As the sun rose on January 1, 2015, 12 team members and 2 team leaders found themselves waking on the face of Africa’s highest mountain. The team was mid-journey on the Machame Route, 7 day- a route up Mt. Kilimanjaro which is revered for its "intoxicating" views and supreme acclimatization benefits. Traveling a path through African rainforest, heather moorland, alpine desert, and eventually mountain face at extremely highaltitude, these 14 climbers experienced the true satisfaction that can only come when an incredibly large task is taken one step at a time.
The feeling of accomplishment is simply unparalleled when one knows that every breath, every step, and every day was arduous. 12 of the 14 climbers would reach the summit; the most courageous climbers being the ones who knew when to say, "I need to stop here" at Base Camp. We returned with 14 happy and healthy climbers, which equates to a 100% success rate. This team worked incredibly hard in order to support the Military Assistance Project, and the military personnel we serve. When all was said and done, this climbing team raised over $25K in proceeds for the Military Assistance Project! To say"we were grateful!" to the Climb Team and our sponsors is a gross understatement. This philanthropic endeavor was the final product of many hours, and many people's hard work, and MAP will always be thankful for our inaugural team!
Wilderness First Tanzania is specialist Tanzanian tour company offering bespoke experiences of Tanzania from the lofty heights of Kilimanjaro to the endless plains of the Serengeti and exotic beaches of Zanzibar. Travel in comfort with security and confidence. Our goal is simple; we want you to experience the best landscapes of our country, meet and enjoy the warm hospitality of locals and ultimately have the best vacation experience in Tanzania. We understand what it takes to put together a great tour. Our team is professionally qualified and has extensive experience in the travel industry; we know our country and love to share our scenic land, magnificent wildlife and friendly culture with you. All of our itineraries are custom designed by our team to suit your schedule and budget and we can take care of all your travel requirements. Get in touch with us to start planning your dream safari.