Kilimanjaro Health & Safety

Kilimanjaro Health & Safety

Physical preparation before climbing Kilimanjaro 

  • Practice some hiking and test your abilities at altitude
  • Taste your fitness by running and biking
  • Train your mind- build a positive attitude to get the success

Every year climbers die on the mountain. Though the number of deaths is less, yet it’s risky if the high altitude is not properly monitored or treated.

Travel Partner follows the below-mentioned guidelines for the safety of hikers while on mountain

  • Our guides are highly-trained, who can easily recognize any symptoms of altitude sickness or any other problem
  • Health checks are conducted twice daily to measure pulse, temperature, and blood pressure and oxygen saturation
  • Our porters carry emergency oxygen, a portable stretcher and a medical kit
  • We provide emergency helicopter evaluation
  • We always remain alert in tracking the location of our guides, porters and clients

Immunization:

Important vaccination before entering Tanzania

  • Yellow Fever
  • Hepatitis A & B
  • Rabies
  • Diphtheria/Tetanus/Polio
  • Anti-malaria medication

Tips to follow

  • Choose longer routes
  • Drink much fluid to hydrate your body
  • Take good nourishing food
  • Follow your guide

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