Mountain Kilimanjaro Trekk Machame Route

Alternatively see the Machame route 6 days another best choice for people who want to enjoy a scenic hike on a challenging route in the shortest amount of time.Is nowadays a popular well known as the “Whiskey” route, begins at Kilimanjaro climbing Machame Gate, and you can takes 7 days or 6 days for the best acclimatization. The Machame route located in the southern base of mountain, within its green, abundant rainforest.

per adult from

$3,378

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Duration

6 days

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • 6x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Park fees (for non-residents) All activities (unless labeled as optional)
    • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary A professional driver/guide
    • All transportation (unless labeled as optional) All Taxes/VAT
    • Roundtrip airport transfer All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
    • Drinking water on all days
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
    What's excluded :
    • All things of personal nature Tips and gratitudes for Driver Guide and Safari Cook
    • Visas International flights Laundry Services Travel Insurances

  • Day 1: Day 1

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    We depart Arusha to Kilimanjaro National Park, complete all the required formalities before we begin our trekthrough the beautiful thick forest that clothes the lower reaches of Kilimanjaro.
    Hiking for 5 to 6 hours you will spot wildlife such as the blue colobus monkey and variety of bird species along the way.

    Machame Camp (3,000 meters), is where you will end your day. Your porters and cook will be waiting for you, for a hot bath and meals to reenergize you for the next day.

    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Dinner and Overnight at Machame camp.

    Day 2: Day 2:Machame Camp to Shira Camp

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Emerge from the giant heather zone and hike through fine open moorland to camp by the Shira Cave at 3,840m. Herds of eland up here (& occasional lion!) and there are fascinating geological features in the old volcanic caldera which can be viewed during a half-hour optional walk in the afternoon. Ascent 840m and 4 to 5 hours walking.
    Today you will be up bright and early, though it’s a shorter day of climbing. The rainy forest gives way to open moorlands on this day, thereby making a completely different climbing adventure.

    Around midafternoon you will arrive at Shira Camp, providing you with enough time to chillax and absorb in the beautiful view of Kibo Glacier.

    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Dinner and overnight at Shira camp.

    Day 3: Day 3:Shira Camp- lava tower-Barranco Camp.

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    From Shira, climb towards the main peak Kibo, with the western glaciers clearly visible across the rugged high-altitude desert of volcanic rocks and boulders. Skirting around its base and under the imposing western Breach, descend into the sheltered Barranco Valley for mid-way camp at 3,950m. 6 to 7 hours walking and only 110m total ascent but having climbed much higher and dropped back down assists acclimatization.
    A 300 feet volcanic rock formation will be your first intimidating challenge for the day, you will begin this unique milestone immediately after your done with breakfast.

    After your done with this challenging landmark you will slowly descend to Barranco camp 4,500 meters above sea level.

    Considered by many as the most beautiful camp in Kilimanjaro, Barranco camp will be your base for the night.

    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Dinner and overnight at Barranco camp.

    Day 4: Day 4:Barranco – Barafu (ice) Camp

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Up the steep Barranco wall with some sections of very easy scrambling and drop down again to the Karanga Valley where you take a break for lunch.

    After lunch hike on to Barafu Hut 4600m, having hiked a total of 7 to 8 hours and ascended 650m. You have fantastic views across to Mawenzi peak from the camp after having completed a longer day of hiking which now requires you to adequately relax in preparation of the challenging summit hike early the following morning.
    Today will be your 1st real taste of mountain climbing, as you challenge yourself to a bit of old-school rock climbing through Barranco wall.

    After this fearless challenge you will carry on towards the great Karanga Valley, where you will rest and stop for Lunch.

    Barafu Camp will be excited see you after a tasty meal and a 2 to 3-hour hike.

    You will be served with a delicious and mountain like meal and plenty of water before turning in for the evening as you will be summiting tomorrow.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Dinner and over night at Barafu camp.

    Day 5: Day 5:Barafu Camp – Uhuru peak – Mweka Camp

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    A bracing 1am start to climb the steep frozen scree. This is unavoidable on any route but we aim to go past Gillman’s Point to reach Stella Point on the crater rim for sunrise another 40 minutes and you are at the highest point on the continent (Kibo:5900m), usually in warm sunshine. Return on the Mweka descent route.

    Ascent of 1,300m and about 7 hours trek to the summit; 2,600m descent and 6 to 7 hours trek to the Mweka campsite (3400m) above Mweka gate. This is a long hard day but you feel absolutely ecstatic when you have done it!

    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Dinner and overnight at Mweka Camp.

    Day 6: Day 6:Mweka Camp – Arusha

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    From Mweka campsite it is a 4 to 5 hours descent through the forest to Mweka gate (depending on individual fitness) to collect certificates and meet the vehicle. Return to Arusha for the night.

    Synopsis

    Departure dates: Any time with a minimum of two people.

    Season: the best times are January to March and June to December.

    Scheduled group trips: Daily during best seasons.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Arusha
  • Departure Point :
    1: Arusha, Tanzania
    2: Moshi Urban, Tanzania
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Arusha Airport, Arusha Tanzania
    • Kilimanjaro International Airport, Kilimanjaro Airport Rd, Tanzania
    Ports
    • Kilimanjaro airpot
    • Arusha airpot
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • we will make sure you return home safe
  • 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by African polecat safaris

Activity ID: V-136688P22

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