4.9 - Excellent
Based on 32 reviews
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  • Berny Chen
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"My friend and I just finished a 7-day Lemosho route trek with this local travel specialist that ended in the successful summit of Kilimanjaro. I cannot praise the team enough and highly recommend them for any Kilimanjaro trek. From our pre-trek communications to our airport transfers and throughout our time on the trek, we were treated and cared for exceptionally well.

This local travel specialist seemed to us to be a smaller tour operator. While this meant they didn’t have a fancy bus to drive us around, it also meant we didn’t get a “big tour” experience and received more attention and heart than what we expected, truly living out their mantra “One Team, One Dream.” It starts with our guides, Goodluck and Nickson. As the primary leaders of the expedition and the ones most directly responsible for our wellbeing, they were both exceptionally professional throughout. They were both concerned about our experience, maintaining an open dialog about daily expectations and about any questions that came up. On the health front, they measured our blood oxygen levels and pulse nightly, and we openly discussed our feelings and concerns to ensure we were all on the same page. Importantly, I felt they did a great job picking the right hiking paths and maintaining the right hiking pace for us. We felt this was critical to successful acclimatization, minimizing exhaustion, and ultimately to our successful summit. Lastly, they really encouraged us to enjoy the journey and not just the destination. They were very knowledgeable about the geology, ecology, and history of Kilimanjaro and they freely shared their knowledge. Having the right guides is essential and I feel like we got the best in Goodluck and Nickson.

But our positive experience didn’t end with our guides. Incredibly we had 9 additional people (11 in total) supporting my friend and me on our adventure. And they were all wonderfully caring, too (“One Team, One Dream”). Our chef made wonderful, filling meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, we had a waiter/water attendant, we had a person who attended our private toilet, and six additional porters who were incredibly hard working setting up, breaking down, and transporting our camp from site to site. To a man, they were exceptionally supportive, friendly, and fun-loving, and it was truly heartwarming to be surrounded by a wonderful group of people who all wanted to see us succeed. A great example: After we summited, my friend and I were struggling to come down the mountain due to exhaustion. Our guides messaged the base team, and six additional members met us 1/3 or 1/2 way up the mountain, carried our packs, and arm-in-arm helped us get back to base camp where they all congratulated us with hugs and high-fives.

The Kilimanjaro trip was the fulfillment of a decades long dream, and the exceptional experience with this agency made it wonderful. I highly recommend them."
  • C. De Los Santos
  • From USA
  • On
"Kilisa Tours and Safaris wont let you down. They will take care of you from beginning to end. Highly recommended!"
  • Mina Menon
  • From USA
  • On
"Great!!!!!"
  • Anonymous
  • From France
  • On
"Great company run but friendly, reliable and a flexible team (all very important to me). Terrific experience despite my luggage not being there on time. I was able to re adjust/tailor the extension to combine the climb with a safari and another day trip.
I highly recommend them!"
  • Emran Zaman
  • From Scotland
  • On
"Outstanding experience with a great team that was Personal , Friendly , Professional and qualified to make my dream come true . Helped me
To feel safe and comfortable at all times and Tammy the guide was so sincere that I can say I have a new brother for life . Thanks Kilisa for your great work you doing . Happy to recommend you to others and be available for any feedback"

About Us

We are a Tanzanian company comprising of professionals who are pioneers of African safaris, mountain climbing, wildlife safari, cultural tours, beach holidays & the hospitality industry.

Our company mission is to provide quality services and professional attention to each and every client at a reasonable cost.

”Kilisa Tours & Safaris” is completely Tanzanian-owned and operated, and can offer the best value for your money. We utilize our natural resources in a sustainable manner for present and future generations.

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Why book with Us

• Our packages include portable emergency Oxygen supplies (for emergency use only) on all hiking tours.
• We supply an important medical first aid kit (for emergency use only) with every booking, on both the 'standard' and the 'superior' packages.
• All of our chief guides carry a pulse Oxi-meter. (A pulse Oxi-meter is a small device that clips onto one's finger to measure oxygen levels in the blood – a hiker who is struggling to acclimatize to higher altitudes will normally have a lower blood-oxygen reading.)
• All of our packages include Kilimanjaro Rescue Team (managed by KINAPA).
• We can offer extended itineraries for extra acclimatization on the mountain – it is even possible to extend the duration of an ongoing hike (subject to additional costs and availability).

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