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Awarded ‘Highly Commended’ in the Charity of the Year category, National Student Fundraising Awards 2018

Awarded ‘Partner for Responsible Travel’ by the Kilimanjaro Porters’ Assistance Project 

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Riding past herds of zebra and wildebeest your journey will take you from sweeping savannah to lofty escarpments. Along the way you will meet and enjoy the hospitality of the Maasai communities who maintain their traditional way of life in this remote part of the world; and you will have the opportunity to visit Dig Deep’s projects, seeing first-hand the life-changing impact your fundraising will have.

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Kenya

February TBC

10 Days (Inc. Independent Travel)

£345

 

£2,990 (£2,490 Ground Only)

£1,495

£1,495 (£995 Ground Only)

Overview

 

The Maasai Cycle is a 10-day adventure taking place in February.

 

It is a hugely enjoyable, physically demanding challenge. You will be cycling up to eight hours a day across 150km of rugged hilly terrain and taking on distances and elevations roughly equivalent to climbing Kilimanjaro.

Before Challenge
 

  • Fundraising resources: we provide a plethora of online fundraising ideas that are ready to be downloaded

  • Pre-departure website

  • Challenge briefing (in person or over the phone)

  • Personal fundraising plan

  • National fundraising opportunities

  • Access to a dedicated fundraising officer

  • Peer to peer forums

  • Regular catch up calls

  • Template training plan

  • Discount code for kit at a large outdoors store

  • Risk assessment and emergency planning policy

  • Fundraising pack inc. t-shirt, guide, tin

 

During Challenge
 

  • International flights to and from UK (unless you choose the ground only package)

  • All ground staff (guide, drivers, cooks, bike mechanic - first aid trained)

  • Full briefing before the challenge

  • Drinking water on challenge days and transfer days

  • All relevant transfers - private

  • Three meals a day during the challenge

  • Accommodation during the challenge

  • Accommodation a night either side of challenge

  • In country support staff

  • 24/7 emergency support line

  • Highest ethical standards

  • Bike*

  • Vehicle support service

  • Bike mechanic

  • Camping fees

  • Registration to AMREF Flying doctors service

  • Project Visit

 

*Please note you will be provided with a bike as part of this challenge. If you are a keen cyclist bringing your own bike is recommended and if you wish to do so then we can help to accommodate this.

Before Challenge
 

  • Visas

  • Travel insurance

  • Personal medication/vaccinations

  • Travel to/from airport of departure

  • Personal clothing and equipment

 

During Challenge
 

  • Meals and drinks other than those mentioned

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional excursions

  • Items of a personal nature such as souvenirs and telephone calls

  • Extension trip