You can day hike here independently. But the multi-day trip must be guided.
Located west of the beach resort town of Hurghada, the Red Sea Mountain Trail is created from a network of ancient routes used by local Bedouin tribes over the years. Owned and operated by the Khushmaan clan of the Maaza, Egypt’s largest Bedouin tribe, the trail aims to bring travelers away from Egypt’s main tourist path and to the clan’s traditional territory. The trail benefits the Bedouin community by creating jobs and helping preserve the culture.
“We want the Red Sea Mountain Trail to diversify Hurghada’s tourism and create a space for slow, immersive travel in which the Bedouin can . . . communicate their rich knowledge of their homeland to outsiders,” …
I’ll be joining the expedition organized by friends David Adlard and Kraig Becker.
Cost is $5480 including everything from arrival to departure in Tanzania.
We’ll be taking the longer, less traveled Lemosho Route to maximize our chances of getting to the top.
How Do You Sign Up?
You can sign up for the trek on the Tusker website or by calling them at 800-231-1919 or +1-775-833-9700.
You can also email them directly with questions or comments as well. When you do sign up, be sure to mention that you are joining The Adventure Podcast/Blog Kilimanjaro Expedition. A $1000 deposit is due when you make your reservation.