What to take up Kilimanjaro

Once again this section is taken almost directly from the book. Hope you find it useful – we think it’s just about as comprehensive as can be – though if you’ve got any other recommendations don’t hesitate to write and let us know! In addition to the sections listed below, you may also wish to check out our page on what to put in your daypack, which advises you on what items you should actually carry with you while on the mountain.

With most of your luggage carried by porters on the mountain, it’s important that you remember to carry the essential items that you will need with you during the day while walking, such as water bottles, camera etc. This list will help you to sort out which things to take with you, and which items to leave for your porters to carry..