20 Reasons to pick Ian Taylor Trekking for your Everest Base Camp Trek

20 Reasons to pick Ian Taylor Trekking for your Everest Base Camp Trek. We are selling out on our Everest Base Camp Trek 12 months in advance. We have our own full time staff, more acclimatization and success rates second to none. We use the best lodges and give out the best advice you can […]

20 Reasons to Climb Kilimanjaro with Ian Taylor Trekking

20 Reasons to Climb Kilimanjaro with Ian Taylor Trekking. Here are a few reasons to join one of 20 teams each year climbing Kilimanjaro. We have people joining our teams from around the world and we lead the way in running quality run trips up Kilimanjaro. 1). We have two full time staff member on the […]

On the way to Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro 50 times

On the way to Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro 50 times. I usually climb Kilimanjaro 3 or 4 times a year and really want to highlight the work of Fields of Life. I have had long standing relationship with Fields of Life and they do amazing work across East Africa. On the way to Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro […]

Lessons learned from climbing Mount Kilimanjaro 30 times

Lessons learned from climbing Mount Kilimanjaro 30 times.  I have been climbing on Kilimanjaro for over a decade and have seen one thing change and continue to get worse. More and more people are cutting corners and trying to get up and down in less time. Taking serious risks with their safety and the safety of […]

All you need to know about climbing Mera Peak

All you need to know about climbing Mera Peak. You are thinking about getting off the beaten track and exploring more of the low Khumbu region of Nepal. We have the itinerary for you.  Yes there is a lot of trekking on route to Mera Peak,  but the mountain needs to be taken seriously.  I […]

How difficult is it trekking to Annapurna base Camp

How difficult is it trekking to Annapurna base Camp. First of all, you need to understand the difference between the Annapurna base camp trek and the Annapurna circuit trek. The trek into the Annapurna region is from the south as you make your way up into the world famous Annapurna Sanctuary. This is one of the […]

Training advice Mera and Island peaks climbing expedition

Training advice Mera and Island peaks climbing expedition. You will be hiking up and down hills in low oxygen environments for days on end. You will be carrying 6kg/ 13lbs each day with 2/3 liters of water at a time, rain gear, camera, sun cream, snack and higher up you will have to carry gloves, down, […]

My amazing trek on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

My amazing trek on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. I have climbed Kilimanjaro, Toubkal and trekking to Annapurna base camp with Ian Taylor Trekking but the classic 5 day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu was the best of them all. My amazing trek on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu I can see why […]

Elevations gains on your Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu

What are the elevations gains on your Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu. This will depend on your route you chose. We will look at the traditional 4 day Inca trail but the 5 day and 6 day treks will include all or most of the same trail to Machu Picchu.  After helping over 1,000 people […]

Top 10 Tips while you are on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Here are our Top 10 Tips while you are on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Over the past 12 years we have developed our service along the Inca Trail running 10+ trips per year. Here are 20 reasons to chose Ian Taylor Trekking for your Inca trail trek. Top 10 Tips while you are […]

What Vaccinations are needed for your Inca Trail Trek

What Vaccinations are needed for your Inca Trail Trek People are always asking me what Vaccinations are needed for an Inca trail trek to Machu Picchu. There are no legally required vaccinations for entry or exit from Peru.  There are strongly recommended vaccinations for Peru including cover against a range of diseases including Yellow Fever as […]

20 Reasons you need to trek to Machu Picchu with Ian Taylor Trekking

20 Reasons you need to trek to Machu Picchu with Ian Taylor Trekking 1). We have a full time staff member on the ground in Cusco. This gives us far more consistency in our service on the ground. This also helps us offer you quality treks, food and professional on the ground assistance from our […]

What food will I get on the Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu

What food will I get on the Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu. We only serve quality food on Inca Trail treks to Machu Picchu. You can either fuel with premium or regular. We chose to offer premium. To give yourself the best chance at success you need the right itinerary, acclimatization, staff, support, safety […]

All you need to know about trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

All you need to know about trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. You have decided to undertake one of the greatest adventures in the world.  You will be immersed in the world of the Inca’s as you hike through amazing mountain terrain. This region of Peru is truly sensational. This trek and trip has it […]

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Diary

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Diary. David Clarke, founder of DBS, recently went trekking to Annapurna Base Camp to raise £3500 for Cancer Research UK. It’s still not too late to DONATE via Just Giving. We hope you enjoy reading David’s journal… Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Diary Friday May 18 May: Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Diary I left […]

Acclimitisation for Trekking in the Himalayas

Acclimitisation for Trekking in the Himalayas. I’ve had the pleasure of visiting the Himalayas on 2 occasions.  There is 5 years between my 2 trips to Nepal and both were very different experiences.  Different in my own training and abilities but also in the organisation I traveled with, the support I received in the preparation and […]

Important information about trekking to Everest Base Camp

Here is some important information about trekking to Everest Base Camp and why you should not under estimate this trek. I have climbed Everest to the top, led 30+ treks to Everest Base Camp over the last 12 years. There are a few things to need to think about when you are preparing for your […]

Elevation gains for your Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Elevation gains for your Annapurna Base Camp Trek. People always ask me what are the Elevation gains on the Annapurna Base Camp trek in Nepal.  We will look at the elevation gain in a minute, but you also need to consider the distances on the Annapurna base camp trek. Read more on the daily distances. Then think about the […]

Daily distances on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Daily distances on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Here our the daily distances traveled on our Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Your journey to Annapurna Base Camp starts when you arrive to the bustling city of Kathmandu 1,400m/ 4,593ft a day or two before you fly to Pokhara at 800m/ 2,624 feet.  You may choose to spend your time there […]

How to be successful climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

How to be successful climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. There are few things you need to know about how to be successful climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. The right acclimatization, prior training and the right gear all need to be part of your preparation. We just had 19 out of 19 people on the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. All of […]

Mount Kilimanjaro Bike Tour

Mount Kilimanjaro Bike Tour If you love mountains and mountain biking, you need to consider our Kilimanjaro bike trip. This new experience trekking and biking up Kilimanjaro Mountain is a unique adventure.  There is only one bike route up Kilimanjaro where you can reach to the top of the Mount Kilimanjaro by mountain bike and […]

All you need to know about trekking to Annapurna Base Camp

All you need to know about trekking to Annapurna Base Camp. If you are thinking to trekking to Annapurna base camp we have compiled this list of links and information to help you fully understand the journey. We are always happy to schedule a call with you. So CONTACT US and lets talk. The most important thing […]

The best months for trekking to Annapurna Base Camp

The best months for trekking to Annapurna Base Camp.  This depends on the experience you are looking to have. Trekking up Poon Hill and trekking to Annapurna Base Camp is one of my favorite things to do. I have climbed to the top of Everest and trekked to Annapurna Base Camp 5 times. I prefer when […]

Best Trekking boots for your Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Best Trekking boots for your Annapurna Base Camp Trek. I am going to present 6 different trekking boots you should consider for your Annapurna Base Camp Trek. I have climbed Everest to the top and led 30+ treks to Everest Base Camp and 5 treks to Annapurna Base Camp over the last 10 years. Read some REVIEWS from […]

Climbing Mount Everest to the top looking back 10 years later

Climbing Mount Everest to the top looking back 10 years later. I was lucky enough to stand on the top of Mount Everest at 6:02am local time in Nepal on the 23rd May 2008. It was the culmination of 2 years of hard work and any years of hiking, trekking and climbing around the world […]

What additional expenses will you incur on the Everest Base Camp Trek

What additional expenses will you incur on the Everest Base Camp Trek.  This will vary greatly on your itinerary, inclusions and exclusions in your specific trip. Here are some additional expenses you will and may incur while in Kathmandu and on the trail. Visa Entry: USD $40 Approx Meals in Kathmandu: $50 Approx Tips given […]

Highlights from trekking in the Torres Del Paine National Park in Patagonia

Highlights from trekking in the Torres Del Paine National Park in Patagonia I have to say Patagonia gets more appealing the more I travel there. There is a wide range of trekking options in Patagonia. For me trekking in the Torres Del Paine national park has it all. From Cerro Grande 3,050m/ 10,006 feet, the […]

Camping in Torres Del Paine National park

Camping in Torres Del Paine National park is the way to go. Rooms in Refugio’s are tiny, noisy and food is not very good. I highly recommend camping. If you are doing our circuit trek you will be camping so coming prepared. Check out our Top 10 Tips. For a lot of people camping can […]

Top 10 Tips for the Torres Del Paine Circuit trek in Patagonia

Top 10 Tips for the Torres Del Paine Circuit trek in Patagonia. We love this circuit trek. It is a fast paced trekking adventure with world class mountain views, challenging weather conditions and long days walking with a heavy back pack. This Circuit trek has all the ingreditions of real adventure at low altitude at the […]

Why acclimatization on the trek to Everest Base Camp was so important

Why acclimatization on the trek to Everest Base Camp was so important It was time to go back and face my demons on the trail to Everest. My first experience was horrendous. I got altitude sickness at Dingbouche 4,400m/ 14,435 feet and had to retreat back down the trail. Sometimes you need to learn the […]

Trekking to Everest Base Camp in February or March

Trekking to Everest Base Camp in February or March is a great idea. In the pre-monsoon trekking season I prefer trekking in February, March and early April. After this time it gets too busy on the trail. In the month of May it can be too warm and mountain views can be hazy. Check out […]

All you need to know about climbing Island peak

You are thinking to trekking to Everest base camp and climbing Island peak Here is all you need to know about climbing Island peak. I call it a climb, because that is exactly what it is. Here are all the things you need to know and need to apply to your preparation and journey to climb ISLAND […]

The best trekking boots for your Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu

The best trekking boots for your Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu are showcased below. I am going to present 5 different trekking boots you should consider for your trek to Machu Picchu. I have climbed Mount Everest to the top and lead 10+ trips along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu over the past […]

Best view points on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Best view points on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. The Annapurna Base Camp Trek has a number of world class viewing points. Here are three of them. Best view points on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek Before we start the trek or just after the trek you need to take a trip up to the […]

Climbing Kilimanjaro for the second time

Climbing Kilimanjaro for the second time. I was determined to come back to climb Kilimanjaro on my second attempt. I had dreamed climbing Kilimanjaro for a long time. Over the years, I watched some friend make it and most fail to reach the summit. I understand now why most of them failed. Between one thing and […]

My journey to the roof of Africa with Ian Taylor Trekking

My journey to the roof of Africa. Probably the most important and life changing experience I have ever had. I have to say Ian Taylor Trekking was by far the best team I have come across. I have trekked in South America, Nepal the Alps and without a doubt Ian’s team exceeded all my expectations. […]

Best months to trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Best months to trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Technically you can trek the famous and Traditional Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in any month. Some months have more rain than others, some months have more bugs than others. Watch our Machu Picchu trekking video, then CONTACT US for further information. Best months to […]

Trips to climb Mount Kilimanjaro from Ireland

We are the company offering quality trips to climb Mount Kilimanjaro from Ireland. If you are in Ireland and looking for constant contact with professional climbers who have put over 1,600 people on the summit of Kilimanjaro and personally climbed Kilimanjaro 30+ times CONTACT US TODAY. Sign up to one of our climbs in 2018, 2019 or 2020 and give yourself […]

The best trekking boots for your Mount Kilimanjaro Climb

The best trekking boots for your Mount Kilimanjaro Climb are showcased below. I am going to present 6 different trekking boots you should consider for Kilimanjaro climb. I have climbed Mount Everest to the top and lead 27+ trips to climb Kilimanjaro over the past 12 years. First of all watch our Kilimanjaro climbing video […]

Two main differences between Kilimanjaro and Everest Base Camp Trek

Two main differences between Kilimanjaro and Everest Base Camp Trek. In my opinion the summit day on Kilimanjaro is harder than anything on the Everest Base Camp Trek. There are lots of differences. Here are the two main differences. Let’s have a look. Two main differences between Kilimanjaro and Everest Base Camp Trek 1). The Everest […]

What are the best mountaineering boots on the market

What are the best mountaineering boots on the market. I have been lucky enough to climb Mount Everest, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Island and Mera peak and lead lots of treks and climbs around the world on a regular basis. I have used a range of mountaineering boots and here are my favorite mountaineering boots, […]

Two most valuable lessons learned climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

I have climbed Mount Everest to the summit and Mount Kilimanjaro 30+ times to dates and have seen and learned a lot from my experience climbing mount Kilimanjaro. The two most valuable lessons learned climbing Mount Kilimanjaro are listed below, but first watch our video from the climb and think about joining one of our […]

20 most effective ways preparing for your Everest Base Camp Trek

The 20 most effective ways preparing for your Everest Base Camp Trek.  I have climbed Mt. Everest to the summit. Island peak 10 times, Ama Dablam, Mera peak 5 times and lead 30+ treks to Everest Base Camp.  I really want to see people have the quality information in their decision making and preparation for the […]

The best trekking boots for your Everest Base Camp Trek

The best trekking boots for your Everest Base Camp Trek. I am going to present 6 different trekking boots you should consider for your Everest Base Camp Trek. I have climbed Everest to the top and lead 30+ treks to Everest Base Camp over the last 10 years. First of all watch our trekking video […]

What Vaccinations are needed for an Everest Base Camp Trek

What Vaccinations are needed for an Everest Base Camp Trek People are always asking me what Vaccinations are needed for an Everest Base Camp Trek. Unless you are entering Kathmandu from tropical Africa there are no legally required vaccinations for Nepal for entry or exit. We used to receive reports of buses being stopped coming […]

What is the flight into Lukla Airport going to be like.

What is the flight into Lukla Airport going to be like. For some people if is the best mountain flight you can ever have. If it is clear the scenery is just world class. If you are really lucky you can see Mt. Everest close the final approach into Lukla Airport. What is the flight […]

10 most important reasons to climb Kilimanjaro with Ian Taylor Trekking

We are getting amazing results on our Kilimanjaro climbs. We have put over 1,100 people on the summit. We used to run 5,6 and 7 day trips but we have learned a lot from running hundreds of Kilimanjaro climbs. Now, we really only run 8 day climbs on Kilimanjaro. Here are our 10 most important […]

Trips to climb Mount Kilimanjaro from Colorado

There is only one company offering quality trips to climb Mount Kilimanjaro from Colorado. If you are in Colorado and looking for free mountain training during the summer we have it. Sign up to one of our climbs in 2018, 2019 or 2020 and you can join us hiking around the Vail valley on the […]

20 most effective ways preparing to climb Kilimanjaro

Here are 20 most effective ways preparing to climb Kilimanjaro.  I have personally climbed Kilimanjaro more than 27 times over a 12 year period. I really want to see people have the best available information when deciding how to approach their Kilimanjaro climb. 20 most effective ways preparing to climb Kilimanjaro I will list the 20 […]

Ultimate guide trekking to Everest Base Camp

Ultimate guide trekking to Everest Base Camp : After managing over 220+ Everest Base Camp Treks, we have developed a quality service and set up for our Everest Base Camp trips. We have 100% success on most of our treks. Join us in 2018 / 2019 / 2020  Ultimate guide trekking to Everest Base Camp We have the […]

Altitude training mask verses weight in your back pack

Let’s look at the advantages and disadvantages of training with an altitude training mask verses weight in your back pack. Are their advantages of training with an altitude training mask for trekking or mountaineering. Overall I would have to say NO……. Training with a mask will help give better lung capacity which is great for big […]

Implement these Top Tips while climbing Kilimanjaro

Implement these Top Tips while climbing Kilimanjaro and you will enjoy a safe and successful Kilimanjaro climb. 1). You have picked the right itinerary and days The best decision you made was to pick and Ian Taylor Trekking adventure climbing Kilimanjaro over 8 days on the Lemosho route. Ian has climbed Kilimanjaro 25 times and […]

How to prepare for the Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal

How to prepare for the Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal. There are a few things to consider the two main things are acclimatization and how you should physically prepare. You should also check out our page with all you need to know about trekking to Everest Base Camp. How to prepare for the Everest […]

What I learned climbing Island peak for the 10th time

What I learned climbing Island peak for the 10th time was there are still too many people trying to climb this mountain with no mountaineering skills. 1). 10 out of 12 summits is not a bad ratio I have lead 12 climbs on Island peak over the past 8 years and reached the summit on […]

Everest Base Camp Trekking is for trekkers not tourists

Everest Base Camp Trekking is for trekkers not tourists. I am just back from my 26th & 27th treks to Everest base camp. We had a group of 7 people climbing Island peak and they all made it. We had 37 trekkers on the 2 treks that I lead to Everest and 36 people made […]

Things learned climbing Kilimanjaro 25 times

Here are some things learned climbing Kilimanjaro 25 times. The main one is I am still shocked that very few people know anything about going to low oxygen environments. Going to extreme altitude above 5,500m / 18,000 feet is potentially very dangerous and you need to be informed. 1). So many people know nothing about […]

Help children while visiting Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro

Help children while visiting Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro. We can help you visit a local orphanage near Kilimanjaro and close to the airport. 1). Who can you support? Fortune Kids and Education Foundation Orphanage Center was established on 13th February 2016. All the children are less than five years old. It is located under the slope […]

Things learned climbing Kilimanjaro for the 24th time

Things learned climbing Kilimanjaro for the 24th time 1). You need 8 days or more climbing Kilimanjaro With more experience than most people climbing Kilimanjaro. I was convinced before but, climbing Kilimanjaro over 8 days or more is the only way to approach this mountain. Having 8 days on the mountain you are giving yourself […]

Are there alternatives to taking Diamox at high altitude

Are there alternatives to taking Diamox at high altitude. Ian Taylor Trekking have put over 1,300 people into Everest Base Camp at 5,364/ 17,500 feet and have 150+ people trekking in the Everest region annually. We recommend taking Diamox from arrival in Kathmandu and all the way through your trek.  You should always consult your […]

My journey to climb Mera peak in Nepal

My journey to climb Mera peak in Nepal started with a trip to climb Kilimanjaro. I found Ian on a google search. These video’s inspired me to climb Kilimanjaro.  The information Ian has really helped me understand how to go about my preparation and how to be successful. My journey to climb Mera peak in Nepal […]

Top 10 Tips for an Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Here are our Top 10 Tips for an Annapurna Base Camp Trek. If you are planning a trek to Annapurna Base Camp, why not join one of our treks that include the famous hike up Poon Hill. These are some of our tips to make sure that you have a successful and enjoyable time on this beautiful […]

Where do I get helicopter evacuation cover for my trekking adventure

Where do I get helicopter evacuation cover for my trekking adventure ? There are lots of opinions out there, but you need local knowledge, logistics and know you will be taken care of in a professional manor.  Ian Taylor Trekking recommend Global rescue services. Insurance cover starts from $119  CLICK HERE  for further information on policy and pricing. Global […]

Learn more about Ian Taylor Trekking setting goals

Learn more about Ian Taylor Trekking setting goals. Ian gets interviewed all the time, but here are some questions he was asked for a US publication. 1). What is your life’s purpose? To inspire change through endurance, challenge and adventure so others can benefit. 2). How are you living your purpose? I have lived my […]

Why do we trek, climb and adventure around the world

Why do we trek, climb and adventure around the world ? We trek and climb so that others can experience something monumental in their lives. We also want to see others benefit from our adventuring. We believe education is a key component to success and we want to support that wherever we can. I am an […]

Some facts for anyone looking to trek up Kilimanjaro

Some facts for anyone looking to trek up Kilimanjaro. Especially for anyone looking to climb Kilimanjaro. I will speak a little about this and then you can follow the links for quality advice on how to prepare for your climb up Kilimanjaro. The most important fact is only 42% of people are making it to the […]

10 most important things to know before trekking to Everest Base Camp

These are the 10 most important things to know before trekking to Everest Base Camp. I have trekked and lead over 20 treks to Everest Base Camp in the past decade. The two main challenges are adapting well to the lack of oxygen and having the physical strength and conditioning. Let’s explore these and other […]

Training for your Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu Adventure

How should you be training for your Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu adventure ? The first thing to remember is that most of the trekking in done on the 2nd and 3rd day. You will be up early at 5am and you may not arrive into camp until 4pm that afternoon. Training for your […]

Trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu for the 8th time

I am just back from trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu for the 8th time. We had a team of 10 people excited about venturing through the ancient trails on Peru. Here are some observations from my recent trek into Machu Picchu. 1. Lessons learned from trekking to Machu Picchu Trekking the Inca Trail […]

How Climbing Kilimanjaro can help you live a better life

How Climbing Kilimanjaro can help you live a better life. So you got this idea into your head that climbing Kilimanjaro was a good idea. I was reading an article on supporting a non-profit in Uganda which lead me to Ian Taylor Trekking. I ended up on this page about Ian’s support for Fields of […]

My Journey Reaching Everest Base Camp against all odds

My journey Reaching Everest Base Camp against all odds. Do you ever dream of doing something you feel would be incredibly intangible for you to do? I know I do All the time!! Mount Everest Base camp is one of many of those dreams! But what if I told you that making your dreams come […]

How much does it cost to climb Kilimanjaro

How much does it cost to climb Kilimanjaro ? You will find a wide range of prices for a wide range of services. There are can be an $700 price difference based off the same amount of days on the mountain. There is a lot to consider here. Do you want good food, safety, shelter, […]

What are the elevation gains on your Kilimanjaro climb

What are the elevation gains on your Kilimanjaro climb ? This will depend on your route up and down Kilimanjaro and how many days you decide to make your climb. After putting over 1,000 people in the summit of Kilimanjaro we really only use the Lemosho route over 8 days on the mountain so we […]

How do I prepare to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

How do I prepare to climb Mount Kilimanjaro? A loaded question and there is lot of elements to think about. Lets go through them. Feel free to call us, email us your questions so we can answer the items relevant to you. We have a wealth of experience putting over 1,000 people on the summit […]

Elevation gains for the Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal

People always ask me what are the Elevation gains for the Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal.  We will look at the elevation gain in a minute, but you also need to consider the distances on the Everest base camp trek. Read more on the daily distances. Then think about the lack of oxygen or altitude you […]

How do I go about climbing Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

How do I go about climbing Kilimanjaro in Tanzania How do I go about climbing Kilimanjaro in Tanzania ? So many operators, so many unknowns about fitness, the mountain and where do you start in your planning. Where do you get clothing, what is the right clothing. What sort of training should I be doing? I […]

Climbing Kilimanjaro the right way with the right team

Climbing Kilimanjaro the right way with the right team comes down to 5 really important things. phone or e-mail IanI have listed them here. The best thing to do is pick up the directly and get the best possible information available. Climbing Kilimanjaro the right way with the right team 1). You need to have the […]

What is the best way to Climbing Kilimanjaro

What is the best way to Climbing Kilimanjaro. Well, I am only going to tell you one thing. 8 days on the mountain on the Lemosho route with Ian Taylor Trekking. READ MORE and then read below. Here is the gear, clothing and equipment needed for your climb. Remember there is no one size fits […]

The best way to acclimatize on your Kilimanjaro climb

The best way to acclimatize on your Kilimanjaro climb.  The minimum amount of days you should take is 8. I highly recommend the Lemosho route. I have climbed Mount Everest to the top and Mount Kilimanjaro over 27 times on all the routes. There are no short cuts to the summit. On average 42% to 48% […]

4 Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Equipment Packing Video

Are you preparing for the 4 day or 5 day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu?  If, so, here is our 4 Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Equipment Packing Video, showing you everything that we would bring with us on the journey.  If you decide to sign up to one of our trips, we send […]

The Ultimate Guide to Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

The Ultimate Guide to Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro : After managing over 150+ Kilimanjaro climbs, we have developed a world class service and set up for climbing Kilimanjaro. We have 100% success on most of our 8 day trips. Get the best available advice We have the best information, team and service on the mountain. Read our tips, […]

10 most important things to know before you climb Kilimanjaro

10 most important things to know before you climb Kilimanjaro 1). 42% of people make it to the summit of Kilimanjaro, so pick the best itinerary with the best acclimatization. We have put over 1,000 people on the summit and have 100% success on most of our 8 day climbs. Pick the best route for […]

Who runs the best trips to Climb Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

Who runs the best trips to Climb Kilimanjaro in Tanzania ? We think we do. We will leave you with the experience of a lifetime. Kilimanjaro trips need to be managed well with a great team on the ground and professional team prior to your trip. You need people that understand your needs so that […]

What is the food going to be like on my Kilimanjaro Trip

What is the food going to be like on my Kilimanjaro Trip. Your body needs fuel for your Kilimanjaro climb. You can either fuel with premium or regular. To give yourself the best chance at success you need the right itinerary, acclimatization, staff, support, safety and you also need the best food available to fuel your […]

Our daily schedule on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Our daily schedule on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu When we first arrived in Cusco, we were picked up at the airport by one of the staff members carrying an Ian Taylor Trekking banner. We were driven to our hotel, Hotel Garlesco II which was a simple but lovely hotel.  We had the rest […]

Best months for climbing Kilimanjaro with Ian Taylor Trekking

What are the best months for climbing Kilimanjaro with Ian Taylor Trekking. Traditionally the weather on Kilimanjaro is pretty predictable. Kilimanjaro has a dry season and rainy seasons and some months have more sun, some months have to more cloud cover and other months are colder than others higher on the mountain. Out of the 30+ […]

Top Tips for Climbing Kilimanjaro with Ian Taylor Trekking

Top Tips for Climbing Kilimanjaro with Ian Taylor Trekking. You might have read our: All you need to know about climbing Kilimanjaro blog. If not check it out. This blog post will be an in-depth review the most important things to consider if you want to be successful climbing Kilimanjaro. I have climbed Kilimanjaro 30+ times […]

How important is Fitness and physical preparation for climbing Kilimanjaro?

How important is Fitness and physical preparation for climbing Kilimanjaro? I could answer this in so many different ways and I will discuss some here but a lot easier to tell you. Feel free to e-mail or call me for further information. I have climbed Kilimanjaro 25 times to date in all seasons and in a […]

The best route and acclimatization for climbing Kilimanjaro

The best route and acclimatization for climbing Kilimanjaro. After climbing Kilimanjaro on all the routes, with different amounts of time for acclimatization. In all the different seasons for the past 12 years. There is one route and acclimatization schedule that stands out above all the rest. Read some REVIEWS. The best route and acclimatization for climbing […]

The most important things to know about trekking to Everest Base Camp

The most important things to know about trekking to Everest Base Camp Ian Taylor Trekking have a wealth of experience working in the Everest region. READ SOME REVIEWS on Facebook. We have been sending teams into the region for over a decade. I have personally climbed to the summit of Mt. Everest 8,848m/ 29,035 feet […]

Ian Tully Trekking to Everest Base Camp for Cistic Fibrosis

Two of our 2017 Everest Base Camp trekkers Ian Tully along with Steve wood were on one of our April treks to Everest. They wanted to see and experience, Everest, Nepal and complete our 16 day long trek to the base of mount Everest the highest mountain on earth. This was a once in a […]

Report from my 22nd trek into Everest Base Camp

My report from my 22nd trek into Everest Base Camp: After 14 years of trekking into the Everest region a few things have remained the same and lots of changes positive and negative. The local people gain greatly from trekkers and climbers venturing into the region, but unprepared trekkers are causing problems. I have never […]

My 11th Summit attempt on Island peak Nepal

My 11th Summit attempt on Island peak Nepal. I have trekked into Island peak base camp 5,100m 11 times now. I consider myself very lucky to be able to make this journey into critically low oxygen environments and be able to helps others in their journey to climb high to 6,189m/ 20,305 feet high in […]

Why do porters carry so much weight in the Everest region

Why do porters carry so much weight in the Everest region, is really down to the amount of people, trekkers and climbers entering the Everest region and other regions of Nepal. If you want bottled water, coke, food, chairs, gear, and your bags carried for you. Then there will be porters carrying all this and […]

How difficult is the Island peak climb in Nepal

How difficult is the Island peak climb in Nepal? These notes are intended to assist you and better understand risks of going to altitude but still wishing to climb Island peak. We run 6 to 8 trips a year to Island peak and having been doing this since 2009. We have the best footage, full […]

How many days are needed for a safe Kilimanjaro Climb

How many days are needed for a safe Kilimanjaro Climb. More time was the best decision I could have ever made. I looked at a lot of companies offering this trip and decided that Ian Taylor Trekking had the best approach for me. Ian’s training advice, staff, food service and set up exceeded all expectations. […]

The best way to climb Kilimanjaro

The best way to climb Kilimanjaro is over 8 days minimum. In my opinion from climbing Kilimanjaro 25 times the Lemosho route gives you the best chance at success. In 2016 we had 16 climbs, 11 of those climbs had 100%. We have had 14 climbs in 2017 so far and 10 had 100% success […]

What is the best route to climb Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

What is the best route to climb Kilimanjaro in Tanzania? After climbing Kilimanjaro 30+ times to date on all routes up the mountain. My preferred route up Kilimanjaro is the Lemosho route over 8 days. An 8 day climb of Kilimanjaro gives you the best possible acclimatization across the mountain. Starting on the west side […]

Is it difficult climbing Island peak

Is it difficult climbing Island peak. A loaded question, but one we can break apart and analysis the different elements of an Island peak ascent.  It might be easier to assess if you can take on this climb if you can look at all elements of the challenge. First watch this video and see the […]

What is the easiest way to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

What is the easiest way to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. The easiest way to climb Kilimanjaro is take more time!! and come physically prepared. Having climbed Kilimanjaro 27 times to date, you need to have more time in your acclimatization plan to be successful. Yes if you have 3 or 4 trips to high altitude above […]