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Kilimanjaro Trek October 2016

5th - 15th October 2015

Located on the North Eastern tip of Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the world's highest peaks… and a truly amazing spectacle!

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Experience the trip of a lifetime with this amazing trek up Kilimanjaro and through some of the world's most diverse landscape. Trek through dense forest over rocky terrain and up to ice glaciers as you discover the three volcanic centres of Kilimanjaro and the African culture surrounding them.

This high altitude challenge offers you the chance to see some amazing views as you trek towards the snowy peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro.

The following itinerary gives you a taste of what is to come on this incredible adventure.

Day 1: Fly London to Kilimanjaro airport

Day 2: Transfer to Arusha

Day 3: Begin trekking the Machame route first climb to 3100m

Day 4: Ascend through forest on the Shira Plateau camp at 3840m

Day 5: Pass underneath the Lava Tower and Western Breach (acclimatisation time)

Day 6: Trek the Great Barranco ravine towards Karanga Valley

Day 7: Short steep ascent to Barafu Camp at 4600m – great for acclimatisation

Day 8: Ascend towards summit glaciers, sun rise at Stella Point before final push to Uhuru peak at 5895m!!

Day 9: Gentle trek back down to rain forest and Mweka - receive certificate of ascent!

Day 10: Time to explore, transfer to airport for flight home

Day 11: Flight to London

Discover Africa and the amazing heights of Kilimanjaro on this truly magical journey. Places are limited so book your place today!

Skyline are acting as agents for the tour operator ATOL 10069

Is the Trip for me?

Absolutely - Kilimanjaro welcomes all with a sense of adventure, so if you are up for a physical and mental challenge this is for you. Most of your fellow trekkers won't have done anything like this before and while some will travel with friends and family, many will come alone. However, they will go home having secured new friends for life!

How fit do I need to be?

You don't need to be an athlete to conquer Kilimanjaro; however you will need to complete a good amount of training to make the most of this fantastic opportunity. We will provide you with a comprehensive training guide to help get you to the summit the highest freestanding mountain in the world and will of course be on hand every step of the way to help with any queries you may have.

How much do I have to raise?

See below.

Will I be able to raise the sponsorship money?

Yes! - Even if you are new to this kind of fundraising, with planning and determination you will find that you are reaching your target in no time. It is recommended that you start your fundraising as soon as possible and in addition our overseas managers are full of new and exciting fundraising ideas should you need to seek inspiration.

What deposit do I have to pay?

See below.

Can I stay on in Tanzania longer?

Yes! For a nominal administration fee your flight can be extended (subject to availability) which will give you a fantastic opportunity to explore this amazing location at your own pace.

Will you help me?

Yes! We have an event manager on hand from the second you sign up right until after you return from your challenge. Once we receive your booking we will send out a comprehensive confirmation pack that includes everything you need to know. Our dedicated phone line ensures that we are just a call away to assist you with any queries you may have and we even arrange a get together before the trip departs, enabling you to meet fellow trekkers and swap both training and fundraising ideas.

What is the food like?

Fantastic! Being a tropical country fresh fruit and vegetables are plentiful and are often used in traditional dishes such as stews and rice dishes. Vegetarians can be catered for.

What do I need to bring?

You won't need any specialist kit, however you will need a pair of worn in walking boots and a good sleeping bag. A comprehensive kit list will be supplied upon registration.

Will you carry my luggage whilst I'm trekking?

A team of porters will carry your main luggage along the route. You will just need to carry the essentials in a day pack such as fleece, waterproofs, sun cream and of course your camera.

How many people can take part?

The maximum group size for this trip is 30 people.

What type of accommodation will I be staying in?

Hotels either side of the trek, and tents during the trek.

Is there an age restriction?

You will need to be over 18 but there is no upper age limit. If you are over 65 will just need to get a medical form signed by your doctor.

What's included in the cost?

Flights and all internal travel, accommodation, all meals on trekking days, water, refreshments, guides, a doctor and medical support

What about insurance?

You must have travel insurance cover in order to participate in this challenge. You can either arrange this yourself (as long as your insurance company is aware of the nature of what you are doing and that it is a charity event) or we can help you arrange this.

ATOL

Many of the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. But ATOL protection does not apply to all holiday and travel services listed on this website. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. If you do not receive an ATOL Certificate then the booking will not be ATOL protected. If you do receive an ATOL Certificate but all the parts of your trip are not listed on it, those parts will not be ATOL protected. Please see our booking conditions for information, or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.atol.org.uk/ATOLCertificate

How do I book my place?

As soon as possible! Simply click here to book online today. Places are extremely limited and get snapped up quickly so to avoid disappointment sign up today and don't miss out!


Location: Tanzania, Africa

Registration Fee: £499

Sponsorship Level: £3950

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