Kilimanjaro Packing list

Our top-quality equipment features high performance tents and gear, and our highly-qualified team is dedicated, friendly and always ready and happy to help. With our guidance and expertise, you will have the safest and most enjoyable trekking experience imaginable.

Travel Documents

  • Valid passport
  • Yellow fever vaccination records/ certificate.
  • Tanzania visa, available at airport upon arrival, USD $100 payable in cash only for US citizens and USD $50 for residents of UK/European Union and most other countries.
  • Copy of flight itinerary.
  • Copy of travel and/or medical evacuation insurance.
  • Personal medical/dental insurance cards.
  • Credit card (Visa and MasterCard are most widely accepted).

                                                                               Necessary Mount Gears to Pack

Technical Clothing

Below is a list of highly recommend items.  Required items are indicated with an *. Please know the weather is very unpredictable and temperatures can fall as low as -25.  We recommend it is always better to be over, than under prepared.  Any items you do not wish to purchase or bring from home can be hired here from local gear shops specializing in quality imported items.  A price list of each item is available upon request.

  • Waterproof Jacket, breathable with hood*
  • Weather rated Insulated Jacket, synthetic or down *
  • Soft Jacket, fleece or soft-shell
  • Long sleeve shirts: light-weight, moisture-wicking fabric (2)
  • Short sleeve shirts: light-weight, moisture-wicking fabric (2)
  • Waterproof Pants, breathable*
  • Hiking Pants (convertible to shorts recommended) (2)
  • Fleece Pants
  • Shorts (optional)
  • Long Underwear (moisture-wicking fabric recommended) (2)
  • Underwear, briefs (moisture-wicking fabric recommended)
  • Sport Braz (women)


  • Hiking Boots, warm, waterproof, broken-in, with spare laces
  • Gym Shoes, to wear at camp (optional)
  • Socks, thick, wool or synthetic (3-5)
  • Sock Liners, tight, thin, synthetic, worn under socks to prevent blisters (3-5)
  • Gaiters, waterproof – highly recommended to prevent loose gravel and sand


  • Sleeping Bag, warm, four season rated*
  • Sleeping Bag Liner, for added warmth (optional)
  • Trekking Poles (highly recommended)
  • Head lamp, with extra batteries*
  • Duffel bag, for porters to carry your equipment*
  • Daypack, for you to carry your personal gear*