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Mount Kilimanjaro

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Tipping
Always be prepared and use a tried and tested kit list. Make sure that you do your homework and that you have all the essentials. Keep up to date on the weather on Kilimanjaro. Conditions can be unfavorable and dangerous to favorable and pleasant, and a well planned trip has to take the weather patterns into consideration.
==Tippingand Ethical Climbs==
What is Kilimanjaro tipping?
Kilimanjaro tipping is an essential and customary way of paying your mountain crew. It recognises their hard work in helping you summit. It is considered a universal custom on Kilimanjaro and is regulated by the Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project (KPAP).
What is the Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project?
The Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project (KPAP) is a legally registered Tanzanian not-for-profit organisation. Their mission is to improve the working conditions of the porters on Kilimanjaro and in turn promote socially responsible Kilimanjaro climbs. KPAP is not a porter membership organisation or a tour operating business. They do not collect any fees from porters or climbing companies. They publish the recommended wages total compensation for Kilimanjaro porters and Kilimanjaro rates monitor compliance by their voluntary Partner for mountain crews, which Follow Alice, and all reputable travel Responsible Travel companies, have to follow.Read more about [https://kiliporters.org/get-involved/tipping-recommendations/ Kilimanjaro tipping]
Read more about Where do I find ethical climb operators?For a full list of ethical climb operators who are monitored by KPAP and adhere to minimum fair porter treatment standards, please refer to the official [https://followalicemountainexplorers.comorg/kilimanjaroclimb-with-a-partner-for-responsible-travel-tippingcompany/ Kilimanjaro tippingPartner for Responsible Travel Companies] on the IMEC (International Mountain Explorers Connection) website. Please note that many companies claim to be approved KPAP Partners, but only those on the official list actually are. To easily find your best ethical climb offers amongst approved KPAP Partners, please visit https://fairvoyage.com.
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