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The Ultimate Mt. Kilimanjaro Menu: What to Eat for Success

At Royal climb and safaris, we understand the importance of healthy, nutritious and tasty meals while on the trek. Here is a sample of the food you can expect while on the trail.

Morning Call

  • Tea, Drinking chocolate, Milo, Coffee, Biscuits, Milk


  • Porridge – Oat porridge, Finger millet porridge, Maize porridge, Semolina (sooji) porridge
  • Fruits – Assorted fruit plate, Fruit platter, Selection of Fruits
  • Toasted Bread, French toast
  • Eggs – Onion omelet, Plain omelet, Spanish omelet, Scottish eggs (over easy)
  • Grilled bacon, Grilled sausages
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Tanzania tea, Drinking chocolate, Coffee, Decaffeinate, Milk (Nido)
  • Pan cakes
  • Sautéd potatoes
  • Stir fried mushroom

Lunch Box

  • Juice box
  • Biscuits
  • Cut fruits
  • Chocolate
  • Portions of cheese
  • Queen cakes
  • Bread sandwich
  • Sweetness(pipi)


  • Soups:
    • Cream of herbs
    • Cream of mixed vegetables
    • Cream of Zucchini
    • Clear onion soup served with cheese crouton
    • Cream of celery & carrot
    • Clear chicken soup, garnished with sweet corn & basil
  • Salads:
    • Green lettuce, avocados, onion rings dressed with a vinaigrette
    • Coleslaw, cabbage, onions, carrot
    • Cabbage, onions coated with cream
    • Carrot & onions dressed with lemon juice & olive oil
    • Vegetables and Toasted cheese
    • Pan-fried rings of Irish potatoes
    • Sweet potatoes
    • Cucumber, tomatoes & spring onion with herbal olive oil
    • Cucumber, tomatoes & onions cream with mayonnaise
  • Main Course:
    • Fried chicken
    • Fish finger- served with tartar sauce
    • Pan Fried – Chicken saved with Moroccan spaghetti
    • Fish goujons garnished with lemon slice served with French fries
    • Grilled chicken
    • Beef pies and Veg pies
  • Accompaniment:
    • Biscuits, Pringles, Potatoes crisp
    • Hard boiled eggs and tomato ketchup
    • Sweet breads
    • Pancakes
  • Dessert
    • Chocolate
    • Fruit slices, Fruit platter, Fruit Salad
    • Veg fuss ills
    • Tea, Coffee, Drinking chocolate, Milo, Milk (Nido)


  • Soups
    • Cream of cucumber and potatoes
    • Cream of celery soup
    • Leeks soup
    • Green pepper and pork soup
    • Cream of zucchini and potatoes
    • Cream of ginger soup
    • Cream of garlic soup
    • Vegetable soup
    • Cream of cucumber and potatoes
  • Main Course
    • Grilled beef served with Gravy garnished with grilled tomatoes
    • Beef stroganoff
    • Fried chicken
    • Spiced meatballs with a creamy pomodoro sauce
    • Mincemeat with bolognese sauce
    • Chicken chasseur
    • Grilled Beef fillet served with a mint sauce
    • Chicken fricassee, with a coulis and tomato sauce
    • Vegetable rice
    • Macaroni with cheese
    • Spaghetti pomodoro
    • Turmeric rice
  • Accompaniment
    • Lyonnaise potatoes
    • French fries
    • Fried potatoes
  • Dessert
    • Banana fritters
    • Queen cake glassed with chocolate source
    • Grape suzettes and pancake
    • Creamed Caramel
    • Custard pudding
    • Bread and buttered pudding
    • Cake
    • Fruit salad
    • Fresh fruits
    • Tea, Coffee, Drinking chocolate, Milo, Milk (Nido)


We have many trekkers who are vegetarian and our cooks are well trained to handle these requirements. You are free to meet our cook during the briefing session to discuss and create a menu which meets your criteria.

Here are some sample dishes:

  • Soups:
    • Cream of cauliflower & carrot
    • Vegetable soup and bread
    • Pumpkin soup
    • Cucumber soup
    • Leek soup
  • Salads:
    • Vegetable Salad
    • Mushrooms with Vegetables
    • Fried potatoes with vegetable sauce
    • Coleslaw
  • Main Course:
    • Fresh beans and carrot with coconut sauce
    • Cauliflower and carrot
    • Seasonal green beans with cream sauce
    • Braised cabbage
    • Mixed vegetables
    • African pride-Red finger, (ngogwe or better tomatoes)
    • Rice
    • Porridge
  • Accompaniment:
    • Chips
    • Fruits
    • Tea, Coffee, Drinking chocolate, Milo, Milk (Nido)
    • Bread (Normal and Toasted)


We have many trekkers who are Vegan and our cooks are well trained to handle these requirements. You are free to meet our cook during the briefing session to discuss and create a menu which meets your criteria.

Here are some sample dishes:

  • Soups:
    • Vegetable soup and bread
    • Pumpkin soup
    • Cucumber soup
    • Leek soup
    • Vegetable Salad
    • Sweet potatoes soup
    • Carrot soup
  • Salads:
    • Mushrooms with Vegetables
    • Fried potatoes with vegetable sauce
  • Main Course:
    • Grilled Sandwich
    • Pasta
    • Rice
    • Porridge
    • Boiled Potatoes
    • Mashed potatoes
    • Beans
    • Vegetable Samosa
    • Chapati
    • Chinese rice
    • Spaghetti
  • Accompaniment:
    • Chips
    • Fruits
    • Black Tea
    • Fruits
    • Bread (Normal and Toasted)

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