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Kilimanjaro trek 2025

If you’re looking for the ultimate trekking experience, this once-in-a-lifetime challenge will take you to the roof of Africa – Mount Kilimanjaro. Not only will you summit the world’s highest free-standing mountain, but you’ll also be helping to fund life-saving cancer research right here in Yorkshire.

*If you are interested in taking part in an alternative date, contact the Events Team*

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A Yorkshire Cancer Research fundraiser at the Mount Kilimanjaro summit Mount Kilimanjaro from afar

About the trek

Setting off on the 11th of September 2025, you will embark on an 11-day trip to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. Led by expert guides, you will cover 69km of distance and reach 5,985m above sea level once you climb to the top!

Signing up for the challenge through Yorkshire Cancer Research means you’ll receive:

  • Return flights from a London airport to Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • All transfers
  • All accommodation
  • All meals on the trek
  • Safe drinking water while trekking
  • Local Doctor, oxygen cylinders, oxi-pulse meter, Gamow bag and medical kit to assist with monitoring participants’ wellbeing on the climb.
  • Trekking permits and national park fees
  • Tents and other camping equipment
  • Fundraising support from a dedicated events team
  • Yorkshire Cancer Research technical top and water bottle
  • Yorkshire Cancer Research banner for the summit

With your support, Yorkshire Cancer Research can continue to fund vital research and pioneer innovative new services for people with cancer. These life-giving medical breakthroughs are helping more people survive cancer – here in Yorkshire, and beyond.

Highly experienced and supportive Trek organisers

  • 90% and above summit success rate over the last 3 years!
  • An extra day on the mountain to significantly improve summit success.
  • An experienced in-country doctor is part of our support team on trek.
  • One of our friendly, approachable but experienced UK Challenge Leaders accompanies every group.

Register your interest

To find out more about the 2025 Kilimanjaro Trek, fill in the form below and the Events Team will be in touch.

Keeping in touch

We will keep in touch with you about this event opportunity by email and when appropriate, by phone. Your support is saving lives in Yorkshire by helping to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. We look forward to keeping in touch with you by post.

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We really value your support. We will always store your data confidentially and securely. Your data will be used for administration, analysis and research purposes. It will not be sold to a third party. For information on how we store and use data, please refer to our privacy policy.

Entry fees

Cost: The total cost of the 11-day Mount Kilimanjaro trek is £3399, which includes flights and accommodation, registration fee, trip fee, airport tax and a fuel surcharge contribution.

There is also an expected fundraising target of £800.

"I’ve always been active, and I love hiking, so climbing Kilimanjaro has been something I had in mind for a while. I said I wanted to do it before I turned 30, so I managed to just get it in a week before my birthday."

Yorkshire Cancer Research fundraiser
Claire's experience
Claire wearing her Yorkshire Cancer Research branded t-shirt, holding her Kilimanjaro certificate