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The Definitive Guide to Kilimanjaro Part Four: Experiences on the Mountain

Posted by on July 21st 2016 in Adventure & Expeditions, Africa, Inspiration, Kilimanjaro

The Definitive Guide to Kilimanjaro Part Four: Experiences on the Mountain
At dawn

Your days on the mountain start at sunrise with steaming cups of coffee and delicious hot breakfasts served in the mess tent. (For more information on Kilimanjaro food and meals click here: mountain food is the source of success). Sandgrouse do high altitudes in style! A quick briefing follows breakfast – letting you know what to expect over the day ahead whilst the porters forge ahead with your tents and kit. Fortified, you trek on, the porters control the pace and pick...

The Definitive Guide to Kilimanjaro Part Three: Expedition Logistics

Posted by on June 21st 2016 in Adventure & Expeditions, Africa, Ambassadors, Inspiration, Kilimanjaro , Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Travel Tips & Advice

The Definitive Guide to Kilimanjaro Part Three: Expedition Logistics

For a successful ascent of Kilimanjaro you need a team who will work tirelessly for you to achieve your goal. Your success is our success and every aspect of the climb is meticulously planned and prepared for you. We genuinely want you to succeed as much as you do.

Behind the Scenes

Our aim is to get you to the summit and back down again with a big smile on your face. With that in mind you need to have an...

The Definitive Guide to Kilimanjaro Part Two: What to Expect?

Posted by on May 20th 2016 in Adventure & Expeditions, Africa, Inspiration, Kilimanjaro , Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Travel Tips & Advice

The Definitive Guide to Kilimanjaro Part Two: What to Expect?

You have checked and double checked your kit. Packed and repacked. Made friends with your new hiking boots, invested in some serious technical clothing, caught your flight and are on your way. Out of the plane window, as you fly across the border between Kenya and Tanzania, Uhuru Peak (the highest point of Kilimanjaro) can be seen penetrating upwards through the clouds just below, this is when the butterflies go into overdrive. 

(The Lava Tower with Kibo looming in the distance). 

THE CHALLENGE OF A LIFETIME

In less...

The Definitive Guide to Kilimanjaro Part One: Should I climb Kili?

Posted by on April 22nd 2016 in Adventure & Expeditions, Africa, Inspiration, Kilimanjaro , Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Travel Tips & Advice

The Definitive Guide to Kilimanjaro Part One: Should I climb Kili?
SHOULD I CONSIDER CLIMBING KILIMANJARO? If you want to tackle and ultimately tame this beast you need to do your research and that is what this series of articles will help you to do. Over the coming weeks and months we at Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions will be posting a series of informative articles on realising your Kilimanjaro ambitions so watch this space. 

Maybe you are considering climbing Kilimanjaro? You are not alone. People have been drawn to this challenge since men in tweed...

MOUNT KILIMANJARO: MOUNTAIN FOOD IS THE SOURCE OF SUCCESS

Posted by on March 8th 2016 in Adventure & Expeditions, Africa, Kilimanjaro , Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Travel Tips & Advice

MOUNT KILIMANJARO: MOUNTAIN FOOD IS THE SOURCE OF SUCCESS
FOOD IS FUEL ON MOUNT KILIMANJARO

To give you the very best chance of success on one of our Mount Kilimanjaro treks in Tanzania, we select a suitable route based on in-depth discussions with yourself coupled with our personal expertise, we consider all on-going aspects of each trek on the ground, as it happens. This includes perhaps most importantly, your nutritional needs.

We are proud to say that all the meals you consume whilst on a Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions trek to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro are...

The Best Guide On Kilimanjaro? Msafiri Munna.

Posted by on March 9th 2015 in Adventure & Expeditions, Africa, Ambassadors, Interviews, Kilimanjaro

The Best Guide On Kilimanjaro? Msafiri Munna.
Can I climb Kilimanjaro?

Quite simply, Kilimanjaro is everyone’s mountain. Although a serious challenge, for even the fittest of folk can struggle reaching the summit, this gentle giant is achievable for mere mortals. On successfully summiting, the hardships endured to reach your goal only serve to make the sense of achievement all the more sweet.

You can do this, and it’s an adventure you will never forget.

No technical skills are required, just a reasonable level of general fitness, heaps of determination, a...

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