Climb Kilimanjaro


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Why Choose Us For Your Kilimanjaro Trek

There are lots of companies marketing Kilimanjaro climbs, but a wide variation in what is really being offered. We understand the detail that makes the difference – making our Kilimanjaro climbs the best value in the market. Over the past 5 years over 3,000 successful trekkers decided to climb Kilimanjaro with us – here are our top reasons why we think you should!

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1) 100% PROTECTED - DON'T RISK IT! 
We are 100% ATOL bonded – ATOL number 6296. Tour operators who sell air-inclusive travel packages in the UK are required to hold an ATOL licence under UK law. It offers full financial protection by the Civil Aviation Authority for clients who have booked package trips, including flights. Many companies ONLY offer ABTA protection, which does NOT fully protect a combined flights and travel itinerary purchased separately as it will not form a 'package'. Always read the small print!



Expedition leader on a CB radio during a Kilimanjaro climb

2) UK MOUNTAIN LEADER + TRIP DOCTORS
Fully qualified UK Leaders with deep experience and passion for what they do - offering full support and daily briefings & UK Doctors with expedition medicine experience. You may find a cheaper Kilimanjaro climb, but is it worth risking trekking to 6,000m without proper support? Full expedition medical kits provided by Nomad Travel Health Clinic, oxygen cylinders, & daily health monitoring. Click Here to read more about our safety procedure on Mount Kilimanjaro. 

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3) EXPERIENCED LOCAL KILIMANJARO TEAM
Local team of English speaking guides & porters - experienced in working with Action Challenge groups. Incredibly supportive & great fun and know Kilimanjaro like the back of their hands - many have climbed over 100 times! Approx 2.5 local guides & porters per Kilimanjaro trekker - who look after the logistics, cooking, and camping on the mountain plus the movement of the camp each day.
 

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4) RESPONSIBLE TOURISM
Our commitment to deliver fantastic challenges means we use only the very best and experienced in-country teams, guides, porters and operators for our Kilimanjao climbs, and this is under constant review to ensure standards are maintained. We are also  members of IMEC, as are our local operators, and that ensures all the guides and porters on a Kilimanjaro climb are paid guaranteed rates, have proper equipment, and are looked after well. 
 
 

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5) 100% TRANSPARENT ON PRICE

All-inclusive packages with international flights and connecting transfers - we have built up a portfolio of reputable airlines and local ground operators. Best value prices without compromising on quality, comfort, or safety. All Kilimanjaro National Park Fees included – a value of up to $700+! Some operators don't include! Again - check the small print of what you get & what you don't!

A group of climbers on a training weekend mountain6) BRIEFINGS & TRAINING WEEKENDS
We run Kilimanjaro briefings in London throughout the year - find out about life on the mountain, what to expect, meet the team and ask us any burning questions you  may have! We also run Training Weekends in Snowdonia & The Peak District – 2 full days walking / 2 night's accommodation, all meals and a challenge briefing in the evening, and Training Walks in Henley-on-Thames. Test out your kit and your fitness! - you might also meet someone going on your Kilimanjaro climb!

3 climbers with snow covered Kilimanjaro in the background7) OUR CLIENTS AND REPUTATION
Members of the Institute of Fundraising – a code of practice that all reputable companies organising charitable events should adhere to; 15 years experience organising events worldwide, taking over 15,000 individuals on challenges, with over £40 million raised for over 200 UK charities. Working with UK's leading charities and major UK companies including, Macmillan Cancer Support, Help For Heroes, Marie Curie, Barnardo's, British Gas, HSBC, Glenfiddich, Phones 4 U and many more.

4 climbers on a Kilimanjaro trek8) DISCOUNTS ON KIT, VACCINATIONS, INSURANCE
Save money by hiring your Kilimanjaro kit from our partner Kit Hire Company - a great way to ensure that you have the right top spec gear for your Kilimanjaro climb without some of the expense of outright purchase.  And receive up to 15% discount on kit and equipment purchases at leading outdoor retailers. Discounts on Vaccinations and Insurance are also available once you've signed up.
 

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9) COMFORT ON YOUR KILIMANJARO TRIP
 
Private transfers from Kilimanjaro airport to your hotel. Accommodation is in good hotels either side of climb – 3* with swimming pool  - & on Kilimanjaro itself,  large 3 man tents with camping mats - on a twin-share basis. Single supplement option is available. Large mess tent with table and chairs for all the meals on the mountain. 2-3 Private Toilets per group – cleaned 3 times a day!
 

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10) FOOD AND DRINK ON KILIMANJARO
We go to great lengths with our operators to provide 3 fresh and well-cooked meals every day on Kilimanjaro  - lots of surprise home comforts including tea & cakes as you arrive into camp each day -  and great main meal menus with the right mix to keep you going! A big celebration dinner at end of the Kilimanjaro climb in the hotel - where you get your certificate & challenge medal! Minimum of 3 litres of purified / clean water a day on Kilimanjaro. We can cater for all dietary requirements.

Don't just take our word for it, we have run Kilimanjaro Climbs for many charities, major companies and even celebrities - including Phones 4U, ICAP, Scope, Barnardos, Harrods, British Gas, HSBC, Coutt's and the Children's Medical and Research Foundation celebrity Climb for Kids Kilimanjaro Challenge to name a few. Find out what our clients say about our Kili Climbs and click here to read what our trekkers had to say about their experience! 



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The air holiday packages and flights shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority in the UK. Our ATOL number is 6296. In Ireland the air and holiday packages and flights that are shown are protected by CAR license number TA0297. Please see our booking conditions for more information.