn’t escape us.” Trekking isn’t just the most beautiful way of travelling, but it’s also a life lesson that you must gift to yourself someday. Nisha Ann Reginald lists five good reasons for you to start trekking.
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How to motivate yourself for a summit climb

“It is not the mountains we conquer, but ourselves.” The words of Edmund Hillary rings true when you confront hunger, thirst, cold and exhaustion in the mountains. Here’s how you motivate yourself for a summit climb!

8 Food Habits To Follow While Trekking

If you’re going on a trek, you might need to tweak your food habits a bit. You might need to cut down on protein and increase your carbohydrates intake. Nisha Ann Reginald finds out what’s healthy and what’s not to eat on a trek.

What makes Dhakuri an Irresistible Campsite

Dhakuri is the gateway to Pindari and Sunderdhunga. It is also one of the most picturesque camp sites in the Kumaon ranges. With evergreen forests, unbelievable mountain views and an aura of calmness, this camp site is worth spending an extra day at. Vaibhav Chauhan explains further.