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Healthy & Safety on Mt. Kilimanjaro

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Mt. Kilimanjaro Health and Safety

Once you have made the decision to climb Kilimanjaro there are some things to consider about Health And Safety On Kilimanjaro ensuring you have a safe and successful Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. While Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, there are possible results that you may go up against some test including some success related issues in the midst of your trek. The purpose behind these medicinal issues is generally a result of the distinction in tallness and atmosphere.

Health and safety

We will say it once and we will repeat it often: health and safety on the climb is our top priority, and it has to be yours, too. So, here’s the chance to find out what we do to provide you with the safest climb possible. And you can also learn what you can do to help.

Our advice looks at safety specific to a Kilimanjaro climb at any time, as well as a climb during the coronavirus era, the important question of altitude sickness, how to plan and prepare, the important daily health checks we carry out and the process of rescue and evacuation – in the unlikely event that it becomes necessary.

Covid-19 safety measures

If you choose a responsible operator such as Kili Africa Tours for your Kilimanjaro adventure, then you will expect that they have put in place the required measures to keep you safe.And we have done just that! From organizing extra staff training to producing Standard Operating Procedures, we have invested heavily to keep your health and safety as our top priority.

The good news is that you can still climb during this period. Both the Tanzanian Government and Kili Africa Tours have done everything possible to keep the virus away from Kilimanjaro trekkers. Let us give you some reassurance!

Altitude sickness and how to prevent it

This is the most broadly observed issue that most climbers go up against while Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Intense Mountain Sickness happens when you accomplish high heights, for example, Gilman’s Point, Stella Point or on the Summit of Kilimanjaro. Nevertheless, it will, in general, be managed quickly, by taking the individual suffering down to a lower height.

Regardless, the disorder can be avoided by starting with a moderate pace toward the beginning of your trek, adding an extra day to adapt in accordance with the high height and by drinking 3-4 liters of water every day during your trek. You can also take altitude sickness medicine.

Rescue and evacuation

Climbing Kilimanjaro is a challenge, a proper challenge. Kili Africa Tours expertise and experience give you the best chance of getting to the top.

But things can go wrong, so you need to know that your operator can react quickly and correctly to deal with any emergency.  At Kili Africa Tours, our mountain crews know just what to do.



Hypothermia happens when the body’s temperature drops certainly, at any rate, it might be avoided with thought. Right clothing and equipment are essential to prevent Hypothermia. Protecting pieces of clothing from getting wet, either by sweat or from the rain. Layering dress is furthermore an astonishing idea. The treatment of hypothermia isn’t troublesome and someone suffering with it should be passed on to a protected zone at the most punctual chance. Following which all the wet clothing should be removed from the harmed person’s body before putting them inside three climbing beds for warmth, preferably with another person to raise the body temperature.


While you Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro you come in direct contact of SunUV light radiations, which causes genuine sunburn. So while trekking Mt. Kilimanjaro it is recommended to use +30 SPF sunscreen cream. Wearing a wide hat which covers your face and wearing UV protective shades with a sideboard are also recommended.

Daily health checks

You can be fit and healthy at the start of your climb, but altitude can affect your health as you progress up the mountain. That’s why we constantly monitor your health as you climb. Our expert guides can detect any problems and take the necessary actions.

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