“You pause. Exhausted but excited. Looking up you see a horizon-like spread of rocks glistening in the distance. You push on. The dark purple sky starts to lighten with each slow step forward. The glorious African sunrise has the hairs on the back of your neck tingle. Seconds pass like minutes, minutes like hours, but you do not frown. You have come too far to not enjoy this. Just as you begin to believe it doesn’t exist, the famous sign comes into view. Ten long steps later you have made it. From this plateau you can see the clouds parting below you, and the earth’s curvature in the distance. You feel euphoric, untouchable, and more alive than ever before, for you stand at the summit of the world’s tallest free-standing mountain, 5,895 metres above sea level…”
Your head will tilt up and up, eyes squinting to see the top as it disappears into the clouds. Mount Kilimanjaro monuments itself in the Tanzanian plains and is calling out for you to take on its mighty heights.
The Kilimanjaro trek is 16 days, allowing you to explore this West African country and see everything it has to show you!
You will have the chance to:
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Not only will you recieve award-winning fundraising support all year from Childreach International, but our travel provider Rare Adventures are there for you 24 hours a day during your trip - should you ever need them. Rare Adventures are responsible for all logistical aspects of your trip, so please don't hesitate to give them a call on 020 3475 5009 if you have any questions.
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