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 the World Famous Masai Mara. Arrive mid-afternoon, check into your accommodation and go on a late afternoon game drive within the Masai Mara, most famous for its large lion, leopard & cheetah populations and for the annual Great Migration. Overnight inside the park at a tented safari camp.
Early morning breakfast followed by a game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park, famously known as “the bird watchers paradise”. Afternoon drive back to Nairobi and overnight in Nairobi.
6:30am departure for Arusha, Tanzania. Arrive at The School of St Jude, check in to your room and relax before enjoying a BBQ feast.
Rest and preparation for Mt Meru climb day.
Challenge yourself on Mt Meru, Africa’s third highest mountain. See how far you can mentally and physically push yourself, explore the ever changing landscapes, make life-long friends from across the globe and enjoy the adventure of climbing one of the largest free-standing mountains in the world.
Days: 4 days, 3 nights
Starting altitude: 1,500m
Summit altitude: 4,565m
Day temperature: 5ºC to 25ºC (gradually decreasing as you ascend)
Night temperature: 0ºC to -5ºC (may drop as low as -10ºC with wind factor)
Explore the bustling Arusha, Tanzania’s 3rd largest city. Wander the lively streets, try your hand at bartering and eat lunch with the locals before an afternoon volunteering with Africa Moja, a youth movement empowering young Tanzania’s to solve the issues that they face each day.
Celebration evening with your new friends from across the globe.
Begin the journey home, departing from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). Transfers organised by Adventure Out Loud based on your flight itinerary.
Hello freedom. Hello adventure.
This adventure is designed to to be the ultimate catalyst for adventure, service and self-exploration. Pushing your limits on the snow capped peak of The World’s Highest Free-Standing Mountain, blowing your mind on safari, immersing you in new culture, language and experience and inspiring the inner explorer in you.
This is your chance to safely experience the best of East Africa while making a positive difference in the communities you visit.
Each schoolies adventure is led by an experienced Western guide, who has lived in the country your child is travelling in and who is responsible for no more than 10 youth. They will be with your child 24/7 to ensure they have a safe, high impact, authentic and extremely immersive adventure.
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Before their adventure, a real person will walk you and your child through everything you need to know and you’ll be able to stay up-to-date with the adventure via social media and our regular email updates.
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“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.”
“Kilimanjaro is indescribable; best thing I’ve done in my life.”