KILIMANJARO FOR A CAUSE

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January 22, 2019

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Why adventure with us?

  • All inclusive tours
  • 24/7 Experienced Western guides who have lived in-country
  • Make a difference whilst travelling
  • Authentic and challenging adventures
  • Connection to community, culture & charity

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17 Days
Nairobi, Kenya
Min Age : 18
Max People : 10
Highlights
  • Trek Mt. Kilimanjaro (5985m)
  • Meet your sponsor student and their family
  • Pat baby elephants
  • Kiss Ed the giraffe
  • Swim under natural waterfalls and in a hidden hot spring Oasis
  • Explore Kibera, Africa’s largest urban slum
  • Fall in love with the amazing Mirror of Hope team
  • AND MUCH MORE!
Availability

03 – 19 Aug 2019

13 – 29 Dec 2029

9 spots left

11 spots left

$5,399 per person

$5,399 per person

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Nairobi

Adventure Out Loud to meet you at the airport and transfer you to our hotel. Introduction dinner and drinks with the group.

Additional activities available upon request for early arrivers.

Day 2: Elephants & Giraffes

Today we hand-feed the majestic giraffes at the amazing Nairobi Giraffe Centre before playing with the cutest baby elephants at the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage. Beware of the bonus shower!

After lunch, be inspired by Thomas Nyawir and his incredible Mirror of Hope Team.

Day 3: Kibera Slum Tour

Explore the sights and sounds of Africa’s largest urban slum under the safe guidance of the Mirror of Hope team. Visit the home of your sponsor student and feast on a delicious traditional Kenyan lunch that you will learn to cook.

Day 4: Help out Kibera

Today is your chance to make a difference by helping The Mirror of Hope facilitate their student holiday program.

Day 5: Travel to Moshi

6:30am departure for Moshi, Tanzania. Arrive at World’s Collide Africa House, check in to your room and relax before enjoying a traditional feast on bonfire.

Day 6: Kilimanjaro Prep. Day

Rest and preparation day with an option to explore town and to hire additional equipment and clothing.

Day 7-14: Mt. Kilimanjaro

Challenge yourself on Mt Kilimanjaro, “The Roof of Africa”. See how far you can mentally and physically push yourself, explore the ever changing landscapes, make life-long friends from across the globe and stand on the summit of “The World’s Highest Free Standing Mountain in the World”.

Quick Facts:
✓ Route: Lemosho Route
✓ Days: 8 days, 7 nights
✓ Accommodation: Camping
✓ Starting altitude: 1,800m
✓ Summit altitude: 5,895m
✓ Day temperature: 5ºC to 25ºC (gradually decreasing as you ascend)
✓ Night temperature: 0ºC to -5ºC (may drop as low as -20ºC with wind factor)

Day 15: End of Tour

Begin the journey home, departing from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). Transfers organised by Adventure Out Loud based on your flight itinerary.

Options available to tour The School of St Jude or Arusha town upon request and depending on departure time.

Tour Details

This adventure is designed to push your boundaries as you tackle “The Highest Free Standing Mountain in the World”. It is a catalyst for service and self-exploration as you visit Africa’s largest urban slum and immerse in community and culture. It is also your chance to make a difference by sponsoring or fundraising for the education of a disadvantaged student who you’ll meet during your adventure. 

Tour start

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi (NBO) (Google Map)

Tour end

Kilimanjaro International Airport, Tanzania (JRO) (Google Map)

Price includes

Being travellers ourselves, we hate hidden surprises. We understand how frustrating budget blow-outs can be. When you adventure with us, we make it easy by covering all of your in-country and non-personal expenses.
  • All activities listed in the itinerary
  • 14 nights accomodation (twin share)
  • Meals (15 x breakfasts, 14 x lunches & 14 x dinners)
  • All entrance & park fees
  • Camping tent & mattress
  • All in-country transportation
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 Western guide who has lived in the country you're visiting
  • Professional local Kilimanjaro guides and porters

Price excludes

  • Airfares
  • Compulsory travel insurance
  • Personal spending money & tips (see below)
  • Personal clothing (including for Kilimanjaro)

Spending money

US$1,000 cash recommended to cover personal expenses during your adventure.
  • Souvenirs, drinks, laundry, etc (US$200 - $500)
  • Tips (US$300 - $500)
  • Visas (US$100 - $200)
  • 2-3 minor meals (US$20 - $50)

Complementaries

  • Pre-departure information guide
  • Kilimanjaro training, fitness and altitude support
  • Fundraising assistance
  • Adventure Out Loud polo shirt
  • Sponsor student to climb Kilimanjaro with our group
Training, packing and other important information

Refer to the before you go page for important information on packing, training, altitude, etc.

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Reviews
  • “The best 3 weeks of amazing adventure I have ever had.”

    Kristy-Lee
    Australia
  • “You come with preconceptions and leave with perspective.”

    Michael
    Australia
  • “I would have gladly paid double once I’d experienced the tour AOL organised for us.”

    Steve
    Australia
  • “The most inspiring and authentic 2 weeks of my life.”

    Jacob
    Kenya
  • “The mountain is indescribable; best thing I’ve done in my life.”

    Janice
    Australia