What do you eat at Kilimanjaro Climb?


  • Hot Drinks: Coffee, tea, or hot chocolate to warm up and provide a caffeine boost.
  • Porridge: A hearty and nutritious choice, often made with oats or maize, providing energy for the climb.
  • Eggs: Boiled, fried, or scrambled eggs for protein and essential nutrients.
  • Bread or Pancakes: Carbohydrate-rich options to fuel the climb.
  • Fruits: Fresh fruits like bananas, oranges, or apples for vitamins and hydration.


  • Sandwiches: Made with various fillings like cheese, meat, or vegetables for a quick and convenient meal.
  • Fruits: More fresh fruits or dried fruits for additional energy and nutrients.
  • Nuts and Snacks: High-energy snacks like nuts, energy bars, or trail mix to keep climbers fueled throughout the day.
  • Biscuits or Cookies: A sweet treat to boost morale during the trek.


  • Soup: A warm and nourishing soup as a starter to help with hydration and digestion.
  • Main Course: Often includes carbohydrates like rice, pasta, or potatoes, accompanied by proteins like chicken, beef, or fish.
  • Vegetables: Fresh or cooked vegetables to provide essential vitamins and nutrients.
  • Dessert: Sometimes, a sweet treat like fruit salad or cake is served for dessert.
  • Tea or Hot Chocolate: A warm drink to end the meal and provide comfort.

Staying hydrated is essential during a Kilimanjaro climb. Royal Climb and Safaris will encourage climbers to drink plenty of water throughout the day. 

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