All inclusive Kilimanjaro climbs. Great quality - Great value!
A Kilimanjaro climb is a trip of a lifetime – so make sure you go with the best! Action Challenge has been in business for 23 years, taking over 6,000 trekkers safely to the 5,895m summit – the ‘roof of Africa’. We operate 40 group trips each year across 6 routes & itineraries, and you can sign up for a Kilimanjaro trek with a qualified UK leader, an expedition medic, the best local support team & guides, and other like-minded souls to share an unforgettable Kilimanjaro adventure with. We also organise ‘Bespoke’ Kilimanjaro trips, which are tailored for corporate clients, charities, schools, and private groups – so just get in touch and we can plan your own special Kilimanjaro Challenge!
Climb Kilimanjaro with us!
UK 's number 1 operator
We’ve taken 6,000+ trekkers safely to the summit of Kilimanjaro – and have developed a unique model for groups which provides full support all the way, delivers a success rate of 95%, and an gives an unforgettable experience that often redefines personal goals & boundaries. Climbing Kilimanjaro is a real adventure, and most can reach the summit with focused preparation, a good support team & plenty of determination. So why not book up and start your Kilimanjaro journey with Action Challenge!
Our all inclusive ‘group departures’ are probably the best way to climb Kilimanjaro! Share an unforgettable adventure with up to 20 or so like minded folk.
- 40 departures each year
- Choice of 6 routes & itineraries
- Join as an individual, a couple, or group of friends.
- High quality services & hospitality
- With or without airline flights
Our Kilimanjaro trips are led by qualified UK Mountain Leaders AND an accompanying UK Doctor / Medic, with a full expedition med kit, to look after the group’s welfare as they head to a 6,000 metre summit! Climb Kilimanjaro with Action Challenge – and you’re in good hands!
We are 100% ATOL bonded, which gives our clients full financial protection via the CAA, and is a requirement tour operators selling air-inclusive travel packages. Many Kilimanjaro tour operators don’t provide this – so always read the small print, and consider the risks!
You’ll get full support all the way to the summit!
- Open evenings – learn all about Kilimanjaro
- Kilimanjaro App – with training & kit advice, & travel info
- Optional Mt Snowdon training weekends
- Free place on one of our UK trekking events
- Experienced office team for your questions
- Pre Kilimanjaro trip briefing
- Superb local team of guides & porters
- T shirt, medal, & celebration dinner!
We offer great ‘value’ trips – which include all National Park Fees (some operators do not include this ~$750 cost!). You can join and ‘Self Fund‘ just like paying for an adventure holiday – OR choose to support a Charity of your choice – and cover some of your Kilimanjaro trip cost by achieving an agreed fundraising target.
If a Kilimanjaro climb is your first full-on mountain adventure, the cost of the kit & equipment can appear a bit daunting! The good news is that we have excellent arrangements for the hiring of all the key kit components if you wanted to – and discounts with some of the major retailers.
If you’re traveling a few thousand miles for a Kilimanjaro climb – make the most of it – extend your stay and take in some more of Africa! We offer a range of fantastic safari packages to the Tanzanian wildlife parks, or if the sun & beach suits for a bit of relaxation after your tough climb – there’s no better place than magical Zanzibar!
& SMALL GROUPS
join a Kilimanjaro group adventure
A Kilimanjaro climb is an unforgettable experience which is best shared with others, as it makes it a fun adventure with 20 or so like minded souls! We have 40 Kilimanjaro group departures each year covering all the key routes, which are high quality ‘all inclusive’ trips with a UK Mountain Leader, a Medic, and the best local support teams of guides, cooks, and porters. Join as an individual, a couple, or as group of friends – and you’ll leave with new friends, an amazing sense of achievement, and a thirst for more of life’s adventures!
£100 off overseas challenges &
free 50km place on uk ultra challenge
use code: SUMMER23
*Conditions apply & ends 31 July '23
private groups & bespoke trips
Kilimanjaro tailored for your group
Few experiences bring a group closer together than a tough outdoor adventure which challenges comfort zones, builds understanding, resilience & leadership, and forges friendships & respect. If you have a group of friends, colleagues, students, or charity fundraisers – we can craft a bespoke Kilimanjaro trip to meet your specific objectives & budget requirements. You’ll have your own special Kilimanjaro Challenge which will be just perfect for your group!
Kilimanjaro Routes & Our Itineraries
start planning your adventure...
There are 8 recognised Kilimanjaro routes, which vary in distance & optimum duration. We’ve selected the best for our Kilimanjaro treks, with built-in acclimatisation features and excellent summit success rates. All are fully supported climbs with a UK leader, a medic, the best local Kilimanjaro teams of guides. cooks, & porters – and all with high quality private camping facilities.
Our Kilimanjaro itineraries are fully inclusive – with hotels, food, camping equipment – and are available with airline flights or as ‘land only’. For a private ‘Bespoke Trip’ choose a Kilimanjaro route, and then we tailor accommodation options, support services, and any extras to make it your own special Kilimanjaro Challenge!
7 Day Climb - 11 Day Trip
Approaches Kilimanjaro from the West & joins the Machame Route. Our most popular route - and for good reasons as it's the 'classic' Kilimanjaro climb with varied scenery & good acclimatisation.
6 Day Climb- 10 Day Trip
Enters the Kilimanjaro National Park in the South and heads through the rain forest. A tougher 6 day trek via the Barranco Wall up to high camp, then Stella Point and on to Kilimanjaro's summit.
7 Day Climb - 11 Day Trip
Starts in the north near the Kenya boarder. Quieter with more wildlife & shorter distances on the first few days of the Kilimanjaro climb. Summits via Gillman's Point & exits the Park via Marangu Gate.
8 Day Climb - 12 Day trip
Accessed via Lemosho Route & heads clockwise around the north side of Kilimanjaro with views over Kenya & remote camp sites. Joins the Rongai Route at Gilman's Point en route to summit.
8 Day Climb - 12 Day Trip
Takes the quiet & remote Northern Circuit Route and adds 'deluxe' Kilimanjaro services - including: a shower, personal porter, single tent, thick air mattress, a training weekend - and much more!
11 Day Trek - 15 Day Trip
'Twin Peak' challenge with Mount Meru first, then the steep way up Mount Kilimanjaro via the 7 Day Machame route before the final push to the summit. A tough challenge if you're up for one!
Kilimanjaro Open Evenings
If you’d like to hear more about our Kilimanjaro trips, we run regular open evenings. These are either online, or you can join our team in-person. The sessions last for an hour, with time for questions.
PLUS – exclusive on-the-night Kilimanjaro discounts!
Motivation, Wellbeing, engagement
Energise colleagues, boost wellbeing, engagement & loyalty, and ensure CSR objectives are on-track. We’ve planned & delivered Kilimanjaro climbs for many UK companies – including Harrods, HSBC, Blackrock, DHL, Citibank, Dell & PWC to its summit. We also organise many other corporate challenges – from British Gas & WPP on grand cycling tours, to hundreds of Tesco colleagues relaying the full length of Britain on foot. Whatever challenge your organisation is up for – UK, overseas, mass participation, and of course Kilimanjaro – we can make it happen!
boost fundraising & loyalty
We deal with 400 UK charities of all sizes, and our events have helped raise £100 million for good causes. Whether it’s the UK’s biggest & best series of walks & runs with our famous Ultra Challenges, or because we’ve taken over 5,500 trekkers to the summit of Kilimanjaro, or that you want innovation & inspiration for your own bespoke challenge or ‘open programme’ – we have the range of events & experience to help your charity with its fundraising ambition – and few events are better than a Kilimanjaro Challenge!
The UK’s best & biggest series of long distance walking & running challenges – with 25,000+ adventurers taking part each year and over £7 million raised for 300+ charities. In 2023 we have 15 fantastic events across the country that your charity can promote your supporters & corporate partners.
Whether it’s Kilimanjaro, Everest Base Camp, The Inca Trail, or an Iceland Fire & Ice trek – we have 40+ adventures that your charity can promote to supporters as amazing fundraising challenges. They’ll get full support all the way, with UK mountain leaders & medics, and you’ll have the confidence of dealing with an experienced operator that understands all aspects of the charity challenge sector.
Many charities want their own special ‘bespoke’ trip for their supporters to act as a focal point for fundraising – and we’ve organised hundreds of successful, unique, charity challenges. Whether it’s a Kilimanjaro climb, a classic trek, a cycle, or mass participation event – in the UK or overseas – our Team will deliver the perfect event for your charity.
‘Covid time’ meant that we now have a class leading platform enabling us to run any form of virtual challenge for our clients – whether it’s climbing Kilimanjaro, walking, running, cycling, or swimming. An engaging& imaginative virtual challenge could be a great addition to your charity’s fundraising program – and we can deliver it for you.
OUR CHARITY PARTNERS
Some choose to support a charity and make their Kilimanjaro Challenge really count. We work with 400 charities and you can choose a cause that’s close to your heart and fundraise for them. Across all our events – Action Challenge helps to raise over £8 million each year for charities.
Our Feb Lemosho trekkers reach the summit!
September sees over 100 summit with us!
Amputee, Lance reaches the summit of Kilimanjaro with Action Challenge..
New Year's Day Kilimanjaro Summit Success
Get in Touch
Reach out if you’ve a question about a Kilimanjaro, or if your company, organisation, or charity might like to work with us – and we will get back to you.
Tel: 0207 609 6695
Mon – Fri 09:00 – 17:00
Sat – Sun Closed