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Mount Kilimanjaro Challenge – Tuesday 5th September to Thursday 14th September

Mount Kilimanjaro Challenge

This event is organised by Advocate Events.

At 5,895 m, Kilimanjaro is the highest point in Africa. The snow-capped summit of the highest free standing mountain in the world rises high above the dusty plains of Africa. Spectacular views, huge glaciers and beautiful ice formations are your reward for your physical and mental endeavour.

Machame Route

The 6-day Machame Route is the most scenic and diverse route which also gives you the best chance of acclimatisation to get you to the top.

Although a challenging trek, Kilimanjaro is one of the most impressive mountains in the world and putting yourself to the test will be extremely worthwhile when you conquer the roof of Africa!

Itinerary (subject to amendment)

Please note, All of the above may be subject to slight change, final details will be fully confirmed at least 2 months before you travel (flight numbers, hotels etc). Prices are based on 2 sharing accommodation when applicable.

Day 1 – Tuesday 5th September 2017

London to Kilimanjaro International Airport

Day 2 – Wednesday 6th September 2017

Transfer to Arusha city in northern Tanzania

Day 3 – Thursday 7th September 2017

Machame Gate – Machame Camp, 9km – 6 hours – 2980m

Day 4 – Friday 8th September 2017

Machame Camp – Shira Hut, 7km – 6 hours – 3840m

Day 5 – Saturday 9th September 2017

Shira Hut – Barranco Camp, 10km – 7 hours – 3950m

Day 6 – Sunday 10th September 2017

Barranco Camp – Barafu Hut, 8km – 8 hours – 4600m

Day 7 – Monday 11th September 2017

Barafu Hut – Uhuru Peak (5896m) – Mweka Camp, 16 km – 14 hours – 3730m

Day 8 – Wednesday 27th September 2017

Mweka Camp – Mweka Gate, 13 km – 6 hours – 1800m

Day 9 – Thursday 28th September 2017

Depart Aruhsa to fly home

Day 10 – Friday 29th September 2017

Arrive back in the UK

What’s included in your trip?

  • Return economy flights from London to Kilimanjaro International Airport, Tanzania
  • Local Transfers
  • Accommodation in Arusha
  • Tented Accommodation
  • Breakfast in Arusha
  • All meals on the mountain
  • A UK Expedition Leader
  • A fully catered Porter Team
  • Training Guide
  • Kit Guide
  • Fundraising Guide
  • What is not included in your trip?

    • Drinks, meals and snacks where not specified in itinerary
    • Entry visa (US$50 on arrival)
    • Your spending money
    • Personal travel insurance
    • Tips for local porters & crew (not obligatory but they do work extremely hard)
    • Personal items from the kit list
    • Registration fee (non-refundable): £150
      Self fund: £2450 – more information on self funding can be found on the Advocate Events website.
      Minimum Sponsorship: £3900 per person (not including Gift Aid)

Ticket information
Ticket type Sales end Price Fee
Registration Fee 15/06/2017 £150.00 £0.00
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When & where

Mount Kilimanjaro
Aruhsa

Tuesday 5th September 2017 - 8:00am

Add to my calendar 2017-09-05 08:00:00 2017-09-05 08:00:00 Europe/London Mount Kilimanjaro Challenge – Tuesday 5th September to Thursday 14th September Can you climb Mount Kilimanjaro? Mount Kilimanjaro, Aruhsa, Challengers information@disability-challengers.org