December 23, 2012 · 12:00 AM
Mount Kilimanjaro climb + Service Project
December 23rd 2012 – January 3rd 2013
Days: Total 10 days – 7 day Kilimanjaro hike + 2 days volunteering at orphanage
Info on the hike:
Elevation: 19,341 ft.
Distance: 62 miles round-trip
Mt. Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain in Africa and is one of the seven summits of the world. It consists of three volcanic cones: Kibo, Shira and Mawenzi. The highest point, known as Uhuru peak, is on the Kibo crater.
If you are interested in volunteering only and not the hike, email us at [masked]
Dec 23 – Arrive in Moshi. Relax
Dec 24 – Meet the group and enjoy a daytrip excursion together
Dec 25 – Travel to Kilimanjaro Orphanage. Orientation to service project. Begin project
Dec 26 – Complete service project. Travel to hotel. Orientation on Kilimanjaro climb
Dec 27 – Travel to Machame Gate. Registration. Hike to Machame Camp (11 miles, 7 hrs.)
Dec 28 – Hike to Shira Camp (6 miles, 6 hrs.)
Dec 29 – Hike to Barranco Camp via Lava Tower (9 miles, 7 hrs.)
Dec 30 – Hike to Karanga Camp (4 miles, 3 hrs.)
Dec 31 – Hike to Barafu Camp (4 miles, 3 hrs.)
Jan 1 – Hike to Uhuru Peak. Experience sunrise on New Year’s Day on the rooftop of Africa. Descend to Mweka Camp.
Jan 2 – Descend to park gate. Return to hotel.
Jan 3 – Leave Moshi to respective destination
Cost: $2390 for non-East African citizens and $700 for East African citizens
Hotel accommodations which includes bed, breakfast and dinner
Packed lunch while on the road
Shared hotel accommodation. Additional cost for single room accommodation
Transportation to and from airport, orphanage and Kilimanjaro National Park
Entrance fees to Kilimanjaro National Park
All meals during the climb
Shared tents. Additional cost for single occupancy tents
Peak 4 Poverty t-shirt
Price does not include:
For more details on the trip, visit http://www.peak4poverty.org/kilimanjaro2012/