With guaranteed departure dates, it is possible to join an open group for your Kilimanjaro climb. You have to enquire about the availability of a spot with Tranquil Kilimanjaro beforehand.

Out Kilimanjaro mountain guides have top-notch ability and expertise to guide even the largest groups but we recommend set numbers of about 10-15 climbers per group for the best chance of summit success, as they can be taken care of with undivided attention. We make sure our group climbs are as relaxed and exciting as possible.

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Advantages of Group Joining for a Kilimanjaro climb

  • We have a record high success rate on all routes is over 90%
  • We always have a guide client ratio of 3:1, or even less as per clients request.
  • We do not cancel a booked trip because we have guaranteed departure dates.
  • The bigger the number of climbers in a group the lesser the cost.
  • You get to meet new people

Group Tours for Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro Group joining tours are perfect for solo travellers because climbing Kilimanjaro alone could be costly. Joining a group is the best option as you get to share costs hence it is more affordable. You will get to make new friends as a Kilimanjaro group tour consists of all types of people, from couples, friends and other solo travellers.

Why Group Joining is best for you

There are many pros and advantages of joining a group to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. First of all you get to meet new people, share ideas and experiences with other like-minded climbers

Since you get to share some incentives and resources as a group, it becomes a cheaper Mount Kilimanjaro climb than going on a private climb. Do check the size of the group in advance.

Disadvantages of Kilimanjaro Group Tours

To be honest big group tours with strangers sometimes feels like you are not getting enough alone time. There is no privacy if you are a couple and sometimes it tends to get noisy especially if you are joining a couple of friends while you are a solo traveller.

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Grouping Up

Group joining is perfect for solo travellers and young, enthusiastic travellers like students, backpackers and travellers on a tight budget. Making the effort to group up with like-minded travellers is exciting. It is important to get to know who you will be climbing the mountain with for days that is why some climbers group up to get familiar with each other before taking up the Kilimanjaro challenge.

Once climbers group up a bond, they have the freedom to socialize freely and share ideas on how to approach the climb and lower their climbing costs as a unit.

There are many open forums and social media groups that allow travellers to engage and arrange meetups like TripAdvisor forums and Lonely Planet’s Thorn Tree forums or, Le Petit Futé, Quotatrip and Le Routard for French travellers.

As for travellers already within Tanzania, meeting up in Arusha and Moshi is a great way to gather and brainstorm your trip as a group. Such useful public places for meetups in Moshi include Kilimanjaro Wonders Hotel, Kilimanjaro Coffee Union, Haria Rooftop bar, Kindoroko Hotel etc. In Arusha you can choose to meet up in hotels, hostels like the Arusha Backpackers rooftop bar, Sable Square, Blue Heron, Via Via, Le patio, Zeze Lounge, Fifi’s restaurant and many more.

It is important to meet your group before climbing because these are the people that you will be spending between 5 to 9 days on the mountain together.

Climbing Kilimanjaro is a lifetime experience, you will make lifelong friends and you will treasure this moment for years to come, so make the best of it!.

If your guts don’t fancy someone in the group or you don’t just connect, we strongly advise you to pair with another group, it is not worth forcing it when you will not enjoy your climb. It is your trip you should be happy and you have a choice to cancel or proceed.

Contact us today to join a group for your Mount Kilimanjaro climb with Tranquil Kilimanjaro.

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