To create experiences as unique as our customers while focusing on people not profits
Jambo and Greetings from Moshi – Kilimanjaro..
Kilimanjaro Centre for Trekking and Ecotourism (KCTE) is an all season Ground Tour Operator based in Moshi, the starting point of Kilimanjaro climbing and Tanzania Safaris. We are specialized in arranging and organizing trekking and tours to Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, East Africa. We can create something of exceptional value. As a trusted government certified tour operator we have experienced and educated staff motivated to meet your unique travel needs while incorporating local guidance to provide an authentic adventure in Kilimanjaro. We offer a wide range of services including trekking, expeditions, cultural programs and more while seeking to create memories that will last a lifetime. Our experienced and friendly staff takes pride in providing packages to fit each customer’s needs while taking the stress out of travel leaving you unburdened to discover everything Kilimanjaro has to offer.
Client Safety, Our #1 priority
At KCTE, we take customer safety seriously by ensuring that all our guides and group leaders have completed the wilderness first aid medical course and have the experienced needed to handle any potential issues that may arise. Rest assured that our profession staff will take all medical and safety precautions, as we make it a point of emphasis to provide safety and comfort for all of our guests.
During all treks, KCTE provides all the necessary protective equipment for our guides to ensure they are comfortable. This may include Gore-Tex coats, trousers, fleece jackets, pants, gloves, hats, socks and blankets along with trekking shoes and all the necessary climbing equipment to ensure the porters are well treated. It is our belief that happy well treated guides and porters create a better atmosphere for our guests to enhance the experience for everyone involved.
Unlike many companies the welfare of our staff is crucial to Kilimanjaro Centre for Trekking and Ecotourism (KCTE). We that the guides, Sherpa’s, cooks and porters are provided with a fare wage, proper equipment and support from the KCTE family. Each member is viewed as a crucial part of our team and are treated with international standards to ensure proper treatment.
Trekking guides and staff
Kilimanjaro Centre for Trekking and Ecotourism (KCTE) as a professional and reputable company seeks to employ only the most competent and experience group leaders and guides for our clients. Each guide is not only knowledgeable about the Mountain, but also the environment, scenery, points of interest and the best vantage points to ensure maximal enjoyment of your trip. Each guide has undergone extensive trek leader and guide courses including first aid, mountaineering, eco-trekking training and more to ensure that they are well versed in all aspects of trekking, climbing, nature, safety and conservation. Our guides are highly dedicated to proving you with the best experienced possible and providing the authentic local knowledge to enhance your experience
Protecting the delicate natural environment of Mount Kilimanjaro national park is crucial for all travelers. Environmental preservation is crucial to the sustainability of the Mountain and we ask that guests” take only photos and leave only footprints” during their trips.
Value for your money
KCTE seeks to minimize unnecessary overhead expenses to ensure that our customers are getting the best value for their money. Our mission is to exceed all your expectations with no hidden fees or extra costs along the way. We provide high quality equipment, service and hospitality at competitive prices to ensure you get the most for your money.
Although we are primarily a trekking and travel company, we value our culture and aim to further the development of Tanzania people and education. We ensure that all trekkers respect the beautify scenery and culture of Tanzania to ensure its proper preservation while seeking to aid less fortunate and assist education development in poverty stricken rural area.
Kilimanjaro Centre For Trekking and Ecotourism (KCTE) believes in giving back to the community by helping support local schools in need. A portion of our proceeds is donated to local schools to improve education. Donations help provide supplies for schools and tuition for poor families. While visiting Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, we welcome you to visit the school we have been helping for the last few years.
Professional and caring staff
Our experience staff provides a safe and rewarding experience for each guest blending their experienced recommendations with the plans and needs or all of our clients. We will go the extra mile to ensure that all the customers’ wishes and desires are met in a professional manner and take pride in treating you as a guest with warm Tanzanian hospitality. We provide only the most caring staff to ensure everyone feels part of the KCTE family and connects with the Tanzanian way of life.
How to book the trip?
As a standard booking procedure we require a 30% deposit for the trek to ensure that all paperwork, trekking permits and accommodations are done prior to your arrival in Tanzania. The balance of the payment can be paid upon arrival to Kilimanjaro by US$, Euro, British Pounds or travelers checks. Credit Card payment is accepted but is subject to a 4% Tanzania banking transaction fee. General inquiries can be made on our homepage. Upon booking we request the following information to secure accommodation and trekking permits:- Full Name, Gender, Nationality, Passport Number, Insurance Details, Telephone Number etc.
We specialize in arranging and organizing competitive packages to the best tourist attractions in Tanzania, East Africa which include mountain climbing expeditions to Mount Kilimanjaro. With special arrangements and great care, we organize and arrange for those interested with Kilimanjaro marathon Tanzania, Volunteering in Tanzania, Tanzania photographic safari, for all people being conducted throughout the year. We have 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of night time while at the same time having only two seasons in a year namely rainy and dry season.
We welcome you with open arms and hearts, excited to invite you to Tanzania for Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing. Individuals, and all those of different groups, people with limited walking abilities, wheelchair users and people with hearing problems will enjoy the creature comforts and settle into the honey atmosphere at our National Park Lodges / Hotels, Mountain Resorts, Beach hotels / Resorts or at Camping sites.
Our experience has lead us to offer something for everyone by carefully arranging and organizing itineraries which cover all aspects of tourism & travel, designed exactly according to the priorities and wishes of individuals or groups at any time of the year. Our Trekking and Tour programs can concentrate on a single Tour program while others combine two, three or more programs into a single trip according to your budget and time.
We also provide Tourists with arrival, transfers and departure arrangements (Airport, Harbour and any other entry point’s pick- up and drop-off). With its vast range of tourist attractions, Tanzania can rightly claim to be the best in Africa. All our competitive packages are offered from Moshi Town as a starting point of Mount Kilimanjaro trekking.
Tours can be organized from a day tour – to more than 60 days itineraries, being carefully designed to allow the tourists an opportunity of experiencing the wonders of Tanzania at anytime of the year, for any number of Tourists and at any length of time according to one’s budget.
What makes our Country attractive is its affordability, its year round sunshine and not forgetting Kilimanjaro Centre for Trekking and Ecotourism (KCTE) is here for you. We always do something for the People who had disabilities. We ask the disabled people to tell us their interests, what they would like to see, what events they would like to participate and what they would like to know during their stay.
Individuals OR Individual Groups?
At Kilimanjaro Centre for Trekking and Ecotourism (KCTE), each client or groups of clients that get in touch with us are treated as an individual group. We do not mix individuals or individual groups. You can also request to join a group. Accommodation is camping on all routes of Mount Kilimanjaro except Marangu Route, is throughout in single, double or triple person mountain tents sharing. Vehicles or local Porters will carry all your equipment; you will only carry a daypack with personal gear. When camping, you will not have to participate in camp shores. We buy fresh produce locally and to ensure good standards of hygiene all food is prepared by our own cooks (staff). We can cater for special dietary requirements and there are no extra foods – kitty payments. Our Cooks provide three tasty nourishing meals at the mountain every day. Tea, biscuits, popcorn, roasted peanuts; lunch and dinners are offered in abundance.
At KCTE, We will give you and your group:-
• Full time mountain climbing, trekking, hiking and walking.
• Full time animal, bird and land formation viewing.
• Full time visits to the local native villages for cultural exchange.
• Full time enjoyments and taking photographs.
• Full time to write memorable events. And a tour of any length and place, for all ages and for any number of Tourists. To learn more what TANZANIA has to offer you, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time.
Tanzania is a safe place where people can come and enjoy themselves as a family and relax. In our various programs which include Mountain Climbing, Wildlife tours and safaris; Walking Safaris; Trekking & Hiking expeditions; Cultural tours; Marriage / Wedding, Honeymoon and old couple enjoyment itineraries; Zanzibar beach holidays; Photographic Expeditions; at Kilimanjaro Centre for Trekking and Ecotourism (KCTE) with special arrangements and great care do well organized adventure and leisure tours for all people.
Life is for living and remembering, classic times live forever, like the visit or a tour to our Country Tanzania, East Africa with Kilimanjaro Centre for Trekking and Ecotourism (KCTE). Thank you very much for choosing us for a tour to Tanzania, East Africa.