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Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
3.0674° S, 37.3556° E
Kilimanjaro
10th-12th Grade23 days$7695
June 11-July 3, 2018 Full Waitlist
June 18-July 10, 2018 Full Waitlist
June 26-July 18, 2018 Full Waitlist
July 5-July 27, 2018 Full Waitlist

Tanzania is a land of shifting perspectives. From the height of Kilimanjaro to the cradle of humankind, this expedition offers vast landscapes, vibrant culture and a summit attempt to the roof of Africa. Find a deeper sense of self and connect with the local community as you visit a traditional Massai village, and work with The Red Sweater Project. Then, explore the Serengeti National Park and take in the sights, smells, and dust trails of the “Big Five”. Climb through diverse ecosystems to take the highest view, the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro. A full spectrum of adventure, experience and perspective await on this spectacular trip to Africa.

highlights

  • Trek the seven day Machame route to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro
  • Work with the Red Sweater Project in Tanzania’s Lake Manyara region
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of a traditional Maasai village
  • Explore the abundant wildlife in and around the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Channel your inner Hemingway on a Serengeti safari

mountaineering

Spend 7 days on a true expedition ascending Africa’s highest peak. With a team of six guides and multiple porters, climb through five entirely different ecosystems on the Machame route. Spend your days cruising up incredible landscapes of different flora and fauna, and spend your nights camped on the slopes. The view gets better with every step as you climb to 19,341 feet and summit Kilimanjaro. 

service

Connect and collaborate with communities in the Lake Manyara region as you work with The Red Sweater Project. This organization focuses on empowering education, and you’ll get to work one on one with kids involved in their programs. Tour the homes and villages of kids that you’ll be playing soccer with, working in gardens with, and helping with what is most pressing in their worlds.

cultural immersion

Travel to the famous Ngorongoro Crater where you’ll visit a traditional Maasai village. These semi nomadic people are known for their rich traditions, colorful dress, livestock practices, and for their commitment to maintaining their cultural heritage. Immerse yourself in this vibrant culture that lives sustainably off the land, and widen your lens on the diversity of human experience.

safari

A vast expanse of almost three thousand square miles of floodplains and shimmering grasslands, Serengeti National Park is the perfect backdrop for a true safari experience. Cruise this massive wilderness with professional guides, and see big game that only exist in this corner of the world. Experience zebra, elephant, giraffe, lion, rhino, wildebeest, and more in their natural habitat.

mountaineering on machame route with moondance
kilimanjaro community service project with moondance
kilimanjaro maasai village cultural visit
kilimanjaro summer camp

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Trip Guide

trip details

Cost $7695
Length 23 days
Current Grades 10th-12th
Ages 16-18
Begins Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Ends Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Group Size 13

dates & availability

JUNE 11-JULY 3, 2018 Full Waitlist
JUNE 18-JULY 10, 2018 Full Waitlist
JUNE 26-JULY 18, 2018 Full Waitlist
JULY 5-JULY 27, 2018 Full Waitlist
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