As a small-business owner, you may have yet to reach the top of the heap in the business world, but no one's stopping you from hiking to the top of the "rooftop of Africa"--Mt. Kilimanjaro. New York City-based Horizon Holidays offers seven-day, six-night tours to the summit, which towers 19,340 feet above sea level. On one of the two routes to the top--the Marangu Route and the Machame Route--porters and expert guides will heft your heavy gear, leaving you free to fully experience the climb to the top.
No special equipment is needed for the Marangu Route (starting at $1,150, land only, meaning airfare isn't included), but the Machame Route (starting at $2280, land only) is more advanced. For either route, you don't need to be an experienced climber, but you can't be a couch potato, either. The biggest challenge to making it to the top has nothing to do with the mountain--it's tearing yourself away from the office for an entire week. Be sure to leave your cell phone and laptop at home.