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
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What's included :
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- Bottled water
- Coffee and/or Tea
What's excluded :
- Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
- 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.