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Team KilimanjaroTeam Kilimanjaro   May 29, 2013  
 
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Fantastic safari with our guide Innocent

We completed a 4 day safari with Team Kilimanjaro in mid June 2017. Although we 'tacked on' this safari as an add on after our Kili climb (also with TK), the safari rivaled the climb for a memorable experience, in large part due to the extensive knowledge and professionalism of our guide Innocent (who also wins the best name award). He was both very personable and respectful - he knew just when to dole out from his deep well of local knowledge and when to leave us (my husband and me) to savor the gorgeous views and experience. I strongly recommend booking a safari with TK and Innocent, especially if you have time to get to the Serengeti. While it may sound like a long time to spend in a LandCruiser, 4 days tracking down the most amazing display of animals in their natural setting goes by very quickly, especially when it's accompanied by great stories and information from a knowledgeable guide like Innocent.

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Date of Transaction
June 10, 2017
Representative
Innocent
Transacted?
No, but I have had direct dealings with them
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10.0
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Team Kilimanjaro the BEST GUIDES in Kili!

I am beyond grateful to Ally for the great work she did in helping me plan our trip! It was a trip of a lifetime for all of us. We were 4 girlfriends and 2 guys who we did not know before and joined our group and became good friends to us. Nick Basso our guide and his team were a dream team! I can't say enough good things about Nick Basso, his caring for us on a daily basis with no details ever been overlooked. The food we ate in the mountain was out of this world delicious and they were so accommodating to our needs. I did close to a year of research and could not have picked a better company. Thank you for everything Team Kilimanjaro! Ally your attention to details were a must and much appreciated. Nick you are the best and we will be friends forever! Sincerely,
Paula, Flavia, Juliana, Mike, Glynne, Joel and Wendy

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Date of Transaction
February 19, 2017
Representative
Nick Basso and Ally Rees-Evans
Transacted?
Yes
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9.9
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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9.5
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10.0
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9.5
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10.0
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10.0

Kilimanjaro in 7 days

We were a party of five from Wales UK. Aged mostly in our fifties. We took seven days and all made the summit. Without Team Kilimanjaro I doubt we would have all made it. We met other climbers who went with other companies who had a lower success rate for their groups

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Date of Transaction
February 26, 2017
Representative
Chris Davies
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0

An unforgettable experience

My adult son and I just completed an 8-day Excel trek on the TK Rongai Route. We couldn't be more pleased with our experience. In preparation for the trek, David responded quickly and plainly to all questions; and as the start date neared he sent a series of messages covering everything we needed to know. We arrived at Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO) at 8:30 PM and after quickly passing through Customs we immediately spotted our placard-holding driver who drove us about an hour to the Outpost Lodge in Arusha. We had opted for standard lodging and were pleasantly surprised to find a lovely gated enclave of cottages nestled among tropical foliage with comfortable mosquito-netted beds, western-style bathrooms, free WiFi, a very moderately priced restaurant with a broad international menu, and very friendly staff.
Since we had a free day before our climb, David had arranged a walking tour of Arusha for the next morning at a very reasonable price. We enjoyed it very much.
The night before the start of the climb, Kevn, our principal guide, met us at the lodge, ensured that all our gear was adequate, and provided the few rental items (mittens, gaiters, etc.) that we had told David that we would need.
Kevn and Richard (our assistant guide) offered just the right combination of urging and restraint to ensure that had a successful summit. They frequently examined and questioned us to ensure that we were in good condition and that we weren't hiding any ill effects of the altitude. The supporting team was excellent.
We will never forget the unfailing good spirit and politeness of the trekking support team. My son and I each carried only a day pack containing what we needed for the day – mainly water, energy bars, and rain gear. After we left camp each morning, the team would break camp, pack everything up, and haul it to the next camp site. After about an hour on the trail, the porters would begin to pass us carrying large back packs as well as loads balanced on their heads. As they passed, they would encourage us, who were hiking far more slowly with much lesser loads. Probably the most pleasantly surprising thing was the variety and quality of the food provided. The things that the cook (Po) prepared using only a small camp stove were amazing.
After the trek we spend anther night at the lodge and then were driven back to the airport by TK. Everything arranged or provided by Team Kilimanjaro throughout the trip met or exceeded our expectations. Well done!

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Date of Transaction
March 01, 2017
Representative
David
Transacted?
Yes
Transaction Value
$6700
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9.3
Professionalism 
 
10.0
Courtesy 
 
9.5
Value for Money 
 
10.0
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10.0
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8.0
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8.5
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10.0
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10.0
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8.5
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9.0
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8.0
'The Extra Mile' 
 
10.0

Amazing experience!

We had an amazing experience over our 8 day TK Lemosho trek. Nick Basso and his team of experienced porters including Max, Thomas, and Emmanuel were encouraging, helpful, and kept us motivated and engaged. Our team of 7 had a wonderful time. There were many laughs and words of encouragement. We were all so proud to reach the summit and we all felt good as well. Kudos to Nick, his expertise, and his team for a job very well done. True professionals and highly recommended. Also to Ally for all her detailed information prior to the climb.

Corroboration of Service Usage

Date of Transaction
February 26, 2017
Representative
Nick Basso and Ally R
Transacted?
Yes
Transaction Value
$3500
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