Frequently Asked Questions

Do you only offer scheduled departures or can we plan a customised tour?

We are delighted to design and operate special customised tours for families, friends wanting to travel together, or any other group.
Also you just let us know your plan then we’ll make the perfect Itinerary for you.

When is the best time to do a Kilimanjaro trek?

It is also possible to hike to the peak of Kilimanjaro through the year. We have all the specialized equipment required for all weather conditions, including winter gear to keep you warm.

How fit do I need to be?

It is also possible to hike to the peak of Kilimanjaro through the year. We have all the specialized equipment required for all weather conditions, including winter gear to keep you warm

When is the best time to go on safari?

It is possible to do a safari any time of the year. We adapt our packages and offer recommendations for game viewing based on weather conditions and the yearly migration of wildlife.

What is the best way to increase the chance of making it to the Top during the trip?

Avoiding altitude sickness is key. Do this by walking slowly. Drink lots of water and eat enough food. Go on all optional acclimatization hikes. Consider taking Diamox. Also prevent other illnesses by disinfecting your hands after every time you use the bathroom and before any meals.

How do I make a booking?

You can call, email, or book online directly with Oclaa Adventures. Visit Contact Us.

Do Oclaa Adventures provide airport transfers?

They are not included in your tour price. But we can arrange airport  transfers for you as an additional service.

What rental gear is available?

We have all trekking gear and equipment for rent. You do not have to reserve them. You can acquire your rentals and pay for them at the trip briefing.

Are there ATMS in Tanzania?

There are ATMS in Moshi town,Kilimanjaro and other big cities in Tanzania that accept AMERICAN EXPRESS, VISA and MASTERCARD.

Which routes do you recommend?

We recommend the 9 day Northern Circuit, 8 day Lemosho, and 7 day Rongai routes. These routes offer the best balance of high success rates, beautiful scenery and smaller crowds. 7 day Machame is a nice route as well, but has a lot of other climbers on it.

How much of my gear can my potter carry for me?

The weight limit is 20kgs .The sleeping bag is included in the limit. Porters will carry your duffel bag in a waterproof bag.

Do you carry first Aid kit?

Yes, we have a first aid kit containing most common medications. Please bring your own personal medications as required.

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