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Top Climbers Expedition

Makongoro Avenue, Moshi 1199, Tanzania
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Kilimanjaro climb with awesome crew

We just completed the 7 day Machame route with Top Climber, couldn't have had a better experience... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Katherine M
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6 Day Rongai Route - Perfect Team

Our experience with Top Climbers Expeditions was fantastic from start to finish. We had not even... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David C
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Top Climbers Expedition is a small local company that offers a wide range of safaris including climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, cultural tourism, wildlife adventure safaris, bike tours and beach holidays.
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“lemosho route” (55 reviews)
“uhuru peak” (16 reviews)
“heart rate” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Makongoro Avenue, Moshi 1199, Tanzania
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We just completed the 7 day Machame route with Top Climber, couldn't have had a better experience. Our guides were very attentive and helpful, my partner had altitude sickness and they constantly checked in with him about how he was feeling and did oxygen level...More

Thank Katherine M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience with Top Climbers Expeditions was fantastic from start to finish. We had not even the slightest complaint, and all the staff, from management at the office to our incredible team of guides (Jackson and Abu), cook who made amazing food, and porters were...More

2  Thank David C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything with these folks was fantastic from start to finish. They were there holding a sign when we arrived at KIA and took us straight to hotel. We were put in a very nice hotel that was within easy walking distance of town. They came...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad we booked with Top Climbers! My brother used them two years ago, so I had heard great things, and they definitely lived up to the hype. My friend and I did the 6 day Machame route. Our guides (Laraha and Masu) were so...More

Thank Nat225
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a two day safari and Kilimanjaro Lemosho route with topclimbers. Every aspect was well organized and planned. In preparation for the trip our questions were answered within a day. The total trip was meticulously planned and organized; we didn’t have to worry about...More

1  Thank Daniel J
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

7 day Lemosho hike with 2 guides, 1 cook, 1 waiter and 7 porters. Crew were all very professional, friendly and encouraging. We made it to the summit safely without AMS or much difficulties. Prior to the trip, we also had very prompt response from...More

Thank alienshu
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

There are a lot of companies that offer Kilimanjaro trips, and basing our selection on previous reviews and having completed a successful trip, I would highly recommend Top Climbers Expedition to everyone! From start to finish, Top Climbers Expedition provided an outstanding service! From being...More

3  Thank JosephineHK29
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Dear everyone, before i am going into detail with the tour description, the organization or the experience of climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro it is of utmost importance to me to name the people without whose support the trip wouldn't have been possible and who made this...More

1  Thank Travelguide18KM
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Top Climbers Expedition made our Kili experience the best we could ever hope for. (I climbed with my bro-in-law). Super impressed with their guides, porters and organizational skills. Respect to the porters, tip them well. Also tip your awesome guides. Felt comfortable and safe all...More

Thank Phillip B
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Top climbers were amazing from the get go. As when booking any expedition in a far away country with people you've never met before there is also a sense of unease as to what can be expected. Top climbers however made up feel confident and...More

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TravelFreakPranay
I am a solo traveler and I am looking to join a group for Mt. Kilimanjaro expedition for a 7-day Machame route starting on 30th June. I am looking for a non-luxury package, in the range of $1,100 to $1,200. And I am comfortable in making final booking and making payments after arriving at Moshi on 29th June. If sharing a tent or bringing my own tent makes a difference in price, please quote me 3 different prices: 1. Tent is brought by me 2. Tent is yours and I need to share the tent with a co-traveler 3. Tent is yours and I do not share it with anyone A rent list of gears outside the package will be helpful, if shared. I am landing at Kilimanjaro Intl airport on 29th June and want to start my 7 day Machame route trek on 30th June and end it on 6th July (no flexibility on these dates) With the quote, please provide a list of services that will be covered and not covered in the package. It will be helpful if you can answer below questions on inclusions and exclusions as well. 1. Tent to be used a. Is it 100% un-torn and all zips of the tent work b. Will I be asked to share my tent with someone else c. Will there be a toilet tent. I am ok even if it is not provided. 2. Will I be part of a group? How big is the group? 3. Share a day to day itinerary of Machame 7-day trek. 4. Is all Park fees, camping fees & rescue fees and any accompanying taxes for me, porters and guides covered in the package? 5. Is 18% VAT on all tour fees & services covered? 6. What is the arrangement for food. a. Are 3 meals provided during the trek? what kind of food is provided in meals? b. Water for the entire trek? c. Provision of Hot drinks in the mornings and in the evenings? 7. Is transport to and from the mountain gate to Moshi covered? 8. I want transport to the airport from Moshi before and after the trek (29th June morning and 7th July afternoon) 9. I will be carrying my own personal trekking gears, clothing, and sleeping bag. Price should be quoted considering this. Any rental of gears, if required, should be kept outside the package. 10. What kind of emergency arrangements you will have? a. Availability of supplemental oxygen in case of emergency b. Medicines to deal serious medical conditions of HAPE and HACE c. Diamox and other basic antibiotics and generics? 11. I don’t want tip to be included in the package, I will tip the porter and the team accordingly after the trek. 12. I will be staying in Moshi before and after the trek. I do not want any accommodation arrangement before and after the trek in Moshi
9 June 2018|
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Response from Kezbil | Reviewed this property |
I did the climb Jan/Feb with Top Climbers. Believe me I saw some companies on that mountain that should bot have been there. Top Climbers are 100 percent plus operators from go to woe. I ditto everything Robert L has said. I... More
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Ash_D29
2 March 2018|
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Response from Steve S |
Altitude sickness isn't any worse / better as it's not based on weather, it's based on elevation and lack of oxygen at those elevations. As far as reaching the summing, hope they made it!
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1960julie1960
3 January 2018|
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Response from Steve S |
Good luck Julie! I just booked my trip over July 4th week and will do the Coke route as I'm doing the 5-day climb.
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