Is standing above the clouds, watching the sun rise over Africa on your bucket list? Do you want to challenge yourself by climbing the tallest freestanding mountain in the world? Do you want your adventure to have a purpose and give back to a local women's empowerment project oghans and disable people? Then...join our annual Mt. Kilimanjaro climb. Spend a day with the students, visit their businesses and if you have time join our safari to some of the world’s most beautiful national parks.
Kilimanjaro is the highest free standing and walkable mountain in the world. It is often referred to as Roof of Africa because at its 19,341 feet it towers over clouds as Africa's highest peak.
To climb Kilimanjaro you do not need to have any mountaineering expertise but you do need to be generally fit and have no breathing-related problems.
We are committed to a world in which all living beings may live a life of dignity, free of all forms of discrimination and exploitation.
We will contribute to the sustainable improvement of the living conditions of young people from Tanzania / Africa one, so that their children, the most vulnerable members of our society, will not be born into the poverty cycle. We empower young women who want to take control and responsibility for their own lives as well as of their future children.
We support young people, especially orphans, who have no basic education and help their re-integrate in the society.
We want to set-up several vocational training centers offering quality education and accommodation.
We want to significantly increase the quality of the education using novel and innovative approaches.
The schools should be self-supporting in the long-term. We work with some associations mostly in Tanzania the land of Kilimanjaro Zanzibar and the Serengeti.
We just suggest Lemosho route 8 Days as our best choice for Kilimanjaro Charity climbing
The price at this package is for normal trekkers please contact us with your advance information so that we can arrange your Heart tour as you pleased we work with any association wishing to do a charity adventures to any of our attractions.
The Lemosho Route is typically completed in 8 days. This is a great option if you want a longer trek for acclimatization. It connects with the Machame Route at Shira 2 Camp. As professional Mountain Guide this in my preferred route due to its ideal balance of low crowds, beautiful scenery and a high summit success rate, due to the nature of the route itself has beautiful landscape which it allow you to do acclimatization everyday through this your body is going to update with the environment around in order to overcome high altitude sickness or Mountain sickness.
Trekking to the highest mountain in Africa
Please confirm your trip in advance to propagate your special offer!
Please note: we provide tents and Mattress free for our clients.
Climbing gear are available on hire.
The hiking boot is from $20 we also have -18 and -20degree/season sleeping bag and the price is only USD$20. The price for each equipment it will cover the trip!
Please be free to ask any question and we will be very happy to work with you in organizing your tour.
After breakfast and briefing, drive to Londorossi Park Gate (about a 3-hour drive). From here a forest track requiring a 4WD vehicle leads to Lemosho Glades. Walk along forest trails to Mti Mkubwa (big tree) campsite.
After breakfast, we continue as the trail gradually steepens and enters the giant heather moorland zone. After several streams are crossed we continue over the Shira Ridge then gently downwards to Shira 1 camp located by a stream on the Shira Plateau.
After breakfast, a gentle hike across the plateau leads to Shira 2 camp on moorland meadows by a stream. A variety of hikes are available on the Plateau, making this an excellent acclimatization day.
From the Shira Plateau we continue to the east up a ridge, passing the junction towards the peak of Kibo. As we continue, our direction changes to the South East towards the Lava Tower, called the “Shark’s Tooth” (elevation 4650m/15,250ft). Shortly after the tower we come to the second junction which goes to the Arrow Glacier. We now continue down to the Barranco Camp. Although you end the day around the same elevation as when you began, this day is very important for acclimatization and will help your body prepare for summit day.
After breakfast, we leave Barranco and continue on a steep ridge up the Barranco Wall to the Karanga Valley and the junction which connects with the Mweka Trail.
We continue up to the Barafu Camp. You have completed the South Circuit, which offers views of the summit from many different angles. Here we make camp, rest, enjoy dinner, and prepare for the summit day.
Very early in the morning (midnight to 2 am), we continue our way to the summit between the Rebmann and Ratzel glaciers. You head in a northwesterly direction and ascend through heavy scree towards Stella Point on the crater rim. This is the most mentally and physically challenging portion of the trek. At Stella Point you will stop for a short rest and will be rewarded with the most magnificent sunrise you are ever likely to see. Faster hikers may view the sunrise from the summit.
From Stella Point, you may encounter snow all the way on your 1-hour ascent to the summit. Once at Uhuru Peak you have reached the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro and the continent of Africa!
From the summit we begin our descent by continuing straight down to the Mweka Camp, stopping at Barafu for lunch. You may want gaiters and trekking poles for the loose gravel going down. We arrive at Mweka Camp and enjoy our last evening on the mountain.
After breakfast we continue the descent down to the Mweka Park Gate to receive your summit certificates. At lower elevations, it can be wet and muddy. Gaiters and trekking poles will help. Shorts and t-shirts will probably be plenty to wear (keep rain gear and warmer clothing handy).
A vehicle will meet you at Mweka gate to drive you back to your hotel in Moshi (about 30 minutes).
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All prices quoted are per person in USD (US Dollars) and are subject to availability and expire on the 31st December 2018. Please contact us for a quote for travel in 2019 and beyond.
Peter was an excellent, friendly, and knowledgeable guide. I did the 6 day Machame tour with comfort and ease - thanks to Peter's reminders to go slow and his team's hard work to ensure camp was ready upon our arrival. Peter had great leadership qualities and clearly seems to know how to deal with diverse clients.
Peter Kinyaiya is an excellent guide. He lead our group of porters and trekkers up the Machame route. Every one of us made it to Uhuru Peak the summit of Kilimanjaro. Peter was always ready with a helping hand or encouraging words.
It was an awesome trekking trip. My friends and I took Machame Route. I was very impressed with the beauty of various vegetation and flora as well as the breathtaking scenes over the whole mountain massif. Although I could not summit the Uhuru Peak because of my stomach problem but all of my friends accomplished with their big smiles. Thank...
My friends and I were on the week of Kilimanjaro Marathon, some of our group run full marthon and myself half. This race is a great race. We started our jorney on that afternoon when we have finshed the run. With the excellent care and support from Twende Group, my friend and I reached the Uhuru Peak exactly the time of sunrise. What amazing view, we experience. This would be one of our impressive our memory. Safari on the last day, we met closely with all Big Five.Thank You !!! Twede Africa Team.
Machame Route We enjoyed every meter of this tour. Only the summit night was very hard. But Peter and Richi motivated us again and again and pole pole we reached the Stella Point. Here we experienced the most beautiful sunrise of our life. The last part of way up to Uhuru Peak was just fantastic. Walk through the snow, gaze at the giant glaciers and see the destination in front. We were so happy! Thanks to Peter from Twende Africa Tours and his whole team. They have made it possible for us to realize our dream.
Peter was an excellent, friendly, and knowledgeable guide. I did the 6 day Machame tour with comfort.VIEW MORE
Peter Kinyaiya is an excellent guide. He lead our group of porters and trekkers up the Machame.VIEW MORE
It was an awesome trekking trip. My friends and I took Machame Route. I was very impressed with the beauty.VIEW MORE
My friends and I were on the week of Kilimanjaro Marathon, some of our group run full marthon.VIEW MORE
Machame Route We enjoyed every meter of this tour. Only the summit night was very hard.VIEW MORE