Your 7-day climb follows the Machame Route which offers stunning, 360- degree views and allows for maximal acclimatization. Accompanied by a world-class staff of guides, cooks, and porters, your chances of reaching Uhuru Peak are all but guaranteed. By the fifth day of your trek, you will be standing on the highest point of the African continent, proud to have conquered one of the famous Seven Summits.

Deposit: $500

Program Fee: $2,350 *your deposit counts towards your program fee
The program fee covers your trip-related expenses

Fundraising Target: $3,000
100 percent of your target is tax-deductible

Included in Program Fee:
• Kilimanjaro Park Fees
• Kilimanjaro Guide Services
• All in-country transfers
• Airport pick-up and drop off
• All meals during stay at Flying Kites • All meals during trek
• Accommodations

Excluded in Program Fee:
• International Airfare and personal travel insurance
• Hotel stay in Nairobi on night before start of trip
(we recommend staying at the host hotel and can arrange a reservation)
• Kenya Visa ($50)
• Tanzania Visa ($100)
• Meals in Nairobi and Arusha
• Extra baggage charges
• Personal gear
• Tips for porters and guide (we recommend bringing minimum $250 for this)

Pre-departure checklist:
• Purchase/rent/borrow and test-out all gear necessary (see kit-list)
• Book flights to Nairobi
• Send flight itinerary to Virginia Fresne:
• Purchase travel insurance, print and bring copy of policy with you
• Purchase Kenya single entry tourist visa (
• Photocopy passport and bring with you
• Reach fundraising target one month prior to departure and complete program fee
• Visit travel doctor, pack Yellow Fever Immunization booklet
• Bring at least $500 in USD (tips, visas, etc.) and credit card