Women on Mountain-Kilimanjaro 2024

🌟✨ WOMEN ON MOUNTAIN SERIES – KILIMANJARO 2024 ✨🌟

Embark on an empowering journey with our Women on Mountain series as we conquer the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro in 2024! 🏔️🌍Ladies, mark your calendars for an unforgettable adventure! 🚺✨ Join us on the Singapore Independence Day for a unique celebration atop the Roof of Africa – Mount Kilimanjaro! 🇸🇬🏔️

(Women only event) – get an exclusive SGTREK Duffle when you sign up for this event.

About Mount Kilimanjaro: Mount Kilimanjaro, the rooftop of Africa, beckons with its awe-inspiring beauty and challenging ascent. Standing tall at 19,341 feet, it offers a life-changing experience for those ready to embrace the adventure and camaraderie of the Women on Mountain series. 🗻💪 This Women on Mountain series aims to unite fearless women, pushing their limits and proudly raising the Singapore flag high above the clouds on the rooftop of Africa “Mount Kilimanjaro”.

📅 Event Duration: 9 Days 8 Nights

📆 Event Dates: 03 – 11 Aug 2024

$$ Event Duration: SGD4280/Pax (Twin sharing basis)

SGTREK MEMBERS DISCOUNT $80/Pax

(For MEMBERSHIP check this link: https://sgtrek.com/signup)

*SIGNUP IN GROUP OF 2Pax: Discount $100/Pax

*SIGNUP IN GROUP OF 4Pax or above: Discount $200/Pax

*Discount applicable for signup before 29Feb2024.

*Single supplement applicable.

📞 Contact Us for More Information:

👤 VIJAY 📱 +6592700908 (WhatsApp)

📧 Email: contact@sgtrek.com

Don’t miss the chance to be part of this incredible expedition and create memories that will last a lifetime. Get ready to unleash the adventurer in you! 🚀🧗‍♀️

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TRIP OVERVIEW: Machame Route Highlights

Known as the “Whiskey” route, Machame is a popular route to the mountain. Highly recommended for scenic value, with medium success rate. Great for acclimatization with lots of walk high, sleep low opportunities. Challenging trek with stunning scenery through 5 diverse climatic zones. Very popular trail, therefore, can be busy. Fully catered camping only

  • Day 01: Flight from Singapore to Kilimanjaro Airport and coach to Hotel – Group transfer
  • Day 02: Machame Gate (1834 m) to Machame Camp (3000 m).
  • Day 03: Machame camp (3000 m) to Shira camp (3847 m).
  • Day 04: Shira Camp (3847 m) to Lava Tower (4630 m) to Barranco Camp (3950 m)
  • Day 05: Barranco Camp (3950 m) to Karanga Camp (3995 m)
  • Day 06: Karanga Camp (3995 m) to Barafu Camp (4600 m)
  • Day 07: Barafu Camp (4600 m) to the Summit (5896 m) and back to Barafu Camp
  • Day 08: Mweka Camp (3100 m) to Mweka Gate (1641 m)
  • Day 09: Group transfer to airport and Depart from Tanzania to Home Country

Trip Summary

Elevation: 5,895 m
First ascent: 1889
Prominence: 5,885 m
Mountain range: Eastern Rift mountains
First ascenders: Ludwig Purtscheller, Hans Meyer

Route Description – with 7 days climb, more time for acclimatization

The Machame route is also called the “Whiskey Route” the most popular climbing route up Kilimanjaro. The Machame route is not technically difficult. It is more strenuous with long walks on a daily basis. The trail is often steeper, and it involves many ups and downs, crossing a lot of valleys and ridges.

image courtesy of Mt. Kilimanjaro, The Machame Route by Chiu-Ki Chan

Barranco Wall is one of the steepest climbs in the route which needs an hour and a half with some rock-climbing skills.  If you are adventurous enough you would definitely love this section. The scenery along the trail every day is very beautiful specially, the lava tower, shira plateau and the barrano wall. Machame is considered the most scenic Kilimanjaro climbing route.

DETAILED ITINERARY:

 Day 1: Flight from Singapore to Kilimanjaro Airport and Coach to Tulivu Kilimanjaro Retreat in Moshi Town or a similar Hotel.

Arrive in Moshi, Tanzania, and meet the inspiring female guides who will accompany you on this empowering journey. Orientation session and a welcome dinner to kick off the adventure, have time to speak about your excitement for your trip to Tanzania and get to learn more about Tanzania culture together with your guide!!!

“A strong woman knows she has strength enough for the journey, but it is in the journey where a woman of strength knows will become even stronger”!

Day 2: Machame gate (1834m) to Machame Camp (3000m) 

Begin the Machame Route trek with your dedicated female guides leading the way. Trek through lush rainforests, fostering a sense of unity and empowerment among the group. Reach Machame Camp, where the camaraderie among female trekkers and guides deepens.

Day 03: Machame camp (3000 m) to Shira camp (3847 m).

Navigate through diverse landscapes, from heath to moorland, sharing stories of empowerment and resilience. The female guides will share insights into their experiences, creating a supportive environment for all participants. Camp overnight at Shira Camp, surrounded by the empowering energy of the group.

Day 04: Shira Camp (3847 m) to Lava Tower (4630 m) to Barranco Camp (3950 m)

Continue the ascent, passing scenic plateaus and enjoying panoramic views. Engage in discussions and activities focused on women’s empowerment, facilitated by our experienced female guides. Arrive at Barranco Camp for a night of camaraderie and empowerment reflections.

Day 05: Barranco Camp (3950 m) to Karanga Camp (3995 m)

Tackle the iconic Barranco Wall, overcoming challenges together as a symbol of empowerment. Trek to Karanga Camp, where participants share personal stories and insights during an evening empowerment session.

Day 06: Karanga Camp (3995 m) to Barafu Camp (4600 m)

Ascend to Barafu Camp, the last stop before the summit. Our female guides will lead empowerment exercises, fostering a sense of strength and unity among participants.

Day 07: Barafu Camp (4600 m) to the Summit (5896 m) and back to Barafu Camp

Reach Uhuru Peak together, celebrating the ultimate triumph of empowerment. Descend to Mweka Camp, reflecting on the transformative journey. Closing ceremony with the female guides, sharing lessons learned and embracing newfound empowerment.

Day 08: Mweka Camp (3100 m) to Mweka Gate (1641 m) back to the Hotel

Descend through the rainforest, symbolizing the completion of the empowering Machame Route Expedition.

Return to Moshi for a celebratory farewell dinner at the hotel, marking the end of an incredible journey. This Machame Route tour not only conquers Kilimanjaro but also empowers and celebrates the strength of women through shared experiences and a dedicated female guides empowerment program by SGTREK.

Day 09: Departure from Tanzania or Plan with us for Safari or Zanzibar Beach Holiday!!! 

COST INCLUDES:

  • Kilimanjaro National Park entrance, camping / hut and rescue fees
  • 2 nights in Moshi/Arusha (1 night before / 1 night after the hike)
  • Professional female guides and porters carrying a max 15kgs.
  • Porters’ salaries
  • Expedition tents (2pax sharing basis)
  • Mountaineering mattress
  • Mess tents
  • All the food on the Mountain
  • Porters
  • Cook
  • Return Group Transfer Arusha /Moshi hotel to Park Gate.

COST EXCLUDES:

  • International airfare /costs of visas / Excess baggage charges / Airport Departure taxes
  • Accommodation after the trek if you wish to extend or in case you descend earlier from the trek.
  • Personal expenses such as beverages (other than those included with meals, as listed in each itinerary) room service, souvenirs, laundry, communication charges, medical or extra evacuation fees.
  • Tips for guides, and porters (see the recommended amount)
  • Additional transportation, accommodation, and meals incurred by a client unable to continue a planned itinerary due to illness, health medical conditions, or due to airline schedule changes and accommodation before and after the trek.
  • Personal travel insurances
  • Personal climbing equipment e.g., down jacket, trekking poles, sleeping bag (can be rented from our store)
  • Item of a personal nature
  • Single supplement additional costing.

TIPPING IN THE KILIMANJARO LOOKS LIKE THIS:

This is a “compulsory tradition “on every Kilimanjaro climb. We recommend giving a tip between US $ 250 to US 350 per climber to the Mountain crew at the end of the climb. The exact tipping amount depends on the group size and how many days were spent on the mountain. We recommend giving the tip to the main guide who will then distribute the tip among the Mountain crew or handling the tips to the team openly and transparently. We recommend not paying tips until your gear has descended from the Mountain.

The average recommended tip per group per day:

  • Chief Guide -US $ 20 per chief guide per day from the group
  • Assistant Guide -US $ 12 per assistant guide per Day from the group
  • Cook -US $ 8 Per cook per Day from the group.
  • Porters -US $ 6 per porter per Day from the group.
  • Safari Guide /Local Tour Guides US $ 8-10 per person per Day.

By Joining this trip, YOU:

  • Acknowledge all the TERMS & CONDITIONS: https://sgtrek.com/terms-conditions/
  • Acknowledge that YOU have read and agreed to RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS, EXPRESS ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT FORM of (SGTREK) : https://sgtrek.com/sgtrek-indemnity-form/
  • YOU have read all the above paragraphs and YOU know, understand, and appreciate these and other risks that are inherent in The Activity. YOU hereby assert that your participation is voluntary and that YOU knowingly assume all such risks.
  • YOU acknowledge the agreement freely and voluntarily, and intend by completing this form and unconditional release of all liability to SGTREK PTE. LTD.

TERMS & CONDITIONS: https://sgtrek.com/terms-conditions/

For any queries related to the event do contact below person:
Phone: +65 92700908 (WhatsApp)
Email : contact@sgtrek.com

This trip is organized by: 
SGTREK PTE. LTD.
Reg. No. 201816267K
STB License No. 03160

Address: 28A, Kandahar Street
Singapore 198889
Email: contact@sgtrek.com
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