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Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking – How to Cope With Acute Mountain Sickness

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It isn’t the lack of fitness level that refrains tourists from reaching the peak of Kilimanjaro, it is altitude sickness! If you want to make it to the peak successfully, it relies more than anything else on how you deal with the altitude on. And how you deal with the altitude isn’t a matter of random luck! There’re actually many things can be done in order to avoid altitude sickness on a Mount Kilimanjaro trekking trip.

Acclimatize before the climb. Easier said than done if you reside at sea level, but if you’re able to spend time at high altitude before the actual climb then this’s an ideal way to avoid acute mountain sickness. Climbing Mt Meru before Kili is also a great alternative.Begin the Mt Kilimanjaro trek when you’re enjoying the best possible health & physical fitness. If you’re unwell, fatigued or stressed you’re more expected to experience altitude sickness.Don’t rush; take it easy on the trail &at the camp. You’ll get tired of your guide asking you to Pole, Pole,…