Come and join us for Kilimanjaro 2013 challenge for Walking for the Wounded
Private Expeditions are very proud to be working with Walking with the Wounded to organise their 2013 Kilimanjaro challenge. Walking with the wounded is a UK based charity which funds both the re-training and re-education of wounded servicemen and women with the aim of helping them find long term employment after they have left [...][click to read more]
Climb up to Kilimanjaro alongside your friends and family!!
Want to follow in the footsteps of friends or family as they trek up the peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro or Mount Everest? Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you can experience the journey along with them? Well now you can! From your couch or kitchen table or on your lunch break at work the Google [...][click to read more]
Couple in their 80s Climb Kilimanjaro Setting New Guiness Book of Records
Martin and Esther Kafer, from Vancouver are now official Guinness world record holders as the oldest man and woman to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro at 80 years old. They climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in September 2012 but it was only this week that the Guiness Book of Records confirmed their achievement. The couple joined a charity [...][click to read more]
High altitude running : try the Kilimanjaro marathon, 3 March 2013
The Kilimanjaro Marathon takes place on 3 March 2013 and will follow the same route as last year, starting at the MUCCoBS Stadium and then go down towards Moshi town, and then along the main road to Dar es Salaam for approximately 8 to 9km. The runners then turn around and head back to the [...][click to read more]
No fly zone for Wings of Kilimanjaro!
It was a hugely ambitious undertaking, a mammoth event. The “Wings of Kilimanjaro” not only had to gain approval from the Tanzania government to fly from Mount Kilimanjaro, but they also had to get 100 pilots up to an altitude of nearly 5900m together with their paraglides including a massive support team. Unfortunately whilst they [...][click to read more]
Handy tips and advice on planning your Kilimanjaro climb!
Everything you need to know about planning your Kilimanjaro climb, just click on the links below. Choosing the best route to climb Kilimanjaro Advice on the pros and cons of the different Kilimanjaro climbing routes Best time of year to climb Help in deciding when is the best time of year for you to [...][click to read more]
Insurance needed for a Kilimanjaro climb
Back to preparing for your climb When you book to join any of our climbs you have to confirm that you have obtained proper insurance. We are often then asked to advise on specific insurance policies which I am afraid we cannot do. The small print in policies is a nightmare and if we offered [...][click to read more]
Recommended tips for your crew on your Kilimanjaro climb
Back to about your climb We are a member of an organisation called Kilimanjaro Porters Protection Association (“KPAP”) which is effectively the porters trade union. It has recommended salary and tip levels as well as strict guidelines on porter welfare. As a member we comply fully with KPAPs recommendations and allow KPAP to monitor and [...][click to read more]