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
Your deposit goes towards your Program Fee

Program Fee: $2,400
Your Program Fee covers your trip-related expenses

Required Fundraising: $3,000
100% of these funds support Flying Kites' programs in rural Kenya


Included in Program Fee:

  • Kilimanjaro Park Fees

  • Kilimanjaro Guide Services

  • Transportation from Jomo Kenyatta Airport to Nairobi accommodations

  • Transportation from Nairobi to Flying Kites

  • Transportation from Flying Kites to Arusha

  • Accommodations and meals at Flying Kites

  • Accommodations at L'Oasis Lodge in Arusha the night before the trek

  • All meals during trek

  • Accommodations at L'Oasis Lodge in Arusha the night after the trek

  • Transportation from Arusha to Nairobi

Excluded in Program Fee:

  • International airfare

  • Personal travel insurance

  • Accommodations in Nairobi on the night before the trip start date

  • Kenya Visa

  • Tanzania Visa

  • Yellow Fever Vaccination

  • Any travel doctor recommended medications

  • Meals in Nairobi and Arusha

  • Extra baggage charges

  • Personal gear

  • Tips for porters and guides

  • Optional toilet

  • Optional single tent

  • Optional gear rental

Pre-departure checklist:

  • Purchase/rent/borrow and pack all gear

  • Book flights arriving at the Jomo Kenyatta Airport in Nairobi and send flight itinerary to Marley Hauser:

  • Purchase, print, and pack Travel Insurance

  • Purchase, print, and pack Kenya Single Entry Tourist Visa (

  • Pack passport and photocopy of passport (in separate bags)

  • Reach required Fundraising Target ($3,000) prior to departure and pay Program Fee in full

  • Visit travel doctor; pack required proof of Yellow Fever Vaccination and any additional recommended medications

  • Bring at least $500 in USD (tips, Tanzanian visa, etc.) and credit card