How much should I tip the Mount Kilimanjaro porters and guides?
tipping mount kilimanjaro porters and guides

In this article, we are going to discuss, how much money you should give to your porters, chefs, and guides as tips after your Mount Kilimanjaro climbing expedition.

Tipping is one of the most mind puzzling aspects of not only climbing Mount Kilimanjaro but worldwide travel as a whole. How do you know how much to tip your mountain expedition crew in Tanzania when each nation is different? We’ve broken down how much you should tip each member of your Kilimanjaro Climbing Crew, including the guide, assistant guide, cook, and porters, in this section.

Tipping is not compulsory in Tanzania, however, it is anticipated if your guide and team take good care of you while on the mountain then it is courteous to reciprocate the love.

The recommended tipping amounts for Kilimanjaro climbs are the same regardless of whatever route you choose. You should tip the lead guide $20-$25 per day, the assistant guide $10-$15 per day, the cook $10-$15, and each porter $5-$10.

This sum is for the entire group, not for each individual, and should be given to the group in an envelope at the end of the trip.

Here is more detailed information about your mountain expedition crew that includes porters, chefs, guides and tipping.


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Nov 4, 2022
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