If you’re a first-timer planning to join the thousands each year who make an attempt on the summit, you’ll first need to determine if Kilimanjaro is in fact the right mountain for you. If the answer is yes, you’ll have to carefully prepare, then make sure you climb in the smartest, healthiest way possible
Tanzania is, overall, a safe country to visit. This is even more so if your visit is primarily an organized safari. … As with many third-world countries, theft and muggings are relatively common, but most incidents are in cities such as Dar es Salaam and Arusha. Walking alone around the city is not recommended.