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Kilimanjaro Food

When people think about backpacking and camping, the Kilimanjaro Food that comes to mind usually involves unappetizing dehydrated food packages and unhealthy powdered mixes. On Mount Kilimanjaro, could not be farther from reality. Up here, you eat real food and lots of it.

Supplying your body with continuous calories is an important factor in successfully climbing Kilimanjaro. While an average person on a typical workday burns around 2,500 calories, a hiker on Kilimanjaro can burn 6,000 to 8,000 calories a day! In order to keep well fuelled, you have to eat. Our mountain chefs are brilliant at what they do. The taste and variety of the menu items is very impressive. We regularly receive glowing feedback from our clients that they were pleasantly surprised at how good the food was and how it really helped them in their quest for the summit.

It is well known that eating a high-carb diet is best for boosting endurance. In general, carbohydrates replace depleted muscle glycogen, prevent muscle deterioration, and require less oxygen for metabolism. At high elevations, this effect is even more pronounced. When exposed to altitude, there is a shift in the body’s energy source from fat to carbohydrates. Carbs require 8-10% less oxygen for metabolism than protein or fats. Researchers have found that people naturally increase their carbohydrate consumption when at high elevations, presumably as a response to the low oxygen in the environment. We, at Boker Adventures can accommodate various dietary requirements. Our cooks can prepare food for vegetarians and vegans and people with food allergies and intolerances. All we ask is to please let us know in advance either via email or directly on the booking form.

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Testimonies From Our Happy Clients

  • star rating  Unforgettable experience!
    Boker provide very professional guide and super friendly crew. Without their support I will never make this trip happen.
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    January 21, 2022

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    September 16, 2021

    star rating  Me, my beloved wife Jessica and our son James decide climb Mt Kilimanjaro via Lemosho route and 4 days safari with Boker Adventures Company this month August and manage to... read more

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    August 19, 2021
  • star rating  We had the best trip ever after Climbing. Communication with Peter was great, he replies immediately and answers every question. That makes planning your safari very easy, thank you!
    As... read more

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    November 15, 2020

    star rating  Kilimanjaro climbing is one of our best adventures we did this year 2020. It was so challenging because of the COVID breakdown but we truly appreciate Boker Adventure team for... read more

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    September 17, 2020
  • star rating  My husband and I decided to break the fear and decide to travel to Tanzania during this pandemic period. We booked since last year but our government stopped people from... read more

    elijahm372
    September 17, 2020

    star rating  When you want to check a company for your tour in Tanzania you will actually get confused due to a big number of tour operators. For our family we actually... read more

    Leeyog
    December 4, 2019

    star rating  Excellent team very professional. Reach the summit with professional guides. Great moment. The guides gives us good advices. They verify our materials. Push us to well drink water and to... read more

    Fadel H
    November 16, 2019
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