Machame Route 6-7 Days – Kilimanjaro Summit

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6 - 7 Days
Availability : All Year Round
Moshi Town
Machame Gate - Mt Kilimanjaro
Min Age : 15+

 

Tour Details

Machame route – This is also known as the whisky route which is famous route for its camping and spectacular view of Mount Meru and shira plateau. The six days (6)are possible, but seven days (7) a much for acclimatisation and resting before going to the summit (Peak). 

We start our adventure through rainforest, moorlands, alpine deserts and finally we reach the glaciers and Uhuru peak 5895m.

Departure & Return Location

Moshi Town

Departure Time

7am to 9:30am 

Price Includes

  • Transport to and from
  • Allowance for the crew
  • First aid kit and oxygen tank
  • Park fees/VAT
  • Three delicious meals
  • Rescue car
  • Sleeping tents
  • Table and chairs
  • Two Nights Accommodation in the hotel
  • Ginger tea for the summit
  • Hot water for wash
  • Pick and drop off at the airport

Price Excludes

  • Drinks at the hotel
  • Personal belongings
  • Tips for the crew
  • Taxi driver service
  • Flight tickets
  • Health insurance
Itinerary

Day 1Moshi - Machame Gate - Machame Campsite

Elevation: 800m ——1800m—-3000m 
Distance: 12km 
Hiking time: 5—7 hours 
Habitat: Montane forest
 
At every meal ( Breakfast, Lunch and dinner) the guide will be with you briefing of the next day ( point). 

Day 2Machame Campsite - Shira Cave Campsite

Elevation: 3000m to 3750m 
Distance: 6 Km 
Hiking time: 4–5 hours 
Habitat: Moorlands. 
 
Here before dinner you will be able to experience a spectacular view of Mount Meru, shira plateau, kibo peak and sun set. 

Day 3Shira Cave Campsite - Baranco Campsite

Elevation: 3750m – 4600m – 3900m 
Distance: 10km 
Hiking time: 5- 7 hours 
Habitat: Moorland/ Alpine desert. 
 
As it is important for acclimatization on this day we will trek to lava tower 4600m and afterwards we will return to Baranco campsite 3900m .

Day 4Baranco Campsite - Karanga Campsite

Elevation: 3900m – 4200m -3995m 
Distance: 6km 
Hiking time: 4-5 hours 
Habitat: Moorlands 
 
On this morning we will climb Baranco wall 4200 for acclimatization and cross ridges and valleys to Karanga campsite where we will have lunch , after lunch if your trek is for 6 Days you will continue to Barafu campsite where you will be served an early dinner at 1700hrs and a briefing about the summit (Peak) . For those who are on a 7 days trek will rest at this Karanga campsite.  

Day 5Karanga Campsite - Barafu Campsite

Elevation: 3995m – 4673m
Distance: 4 Km 
Hiking time: 3-4 hours 
Habitat: Alpine desert 
 
From Karanga campsite the trek is tough to Barafu campsite due to Altitude. The distance is short but steep the pace is slow. Here you will be served lunch and get briefing before taking a nap. Dinner will be served early then you will take a rest before midnight when will start our final climb to the highest peak of Africa ( Uhuru Peak) .

Day 6Barafu Hut Campsite/uhuru peak/Mweka Campsite

Elevation 4673m – 5895m – 3100m 
Distance: 17.5km 
Hiking time: 10- 12 hours 
Habitat: Alpine desert and glacier 
 
Here we wake up at midnight you are served a light breakfast before we start for the summit. The aim of starting at midnight before dawn is to make you be able to climb to the summit because the trail is steep up to Stella point 5756m at this point you will start to view the glacier, crater and sunrise before reaching Uhuru peak which will take us almost an hours walk. We will have a moment of taking pictures depending on the weather and physical conditions. After this it’s our descending back to barafu campsite for a short nap followed with lunch and getting ready to go down to Mweka campsite. At Mweka camp you will be provided with a small basin of hot water and delicious meal before sleeping.

Day 7Mweka Campsite - Mweka Gate

Elevation 3100m – 1800m 
Distance 10km 
Descending time 3 – 4 hours 
Habitat: mountain forest 
 
On this morning we have a moment of celebrating after breakfast. The crew sing and dance to the guest/ friends traditional African songs/ Jambo song to commemorate the trek. Here you will have the chance to give tips to the guide, porters, and cook for their service. After that we will descending to Mweka gate where you will sign out and given your certificates then we will head directly to the hotel where you will take a long hot shower and a good rest.

𝘾𝙤𝙨𝙩 𝙏𝙤 𝘾𝙡𝙞𝙢𝙗 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙎𝙖𝙛𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙨:

• Prices vary between operators you should choose with caution.

• We offer reasonable rates for food, equipment, transportation and wages for the staff.

• Our services are better than others because we regard our clients highly.

• We organize group climb of 10-20 people per group, solo clients, honeymooners, pairs and family tours. Also private climbs/ Safaris are organized every day you should reserve your booking with us as soon as possible for any dates, any climbing route or Safari with any number of participants.

• Note that we never add people to a private climb/ safari without consent of the group.

• We Offer 2 Nights hotel in Moshi with B+B make sure you book your accommodation in Moshi rather than Arusha.

 

𝙒𝙝𝙮 𝘾𝙝𝙤𝙤𝙨𝙚 𝙀𝙭𝙥𝙡𝙤𝙧𝙚 𝙏𝙧𝙚𝙠𝙠𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝘼𝙙𝙫𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙪𝙧𝙚;

We have a team of well experienced, competent, with proven expertise for a long period of time in this field. Our guides have communication skills with good knowledge of first aid skills, provision of Food is done by the best chefs and our porters are well behaved and ready to standout to clients. We ensure individual attention, flexibility and high safety to all. Our 4X4 WD are reliable, comfortable and ready to take to roughest, toughest wilderness.

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