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Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest free-standing mountain in the world and YOU could be standing at its summit.

Trek through diverse landscapes and ecological zones ranging from lush rainforest to alpine desert, with a team of highly experienced local guides and porters there to support you every step of the way. Journey to 5895m and watch the sunrise from the Roof of Africa, creating memories and friendships that will last a lifetime.

Your mountain is waiting…


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10 day

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6 days

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August - September

The Challenge

Take on a transformational journey to one of the 7 summits of the world by trekking to Uhuru Peak, the summit of Kilimanjaro.


Choose to extend your stay with optional travel time after the climb. Our trusted local ground suppliers, African Scenic Safaris, organise some incredible value packages for you to choose from.

  • Bucket list experience
  • Feel on top of the world
  • Stand above the clouds
  • Most popular route to the summit
  • Varied terrain - from rainforest to glaciers
  • Trek to Lava Tower
  • Ascend the remarkable Barranco Wall
  • Acclimatise on the way by climbing high and sleeping low
  • Mountain, safari and Indian Ocean island paradise - get a full taste of East Africa with optional extension travel

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It's more than just a climb

Incredible Cause

This challenge is run in-house by the award-winning water charity Dig Deep. Through fundraising for the challenge, not only will you reduce the direct cost of your travel, you will transform the lives of thousands of people in East Africa by helping them to realise their right to clean water. 


By taking on the challenge directly through us, there’s no third party profiting from your trip, meaning your registration fee & fundraising target are the most achievable and your fundraising goes further than any comparable challenge.

Ethical Value

We work directly with local, ethical, KPAP-certified suppliers to organise our climbs. This means that the local people making your challenge possible get a fair deal and we know that this is reflected in your experience on the mountain. 


For the guides and porters to look after you on the trek, they first need to be looked after themselves. By working with these companies, who are both ranked in the top 10 on Tripadvisor, our fundraisers are in the best position to have a successful and satisfactory experience, which is reflected in the feedback we receive.

Personal Development

Throughout this journey, you will gain valuable skills and experiences to enhance your CV.


You will also make friends for life - many of Dig Deep’s Kilimanjaro groups are still having reunions over 10 years after climbing.


were happy with their climb crew


would recommend Dig Deep Challenges to a friend 


were happy with the organisation of their trip


rated our pre-trip support as good or brilliant


of our participants reached the summit


rated our fundraising coaching as good or brilliant 


felt their challenge improved their self-confidence


had fundraised before

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Trip Costs and Inclusions

We work with local, ethical, KPAP-certified suppliers to organise our climbs. This means that the local people making your challenge possible get a fair deal - and that our registration fee & fundraising target are the most achievable of any comparable Kilimanjaro challenge.

Registration Fees:
Maximum £395 (discounts available), split into:
£72.50 at point of registration (£145 after 1st Sep 2024)
£250 before 31st January 2025

Your registration fees cover the administration and support costs of organising your challenge.

You can reduce the cost of your registration fee balance:

£100 off by attending one of our Kilimanjaro information sessions

£50 off for each friend you refer - just state each other's names on the registration form.



Due before the 15th June 2025.

Your fundraising target is split 50:50 between a charitable donation to Dig Deep and all the in-country costs associated with your challenge (as listed below). Anything raised over the £2990 target will go straight towards Dig Deep's charitable aims.


The charitable donation will help save lives, improve education, empower women and girls and strengthen livelihoods.

Find out more about our charitable mission here.

It is completely your decision how you reach this target. You may wish to fundraise the whole amount, mix fundraising with self-funding parts or self-fund the whole amount. We are committed to offering comprehensive fundraising support to all of our climbers, designed to help you to figure out what will work best for you.

Find out more about our fundraising support here.

What's included

Before Challenge
  • Minimum £1495 charity donation to help bring clean water to the community of Bomet County, Kenya.

  • Full time trip and fundraising support from an experienced Dig Deep Challenges staff team

  • Fully trained volunteer team leader

  • Personalised fundraising training call upon signing up

  • Free Charity Fundraiser T-shirt

  • Online fundraising resources website

  • Peer to peer forums

  • National fundraising opportunities (including Skydives and Tough Mudder)

  • Monthly fundraising support schedule

  • Best value flight recommendations with option to carbon offset

  • Pre-departure support and advice

  • Template training plan

  • Public liability insurance (on request)

  • Risk assessment and emergency planning policy


During Challenge
  • Full board accommodation either side of the challenge

  • All ground staff (guide, drivers, cooks, porters) abiding by the highest ethical standards - our climb suppliers are KPAP approved to ensure the safeguarding and fair treatment of all your climb crew

  • Qualified Expedition Medic accompanying you on every day of your trek

  • UK Doctor based at your accommodation in Moshi for medical support before and after the trek

  • Private ground transport including airport pickup option

  • Climb safety briefing and kit checks including kit hire service

  • All National Park Fees, entrance fees and hiking permits

  • Tent, sleeping mat and all communal camp equipment e.g. mess tent, seats, crockery

  • Three meals a day and filtered water throughout the trek

  • 24/7 emergency support line throughout your trip

What's not included

Before Challenge
  • International flights to and from Tanzania (approximately £1000)

  • Visas ($50 USD)

  • Travel Insurance

  • Personal medication/vaccinations

  • Travel to/from airport of departure

  • Personal trekking clothing (have option to hire all kit in country at great value prices)


During Challenge
  • Evacuation cost (in event of serious medical injury your travel insurance company will cover the costs if you ensure this is in your policy)

  • Meals and drinks other than those mentioned

  • Tips and gratuities (climb crew: $150-$180)

  • Optional extension travel costs

  • In-country airport transfers if different from the itinerary

  • Items of a personal nature such as souvenirs and telephone calls

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