Tanzania Safari & Trekking Faq’s
What is the best time of year to climb Kilimanjaro?
Great Pelican 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.
Great Pelican 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.
Which Kilimanjaro route has the highest success rate?
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.
What should I wear on safari in Tanzania?
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.
When is the best time of year to go on safari in Tanzania?
When is the best time to see the migration?
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.