our company

Kilimanjaro SAR was established in 2016 as the first and only helicopter-based search and rescue company in Tanzania. Committed to save lives, Kilimanjaro SAR provides the most innovative and effective search and rescue service on Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru and Tanzania’s National Parks and runs the only High-Altitude Medicine Clinic in Africa. Kilimanjaro SAR holds a world leading response time in civil search and rescue companies of a 5- minute response after receiving a distress call.

vision & mission

Making Kilimanjaro the safest tourist destination in Africa being our vision; we work hand in hand with key players in tourism industry and make sure we save lives, change lives and stimulate economic growth for the benefit of all partners in tourism industry. Kilimanjaro SAR marks the new rule on mountaineer’s and tourist’s safety and promotes Tanzania as a destination where tourist can expect a world-class experience.

  • Tourists:

 We understand and are committed to our responsibility of making Kilimanjaro the safest tourist destination in Africa. No harm shall come between you and your hiking experience or safari. Safety is our focus, feel confident and enjoy your visit to Tanzania.

  • Tour operators:

We will always do all the hard work to ensure your client’s safety is guaranteed when hiking Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru and while visiting the National Parks. Partner with us today!

  • Insurance Companies:

We offer the best reliable helicopter evacuations on Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru and all Tanzania’s National Parks. For Mountains we advise your clients to have a package that covers up to 6000 meters above sea level.


Safety comes first in our everyday operations. We are committed to protect mountaineers and tourists from harm by controlling difficulties or emergencies when they arise. Kilimanjaro SAR takes responsibility of making sure all safety measures are in place. Safety is our focus, feel confident and enjoy your visit to Tanzania.

  • We use modern search and rescue gear for a quick and safe transport to extract causalities from danger.
  • We offer free Basic Course of Mountain Medicine, Physiology and Helicopter Safety to Rangers and Tour Guides to help them secure the patient before calling for help.
  • Free provision of Patient Assessment Books to guides for proper patient assessment and knowing when to call for an evacuation
  • Free provision of Climbing Manifest Forms to tour operators for client’s details before the trek for immediate and timely response when client is in distress
  • Send our own team to the mountain to educate the mountaineers about safety measures

Providing exceptional health care, we have featured the ONLY High-Altitude Medicine Clinic in the whole of Africa in treating altitude sickness patients at a top level with exceptional and professional medical care. We go above and beyond to provide incredible search and rescue services. This is your clinic 24hrs, 365 days. Your safety is our commitment!

The clinic is located within an ideal practical-oriented site less than 5 minutes’ drive from Moshi Airport which makes it convenient to serve its purpose. It is staffed by our medical team made up exclusively of licensed and trained doctors and nurses, all with extensive experience in mountain medicine, critical care, pre -hospital care, mountain-rescue and helicopter services.