Ultimate Kilimanjaro is a member of the Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO), an organization established to promote and represent individual tour operators in Tanzania and at the international level. TATO is the only government recognized representative for tour operators in Tanzania. It represents over 200 tour operators as well as hotels, airlines, and other players in Tanzania's tourism industry.
Ultimate Kilimanjaro is a partner of the Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB), a Tanzanian government organization whose mission is to promote sustainable tourism both domestically and internationally through innovative and dynamic awareness creation, in order to contribute significantly to the social – economic development of Tanzania.
Ultimate Kilimanjaro is a partner of the Kilimanjaro Association of Tour Operators (KIATO), an association of local Tanzanian tour operators holding a TALA license (Tourist Agents Licensing Authority) for climbing Kilimanjaro. KIATO works to educate and lead members to adhere to regulations and guidelines that meet international IMEC standards for porter treatment.
Ultimate Kilimanjaro is a partner of the Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project (KPAP), a Tanzanian nonprofit organization whose focus is improving the distressing working conditions of the porters on Mount Kilimanjaro. KPAP performs monitoring activities to ensure partner companies are in compliance with KPAP's guidelines for proper porter treatment.
Ultimate Kilimanjaro is a member of the International Mountain Explorers Connection (IMEC) Partnership for Responsible Travel. IMEC recognizes tour operators committed the fair treatment of mountain crews. Acceptance as a partner is based upon the company's meeting IMEC guidelines for proper porter treatment on Kilimanjaro.
Ultimate Kilimanjaro is an Outfitter/Guide Partner of Leave No Trace, a national and international program designed to assist outdoor enthusiasts with their decisions about how to reduce their impact on the environment. The program strives to educate all those who enjoy the outdoors about the nature of their recreational impacts as well as techniques to prevent and minimize such impacts.
Ultimate Kilimanjnaro is a Member of Sustainable Travel International, a global leader in sustainable tourism development. The non-profit organizations mission is to promote sustainable development and responsible travel by providing programs that enable consumers, businesses and travel-related organizations to contribute to the environmental, socio-cultural and economic values of the places they visit, and the planet at large.
Ultimate Kilimanjaro is a Supporter of Amani Children's Home, a residential home for orphans and street-children in Moshi, Tanzania. Due to one of the world's poorest economies, weakening family ties, and HIV/AIDS, the problem of street-children in Tanzania is growing daily. Amani helps these affected children by offering them a safe home, attempting to reunite them with their families, and offering them a variety of educational opportunities.
Ultimate Everest is a premier tour company in Nepal, specializing in Everest Base Camp and Annapurna region treks. We have hand selected lead guides who among the most talented and respected professionals in the industry, who have more than 100 years of combined guiding experience, including several who have summited Mount Everest. Ultimate Everest can take you to the world's most awe inspiring and iconic treks through the most breathtaking high mountain scenery.