07 Sep

What Is The Budget For Mt. Kilimanjaro Hike For Australian Citizens?

By Jerry Tanzania Tours

The Kilimanjaro Climb Cost For Australian Citizens is USD4500$ – USD5000$ while Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with Jerry Tanzania Tours.

So how does this cost get calculated, what are some of the factors affecting this cost, and where can an Australian Citizen save costs during Kilimanjaro Climbing? Let’s Find Out!

FACTORS COST
Climb Operator USD 2000$ – USD 2500$
Flights USD 2000$
Visa USD 100$
Vaccines USD 100$
Tipping USD 200$
Rental Gear USD 100$
Insurance USD 100$

The following factors influence your Climb Kilimanjaro Cost if you are an Australian Traveller:

CHOOSE THE RIGHT KILIMANJARO CLIMB OPERATOR

Choose Right Kilimanjaro Operator

The most important aspect that affects your Kilimanjaro Climb Cost For Australian Citizens is choosing the right tour operator, to enjoy better services while paying reasonable prices. While most tour operators may offer you a climbing Mount Kilimanjaro experience at USD 2500$ – USD 3000$, Jerry Tanzania Tours offers you Kilimanjaro Climb Cost of USD 2000$ and less. This is because our Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro Packages for 7 Days Machame Route Cost and 8 Days Lemosho Route cost around USD1730$ and USD1910$ respectively.

At amazing prices you will be provided with roundtrip transport from the airport to the hotels in Moshi, along with:

  • 2 nights’ accommodations at Moshi and 6 nights on the mountain on Kilimanjaro (camping accommodations)
  • Transportation from hotels to the Kilimanjaro National Park
  • Excellent Kilimanjaro Crew Members (5 members per climber):
    • Kilimanjaro Guides
    • Kilimanjaro Porters
    • Kilimanjaro Cooks
  • Inclusion of Kilimanjaro Park Fees and Rescue fees
  • Gears and equipment such as:
    • Sleeping Tents
    •  Dining Tents
    •  Sleeping mattress
    •  Utensils
    •  Tables and chairs
  • Oxygen for altitude sickness emergencies
  • Portable flush toilet with a toilet tent, and more.

COST OF FLIGHTS TO-FROM (AUSTRALIA TO TANZANIA)

You International Flight costs are an important part of Climb Kilimanjaro Cost Australia. Flights from Australia to Dar es Salaam can be taken from Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney.

  • There could be one to two stops from Sydney to Doha, Doha to Kilimanjaro, or stopping at Melbourne before stopping at Doha and so on.
  • The cost of the flight is USD 1800$ – USD 2000$ and takes around 43 hours or so.
  • Airlines may include Qatar Airways, Jetstar, etc.

To book affordable flights visit: https://www.cheapflights.com/book-flights-online/  

TIPS FOR BOOKING INEXPENSIVE FLIGHTS FROM THE AUSTRALIA

  1. Book your flights well in advance 
  2. Compare and buy flight tickets 
  3. When booking connecting flights, do it yourself
  4. Book on the cheapest day 
  5. Set fare alerts  
  6. Identify the cheapest place to travel
  7. Make Use of flight points
  8. Be flexible with travel dates 
  9. Go for local airlines
  10. Use incognito when searching for flights

VISA COST TO CLIMB KILIMANJARO FOR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENS

VISA COST TO CLIMB KILIMANJARO FOR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENS

The Kilimanjaro Visa Cost is USD 50$ which is not included on the Kilimanjaro Climb Cost For Australian Citizens. Jerry Tanzania Tours suggests you apply for an Online Visa to visit the United Republic of Tanzania (both Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar).

The following documents are required for applying for a Visa online:

  • eVisa Eligibility
  • Photograph(s)
  • Copy of Passport Identification Page
  • Proof of Travel Arrangements
  • eVisa Questionnaire
  • Proof of Purpose
  • Visalink eVisa Order Form
  • Yellow Fever Certificate
  • Cruise Ship Passengers
  • Traveler Registration (Highly Recommended)

Consular fees and Processing Fees are charged per traveler. The total price of your Kilimanjaro Visa processing depends on the services you select, the number of travelers, and the number of business days that takes to process your order, starting with the day we submit your application.

10 Working Days eVisa Excl. GST Incl. GST
Consular Fee $74.80 $74.80
Processing Fee $90.00 $99.00

You can visit https://visalink.com.au/traveler-contact-services applying for your Kilimanjaro Visa.

COST OF MEDICAL PRECAUTIONS (VACCINES FOR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENS)

Medical Precautions are essential for Kilimanjaro and are not included in your Kilimanjaro Climb Cost. It’s important to get the right vaccinations and malaria tablets to travels to Tanzania. On average it costs around $138. You should consult your doctor or visit a travel health clinic six to 12 weeks before you leave Australia.

Vaccinations COST For Australian Citizens
MMR — measles, mumps, rubella $35.00 per dose
Varicella (chicken pox) $80.00 per dose
Hepatitis B $20.00 per dose
Poliomyelitis (polio) $39.99 per dose
Tetanus/whooping cough/diphtheria $45.00 per dose
Influenza (flu) $20.00
Hepatitis A $65.00 per dose
Human Papillomavirus (HPV/Gardasil) $200.00 per dose
Haemophilus Influenzae Type B (Hib) $24.95 per dose
Meningococcal C $100.00 per dose

KILIMANJARO TIPPING COST FOR AUSTRALIAN  CITIZENS

Climbing Kilimanjaro Cost also exclusive of Tipping cost. It’s quite a universal custom on Kilimanjaro to tip your mountain crew, and people tip on average around $347 – $416. That might seem like a lot, but you have to consider that or every climber there are five crew members. So if you are climbing in a group of 6 people the crew member if 30.

Here’s an average of tipping scales on Kilimanjaro:

  • Guide $20–$30 per day
  • Assistant Guides $15–$25 per day
  • Cooks $15–$20 per day
  • Porters $10–$15 per day

COST OF RENTAL GEARS FOR AUSTRALIAN TRAVELLERS DURING KILIMANJARO CLIMB

The cost of Rental Gears for Kilimanjaro depends on what you already have so if you are already well-equipped for climbing, it might be less, but on average people pay around USD100$ to rent a particular gear in Tanzania. The three most expensive items are:

  • Good hiking boots,
  • High-quality, four-season sleeping bags, and (already included in your tour package)
  • warm down jacket – USD 40

KILIMANJARO TRAVEL INSURANCE COST FOR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENS

The Kilimanjaro Travel Insurance Cost is around $250 – $300 approximately. The following should be the average cost cover for your travel insurance for Kilimanjaro:

Covers Amount Covered
Luggage $2,500
Medical Unlimited
Personal Liability $1,000,000
Delays $2000
Cancellation $3000

The importance of Travel insurance is that it can also protect your investment before you even depart for your trip.

CHOOSE JERRY TANZANIA TOURS FOR A FANTASTIC AND AFFORDABLE KILIMANJARO CLIMB FOR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENS

We are experts in assisting thousands of climbers like you and help you reach the Uhuru Peak 6000 meters above sea level. Our travel experts and guides will assist you in planning and preparation even before the trip. Our dedicated porters will assist you in reaching the top with ease. You will be provided with 24/7 constant support for Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.

So don’t think longer and call our experts at Jerry Tanzania Tours today!

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Jerry Tanzania Tours is one of the no 1 reputable operators on Mount Kilimanjaro, leading over 1000 climbs and guiding 2,000 people every year. We do what we state and are focused on our customers. Because of which we endeavour to push our limits and surpass their desire by giving them the best climbing experience. Won't you join us on the Roof of Africa?

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