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6 Days Kilimanjaro - Machame Route


The Machame route is also referred to as the whiskey route as it is considered to be more difficult and more intoxicating than the Marangu (coca-cola) route. The climb begins at Machame Gate in the Mt Kilimanjaro rainforest and ascends through the forest on the South Western side of the mountain until it reaches the Shira Plateau, where you will enjoy stunning views across the Shira Plateau, Western Breach and Kibo. From the Shira two camp you will hike across the plateau to the Barranco wall and then will follow the southern circuit path to Barafu Camp. The descent for the Machame route is via the Mweka route.




Day 1: Arusha, Machame Gate

We will pick you up from your hotel in Arusha at 0800 and drive to the Machame Gate. After registration and clearances, begin your trek through a spectacular forest area, reaching Machame Camp after 6 or 7 hours. There you will have dinner and overnight (2,700M- 8,856 Ft). Meal Plan: {L, D}

Day 2: Shira Camp

After a short descent, you will begin your trek towards Shira Cathedral. Continuing on, you will pass by a superb bivi cave, just before arriving at Shira Camp, at 3,700 meters (about 12,136 Ft), where you will have dinner and overnight. Today’s climb is about 5-6 hours. Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 3: Barranco Camp

Trek from Shira camp to Baranco Camp. You will have dinner and overnight at Baranco Camp. Baranco is 3,950 M, about 12,950 Ft). Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 4: Barafu Hut

Trek from Baranco Camp to Barafu Hut (4,550 M, about 14,920Ft) where you will overnight before your ascent to Uhuru Peak. (5,896 M, about 19,340 Ft). Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 5: Uhuru Peak

Shortly after midnight, arise and begin the final ascent to Uhuru Peak. You will then begin your descent to Mweka Hut, 3,100 M, about 10,170 Ft), where you will have dinner and overnight. Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 6: Descent to Mweka Gate

After completing your descent to Mweka Gate, you will receive your Summit Certificate and transfer back to your hotel. Meal Plan: {B, L}


Climb Inclusions

  • Bed and breakfast accommodation in arusha
  • Full board accommodation on the mountain
  • All park fees
  • Camping equipment (tents, sleeping mats, chairs, tables)
  • oxygen cylinder - only for emergency
  • English speaking guide
  • Mountain crew (cook and porters)
  • first aid kit and pulse oximeter
  • bottled drinking
  • Mentioned transfers

Climb Exclusions

  • Sleeping bags
  • Gratuities
  • Beverage
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees
  • Flight
  • Laundry
  • All meals and drinks in Moshi town.

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