Mount KIlimanjaro, 7 Days Machame Route, Crater Camp

This popular itinerary takes you the exact same route as the 7 day but at a slightly faster pace. If you are fit, healthy, have trekking experience and are up for a challenge then this one’s for you.  The route itself, with its ‘ups’ and ‘downs’ still gives you a great chance for acclimatisation

per adult from

$3,272

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Duration

7 days

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation as per itinerary
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • DVD (available to purchase)
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Day 1:   Start: Machame Gate (1828m) Finish: Machame Camp (3020m) 

    Total distance (approx.): 10.8km

    Hiking time (approx.): 6 hours. 

    Pick up from your accommodation at 8am and drive to the Machame Gate

    Day 2: Start: Machame Camp (3020m)

    Finish: Shira Camp (3850m)                                                                           

    Total distance (approx.): 5.2km    

             Hiking time: 3-4 hours 

    This day’s hiking time is much shorter as it is a much steeper route. Following breakfast at 7:30am you will start your heading out of the forest and heading into the moorland area of the national park.

    Day 3: Start:   Shira Camp (3850m)

    Finish: Barranco Camp (3980m) via Lava Tower Rock (4600m)                                                                       Total distance (approx.): 10.7m    

               Hiking time: 7 hours 

    Following breakfast you will leave camp to start your ascent to the Lava Tower Rock. 

    Day 4:     Barranco Camp (3980m) to Barafu Camp (4640m)                                                                                 

    Total distance (approx.): 9.4km                                                                                                                                                          

    Hiking time: 7-8 hours

    Rise at 7:30am for breakfast and then head for a little challenge as you climb up what has been nicknamed the ‘breakfast rock’.  

    Day 5:    Start: Barafu Camp (4640m) to Crater Camp (5715m)

                      Total Distance: 9.9km

                      Hiking time: 6-8 hours

    This will undoubtedly be your most challenging day, hiking at high altitude for a relatively long distance. 

    Day 6:    Crater Camp (5715m) – Uhuru Peak (5895m) – Mweka Camp (3080m)

                      Total Distance: 11.8km

                      Hiking Time:           Crater Camp – Uhuru (2 hours)

                                                          Uhuru – Mweka Camp (6-8 hours)                                               

    If you haven’t chosen to summit the day earlier, your guide will give you a friendly wake up call in the early hours of the morning 

    Day 7: Mweka Camp (3080m) to Mweka Gate (1800m)

                Total distance: 8.5km

                Hiking time: 3-4 hours. 

    Passing through the montane forest, similar to your first day trekking, you will make your way down to Mweka Gate
  • Departure Point :
    Moshi, Tanzania
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Materuni Tours office, Shule Street, Moshi
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Group Size

15

Organised by Materuni Tours

Activity ID: V-103588P5

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