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It is a magnet for trekkers the world over and one of the most impressive charity events on offer.

Its snow-capped summit rises high above the dusty African plains; huge permanent glaciers flow down from the summit, spectacular views and beautiful ice formations are the reward for pushing our limits both physically and mentally on this, the mightiest of charity challenges.

This trek which follows the beautiful Machame Route, approaching Kilimanjaro from the south. Our route has been designed allowing gradual acclimatisation to the altitude – with an extra day included from the more traditional Machame Route, this gives us the platform for summit success.  With our exceptional support and care combined with highly trained leaders and medics, we will achieve and conquer the toughest of treks together as one.

Our trek for charity takes us through dense tropical rainforest, moorland and scree until we reach Uhuru Peak, the highest point. This is one of the most challenging charity treks at altitude, climbing one of the most impressive mountains in the world. On reaching the summit we will feel a sense of overwhelming achievement - a truly unforgettable charity challenge with exceptional support and encouragement.  

Optional Single Occupancy Supplement

Solo adventurers who would prefer their own room or tent can request a single occupancy upgrade – View Single Occupancy Costs.

Climate Care

We believe that we all have a responsibility to help fight climate change and as a company, we are committed to offsetting as much of the carbon generated by our challenges as we possibly can. With this in mind, we will plant 30 trees for every open participant who takes part in the challenge. For further information on our climate care strategy, click here.



Key Points

Challenge Duration

Challenge Duration 11 days

Activity Duration

Activity Duration 7 days

Challenge Distance

Challenge Distance 68km (approx.)

Challenge Grading

Challenge Grading Extreme

Accommodation Type

Accommodation Type Hotels & Camping

Min. Numbers Required

Min. Numbers Required 15

Challenge Highlights

Summit the world’s highest free standing mountain, and one of the world’s highest “Seven Continental Summits” Hike one of the earth largest volcanoes! Trek through a diverse range of ecosystems – savannah, cloud forest, moorland and alpine desert. Conquer the ultimate trekking challenge with the best support around!

Why Choose Global Adventure Challenges

  • 90% and above summit success rate over the last 3 years!
  • An extra day on the mountain to significantly improve summit success.
  • An experienced in-country doctor is part of our support team on trek.
  • One of our friendly, approachable but experienced UK Challenge Leaders accompanies every group.

I really did feel free to enjoy the experience knowing such pros had everything under control. The crew were motivating, encouraging and generally super kind people.


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