Register for your Mt. Kilimanjaro Expedition
Join us at Mountain Guides International Inc. for an unrivaled experience on MountÂ Kilimanjaro. Just follow the steps below to sign up for one of our programs. Please feel free toÂ contact usÂ if you have any questions on the process.
In order to Register complete the following steps. (Download forms and open in Adobe Reader)
1. Call our office (800-766-3396) to pick your date/route and reserve your space with a deposit – $500
2. Complete theÂ Registration FormÂ and return to MGI
3. Have a doctor complete theÂ Health FormÂ and return to MGI
4. Read and sign the Release, Acknowledgement of Risk and Indemnity Agreement Form forÂ Land Based Trips
5. Complete the Rental Equipment FormÂ and return to MGI
All registration materials must be returned 45 days prior to the trip departure date.
DEPOSITS:Â A $500 deposit will reserve your space on any trip or course. Full payment is due 90 days prior to departure.
PAYMENTS:Â We accept personal checks, cashiers checks, money orders, wire transfers and most major credit cards. If you would like to use a wire transfer, please contact us for details.
REFUNDS:Â In the event that you are unable to join us the following guidelines will apply. All deposits include a $150 non-refundable registration fee. Full Refunds, less registration fee, will be provided 90 days prior to the trip date. 50% refunds will be provided 60-89 days prior to trip date. The 50% retained by MGI can be credited towards another trip or course if used within 12 months. No refunds will be provided within 59 days of the trip date. This policy has been established to meet the demands of planning well-organized trips and courses. If for any reason a course ends early there will be no refund. If you have not paid in full 90 days prior to your trips departure, and you have not contacted us regarding other payment options, we reserve the right to schedule another individual in your place. In this event, you are responsible for any associated costs.
IF YOUR TRIP IS CANCELLED: If, for any reason, MGI has to cancel your trip, all deposits and trip payments will be refunded in full, or, are fully transferable to another trip. MGI will not be responsible for any costs associated with cancellations including, but not limited to: flight cancellation fees, flight change fees, and/or associated lodging and meal fees.
WEATHER DELAYS AND ASSOCIATED CONSIDERATIONS:Â In the event that your trip is unable to depart at the scheduled time, individuals are responsible for any associated costs including food and lodging. Furthermore, weather or other challenges may make it difficult to cover all course curriculum points. In the event that a trip or course is delayed or changed, MGI is not responsible for any delays or changes in course structure.
LIABILITY WAIVER:Â All participants are required to sign our liability release form. Please take time to read this form and make yourself familiar with it before signing.
MEDICAL, TRAVEL, & CANCELLATION INSURANCE:Â Individuals are responsible for any medical costs, including all associated rescue, evacuation, and transportation costs. Please take time to review your medical insurance policy. Make certain that your coverage extends to the location of your trip, and that it provides coverage for any potential associated costs, including rescue and evacuation. Many policies will provide coverage for travel abroad for a small additional fee. We highly recommend the Adventure Travel Protection Plan from AIG. Click the link below to learn more. You can also purchase the insurance from this site.
PARTICIPANT RESPONSIBILITY:Â Course participants are responsible for their own well-being. This includes good health and strong physical condition. Participants joining an a trip/course/expedition may be required to obtain a physicianâ€™s release prior to departure. Expedition members are responsible for: knowing all pre-departure information, preparing proper equipment and clothing, conforming to basic standards of personal hygiene (to minimize the risk of travelers diseases) and acting in a considerate manner toward all group members and with respect for each country?s customs. Participants are prohibited from using illegal drugs and alcohol while on MGI courses. Participants give their consent for MGI to use their photograph, likeness and/or voice to be used in its publications, including websites.