Healthy and Safety

Is Climbing Kilimanjaro Safe ?

This question was asked by several times by new hikers as well as experienced climber. Safety on Kilimanjaro is so important because of its changing weather and altitude sickness. So keeping your safety in mind, what can you expect and what should you focus on while preparing for your Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro? Here are a few key factors to consider: Altitude sickness, Experienced Kilimanjaro guides, Right equipment for Kilimanjaro safety & choosing a qualified tour operator etc.

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Factors to Consider For Kilimanjaro Safety

There are many factors those can decide whether it is safe to you or not. For the details on Kilimanjaro Health & Safety, you can get help from Safety Guide for Kilimanjaro Climbs.

Altitude sickness

Kilimanjaro Safety is of upmost importance, when you are on high altitude. The altitude sickness can be severe which can lead to Acute Mountain Sickness. As Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is above 6000m over sea level, you should be prepared enough to handle the tough situation. The preparation can be training to enhance fitness, taking medicines, use Diamox, and keep hydrated, having quality gears, and Kilimanjaro Safety Equipment with you. In case of Acute Mountain Sickness, inform your guide to call for Kilimanjaro Rescue for immediate evacuation.

Experienced Kilimanjaro guides

While choosing Climb Kilimanjaro Guide, choose the old and experienced one. Choosing the cheap or inexperienced trekking operator may put your health and safety at risk.

Choose The right equipment for Kilimanjaro safety

Instead of questioning Is Climbing Kilimanjaro Safe, you should prepare for the right equipments like vaccinations, medicines, water bottle, etc.

Other equipment’s are: Pulse Oximeter, Bottled oxygen, Portable stretcher, First aid medical kit, Clothing and trekking gears.

Choosing A Qualified Tour Operator

To get the perfect Climb Kilimanjaro Guide, you need to choose a qualified tour operator who has practical knowledge and expertise about Kilimanjaro Climate and weather.Choose the well-equipped to deal with altitude sickness. A qualified tour operator can make you feel safe as you are in right hand. The qualified tour operator is also familiar with Kilimanjaro Tourist Safety and also can contact for Kilimanjaro Rescue & Safety in emergency.