Peak Planet Blog
We understand that the ongoing pandemic involving the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has caused concern for clients who are booked on trips with us, or are considering booking trips with us. We [...]
Beginning on January 26, 2021, air travelers returning to the United States are required to present a negative COVID-19 test result. On January 12, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [...]
With so many Kilimanjaro outfitters, what factors do people consider when ultimately choosing their guide company? We asked our past clients why they climbed with Peak Planet – the Best Guides on [...]
The Government of the Netherlands requires people travelling to the Netherlands from a high risk area outside of the EU to present negative COVID-19 test results. The countries currently on the [...]
The hardest thing about booking a Kilimanjaro climb is picking your guide service operators.
…”it is easy to forget about Covid for a week.” During a largely forgettable year, some decided to make it memorable despite the additional challenges they faced. Here is how [...]
If you’re on this website, you’re already making the most important decision that will improve your chances of reaching the summit of Kilimanjaro. Choosing a quality outfitter, such as Peak [...]
Climbing Kilimanjaro is challenging. And nothing causes more excitement than the final push to the summit. While most other days are pretty tame by comparison, summit night is very strenuous. It [...]
George Mallory, an English mountaineer, was asked by a reporter in 1923 why he wanted to climb Mount Everest. At the time, no one had ever been to the top of Everest. Mallory had participated on [...]
How a collaborative team of diverse people changed the face of the world’s most popular climb in the face of economic privations and Covid-19 On September 6th, some fifteen climbing companies [...]
This is an article from our expert staff on pant recommendations to keep you dry, comfortable, and warm for your entire Kilimanjaro trip.
Having the right footwear is immensely important on Mount Kilimanjaro. With every step you take, and you will take thousands, your shoe has to perform well. There is no piece of gear that is more [...]
A capable backpack is required for climbing Kilimanjaro. Your backpack will hold all of your daily necessities and you’ll carry it with you on your hikes. Inside, you will want extra clothing [...]