Sample Food on Mt Kilimanjaro
Kilimanjaro Climbing requires healthy food cuisine ranging from Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats for both clients and our entire Kilimanjaro trekking crew. Kilimanjaro Food
During hiking, our professional cooks will prepare three hot meals on daily basis. i.e. breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Our meals are cooked with the freshest seasonal yields. All fruits, vegetables, sea food, beef and chicken are purchased from the local markets in Moshi. For all treks of over 5 days in length, we have re-supplied of fresh food to the camp/hut for our use.
Below is our Kilimanjaro food menu;
Toast (with honey, jam and/or butter); French toast; pancakes; sausage; bacon; eggs (scrambled, fried, omelet); cooked vegetables; fruits (oranges, mangoes, bananas), cereals; hot cereal; tea; coffee; cocoa; juice Kilimanjaro Food
Cold meat sandwiches; tuna or chicken salad sandwiches; grilled cheese sandwiches; fruits (oranges, mangoes, bananas); eggs; French fries, otherwise known as chips; tea; coffee; cocoa; juice. Kilimanjaro Food
Beef, chicken (roasted, stewed, curried); pasta; rice; vegetables (stewed, boiled, steamed, curried); potatoes (mashed, boiled, fried); corned beef + cabbage; Ugali (Local dish); fruits (oranges, mangoes, bananas); tea; coffee; cocoa, juice.
Also we have various special diet for various allergic, we will provide a form to fill before climb to state your allergic food in order for our cook to be aware and full responsible.
Water during Kilimanjaro Climbing
We provide drinking water throughout the entire climb. Of course getting safe water on Kilimanjaro is always a big concern for our hikers.
At low elevations where streams and running water are found, water is collected, boiled and filtered. At higher elevations, the water is filtered and purified using chlorine tablets.
Best snacks for climbing Kilimanjaro Packing List
- 1-2 bars per day
- Few packs of jerky and pepperoni sticks
- Few packs of gummies, candy and/or chocolate
- Energy chews & gels for summit night
- Enough juice crystals for 2L+ per day
Kindly feel free to bring your own favorite energy snacks.