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Why Fair Voyage – short summary with photos
Is this safari confirmed to be available?
Tipping guidelines for Kilimanjaro Climbs
How can I download a Tour Brochure PDF?
When joining a Kilimanjaro group climb, can I go my own pace?
Typical food menu for Kilimanjaro climbs
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Tipping guidelines for Kilimanjaro Climbs
What are your Terms & Conditions?
Shall I take Diamox when climbing Kilimanjaro?
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Tipping guidelines for Safari Tours
When joining a Kilimanjaro group climb, can I customize it to make it cheaper?
How many guides will there be for my group when climbing Kilimanjaro?
Tipping procedures for Kilimanjaro climbs
What are the next steps once I’ve booked my Kilimanjaro climb?
Kilimanjaro tipping calculation depending on climb length and group size
Can I make changes after booking this Tour?
As a solo traveller, do I have to pay the single traveller supplement?
What is your summit success rate for this climb?
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Why do you recommend TransferWise for international payments?
What type of sleeping bags do you rent and how much does it cost?
What is Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village?
How does Fair Voyage remain independent & offer best advice?
How does Fair Voyage curate operators & offers to ensure high quality?
How is Fair Voyage able to guarantee best local prices?
What type of travel experiences does Fair Voyage promote?
How can Fair Voyage help me find & customize my best climb?
What can I do at Kimironko market in Kigali?
What can I see at the Presidential Palace Museum in Kigali?
What is the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre?
What is it like to go mountain gorilla trekking in Rwanda?
Additional Terms & Info for this Tour
Tipping guidelines for Safari Tours
What can I see in the Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda?
What is the climate in Uganda?
What are the most important national parks in Uganda?
What is the geography of Uganda like?
What is Uganda like?
What is Tanzania like?
What is Kenya like?
Is the type of Malaria in Tanzania dangerous?
Does check-in luggage on flights to Kilimanjaro airport get lost?
What do I leave in my main bag for my porter to carry?
What should I carry with me during my flight?
What facilities are available at the Marangu Huts?
What are the campsites on Kilimanjaro like?
Are their bathrooms and showers on Mount Kilimanjaro?
What’s the etiquette when using nature for my toilet business?
What do I do when I need a bathroom on Kilimanjaro?
How can Fair Voyage help me customize my Kilimanjaro climb?
How does Fair Voyage ensure fair porter treatment practices?
How is Fair Voyage able to guarantee best prices for Kilimanjaro offers?
How does Fair Voyage select the best Kilimanjaro offers and operators?
How does Fair Voyage maintain its independence & offer best advice?
How are my funds protected when I book & pay my Tour with Fair Voyage?
Why should I book my trip with Fair Voyage?
What Kilimanjaro expertise does Fair Voyage have?
Will I have access to my private toilet tent while hiking?
How do I book a private toilet tent for my Kilimanjaro climb?
What are private toilet tents on Mount Kilimanjaro like?
What are the public toilets on Mount Kilimanjaro like?
Why is the Machame Route so popular?
Are tsetse flies and sleeping sickness a risk when climbing Kilimanjaro?
How hard is it to breathe on the climb?
Will I experience shortness of breath when climbing Kilimanjaro?
Should I organize a private tour to climb Kilimanjaro?
What are the disadvantages of private tours to climb Kilimanjaro?
What are the advantages of private tours to climb Kilimanjaro?
How many people are in a private tour?
What is a private tour to climb Kilimanjaro?
What are the disadvantages of Kilimanjaro group tours?
Should I join a group tour to climb Kilimanjaro?
How many climbers are in a Kilimanjaro group tour?
What are the advantages of Kilimanjaro group tours?
What is an open group tour to climb Kilimanjaro?
Should I overnight at the same location or go for a longer route?
Is it possible to extend my climb by an additional acclimatization day?
When is the best season to climb Kilimanjaro?
What is the weather on Mount Kilimanjaro like?
Do I need to take preventative antimalarials when travelling to Tanzania?
What do I carry in my Kilimanjaro daypack?
Where do I get all the required gear for my Kilimanjaro climb?
How can I prepare physically for my Kilimanjaro climb?
What are common symptoms of altitude sickness when climbing Kilimanjaro?
How do I get from Kilimanjaro airport to Moshi or Arusha?
How can I charge my devices when climbing Mount Kilimanjaro?
Does a 9-day climb improve my summit success chance?
What is the summit success chance on a 9-day route?
How many days should I take to climb Kilimanjaro?
What is the best certification for a Kilimanjaro guide?
How can I book a WFR certified guide for my Kilimanjaro climb?
Who certifies Kilimanjaro guides for Wilderness First Responder (WFR)?
What is Wilderness First Responder (WFR)?
What anti-malarials do you recommend for Tanzania?
Should I take anti-malarials when travelling to Tanzania?
How can I get from Nairobi to Kilimanjaro?
How does the fatality rate on Kilimanjaro compare to other mountains?
Can I fall to death while climbing Kilimanjaro?
How big is the risk of rockfall when climbing Kilimanjaro?
How do I find the best Kilimanjaro guide?
How can I avoid altitude sickness when climbing Kilimanjaro?
How dangerous is altitude sickness when climbing Kilimanjaro?
What are the best muscle exercises to prepare for my climb?
What are benefits of longer Kilimanjaro climbs?
What are benefits of shorter Kilimanjaro climbs?
How long does it take to climb Kilimanjaro?
What is the best cardio activity to prepare for my Kilimanjaro climb?
How fit do I need to be to climb Kilimanjaro?
How much does it cost to hire a porter for Kilimanjaro?
How much weight can I bring on my Kilimanjaro climb for my porter to carry?
How much weight does each porter on Kilimanjaro carry?
What are the differences between Kilimanjaro climbing offers?
What is typically included in Kilimanjaro tour prices?
Why is it important for me that my porters are treated fairly?
Why does Fair Voyage not offer cheaper Kilimanjaro climbs?
Why are Kilimanjaro tours so expensive?
How much does it cost to climb Kilimanjaro?
What are the most common causes of death on Kilimanjaro?
What is altitude sickness or acute mountain sickness (AMS)?
Who are 5 most outstanding Kilimanjaro climbers?
What makes Kilimanjaro difficult to climb?
What is the average Kilimanjaro summit success rate?
Is there an age limit to climb Mount Kilimanjaro?
Do I need to have special skills to climb Kilimanjaro?
What are the 3 golden rules of altitude acclimatization?
How can I maximize my Kilimanjaro summit success chance?
What exactly does my Kilimanjaro tour operator organize?
How many tourists die on Kilimanjaro every year?
Is it dangerous to climb Mount Kilimanjaro?
Is Mount Kilimanjaro a climb or a hike or a trek?
How difficult is it to climb Mount Kilimanjaro?
Which city is used as a base to climb Kilimanjaro?
Which international airlines fly to Kilimanjaro International Airport?
Which airport do I fly into when climbing Kilimanjaro?
How tall is Mount Kilimanjaro?
What is Mount Kilimanjaro?
Which is the best Kilimanjaro route during rainy season?
What is the best Kilimanjaro route for an ultimate adventure?
What is excluded from all Kilimanjaro offers?
What options do I have to customize my Kilimanjaro climb?
What is included in Kilimanjaro offers on Fair Voyage that’s different from other agencies or platforms?
As a responsible travel organization, how can I partner with you?
Why do you not make Travelife Certification mandatory for all your suppliers?
What is the best responsible & sustainable travel certification for tour operators globally?
What are your global responsible & sustainable travel criteria?
What are your regional responsible & sustainable travel criteria?
What are your responsible travel criteria for Kilimanjaro operators?
What are your local responsible & sustainable travel screening criteria?
How do I know whether my tour operator is responsible?
Which companies does Fair Voyage promote?
What is included in all Kilimanjaro offers?
What do the Tour Operator and Accommodation ratings mean?
Which Kilimanjaro route do you most recommend?
How do I go about choosing my best Kilimanjaro route?
What are the key differences between the routes on Mount Kilimanjaro?
How long does it take to climb Kilimanjaro on the Northern Circuit?
What is the Northern Circuit route on Mount Kilimanjaro like?
Which Kilimanjaro route has the the highest summit success chance?
Which is the best Kilimanjaro hiking route for altitude acclimatization?
Should I take the Machame or Lemosho Route?
Do you recommend the 6-day Machame Route?
How long does it take to climb Kilimanjaro on the Machame Route?
What is the Machame Route on Mount Kilimanjaro like?
How long does the Lemosho Route take?
What is the Lemosho Route on Mount Kilimanjaro like?
Do you recommend the 8-day Lemosho Route?
Do you recommend the 7-day Machame Route?
How do I organize a Kilimanjaro climb?
Where do I sleep on Mount Kilimanjaro?
What can I do in Tanzania besides Safari?
How do I get from Dar es Salaam to Kilimanjaro?
Do you recommend the 6-day Rongai Route?
What is the Rongai Route on Mount Kilimanjaro like?
What is the geography of Tanzania?
What does the inclusions rating mean, and how can I easily compare offers?
What is the climate in Tanzania?
Where is Mount Kilimanjaro located?
What is the difference between a climb, hike and trek?
What is the difference between the Machame and Lemosho Routes?
Do you recommend the 7-day Lemosho Route?
What is excluded from this Tour?
Fair Voyage tipping guidelines for Kilimanjaro climbs
Why should I book my Kilimanjaro climb with Fair Voyage?
Do you recommend the 5-day Rongai Route?
Additional Terms & Info for this Tour
What type of sleeping bags do you rent and how much does it cost?
Clothing & equipment available for rent locally
How do I pay for things locally in Tanzania?
How do I pay for this Tour?
Do I need to take out travel insurance?
Questions, contact & help
Operator T&C and Liability Waiver Form
What gear do I need to climb Kilimanjaro?
What can I do besides safari and trekking tours in Rwanda?
What is included in this Tour?
What are the most important national parks in Rwanda?
Tipping guidelines for Kilimanjaro Climbs
What is the geography of Rwanda like?
What is the climate in Rwanda?
What is Rwanda like?
How do Travellers Rate & Review Fair Voyage?
What is the porter treatment situation on Mount Kilimanjaro?
Why should I tip?
What makes this a responsible tour?
How do I check availability or customize this Tour?
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