Kilimanjaro Summit Climb - Rongai Route

Kilimanjaro Summit Climb - Rongai Route

Charity Challenge

Trekking 11 days Trekking - Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
| SIGN UP FOR £399

Mount Kilimanjaro stands at an enormous 5,895m high. Your challenge is to reach its towering summit by taking the uncrowded Rongai route to the peak.

CHALLENGE OVERVIEW
Activity:
Trekking - 11 days
Location:
Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Duration/distance:
11 days
Team entries:
May not be suitable for teams - please check
Beginners:
May not be suitable for novices - please check
Under 18's:
May not be suitable for under 18's - please check
Women only:
No - mixed challenge
Difficulty:
Level 4
Payment options:
Minimum sponsorship option:
£399 registration fee + min sponsorship
Self funder option:
£399 registration fee + tour cost
 
CHALLENGE DETAILS

The Rongai route begins slightly south of the Kenya-Tanzania border and for many years has remained largely unused. Now open for trekking again, experienced guides acknowledge this route to be more beautiful and more managable than the alternative Marangu trail. The Rongai route starts in lush farmland and beautiful forest, with the chance to see fascinating wildlife and to trek through several different climate zones, considerably adding to the interest of the climb.

What is included in the cost of the challenge?
  • Your international flights to and from Kilimanjaro Airport
  • All meals
  • Entry into National Parks on our itinerary
  • All transfers in Tanzania
  • All accommodation, in tents or hotels
  • Group first aid supplies
  • An English speaking challenge leader
  • Relevant back-up facilities
  • A Charity Challenge T-Shirt
  • Discount from Nomad Travellers Stores for personal equipment

HOW IT WORKS

This is an open challenge which means you can take part and raise funds for any of the charities listed. The payment options are explained below.

Minimum sponsorship option
This option requires you to pay the above registration fee at the time of booking and pledge to raise a minimum amount of sponsorship for your nominated charity. The charity will then cover the full cost of the challenge out of the sponsorship you raise. The amount retained by the charity varies between challenges - full details are included in the challenge information pack.

Self funder option
This option requires you to pay a registration fee at the time of booking and pay the final balance to cover the full cost of the challenge before your departure. As you have covered the full cost of the challenge yourself, 100% of any fundraising is kept by the charity - full details are included in the challenge information pack.

Full details of all funding options are included in the challenge information pack we'll send you - just select a charity and complete the request form.

Date not suitable? No problem, this challenge is also available in...
February 2015 | June 2015 | September 2015

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