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Kilisa Tours & Safaris

Kilisa Tours & Safaris

Headquarters in Moshi, Tanzania

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Number of tours
39
Age Range
7-85
Number of reviews
20
Rating
5.0/5
Response rate
100%
Response time
2 hours

Kilisa Tours & Safaris Reviews (20)

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  • A
    Written on February 9th, 2021
    Let’s be honest not too many have been to Africa before. For most it’s the first time. Therefore it is important to make that first experience a good experience…
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    Kilisa Tours & Safaris commented on this review
    Hello Valiant, Thank you so much for your well detailed feedback and for taking the time to post this review. It's our customers that allow us to constantly improve the way we do business, one of which we're really proud of, the quick response time you've been experiencing. I'm so glad you were happy and all satisfied with the services provided with the kilisa crew. Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff [they will be delighted to hear this compliments] We strive to do better and the fact that you felt safe and enjoyed the entire trek and safari gives us Joy and happy we didn't miss the mark. While, thanks for sharing your photos Thanks for your review Regards Juliana
  • Lemosho Route - 7 Days reviewer 2
    Written on February 9th, 2021
    Go for it! The safari was epic and the Kili climb was something you'll be proud of for years to come.
    Kilisa Tours & Safaris commented on this review
    Hello Bret, Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review. It's our customers that allow us to constantly improve the way we do. We strive to do better and the fact that you enjoyed the entire trek and safari gives us Joy and happy we didn't miss the mark. While, thanks for sharing your photos Thanks for your review Regards Juliana
  • Machame Route - 6 Days reviewer 3
    Written on February 1st, 2021
    They did an amazing job, took care of my every need, and got me up the mountain in style. Big shout out to my guide Rama, my chef Kuruwa, and my porters Muhamma…
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    Kilisa Tours & Safaris commented on this review
    Hey Gunnar, Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff which of course they Have been shared with the entire team [they are delighted to hear this shout out] It is always a great source of motivation for our staff to hear that our guests appreciated their services and attention to detail. Kind regards Juliana
  • Lemosho Route - 7 Days reviewer 4
    Written on August 29th, 2020
    When a friend and I were looking for a company to partner with to summit Kilimanjaro and have a great safari experience, we were looking for a solid combination…
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    Kilisa Tours & Safaris commented on this review
    Hello Austin, I would just like to take the opportunity to thank you for being such a valued guest. I am so happy to see that you had enjoyed your experience with Kilisa tours Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff [they will be delighted to hear this compliments] It is always so nice to receive such feedback as we work hard to ensure that our guest have lovely experience with us Your opinion is of great value to us as we constantly strive to improve our services. Thank you Kind Regards Juliana
  • Serengeti & Ngorongoro Safari - 3 Days reviewer 5
    Written on March 3rd, 2020
    I want to thank Kilisa tours for the great service. I went on a three day camping safari from Moshi. It was only me, the guide and later we were joined by the c…
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    Kilisa Tours & Safaris commented on this review
    Hello Maria, I would just like to take the opportunity to thank you for being such a valued guest. I am so happy to see that you had enjoyed your experience with Kilisa tours Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff It is always so nice to receive such feedback as we work hard to ensure that our guest have lovely experience with us Your opinion is of great value to us as we constantly strive to improve our services. Thank you Kind Regards Juliana
  • JV
    Written on February 2nd, 2020
    Kilisa Tours provided excellent service. Naick, the owner of Kilisa was very helpful, always very responsive on all channels, whatsup, email. We did the 7 days …
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    Kilisa Tours & Safaris commented on this review
    Hello Judit,, We are delighted to see that you had fantastic time with us and we meet your expectations. It is our intention to offer the great service so that our guests can still enjoy their Experiences and have great memories once they are back home. Moreover we thank you for your wonderful comments to our guides. It is always a great source of motivation for our staff to hear that our guests appreciated their services and attention to detail. Thanks for choosing us. Kind Regards Juliana
  • S
    Written on January 27th, 2020
    There are so many different companies to hike Kili with! When we were choosing and reading reviews etc. it was honestly overwhelming! We decided to hike with Ki…
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    Kilisa Tours & Safaris commented on this review
    Hello Sam, I would just like to take the opportunity to thank you for being such a valued guest. I am so happy to see that you had enjoyed your experience with Kilisa tours Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff It is always so nice to receive such feedback as we work hard to ensure that our guest have lovely experience with us Your opinion is of great value to us as we constantly strive to improve our services Man thanks for your recommendation Kind Regards Juliana
  • L
    Written on January 25th, 2020
    I would definitely choose kilisa again as my number one option to hike Kilimanjaro!
    Kilisa Tours & Safaris commented on this review
    Hello Laura, We are delighted to see that you had fantastic time with us and we meet your expectations. Thanks for choosing us and the fact that you would choose us agan, thrills us the most Kind Regards Juliana
  • LC
    Written on December 27th, 2019
    From the booking experience to summiting Kilimanjaro and back home, everything was not only awesome but easy to do. I chose Kilisa Tours and that was the best d…
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    Kilisa Tours & Safaris commented on this review
    Hello Luke we are so appreciative for you taking the time to leave us such a kind review. also thrilled that your Experience regarding Mt. Kilimanjaro Climb with Kilisa's team went well and that you were all satisfied with provided services. More than anything, we want to bring family and friends together through the adventures. And we Thank you for choosing us. Our staff loved sharing quality time with you! I’m so glad everything from arrival to departure surpassed your expectations. Thank You for the recommendation Kind Regards Juliana
  • BH
    Written on December 22nd, 2019
    This trip was amazing! Kilisa organized a perfect trip from start to finish. We could not have asked for a better team to help us get up the mountain. This rout…
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    Kilisa Tours & Safaris commented on this review
    Hey Benjamin Thank you so much for your positive feedback and for taking the time to post this review. It's our customers that allow us to constantly improve the way we do business, one of which we're really proud of, the quick response time you've been experiencing. I'm so glad you were happy and all satisfied with the services provided with the kilisa crew. we strive to do better and we're and the fact the you felt safe and enjoyed the entire trek gives us Joy and Happy we didn't miss the mark. Thanks for your review Regards Juliana

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    About Kilisa Tours & Safaris

    Kilisa Tours & Safaris is the Tanzanian local owned company that made up of professionals who are well organized for Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking , Mount Meru trekking and wildlife safaris in Northern circuit, Western circuit and Southern Circuit of Tanzania , Beach Holidays in Zanzibar and Dar -es- Salaam and also for the day trips and hospitality industry in East Africa, as such understanding the requirements of this intelligent sector.

    Highlights

    Quality equipment and gears
    Excellent Customer Service
    Focus on safety
    Professional English speaking guides

    Questions & Answers

    • Can 70+ years old tourists climb Kilimanjaro?

      Yes, there are travellers in their 70s and 80s who summit Kilimanjaro every year. However, it is recommended to seek professional medical advice first to ensure the person gets clearance from doctor. If they decide to trek the Kilimanjaro, it is also recommended to take one of the longer routes which provide more time for acclimatization.
    • Is it common to tip the support staff?

      Yes, it is and the recommended tipping amounts are the same no matter what route the hikers choose to do. The tip for the lead guide is usually $20-$25 per day; the tip for assistant guide and the chef is $10-$15 per day and the tip for each porter is $5-$10 per day.
    • Is any previous experience needed to climb Kilimanjaro?

      No, the climb to Mount Kilimanjaro does not require any previous climbing skills. On the Machame, Lemosho, Shira and Umbwe Route there is a section called the Barranco Wall that requires basic bouldering skills, however, no preparation is required for this section of the hike.
    • Is it possible to climb Kilimanjaro without a guide?

      No. All standard Kilimanjaro treks usually include not only a registered guide but porters to carry the trekkers gear, gas, tents and food. According to the Tanzanian law, it is not possible for travellers to climb Kilimanjaro without the support staff.
    • What is the easiest route to Kilimanjaro?

      Kilimanjaro is technically the easiest to climb of the Seven Summits. Hikers don't need ropes or special mountaineering gear, or even any previous mountain climbing experience.
    • Is the climb up to Kilimanjaro difficult?

      Yes. The summit night on Kilimanjaro is hard 1,245m/ 4,084ft. of ascent at high into extreme altitude above 5,500m/ 18,000ft. The hike to the summit can take up to 8 hours. It is a very special moment on the summit of Kilimanjaro and what an achievement!!
    • How long does it take to hike up Kilimanjaro?

      There are various routes to Mount Kilimanjaro and the hikes can take between 5-10 days. Please note, although Mount Kilimanjaro is known as a 'walk-up' mountain, travellers should not underestimate it and its risks.
    • What is the night time temperature like on the summit of Kilimanjaro?

      The night time temperature at the Uhuru Point can range between 20 and -20 degrees Fahrenheit (-7 to -29 degrees Celsius). Due to Mount Kilimanjaro's great height, the mountain creates its own weather.

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