4 - 14 September 2014
registration now open
Trek the highest peak on the African continent and one
of the largest free standing mountains in the world. Summit at
sunrise on this unforgettable challenge of a lifetime - Kilimanjaro
is one of Africa’s most magnificent sights.
Some of the most majestic and inspiring views I have ever seen.
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|Length of challenge
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Join us in this incredible experience of a lifetime and trek to
the “Roof of Africa”. Kilimanjaro stands at 5895m (19,335ft),
almost 24 miles wide and 49 miles long.
You will trek for 7 days through cultivated
farmlands and lush rainforest, pass through the cloud level and
across barren landscape to the snow-capped twin summits.
You will climb to the crater rim at Gilman's
Point in time to watch sunrise and then on to
Uhuru Peak, at 5895m it's the highest point in
Afirca, and take in the overwhelming views of the African landscape
from the summit.
This is your chance to embark on an exciting and unforgettable
adventure whilst raising vital funds for our pioneering research
into the causes and treatment of heart disease.
As well as supporting our life-saving work, your sponsor money
- all flights, foreign overland transport and
luggage transfers (starting from and ending at the relevant London
- overnight accommodation as per itinerary
(hotel and huts)
- all meals except lunch and dinner on Day
- entrance fees to the National Park visited on trekking
- trekking permit fee
- BHP rep, tour leader, tour doctor, guides, technical, medical
and transport back-up services.
How to take part
To get going on this adventure of a lifetime, you'll need to
download the registration form or call our team on 0844 847
2788 and we can send one out to you, and return it with the
registration fee to the following address:
British Heart Foundation, Events - World Experiences, Greater
London House, 180 Hampstead Road, London, NW1 7AW
Download the registration form
Call BHF World Experience team on 0844 847
With you every step of the way
We've been helping people take on the challenge of a lifetime
for years. We're here to help you with:
- Training plans
- Access to ‘Been there buddies’ for first hand advice
- Fundraising support and advice
- Our World Experience team who have been on the trips and can
advise about everything from packing essentials to preparing for
Other things to budget for
There are a few things that are not included in your
- gratuities – the local guides and staff all work extremely hard
to ensure a successful trip, so we recommend demonstrating your
appreciation through a group tip
- personal expenses, such as drinks and
- visas and vaccinations where required
- airport taxes, passenger service charge and
green tax (approx. £320 subject to change)
- a BHF approved insurance
policy– you must have
this to be allowed to travel (approx. £60 subject to change).
Let us know if you would like more info or an
fill in our
contact us form
call 0844 847 2788
We are working with Classic Tours, a specialist tour operator
(ATOL 3379) to organise and manage the Climb Kilimanjaro Trek on
behalf of BHF.