Treks are a great experience – they are achievable, although that’s not to say you don’t have to put in a lot of training to get the most from your challenge!
20th – 29th June 2013 or 9th – 18th October 2013
Sponsorship level: £4,150
Located on the North Eastern tip of Tanzania Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the world's highest peaks and the setting for a truly amazing charity trek! Trek towards the picturesque snow capped peaks and observe the natural beauty of the Tanzanian landscape. You'll be trekking through a blend of diverse terrains from jungle to volcanic craters before reaching the highest point of Mount Kilimanjaro, Uhuru Peak.
This is an amazing opportunity to trek Kilimanjaro and one of the most beautiful parts of Africa over 10 days and climb to heights of over 5500 metres!
The following gives you a brief taste of the challenge ahead:
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: Ascend towards summit glaciers, sun rise at Stella Point before final push to Uhuru peak at 5895m!!
DAY 8: Gentle trek back down to rain forest and Mweka - receive certificate of ascent!
DAY 9: Time to explore, transfer to airport for flight home
DAY 10: Flight to London
There are a limited number of places available on our next Kilimanjaro Trek, for more info please visit http://www.skylineoverseas.co.uk/trek-kilimanjaro.aspx