Local Professional Guides on Kilimanjaro
The importance of having competent, high quality guides and porters cannot be overstated when it comes to climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.
Braventure Africa uses local professional guides on Kilimanjaro, all of whom have received extensive training in first aid, mountain rescue, flora and fauna, and history.
All are registered with Kilimanjaro National Park (KINAPA).
Our Kilimanjaro guides are very experienced, with most having climbed more than 100 times! They are professionals who intimately know the mountain.
You can expect the following from our Kilimanjaro guide:
High Safety Standards – Our highest priority is your Safety. When you trust and book with us we will not take that responsibility lightly. Our guides are certified Wilderness First Responders (WFR), which means they have the tools to make critical medical and evacuation decisions. They receive annual training in emergency first aid and can prevent, recognize and treat altitude-related illnesses. Additionally, they can identify and avoid potential hazards such as slippery trails and loose rocks. Your health will be monitored very closely day to day while trekking.
Professionalism – At Braventure Africa we believe that professionalism is the key for your successful Kilimanjaro Climbing Experience. We have We are sure that you have many choices when it comes to Kilimanjaro trek. We always go beyond your expectations for having local Professional guides on Kilimanjaro mountain.
Braventure Africa takes pride in the hard work of our local professional guides on Kilimanjaro and we strive to maintain and grow our reputation of excellence. Our local professional guides on Kilimanjaro uphold a high level of professionalism while still keeping the experience fun for the clients.
Climbing Knowledge – Kilimanjaro trails are clearly marked, so following a trail should not pose a problem. But there are more intricate things that your guide will take into consideration when deciding when, where, and how to move the party. These things include weather conditions, trail density, rest stops, pace, etc.
Mountain Facts – Your local professional guide on Kilimanjaro is knowledgeable about general mountain facts. He can tell you about the climate zones, the altitudes of and distances to campsites, and information about the geology, flora and fauna. These types of facts increase the enjoyment during the trek by giving you an idea of what you are seeing and feeling.
Our local professional guides on Kilimanjaro mountain understand and aware that customer satisfaction, safe and successful climb is one of our company core values.
Our bush chef’s work wonders in tough conditions. Whether on the semi-desert of Kilimanjaro or the summits of Kilimanjaro, these extremely diligent artists work wonders to provide you with fresh and tasty food on Kilimanjaro for days on end. Possible the least seen and yet hardest working these fine men cook up a storm.
Our Porters On Mount Kilimanjaro
“The real heroes of Kilimanjaro.”
This is the testimony of many climbers about the role of the porters. Climb Kilimanjaro with us and you will certainly see why…
Braventure Africa, work with amazing and strong porters and we take good care of our team of porters.
Because of our hardworking porters, all you need to do on your climb is walk. Porters carry the tents, sleeping bags, mattresses, food, water, cookware, gas, stoves, medical supplies, chairs, and tables – not to mention your camping gear. It is a tough job and anyone who has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro will tell you that their strength, skill and stamina are incredible.
Dashing past you with a 20kg load strapped to their bodies, singing or cracking up with laughter. Up and down the mountain they go, loaded with your personal goods, pots and pans, tents and food.
On a trek up Kilimanjaro, you only need to carry a daypack with essentials for that day’s hiking. The rest will be taken up the mountain by your team of porters.
A tough job in harsh conditions, porters often climb Kilimanjaro three times per month. Their maximum load is restricted to 20kg by the Kilimanjaro National Park Authority (KINAPA). We also make sure our porters are treated and paid fairly and are well-equipped and well-fed on the mountain.
Also most of our porters they can speak English so we recommend to talk with them, get know them, share stories, singing and dances together for Kilimanjaro songs.