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.
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.
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.
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.
Today is your chance to make a difference by helping The Mirror of Hope facilitate their student holiday program.
6:30am departure for Moshi, Tanzania. Arrive at your hotel, check in to your room and relax before dinner.
Rest and preparation day with an option to explore town and to hire additional equipment and clothing.
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”.
Route: Lemosho Route
Days: 8 days, 7 nights
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)
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.
“The best 3 weeks of amazing adventure I have ever had.”
“You come with preconceptions and leave with perspective.”
“I would have gladly paid double once I’d experienced the tour AOL organised for us.”
“The most inspiring and authentic 2 weeks of my life.”
“The mountain is indescribable; best thing I’ve done in my life.”