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Imagine waking up at 13,200 feet on Kilimanjaro on the sixth day of your trek. A friendly face, Kilimanjaro Porters might hand you a cup of coffee as you tie your boots. Another might refill your water bottles. Later, a team breaks down your tent, toilet tent and dining tent, stows away the food and cooking equipment and races ahead on the trail to the next campground. After trekking up to 15,300 feet over the course of the day, you find camp and dinner waiting for you.

After your tents are broken down and packed away, a few porters often race ahead on the trail to secure the best spot at the next campground and to finish making camp before trekkers arrive. Consider supplying clean water, for example. Cooks need water for food preparation and washing dishes. Trekkers need water for washing and four litres of drinking water at a minimum every day. Kilimanjaro has no plumbing. The porter team gathers water themselves, purifies it and supplies it throughout camp. That’s what it takes to get something as vital as a drink or a bowl of water to wash your hands in on the mountain, and it’s all thanks to the porters.

There are specific porters who stay with the group all the way to the summit, carrying safety equipment and the like. When you need a little extra encouragement to power through the windswept, arctic conditions at the peak, they’re there to cheer you on. This last piece may sound like a small detail, but it makes an incredible difference on the mountain.

Porters Assistance Programme: We care about our porters and are very proud of them. They are a key element of every expedition. Boker Adventures is part of The Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project (KPAP). In line with the regulation we provide our team of porters with decent conditions on the mountain such as three meals a day, well paid wages and mountain equipment. We helped many of them realising their dreams of becoming guides or mountain chefs by sending them to attend guide or cooking college.

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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.
    向导和挑夫很专业也很友好,给了我很多鼓励。

    Juliaaaaduan
    January 21, 2022

    star rating  First time booking a trip through Boker Adventures and it will not be the last. I traveled to Dar Es Salam from the US and took a trip to... read more

    Gregory N
    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

    charlsed2021
    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

    dottrymag2020
    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

    irynem2020
    October 1, 2020

    star rating  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 traveling... read more

    elijahm372
    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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