Kilimanjaro Kilimanjaro climb gear list

Apart from communal gears that we are responsible to provide such as sleeping tents, dining tents, chairs, mattress, cooking items and food, you will be responsible to bring your personal gear as mentioned or recommended below. If you miss any gear, can be rented here in a good price. If also you want to travel light and rent all trekking gears, it is also possible and available at our store for hiring.

Technical Clothing:

  • Short Sleeve Shirt, lightweight, moisture-wicking fabric
  • Waterproof pants, breathable (Side zipper recommended)
  • 1 - Waterproof Jacket, breathable with hood
  • 1 - Soft jacket, fleece, or soft shell
  • 1- Insulated Jacket, synthetic or down
  • 2 - Long Sleeve shirt, lightweight, moisture-wicking fabric
  • 1 Fleece pants
  • 2 - Hiking pants
  • 1 - Short (Optional)
  • 1 - Long Underwear, moisture-wicking fabric
  • 4 - Underwear, moisture-wicking fabric
  • 3 - Sport Bra (women)

Head Wear

  • 1- Brimmed Hat, for sun protection
  • 1- Baclava or Buff for face cover during the summit or at night

Hand Wear

  • Gloves, thin
  • 1 Gloves, warm (waterproof recommended)


  • Waterproof boots and warm
  • Gym shoes, to wear at camp (option)
  • 3 - Socks wool or synthetic
  • 1 - Waterproof Gaiters (Optional)


  • Warm sleeping bag, four seasons recommended
  • 1 - Camp pillow, Inflatable more recommended
  • 1 Pair of Trekking poles
  • 1 - Headlamp with extra batteries
  • 1 - Duffel Bag of 50-90L capacity, for porters to carry your equipment
  • 1 - Daypack, 30-35L, capacity, for you to carry your personal gear


  • 1 - Sunglasses or Goggles
  • 1 - Backpack covers, waterproof (option)
  • 1 - Water bottle (Nelgene,32 oz recommended)
  • 1 - Water Bladder (Camelbak type, 3litters
  • 1 - Towel, lightweight, quick-dry
  • 1 - Pee Bottle, to avoid leaving tents at night

Other Important things:

  • Toiletries
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip Balm
  • Insect Repellent, containing DEET
  • Prescriptions
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • First Aid Kit
  • Wet wipes (option)
  • Snacks, light-weight, high calorie, high energy (optional)
  • Electrolytes, powder or tablets (optional)
  • Camera, with extra batteries (optional)

Paper documents

  • Trip receipt
  • Passport (must be valid to more than 6month and must have enough page to stamp)
  • Visa (book online through Tanzania immigration website)
  • Immunization Papers such as Yellow fever and Typhoid
  • Insurance Document (Advised to have insurance that cover 6000 meters)

Note: On your travel to Tanzania, checked luggage on airplane can get delayed or lost on the way to Tanzania. You should be prepared on this possibility by carrying your valuable gear with you at your small backpack.

Document needed to enter Tanzania

  • Passport/Visa
  • Vaccination
  • Travel Insurance
  • Air ticket
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