How long does it take to climb Mount Kilimanjaro?

Answer You can reach Mount Kilimanjaro in five to eight days, depending on your speed, the weather and the route you choose. It is ideal to hike for six to eight days for proper acclimatization. Each rout... Read More »

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What is the average temperature on Mount Everest?

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How much does it cost to climb Mount Kilimanjaro?

Treks to Mount Kilimanjaro average $1,200 in 2010. The money goes to pay all guides and porters, provide gas for transportation, and cover park fees--$60 per day per person, plus $10 for each porte... Read More »