Kambi ya Tembo, Sinya

Location: West Kilimanjaro, located at Sinya, a private concession, bordering Kenya at Amboseli National Park.

Accommodation: 10 luxury tents with en-suite facilities, each one under the shade of an old massive Acacia Tortilis tree, facing the snow-capped peak of the Kilimanjaro.

Activities: Game drives, night game drives, walking safaris, Cultural visits to local Maasai.

Website: www.africawilderness.com

Marangu Hotel

Location: The Marangu Hotel is on Kilimanjaro's southern slopes, 6kms from Marangu gate. Accommodation: 26 farm-style rooms.

Activities: Swimming, walks to nearby village.

Website: www.maranguhotel.com

Protea Aishi Machame Hotel
Location: Situated at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, about 10kms from Machame gate.

Accommodation: 30 en-suite bedrooms overlooking landscaped gardens and snowy mountains.

Village walks, waterfalls visits, swimming, table tennis, gym.

Website: www.proteahotels.com

Makoa Farm (Machame)

Location: Located near Kilimanjaro's Machame gate, 45 minute drive from Arusha.

Accommodation: Two self-contained cottages, each with a private veranda and stunning views of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Activities: Horse riding

Website: www.makoa-farm.com

Nakara Hotel

Location: Located on the way to Marangu, 3 km from the gate and about 68 km. from Kilimanjaro International Airport.

Accommodation: 32 luxury rooms with Kilimanjaro view and are fitted with DSTV, telephones, air-conditioned.

Facilities: A well-stocked bar and restaurant serving international cuisine

Website: www.transkibo.com/hotels/nakara.htm