The Ultimate Honeymoon Destination

The Ultimate Honeymoon Destination

  Over the years, we have had many couples celebrate their weddings on a high note – literally. It makes sense. Climbing Kilimanjaro is symbolic of their relationship – reassurance that together they can accomplish amazing feats. Ultimate Kilimanjaro is featured in this…

Why We Use Stella Maris Lodge

Why We Use Stella Maris Lodge

Did you know that your stay at Stella Maris Lodge helps pay for the operation of the adjacent Stella Maris Primary School? All income goes towards the education of orphaned and underprivileged children. We encourage everyone to meet the children. They love…

Can I Fly into Nairobi?

Can I Fly into Nairobi?

  Kilimanjaro outfitters begin their trips from two main Tanzanian cities – Moshi and Arusha.  The simplest way to travel to these destinations is by flying into Kilimanjaro International Airport, sometimes referred to as KIA (airport code: JRO).  Once you arrive at…

Swahili Phrases

Swahili Phrases

Swahili and English are the main languages spoken in Tanzania.  Here are some useful phrases: English Swahili Hello Jambo How are you? Habari? Fine Mzuri Sana What’s your name? Jina lako nin nani? My name is… Jina langu ni… Goodbye Kwaheri Please…

How Do I Book Flights Within Tanzania/Africa?

How Do I Book Flights Within Tanzania/Africa?

Air Tanzania, Precision Air, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Air and other local carriers that serve Tanzania are sometimes difficult to deal with.  Their websites might be down, do not allow online booking, and telephone calls and e-mails frequently go unanswered. A dependable way to…

More Flights on the Horizon

More Flights on the Horizon

There are not many choices when it comes to flying into Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO).  Most people fly with KLM, a Dutch airline that offers daily service from the USA (through partner airlines) via Amsterdam.  Regional flights to Kilimanjaro International Airport are available through Ethiopian…