2-10 SEPTEMBER, 2023

Cherish Challenge Kilimanjaro

Join Team Cherish, trek to the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro and help find kinder ways to treat women with cancer.


Fast Facts

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2–10 September 2023

9 day trip, 7 day challenge

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Fundraising Target


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Twin-share in 3-star hotel and comfortable camping




The Challenge

Did you know - each year in Australia, more than 6,500 women are diagnosed with gynaecological cancer and this number is increasing annually? 

To support these women and fund further research into gynaecological cancer, the Cherish Women’s Cancer Foundation and their supporters will set off in September 2023 to summit Mount Kilimanjaro. Are you ready to join them?

This incredible adventure will take place over nine days, with you and your team trekking the Rongai route, the only trail approaching Kilimanjaro from the north, close to the Kenyan border. Marvel at the scenery and wildlife as you hike, camp beneath starry skies and know that you’re helping to fund vital research that will result in kinder and more effective gynaecological cancer treatments for women.



“It was exhausting, exhilarating and an experience I will never forget.”

Rachael, Kilimanjaro 2019

“The most amazing, rewarding, challenging and life-changing experience of my life, not to mention the hardest!”

Steven, Kilimanjaro 2017

The Difference You'll Make


Each year in Australia, 6,500 women are diagnosed with gynaecological cancers. One third of these women will not do well. Cherish Women's Cancer Foundation commits funding to clinical trials and vital research into gynaecological cancer for the sake of the women we cherish - our grandmothers, mothers, aunts, sisters, daughters.


Join inspiring women like Paula (photo above) and take on the challenge to raise awareness and funds for gynaecological cancer research.

Since 2012, Cherish has invested more than $1 million into gynaecological cancer research to find kinder ways to treat women with this disease.

On the 2023 Cherish Challenge to Climb Kilimanjaro, you’ll give hope to the thousands of women who are being treated for gynaecological cancer, now and in the future. They often face unnecessary stigma and embarrassment, but by supporting Cherish, you’re saying to each of them, “I am with you.” 

The money you raise during the trek will support clinical trials, research and new studies. You’ll be helping to save lives and increasing awareness about gynaecological cancer.

Pricing & Itinerary

Pay only $475* upfront.


Travel package

Your travel package is paid in instalments. To register, pay just $325* upfront. For further details, see our FAQs.


Enter your details to receive the info pack, including the full itinerary, FAQs and more.

Includes: Transfers as per itinerary • airport transfers • accommodation in lodging and comfortable camping based on twin-share • meals as per itinerary • local guide • par, camping and rescue fees • tents

Doesn't include: Airfares • travel insurance (compulsory) • visas • personal hiking equipment soft drinks and alcoholic beverages • personal expenses • tips and gratuities • private toilet, upon request

Arrive in Moshi

Upon arrival, you’ll be met and transferred to Moshi, located in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro and known as a coffee-producing hub. Here, you’ll meet the rest of your team and your guide for the trip. The guide will deliver a full briefing as well as carry out equipment checks and help with hiring additional equipment if needed.

Meals: D

Our Climate Commitment

When you travel with us, $10 goes towards carbon offsetting projects in Western Australia. You'll be supporting Carbon Neutral as they replant native plant species to create a green corridor for native wildlife, assisting in the recovery of entire ecosystems. For more on how we're bettering the planet, read our Climate Action Plan.

Frequently Asked Questions

For a comprehensive list of FAQs, download the information pack by filling in the form.