Day 1: Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport in Arusha, Tanzania. Welcome to Tanzania by Young Life Africa staff & leaders, town tour of Arusha, Check-in to hotel in Arusha for overnight. Dinner together, trip orientation, get settled and rest.
Day 2-4: Community Outreach Project with YL Africa Staff & Volunteer Leaders. Participate in Local YL Clubs in Arusha. Experience local culture through visits to the market, homes, and other special experiences.
Day 5: Packing & preparations for the Climb: team meetings, final gear check, mountain safety briefing with guides. Dinner Together, Rest & Relax, Praise & Worship Together.
Day 6: Early Morning Departure for Mt. Kilimanjaro, base camp @ 6,000 ft. Start hike! Camp overnight at Machame Camp (10,000 ft)
Day 7: Overnight Shira Camp @ 12,500 ft.
Day 8: Overnight Baranco Camp @ 13,100 ft.
Day 9: Overnight Karanga Camp @ 13,500 ft.
Day 10: Overnight Barafu Camp @ 15,400 ft.
Day 11: Summit Climb begins at midnight. Reach the Crater Rim and Peak at Sunrise @ 19,340 ft. Overnight Mweka Camp @ 10,000 ft.
Day 12: Descend Kilimanjaro and reach base camp 12:00pm for a hot lunch at Mweka Gate. Return to hotel in Arusha for warm showers & naps. Celebratory trip banquet dinner, "Say-So" with the Young Life team. Hotel Overnight in Arusha.
Day 13: Morning shopping & farewell lunch at Maasai Pizza Café with YL Team. Evening flight departure from Kilimanjaro Airport.
Prices from $5,995
Includes all ground transportation, meals, lodging, project supplies, Kilimanjaro 7-day trek, park fees, and VAT tax. Cost is per person, double occupancy and subject to change based on dates selected. Special group pricing may be available. Does not include airfare, visas, hiking gear, guide tips and Trip Extensions.