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Price & Schedule

Prices

Machame Route (15 days)
Climb & Safari: $6,900.00 Climb Only: $4,900.00

Lemosho Route (17 days)
Climb & Safari: $8,300.00 Climb Only: $6,300.00

Deposit: $700.00. Due with application.
Balance due 120 days prior to departure.

Climb Only and Safari Only Options

For those climbers with limited time, we offer a Climb Only option for this trip at a reduced price. Contact our office for details. For those climbers that are interested in family members joining them on the safari after the climb, or for those individuals interested in experiencing the fantastic game parks of Africa without the challenge of climbing Kilimanjaro, we offer a Safari Only option on each of our departures. Contact our office for details and pricing.

Price Includes

  • All Tanzania transportation on scheduled dates
  • All hotel accommodations in Tanzania during listed itinerary (double occupancy; if we cannot find a pairing for you, additional fees may be incurred)
  • All group equipment, such as tents, stoves, closed-cell foam pads, inflatable sleeping pads, etc.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the climb and safari
  • Porters, drivers, guides, park fees, and climbing permits

Price Does Not Include

  • $25 wire transfer fee (if applicable)
  • International round-trip airfare Tanzania
  • Optional Serengeti balloon ride ($575.00)
  • Tanzanian visas
  • Meals, transport, and lodging outside the regular itinerary.
  • Alcoholic beverages and bottled drinks
  • Excess baggage charges and airport taxes
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fees, transport, extra hotel nights, etc.)
  • Personal gear (see Gear List)
  • International vaccinations
  • Optional single room supplement (hotels only)
  • Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond the control of Alpine Ascents International
  • Tips and gratuities
  • All prices and dates subject to change

SCHEDULES

Winter 2018-2019
Machame Route unless noted otherwise

Dec. 1 – Dec. 15, 2018
Dec. 17 – Dec. 31, 2018 – Christmas Summit!
Dec. 27 – Jan. 10, 2019
Jan. 5 – Jan. 19, 2019
Jan. 19 – Feb. 2, 2019
Feb. 2 – Feb. 16, 2019
Feb. 15 – Mar. 1, 2019

Summer 2019
Machame Route unless noted otherwise

June 22 – July 6
July 5 – 19
July 14 – 28
July 27 – Aug. 10
Aug 9 – Aug 23, 2019
Aug. 10 – 26 Lemosho Route
Aug. 24 – Sept. 7
Sept. 1 – 15
Sept 13 – 27

Winter 2019-2020
Machame Route unless noted otherwise

Dec. 6 – Dec. 20, 2019
Dec. 15 – Dec. 29, 2019
Dec. 27, 2019 – Jan. 10, 2020
Jan. 11 – Jan. 25, 2020
Jan. 24 – Feb. 9, 2020 Lemosho Route
Feb. 6 – Feb. 20, 2020
Feb. 15 – 29, 2020

Climb Only and Safari Only Options
For those climbers with limited time, we offer a Climb-Only option for this trip at a reduced price. Contact our office for details. For those climber that are interested in family members joining them on the safari after the climb, or for those individuals interested in experiencing the fantastic game parks of Africa without the challenge of climbing Kilimanjaro, we offer a Safari-Only option on each of our departures. Contact our office for details and pricing.

  • All schedules account for round trip travel from home country.
  • “Climb only” return dates are 3 days sooner than posted schedule. We are happy to provide specific day to day itineraries for your departure – please email us at: climb@alpineascents.com
  • Please contact our office for the most up to date availability for each departure.
  • All land costs listed, round trip international airfare not included.
  • All land costs are per person, based on double occupancy. Single room available for an additional charge; you may be charged single-room fee if we cannot find a pairing for you.
  • Dates & Prices are subject to change – Recent price increases are due to new Park entrance fees and related fees in Tanzania.
  • Please purchase trip cancellation insurance (see bottom of page) within 21 days of booking your trip.
  • Alpine Ascents offers a 10% discount for those partaking in back-to-back climbs of Mt. Elbrus, and Kilimanjaro two of the seven summits. This combination offers an excellent opportunity to save money and experience two extremely different climbs, while completing two of the seven summits.
  • Please contact us with any questions as we look to provide excellent customer service answering your climb and gear questions.

Private Group Programs

Each season Alpine Ascents operates private climbs to Kilimanjaro for organizations, families, fundraising teams and a variety of social groups. Please contact us to assist in arranging your climb and safari, for your team. In most cases we can accommodate your schedule and as always, we will have an Alpine Ascents professional mountain guide lead your climb. Read More

If you would like information on the above please contact Gordon Janow

Kilimanjaro Cancellation/Refund Policy

Note: Alpine Ascents International highly recommends trip cancellation insurance for all expeditions.

  • Due to the nature and heavy costs of government and operator permits, Alpine Ascents International must adhere to a stringent refund policy.
  • Each deposit, regardless of amount, includes a $300.00 non-refundable registration fee.
  • Full refunds, less registration fee, will be provided 120-days prior to course, trek and/or expedition date.
  • 50% refunds, less registration fee, will be provided 90-119 days prior to course, trek and/or expedition date.
  • No refunds will be provided 89 days prior to course, trek and/or expedition date.
  • All refund requests must be made in writing and be received in our office within the deadlines stated above.
  • All balances are due 120 days prior to departure date unless otherwise specified and can be paid by check, wire transfer, ACH or by credit card with a surcharge of 3%. Payment details will be in your billing statement.
  • Participants whose balances are not received by the 120-day deadline as stated above, risk forfeiture of their place on the expedition.
Note: Alpine Ascents reserves the right to waive any fees. As we offer personalized service, we will attempt to accommodate changes and cancellations when necessary, waiving certain fees when feasible.

Trip Cancellation Insurance

As there are many unforeseen circumstances that may occur during or leading up to the trip, we highly recommend trip cancellation insurance.

In many situations, this may be the only way to receive a refund for unused services.

In brief, Trip Cancellation insurance may allow you to get reimbursement if you need to cancel your expedition when you are not entitled to a refund from Alpine Ascents.

Alpine Ascents International offers a plan in conjunction with our travel insurance partner.

Outstanding experience. Will definitely use AAI in the future. No complaints at all.

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Kilimanjaro from the plains.
Climb Kilimanjaro with Alpine Ascents
Climb Kilimanjaro. Photo: Ben Jones.
Photo: Ben Jones.
Climb Kilimanjaro with Alpine Ascents
Taking a pause in the Senecio Cactus on the way to our first camp.
Taking a pause in the Senecio Cactus on the way to our first camp.
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Climb Kilimanjaro. Photo: Ben Jones.
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Sunrise view from the crater.
Sunrise view from the crater while climbing Kilimanjaro.
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Another successful summit!
Climbing Kilimanjaro with Alpine Ascents
Kilimanjaro. Heading to the summit.
Climbing Kilimanjaro with Alpine Ascents
Porters make their way up to high camp.
Climbing Kilimanjaro with Alpine Ascents
Kilimanjaro from the plains.
Climbing Kilimanjaro with Alpine Ascents
Kilimanjaro. Photo: Ben Jones.
Photo: Ben Jones.
Climbing Kilimanjaro with Alpine Ascents
Kilimanjaro. Photo: Ben Jones.
Photo: Ben Jones.
Climbing Kilimanjaro with Alpine Ascents
On the way to the summit.
Climbing Kilimanjaro with Alpine Ascents
Kilimanjaro. Photo: Ben Jones.
Photo: Ben Jones.
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Kilimanjaro. Photo: Ben Jones.
Photo: Ben Jones.
Kilimanjaro Climbing Expedition with Alpine Ascents
Heading up to the summit.
Heading up to the summit.
Kilimanjaro Climbing Expedition with Alpine Ascents
Porters make their way up to high camp.
Kilimanjaro Climbing Expedition with Alpine Ascents
Kilimanjaro from the plains.
Kilimanjaro Climbing Expedition with Alpine Ascents
Another successful summit!
Kilimanjaro Climbing Expedition with Alpine Ascents
Porter make their way up to high camp.
Porter on the way to high camp.
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Kilimanjao. Our dining tent on Day 1. Photo: Eric Murphy
Our Dining Tent on Day 1.
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Climbing across the crater on the way to the summit.
Climbing across the crater on the way to the summit.
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Kilimanjaro. Photo: Ben Jones.
Photo: Ben Jones.
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Kilimanjaro. Photo: Ben Jones.
Photo: Ben Jones.
Climb Kilimanjaro with Alpine Ascents Guides
Kilimanjaro. Photo: Ben Jones.
Photo: Ben Jones.
Climb Kilimanjaro with Alpine Ascents Guides
Kilimanjaro. Photo: Ben Jones.
Photo: Ben Jones.
Climb Kilimanjaro with Alpine Ascents Guides
Enjoying a typical sunset from Machame Camp.
Enjoying a typical sunset from Machame Camp.

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