Tanzania Safari & Trekking Faq’s

Tanzania Distance Adventure generally advise that the best time to climb Kilimanjaro is during the warmest and driest times of year, from December to mid-March and mid-June to the end of October. However, although these are considered to be the best times to climb the mountain in terms of weather, they are also the busiest months. The Best Time of the Year to Climb Kilimanjaro are the months of January through early-March and June through October. You can climb Kilimanjaro at any time of the year, but certain months are better than others. Tanzania Distance Adventure recommend best to climb Mount Kilimanjaro during the driest months and avoid April and November as these are the main rainy seasons, making the trails more dangerous.
The Lemosho Route Success Rate is around 90% on the 8 day itinerary that we provide and on the 7 day package it is around 85%. The Kilimanjaro Routes Success Rates are highest on the northern circuit route. This is the newest and the longest route, taking 9 days to summit Kilimanjaro. Picking the right Route on Kilimanjaro is one of the most important things for your climb. The route you pick is going to determine whether you will reach the summit successfully. And it will also affect how much you will enjoy the entire journey.
When traveling to foreign destinations it is always respectful to dress modestly and we suggest the emphasis is on comfortable clothing. It is often warm on the plains and at lower altitudes but cold in the hilly and mountainous areas; a rain jacket, fleece and good quality walking shoes/boots are essential.
We suggest you to experience Tanzania in all seasons. However the Best Time for Safari In Tanzania or for trekking Kilimanjaro or other mountains is the dry season (late June-October) as the climatic conditions are the best excellent with clear skies and very little humidity.
To witness Africa's biggest mass movement of wildebeests in Serengeti you must visit this spectacular country in August and September. During this period your chances of witnessing river crossing of various herds of different animals are quite high. From early October onwards due to the rainy season the herds journey back to the Serengeti.
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