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Our guides were excellent… Davis on the climb, Walter on safari. We would not have made it up and down without Davis’ flexibility, support, and adaptation. Davis really worked to ensure that the group all made it to the summit. And we did. On safari, Walter was knowledgeable and easy to work with. We saw the”Big… Read more “Our guides were excellent”
Staff was terrific… from start to finish. Dana responded to emails quickly and thoroughly. Ben was informative in each briefing and Davis was encouraging and supportive throughout both treks (Mt. Meru and Mt. Kilimanjaro). The only thing I would change would be to shorten the duration of both descents (Meru and Kilimanjaro). Logistically, this may… Read more “Staff was terrific… from start to finish.”
I loved everything – from the excellent and prompt communication while booking, to the quality gear and services (we LOVED the food), to the amazing guides and porters. I’m telling everyone they have to do Kilimanjaro whether they like hiking or not, and they have to do it with Peak Planet.
When I finally decided to turn this dream of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro into a reality I spent several months researching various companies at different price ranges. After narrowing it down to 6 companies associated with KPAP, I ultimately chose to go with Peak Planet. I was impressed with several aspects of their company such as… Read more “Mount Kilimanjaro, Peak Planet, and Team Caspar stole a piece of my heart.”
We couldn’t be more pleased with our Peak Planet experience. From the very beginning, Dana was so helpful in helping us identify the right route and timing of the trip, responding promptly to our *many* emails with concerns, questions, and various inquiries. Our expectations were blown completely out of the water — our guides, Deo… Read more “Thank you for making our Honeymoon so wonderful”
Porters great. Bosco the leader great. Latrines great. Soup and tea and food great. Encouragement from porters great.
Absolutely loved the trip, very well organized and planned. As a solo female traveler, I was very well looked after and would definitely recommend Peak Planet
Pickup from the airport was on time. The accommodation was good with friendly staff and delicious food in the hotel. Trek was well organized by our guide Davis. He and his crew were wonderful including the tent, food arrangements and watching us throughout the trek. Very well done
Five Stars! Excellent memories were made from an excellent company!
I had a wonderful experience with Peak Planet. On summit night I really appreciated the encouragement from the guides and porters. Instead of forcing us to go fast (like the other companies) our porters and guides sang to us all the way to the top! I will be recommending this company to all my fellow… Read more “I will be recommending this company to all my fellow hikers!”
Excellent service from the guide Davis and all of his crew. Equipment was in best condition and staff were able to fix any issues during the climb. Food was good and the crew was willing to help with smiles anytime. I would highly recommend peak planet.
From start to finish, everything about Peak Planet was top notch. I did a lot of research online and looked at many different companies, hoping to find the best one — and definitely know we found the best! For starters, love that Peak Planet is part of KPAP. That should be one of the top… Read more “Peak Planet was top notch”
Just from start to finish the whole trip has been a life-changing experience. Casper our guide was amazing, he took his time to get to know each person and his skills were endless. Realising when someone needed help and doing everything he could to make them feel more relaxed. The food was on point, absolutely… Read more “The whole trip has been a life-changing experience.”
It was an amazing experience! We had a fabulous group and amazing guides and porters. Thank you!
Everything was flawless. Our driver was waiting for us at the airport, Stella Maris was clean, the food delicious, and the staff made us feel like family. What a place! Our guide Caspar and his team of Emmanuel, Future, Stivin, and Salomon were the most professional and sincere guides on the mountain. What a team!… Read more “Thank you for making our honeymoon an unforgettable trip!”
Davis and team were superb. Watching Davis lead and grow other leader was exceptional and the entire trip was seamless.
The guides, the climb, the food, the route, the porters, the equipment on Kilimanjaro exceeded all my expectations. What an incredible team! It was an unforgettable experience. I saw other guiding companies during the trek and Peak Planet was by far the best in terms of organization, porters, and guides to clients ratio, top of… Read more “Well done Peak Planet! “
Incredible trip and extremely impressed with the organizational leadership of Peak Planet. From the booking process to the actual climb, all was a wonderful experience. Your people make a huge difference and I’m super impressed with how Peak Planet runs. Will definitely leave more reviews. Loved every minute!!
The guides and porters were amazing. Made the trip wonderful. The gear list was very helpful, stick to the list and you have all the gear you need.
The guides and porters were amazing. It would be good to get more information on what peak planet are doing to ensure they are paid fairly and have good treatment whilst on the mountain. I am glad you ask Laura. Here at Peak Planet, we strive to have our porters treated well. We are members… Read more “The guides and porters were amazing.”
I couldn’t have been happier. From Dana’s prompt and helpful responses to Davis and the crew going above and beyond to ensure our trek was safe, enjoyable, and successful. I’ll be recommending Peak Planet to everyone.
Ben was great and handled all arrangements, including driving me to the start on a special schedule. Everything very smooth. Davis was a great guide and the crew was amazing. Francis, Adam, Eric, Joseph, Redman, Willson, etc., what a great crew. Super experience. On the Safari David was an amazing guide and we were thrilled… Read more “Thanks for a great experience!”
The staff’s attention to detail and focus on safety ensures shows the climbers best interest is always in mind. The staff also creates a fun, inclusive environment that makes you feel at home in a foreign place! A HUGE thank you to Peak Planet for all the care and love they provided our group with… Read more “Highly recommend climbing with Peak Planet! “
Guides and porters were all professional, friendly and helpful. I can’t say enough good things about the entire staff on our trip. EXCELLENT. Medical checks and the amount of food served was outstanding. PP did a great job guiding us through a blizzard on our summit night/day.
Davis and Magnus were our guides and they were outstanding! They were so knowledgeable and made our hike a safe and unforgettable experience. Both my husband and I are physicians and we were both very impressed by the medical knowledge and experience of our guides. They kept us safe and healthy throughout the hike and… Read more “I wanted to just let you all know how much my husband and I loved our Kili climb!”
The porters and guides were great always willing to go beyond and provide help by anticipating needs.
My husband and I recently summited Kilimanjaro from the Lemosho route with the help of the Peak Planet staff. We would not have been successful without their expertise and continued positive spirits every step of the way. The entire staff paid attention to detail and seem to genuinely care for our well-being and success. We… Read more “It was the journey that continues to tug at my heart.”
Best trip of my life with great guides, support staff (porters, etc) and fellow climbers!!!!
It was obvious from the first briefing that Peak Planet was the superior outfit to climb Kili with… Guides were amazing, maybe if they could have name badges it would help??? always smiling and willing to help. When compared to other tours on the mountain, we were very happy we booked with Peak Planet…our guides… Read more “Guides were amazing”
Right from the beginning my questions were answered – and there were a lot, Dana was very good at eliminating any stress I may have had. I cannot say enough good things about the guides and porters that our group worked with. From the start Modi, Davis and Magnus were professional and very fun. The… Read more “Peak Planet is the ONLY company you should climb Kili with.”
Thanks, Dana. The trip was amazing! You have a great team with Davis and his crew. I did not end up going down into the crater as I didn’t have the energy on summit day but I really enjoyed the parts that I did see from the top. The entire week was an experience of… Read more “You have a great team with Davis and his crew!”
If you are considering Kilimanjaro, I have two pieces of advice. One-this mountain is challenging and pre-climb conditioning will be tested. There will be unexpected challenges on the mountain. Like many climbers, this was the hardest physical and mental activity that I have attempted. Secondly-Go with Peak Planet. The summit rate is > 90%. Along… Read more “Peak Planet stood out from the other outfitters”
I was thoroughly impressed with our guides (Davis – lead; Magnus – assistant guide) and the rest of the crew. I would highly recommend the guides. The quality of their service and the quality of the food on the mountain surpassed my expectations. I will definitely recommend Peak Planet to friends looking to hike Kilimanjaro.
I had decently high expectations for the trip, but Peak Planet still surpassed them. I was amazed by how good the food was! The whole crew that made the trip possible were absolutely amazing – everyone was very welcoming and they all did their jobs seamlessly. We were well looked after and everything possible was… Read more “I would highly recommend Peak Planet”
I saw your Instagram post that other proud vegans summited with Peak Planet. You all put on an amazing production and should take deep pride in what you do!
Overall, I had a truly excellent time. Caspar is a very impressive guide, both in terms of his work with clients but also his manager skills (I can’t even begin to imagine what is involved in organizing a staff of 39 on the mountain). Emmanuel, our ‘chief’ assistant guide was also excellent, as were the… Read more “I had a truly excellent time”
We did the Northern Circuit and the trip was great. Five Stars!
I did the Lemosho Route with our wonderful guide, Casper. Overall Rating = 5 Stars
Great trip. Very satisfied with Peak Planet and have already started recommending your company to my colleagues.
We are on a plane to San Francisco from Tanzania — back from an amazing 9 day trek up Kili and we wanted to offer you some feedback. First of all, your guides are unbelievable! Davis and Magnus (and the others, but especially these two) were organized, smart, warm, aware, caring, and professional. They inspired… Read more “Your guides are unbelievable!”
Medical checkups were very well executed and necessary. Guides did a great job ensuring everyone was healthy and fit to continue with their trek at high altitude.
Thanks to everyone at Peak Planet for an amazing Kilimanjaro trek followed by an equally wonderful 7-day Safari trip in June 2017. I’m very grateful to our head guide August, who was the best encouragement and extremely helpful on my summit of Kilimanjaro. An experience made complete by our team of porters who took care… Read more “Thank you for the Adventure of a Lifetime!”
Not only are the porters and guides the nicest people you could hope to meet, but what they manage to create, cook and build for you up a mountain is quite unbelievable. Before going, I was told by everyone who had climbed Kili to take my own food and condiments because it was inedible… not… Read more “They are truly a remarkable company.”
My sister and I climbed Kilimanjaro with them last week and has the most amazing time. Our group were wonderfully friendly, the support crew is great fun, very professional and incredibly motivating. Dana is also very contactable and happy to answer any questions throughout making the experience incredibly personable. Having heard from various people of their experiences with other companies… Read more “Peak Planet is truly fantastic. “
Highly recommend Peak Planet’s given approach to health/safety, supported by strong/experienced guides and on-the-ground team (tents, food, equipment, etc.)
Thank you so much! It has been the most incredible experience! You guys were absolutely amazing throughout and your guides are truly the best!
Thanks to everyone at Peak Planet for an amazing Kilimanjaro trek…couldn’t have asked for a better group of guides!
Sarah and I signed up with a group trek through Peak Planet, a U.S.-based company that organizes Kilimanjaro climbs and other activities in Tanzania. We chose Peak Planet from the many guide companies out there based off of their stellar online reviews and a recommendation from Sarah’s friend Alexis, who used them a few years back… Read more “Thanks to everyone at Peak Planet for an amazing Kilimanjaro trek…couldn’t have asked for a better group of guides! “
August was a brilliant guide – confident, calm, in control and experienced. I can’t speak highly enough of him. The tents were the best on the mountain and food was superb. I couldn’t have had a better trip – thanks to the entire team at Peak Planet – one very happy customer!
I climbed with the best guides, assistant guides and porters. All the guides were motivating, encouraging and most importantly made sure that we were always safe. They never let us walk alone. They were also very professional and experienced.
Overall, it was a great experience and I had all the information needed before the trip and during the trip. Absolutely outstanding guides, porters, helpers, cook !!
Our trip is over and we all summited Uhuru Peak – thank you for the great support and service. I just want to also say we had a great guide Joshua – he was amazing and we received amazing service!
I had a really great time. Thanks for the trip of a lifetime.
My sons, a friend and I climbed Kilimanjaro from August 3, 2016 to August 10. After researching the various guides on Kilimanjaro, we selected Peak Planet. We were very happy with our choice. They picked us up at the airport and we stayed in nice accommodations. We signed up for a four person private climb… Read more “It is a True Adventure”
Peak Planet is top notch and we were all very happy with our choice. I loved every one of our guides. Stratton, who was one of the assistant guides, was an exceptional standout.
The trip far exceeded my expectations! The guides, chef, porters are all amazing! It was a very positive and exhilarating experience!
“I have just returned from climbing Kili via the 6 day Rongai Route. My friend and I (we’re 2 40 something females) had the most wonderful experience. From the initial briefing to our amazing guides, Joseph and Viviano Mosha and the awesome food provided by Emil, we cannot fault them. We’re positive we only made… Read more “I could go on and on about how wonderful it was to hike around Kili…”
“I went to Kilimanjaro with 4 other friends and we all had a great time. We used Peak Planet to book it. I have nothing but praise to give to this companies. Ken in Peak planet answered every question we had at all times of day and night. And our guides and porters in Tanzania… Read more “I have nothing but praise to give…”
“We booked through Peak Planet and have only good things to say. Our guides were very knowledgeable and made us feel safe throughout our trip. The food was great and the tents and facilities were all comfortable. We had Charles and Damas who, along with Peter and the rest of their crew, are really responsible… Read more “We booked through Peak Planet and have only good things to say.”
“We all successfully reached Uhuru Peak… Trip was amazing… Peak Planet is perfect… Great guides and crew… Food good not great (but who cares) and equipment very very good to excellent… Lemosho is excellent route.. 7 day six night is the right way to do it… Not 5 nighter…too short a time and too hard a… Read more “Peak Planet is perfect.”
“Thanks a lot for putting together our group. People at Peak Planet tours were unbelievable great!!! 100% reliable well organized, caring and friendly. This has been one of the most amazing experienced I have ever had!”
Our Kilimanjaro experience was fantastic and definitely something that my wife and I would strongly recommend.
“Our Kilimanjaro experience was fantastic and definitely something that my wife and I would strongly recommend. Equally so, Peak Planet was excellent and I would strongly recommend both based on our dealings. The guides and porters were excellent. The camps were first class, the food was truly excellent given conditions, and the guides had good… Read more “Our Kilimanjaro experience was fantastic and definitely something that my wife and I would strongly recommend.”
“Myself and two friends started the climb with four others on 25th June following the Shira route and felt very well looked after by all of the staff. Our group was led by Mussa along with Robbie and Nelson and we couldn’t have asked for better guides. Robbie was a really excellent guide to have… Read more “The food on the climb was fantastic and special thanks to Joseph, I miss his cooking!”
“We had a wonderful time on our climb and safari and were impressed with the guides. All three of us made the Kili summit, despite some altitude headaches/nausea. The two guides on our climb (Mussa and Julius) were very good at keeping tabs on our health issues and encouraging us where needed. Our safari guide… Read more “We had a wonderful time on our climb and safari and were impressed with the guides.”
“Just wanted to say thanks for all the help booking and coordinating our trip to Kilimanjaro back in February. Peak Planet was a GREAT choice. The guides were experienced and professional, and our porters were quite accommodating and friendly. Between the private bathrooms and always having the best tent locations at the campsites, we were… Read more “Peak Planet was a GREAT choice.”
“My son, Ian, traveled with his Aunt Carla and Uncle Steven in late August/early September to Tanzania. Ian had the time of his life on this trip. He had such a wonderful experience on the mountain and has been a changed young man since this journey. His guide, Joshua, was an outstanding leader and Ian… Read more “…had such a wonderful experience on the mountain and has been a changed young man since”
“Thanks for the smooth organization of the Kilimanjaro trip. That was a great experience…I will come back some day!”
“Just wanted to let you know that I just got home from my Kilimanjaro climb and it was spectacular. Totally exceeded all of my expectations. The preparations and professional work of everyone over there was superb, from the guides, to the porters, to the drivers. Nothing went awry. I will highly recommend you all to… Read more “Totally exceeded all of my expectations.”
“Just some feed back regarding the Kilimanjaro trek my wife and I did during June. We’ve done similar treks before, but this one was as good as we have experienced. The gear, tents, latrines etc. were top class and the head guide and guides were as good as they get. For reference I have included… Read more “We’ve done similar treks before, but this one was as good as we have experienced.”
“I want to thank you for a great trip. Kilimanjaro was spectacular. The guides and porters were outstanding. Your responses to my questions were always prompt and clear. Traveling to/in Africa is a little intimidating, but Peak Planet made the whole experience easy and enjoyable. I’m even considering going back.”
“My husband and I got back from our Peak Planet Kilimanjaro climb and safari a few weeks ago, and all we can say is WOW. Firstly, you did such a stellar job coordinating all of the details, providing us with a perfect itinerary and booking every hotel and meal for us. Jordan and I had… Read more “All we can say is WOW.”
Here is a webpage from our clients who climbed with us on the Lemosho Route during a full blue moon in August 2012.
“I am so pleased with my adventure to Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar, and the safari. I cannot think of anything that could have made the trip better (other than the mountain being flat or maybe a pre-scheduled massage after the climb!). Peak Planet’s staff was outstanding in all areas: customer service, professionalism, technical knowledge/skills, logistics, nutrition and… Read more “I am so pleased with my adventure to Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar, and the safari.”
“I just returned home from the Northern Circuit route. Joshua and his team did a great job of leading the trek. All 10 climbers summited Kilimanjaro. Thanks for putting this trek together. It was great.”
“Cheers! At age 70, on Sunday, January 27, 2013, at 7:00 am. I had a glass of champagne on Uhuru Peak of Mount Kilimanjaro. WOW! What a moment! Fantastic ending to a perfect climb via the Northern Circuit 9-Day Route. Ken of Peak Planet was the best. Always prompt in answering questions by e-mail or… Read more “At age 70… I had a glass of champagne on Uhuru Peak of Mount Kilimanjaro.”
“I just got back to Bangkok and my daughter to Canada after completing the 6 day Machame route climb to Uhuru Peak. I wanted to say a big thank you to you for your organization and response to queries during the organization and planning of the trip. But mostly want to offer huge praise for… Read more “Thanks to all for a lifetime of memories – you are the best!”
We were very impressed with this company. They did an outstanding job keeping us healthy and safe. All five of us made it to the Kili summit with their help. When our friend John Washburn started having some health issues after summiting, they took excellent care of him to get them down quickly. I can’t… Read more “We were very impressed”
I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you and Peak Planet for providing us with the trip of a lifetime!
I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you and Peak Planet for providing us with the trip of a lifetime! We arrived safely back in the States yesterday, and had an absolute blast. Everything was perfect! We both made it to Uhuru peak and our guides & climbing team were tremendous the… Read more “I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you and Peak Planet for providing us with the trip of a lifetime!”
We are hoping to share our enthusiasm with young climbers & couples for years to come. Gaby and Justin made a great video of their Machame climb. Watch and enjoy!
On February 24th 2014, my husband and I went on the 10 day Lemosho route (8 days on the mountain) through Peak Planet. Everything was exceptional and we wouldn’t change a single thing! Starting from the beginning, I worked with Ken and Trevor to get everything booked. I was extremely impressed with how quickly I… Read more “Everything was exceptional and we wouldn’t change a single thing!”
Jambo Trevor, Just wanted to drop a line to say thank you. Kay and had a successful climb and a really good time. I can not say enough how wonderful our guide Henry and the staff of Peak Planet were. The rental gear was all excellent as well. All of the arrangements, transfers, everything went… Read more “I can not say enough how wonderful our guide Henry and the staff of Peak Planet were”
Nothing I experienced here in the states comes close to the job our guides and their team of porters and chef did to help us make the climb to the summit a success.
I just completed my summit climb to Kilimanjaro last week with Peak Planet and their fantastic guides. My name is Charles and I made the climb with my son Andrew. Coming from the USA and being an avid hunter I’ve had quite a bit of experience working with guides and outfitters. Nothing I experienced here… Read more “Nothing I experienced here in the states comes close to the job our guides and their team of porters and chef did to help us make the climb to the summit a success.”
Abraham and his team where amazing. Best time ever! I am inspired to go back and do it again!
Hello Peak Planet! I just made a video of our adventure, which we just came back from doing over Lemosho 9 days with your phenomenal guides and team! It was a trip of a lifetime and we all made it to the summit, and will never forget our experience. Thanks in particular to the wonderful… Read more “It was a trip of a lifetime and we all made it to the summit, and will never forget our experience.”
It’s tough to describe how exhilarating it is to summit Kilimanjaro and see the epic views. From Peak Planet patiently fielding our numerous pre-trip prep questions to JT, our chief guide and the entire ensemble ensuring we got to the top, this was an unforgettable experience of a lifetime. Worth every penny! Visit Chaz’s blog… Read more “…Was an unforgettable experience of a lifetime. Worth every penny!”
In March 2015 senior leaders of one of the biggest health care organizations in the Middle East, Hamad Medical Corporation, decided to take up a challenge, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, a life time adventure. We were a group of 9 doctors ranging in age from 36 to 60. Since many of us had not done anything… Read more “We strongly recommend Peak Planet for such an adventure”
From the first email sent to Ken to the goodbye, everything was superb. Nagaya was professional, polite, informative at the debriefing. He set a great tone for the upcoming climb that we were anxiously anticipating. He was honest yet very optimistic. The three guides; Chris, Alpha and Raphael were incredible working cohesively as a team.… Read more “Very grateful for the unforgettable journey to the peak.”