Climb Kilimanjaro - Rongai Route

When:

1 - 11 June 2017

Where:

Kilimanjaro - Tanzania

Mt. Kilimanjaro is one of the largest volcanoes ever to break through the Earth’s crust. Your challenge is to reach its summit

Experienced guides consider the Rongai route to be even more beautiful than the main trail. This off-the-beaten track starts in attractive farm land and forest, with the chance to see Africa’s amazing wildlife.
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Take on the Kilimanjaro trek - Rongai Route

When: 1 - 11 June 2017

Where: Kilimanjaro - Tanzania

 Challenge dates (10 days)
 1 - 11 June 2017
 Entry fee
 £399
 Minimum sponsorship target
 £4475

You can also self fund your trip and still raise money for BHF. Please see the other payment options available

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Contact us

If you would like to find out more about our Kilimanjaro Trek, or about any of our other overseas challenges, get in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:

Tel: 0844 847 2788
Email: [email protected]
Fill in our enquiry form

We are working with Charity Challenge, a specialist tour operator (ATOL 6546) which organises and manages this event on behalf of BHF. Participants raising funds for British Heart Foundation will be joined by others, raising money for different charities.

The route

At 5,895m, Mt. Kilimanjaro is one of the largest  volcanoes ever to break through the Earth’s crust. Your challenge is to reach its summit!

The Rongai Route starts just south of the Kenya - Tanzania border and has been mostly unused for many years. Now open for climbing once again, experienced guides consider this ascent route to be both more manageable and more beautiful than the main Marangu Trail. The
Rongai Route begins in attractive farm land and forest, with the possibility of wildlife viewing, before passing through several different climate zones, adding considerably to the

Join us in this incredible experience of a lifetime and trek to the highest peak on the African continent, as well as helping us power life saving research, you'll experience Tanzania and meet amazing people along the way.

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Contact us

If you would like to find out more about our Kilimanjaro Trek, or about any of our other overseas challenges, get in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:

Tel: 0844 847 2788
Email: [email protected]
Fill in our enquiry form

What's included in your challenge costs

As well as supporting our lifesaving work, your sponsor money covers your tour costs of £2193 which includes:

  • Foreign overland transport and luggage transfers
  • Accommodation
  • All meals as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees/permits to any sites visited on trekking days
  • Tour leader, tour doctor, guides, technical, medical and transport back-up service
  • Flights, airport taxes and fuel charges

Other things to budget for

Some expenses are not included in your challenge costs.
  • 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 soft and alcoholic drinks, gifts and international calls
  • Visas and vaccinations where required
  • Travel insurance – suitable for overseas charity challenges, you must have this to be allowed to travel

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Contact us

If you would like to find out more about our Kilimanjaro Trek, or about any of our other overseas challenges, get in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:

Tel: 0844 847 2788
Email: [email protected]
Fill in our enquiry form

With you all the way

We’ve been taking people on the challenge of a lifetime for more than 20 years. We use that experience, and the first-hand knowledge of our dedicated support team, to give you the best possible experience of your challenge.

Our team have been on challenges and can help with practical tips such as what to pack, how the event works, what to expect from the experience.

Training support

This is a trek suitable for all abilities, however we would strongly recommend that you train for this challenge. We recommend you train for three - six months prior to taking part dependent on your current fitness.

On the challenge, we advise you to go at your own pace – it’s not a race and the idea is to enjoy yourself.

Once you’ve registered, you’ll have access to our detailed training guidelines to help you prepare for the challenge.

Our walking training zone is also full of top tips.

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Contact us

If you would like to find out more about our Kilimanjaro Trek, or about any of our other overseas challenges, get in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:

Tel: 0844 847 2788
Email: [email protected]
Fill in our enquiry form

Powering research with every mile

Coronary heart disease is one of the UK’s biggest killers but we are leading the fight against it.

Sign up for the Kilimanjaro - Machame trek and help us continue our life saving research.

At least 50% of your minimum sponsorship target will be treated as a donation to the British Heart Foundation. If you raise more than the minimum sponsorship target the entire surplus will go towards our fight for every heartbeat.

Other fundraising options are available, such as self-funding your challenge and setting your own fundraising target.

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Fundraising support

Your welcome pack will contain everything you need to know about reaching your fundraising target. We recommend you break your target into manageable chunks and create a plan to help you reach your goals.

Our experienced team are also full of inspirational ideas to boost your fundraising.

Online fundraising is a great way to get your family and friends involved in your fundraising. Let everyone know why you’re taking part and update your page with photos and videos. Share your page on Facebook, Twitter.

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Contact us

If you would like to find out more about our Kilimanjaro Trek, or about any of our other overseas challenges, get in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:

Tel: 0844 847 2788
Email: [email protected]
Fill in our enquiry form

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