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WHO WE ARE

Summit Seekers, a dynamic division of Bobby Tours established in 1976, blends youthful energy with over 40 years of hands-on experience. Our mission is to guide clients safely to Kilimanjaro's summit, offering unforgettable adventures that are both memorable and environmentally conscious.

Safety

With Summit Seekers, your adventure doesn't compromise safety. As Kilimanjaro climb experts, we prioritize your safety with the best guides and operating procedures.

Expertise

Dating back to 1976, Summit Seekers is a testament to Kilimanjaro climb knowledge. Our experienced guides ensure a safe and enjoyable journey.

Quality

We handle every detail—from meet-and-greet services to accommodations. Your experience is perfect, with no corners cut.

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A word from our team

“Welcome to Summit Seekers, tupo hapa (we are here) to make your summit dreams a reality. Karibu sana (you are very welcome) !”
  • TANZANIA

    Bobby Tours,
    Olorien Street,
    Arusha - Tanzania
    summit@mountkilimanjaroclimb.com
    +255 749 087 101

ABILITY LEVELS FOR ADVENTURES

LEVEL 1: VERY EASY



■ 1-3 hours walking or activity each day. Up to 500m vertical ascent per day.

■ A reasonable level of fitness recommended but no training required.


LEVEL 2: EASY


■ 3-6 hours walking or activity each day. Up to 800m of vertical ascent per day.

■ You should go walking regularly and be comfortable in a mountain environment at low altitude.

LEVEL 3: MODERATE


■ 6-8 hours of walking or activity each day. Up to 1200m of vertical ascent per day.
■ You may be reaching altitudes over 4000m. You should have a good level of fitness and be accustomed to long days of hiking.

LEVEL 4: CHALLENGING


■ Generally, 8 hours walking but can be up to 16 hours on any summit days.

■ Up to 1500m daily ascent or 2000m descent. Total altitude of up to 6500m.

■ High level of fitness and endurance training necessary in advance of this trip.

LEVEL 5: TOUGH


■ Excellent physical fitness needed, confident in steep high-altitude terrain or extreme conditions.
■ Suggest rigorous training for 3-5 months before departure.
■ You may reach altitudes up to 7000m with long days of ascent and descent.
■ We may request proof of previous experience before booking.

OUR STORY

1976 - BIRTH OF BOBBY TOURS

In the adventure-rich landscape of 1976, Bobby Tours, a family-owned and operated destination management company, was born, establishing itself as a versatile provider of safaris, Zanzibar tours, and Kilimanjaro climbs. As a comprehensive travel expert, Bobby Tours curated unforgettable journeys across Tanzania, embodying the spirit of exploration.

2024 - SUMMIT SEEKERS EMERGES

Fast forward to 2024, Summit Seekers, now in the capable hands of the third generation, steps into the limelight as a brand within the Bobby Tours family. Established as a distinct division, Summit Seekers exclusively handles the exhilarating challenge of Kilimanjaro climbs. This strategic evolution allows Bobby Tours to continue its legacy by facilitating extensions beyond the mountain, such as Zanzibar tours after the mountain climbs, ensuring travellers experience the full spectrum of Tanzania’s wonders. This marks the third generation of our family’s commitment to providing unparalleled experiences tailored to every adventurer’s dream.

OUR VALUES

PASSION FOR ADVENTURE

At Summit Seekers, we absolutely love Kilimanjaro and all things adventurous. Our deep passion ensures we guide you with expertise to reach the summit. It’s not just a climb; it’s a thrilling experience that sets us apart.

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TEAM SPIRIT

Our climbs are all about teamwork. We believe in achieving more together and enjoying the journey as a team. Sharing, supporting, and sticking together are the keys to our success.

ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

We take responsibility for Kilimanjaro’s environment. Engaging in eco-friendly practices, like seed bombing initiatives to restore and preserve the natural habitat. It’s our way of giving back and protecting the mountain’s natural beauty.

SINCERITY

When we say sincerity, we mean it from the first inquiry to the moment you conclude your expedition with Summit Seekers. Our commitment to transparency and delivering on our promises is unwavering. Your trust is our priority, ensuring that every interaction is marked by genuineness and straightforwardness. With Summit Seekers, you’re choosing a team that’s sincere and dedicated to making your adventure awesome.

Our teamOur experts at your service

Our focus revolves around you - understanding the elements that turn a good trip into a fantastic one. We’re here to expertly guide you to safely summit Kilimanjaro. Beyond that, we’re travel enthusiasts who relish connecting with fellow adventure seekers. No impersonal call centres here; we’re a friendly team located on the foothills of Africa’s highest peak. Whether you have questions about your climb or want to get acquainted with us, feel free to reach out or explore our profiles.

With a rich 48-year history, we’ve successfully guided over 24,000 individuals to the summit of Africa’s highest peak. Our team, composed of excellent guides, porters, and cooks, proudly maintains a remarkable 95% success rate on all the routes we operate. If you’re in search of a specialised operator with an outstanding safety record and an unwavering commitment to assisting you in conquering Kilimanjaro’s summits, your quest concludes here. A brief glimpse at our reviews on platforms like TripAdvisor, Trips.com, or Google attests to the consistently exceptional service our team delivers.

Embark on a transformative journey with the Summit Seekers Challenge, where every step propels you towards conquering Kilimanjaro’s majestic summit. Join a vibrant community, fuel your inner strength, and revel in the thrill of overcoming boundaries.



WHAT SETS THE CHALLENGE APART?

This challenge isn’t just about physical fitness; it’s a metamorphic experience, carefully crafted to propel you toward peak physical excellence, ensuring you’re fully prepared for the monumental Kilimanjaro climb. Join us on this path of self-discovery and triumph, where every milestone brings you closer to the summit and a stronger, more resilient version of yourself.



Why Join the Challenge?

  • 1. Prepare for Kilimanjaro: Train your body to withstand the demands of the Kilimanjaro climb, ensuring you reach the summit with confidence.
  • 2. Expert Guidance: Access fitness plans crafted by professionals deeply attuned to Kilimanjaro’s challenges.
  • 3. Community Support: Join a community of like-minded individuals sharing the same goal. Together, we’ll motivate, inspire, and celebrate every fitness milestone on the journey.
  • 4. Milestone Celebrations: Celebrate your fitness achievements and stay motivated as you progress toward the ultimate goal.
  • 5. Culmination: Kilimanjaro Climb: Experience the pinnacle of your fitness journey with an exhilarating Kilimanjaro climb on a set date.

How It Works:

  • 1. Sign Up: Register for the Summit Fit Challenge and mark the beginning of your transformative fitness journey.
  • 2. Customised Training: Receive exclusive access to a fitness plan designed to build endurance, strength, and agility – key components for a successful Kilimanjaro ascent.
  • 3. Bet Placement: Commit by wagering $40, an amount added to your chosen Summit Seekers Kilimanjaro Climb package.
  • 4. Milestone Celebrations: Strive to achieve your weekly fitness targets, as missing them disqualifies you. Successfully complete your weekly milestones, and you’ll share the prize pot—receiving your initial bet and extra funds for your Kilimanjaro climb. We’ll celebrate your accomplishments, ensuring you stay motivated and focused on the ultimate prize.
  • 5. Virtual Community: Engage with fellow participants through our exclusive online community. Share your progress, exchange tips, and be part of a supportive network.
  • 6. Culmination: Kilimanjaro Climb: Reach the pinnacle of the challenge with an exhilarating Kilimanjaro climb on the set date. Experience the culmination of your hard work and dedication as you conquer the summit.

Join Us on this Extraordinary Journey:

Ready to redefine your limits and stand atop the iconic Kilimanjaro summit? Join the Summit Seekers Challenge and pave the way for an adventure that goes beyond the ordinary. Conquer the climb and celebrate your summit success with Summit Seekers.

Are you prepared to ascend? Sign up for the Summit Seekers Challenge and let the journey to Kilimanjaro begin!

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