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MAD Kilimanjaro Hike + Safari

  • Make A Difference Mount Kilimanjaro Tanzania (map)

Join MAD on a fundraising climb and safari that will change your life and truly make a difference in the lives of vulnerable youth.

The first week will be spent learning about the local Chagga culture and at the children’s school. The second week will be spent climbing Africa’s highest peak, followed by an optional safari!

Get to know the children you will be helping.

  1. Reserve your spot now!

  • Register and pay deposit of $250/person

    (refundable within 24 hours of making payment).

    This is required to reserve your spot. The deposit goes towards your fundraising goal.

2. Make a payment or pay remaining balance.

  • Your remaining balance is due 60 days before your trip start date.

  • Dates and fundraising minimums are subject to change. Please confirm with us before you purchase your flight. 

*pay remaining balance and attach documents here


Expedition Details

+ Itnerary:

  • DAY 1: Arrive Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), transfer to Moshi, overnight MAD Guest House by Make A Difference driver.

  • DAYS 2-5: Meet the children you’re climbing for, visit one of the villages they come from, learn about the local culture and help paint one of the schools that they attend as well as work on an educational project. Overnight MAD Guest House

  • DAYS 6-12: Kilimanjaro Machame Trek

  • DAY 13: Overnight at Make A Difference guest house. Transfer to airport by MAD or optional add on.

  • Recommended add on days 14-15: 2-day optional safari to Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater

Climbing Kilimanjaro, we suggest reading: Beyond Mountaintop

+ Cost of Expedition:

  • Early Bird Special: Register and pay for your trip by May 1st 2019 and pay $2,545 (US)/person $250 less than the regular price (price contingent on 4 or more people and are subject to change). Use promo code: KILI when you register and pay deposit to receive discount.

  • Regular Price: Register and pay after May 1st 2019 and cost is $2,795 (US)/person (price contingent on 4 or more people and are subject to change).

*Recommended add on 2 day safari: $545 (US)/person (minimum of 6 people needed, price goes up if less than 6 people).

Find out if you’re eligible for a Charity Climb Rewards discount.

Before you leave on your journey, consider purchasing a MAD hat or bag and help educate a child. Shop and Make a Difference

*Fundraising is REQUIRED (see Fundraising below)

Included in expedition price:

  • 24 Hour security & assistance
  • Swahili & cultural lessons
  • Time with the children at their school
  • 4 nights at Make A Difference’s volunteer guest house
  • 1 night at hotel with breakfast
  • 7 days/6 nights hiking and camping on mountain with climbing staff
  • All meals except lunch and dinner at Moshi hotel
  • All transport

Not Included in expedition price:

  • International flight and tips
  • Lunch and dinner at hotel in Moshi
  • Personal hiking gear (sleeping bag, day pack, etc.)
  • Fundraising goal

+ Fundraise:

Fundraising Requirement: $2,000 Total

Breakdown of Fudraising Goal: $1,400 for our education endownement $600 towards your program costs with MAD (food, transport, guide, projects).

An easy way to ask for support of your MAD fundraising trip is by setting up a fundraising page. It’s a great way to spread the word that you are making a difference and keep track of your donations.

+ Travel Insurance:

To ensure that your time with MAD is enjoyable and free from worries, MAD has made travel insurance compulsory for all programs and events. Without limitation, MAD is not responsible for any injury, damage, loss of property or delays during your stay. *Travel insurance is manditory.

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