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Mountain Kilimanjaro Climbing 7 Days Machame Route

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Day 1: Machame Gate To Machame Camp

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
One hour’s drive from Moshi to Machame gate, where we complete park formalities, meet our crew of porters and start to climb! The first section of the route climbs steadily and passes through magnificent, dense rain forest.

This path is less well-trodden so it can get somewhat overgrown in places and it is often wet and muddy underfoot.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Machame Camp

Day 2: Machame Camp To Shira Camp

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Our route continues on up through the forest until we reach the steep ascent onto the Shira Plateau, where there are rewarding views of the mountain. Looking back, you will be able to see Mt Meru rising high above Arusha town in the distance.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Shira Camp

Day 3: Shira Camp To Barranco Camp

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Walking now on high moorland, the landscape changes the entire character of the trek. We traverse the southwest side of Kilimanjaro, passing underneath the Lava Tower and the final section of the Western Breach and finally reach camp The day has been spent at altitude (up to 4600m), but we have followed the mountaineering code of ‘walk high, sleep low’ to aid your body’s acclimatization to altitude.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Barranco Camp

Day 4: Barranco Camp To Karanga Camp

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Our day starts by descending into the start of the Great Barranco, a huge ravine. We then exit steeply, up the Great Barranco Wall, which divides us from the southeastern slopes of Kibo. It’s a climb over rock, not technical but long and tiring.

Passing underneath the Heim and Kersten glaciers, we head towards the Karanga valley. From here we have a steep climb up from Karanga valley to our night’s camp at Karanga camp, set at 3963m. For those feeling strong we will go for a mid-afternoon acclimatization trek up to around 4200m before descending back to camp for the night.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Karanga Camp

Day 5: Karanga Camp To Barafu Camp

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
After a good night’s rest and breakfast, we set off on our walk to Barafu camp at 4640m. The climb will take us across desolate scree slopes with no vegetation around us at all. It’s a tough steep walk made more difficult by the altitude.

On arriving at camp we eat and spend the afternoon resting as we prepare for a long night and day ahead. It is important to keep hydrated and warm. We have an early dinner and then try to get some sleep as we will be getting up at between 11pm and 12pm to start the climb to the summit.

Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Barafu Camp

Day 6: Barafu Camp To Uhuru Peak & Down To Millennium Camp

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
We start off at around midnight, and walk steeply upwards to the summit glaciers. We will be climbing scree for 4 to 5 hours but gain incredible height over a short distance. The views are spectacular. We should be on the crater rim at Stella Point (5739m) as the first rays of the sun hit us.

Spectacular ice cliffs within the crater surround us and the views to jagged Mawenzi peak and beyond are breathtaking. Another hour’s walking takes us to the summit, Uhuru Peak (5895m). We begin our descent by returning to Stella Point and then descending on scree slope and track back to Barafu Camp for breakfast, before finally heading down to Millennium Camp for a long well-earned rest.

Duration: 15 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Millennium Camp

Day 7: Trek Millennium Camp To Mweka Gate

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
A gentle trek takes us down through the rain forest to Mweka Gate, where we complete park formalities and receive certificates, which you can hang up with pride! We are then met by our vehicles and return to the hotel in Moshi, where you can treat yourself to a welcome hot shower
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Hotel
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Important Information
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Airports

  • Kilimanjaro Airport, Kilimanjaro National Park Tanzania
Duration
7 days
Inclusions
  • 7x Breakfast
  • 6x Dinner
  • 7x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
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Additional Info
  • 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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We arrived at the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest point in the content of Africa in the early hours of 22th, September after an exhausting climb through the night. Left Barafu base camp (4,673) at 2:00 am after not being able to sleep and already climbing many hours that
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Response from Exceed_Tours, General Manager at Mountain Kilimanjaro Climbing 7 Days Machame Route
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello zubairln, It was really amazing to have and save you here in Tanzania. Exceed Tours, is proud to read and see that you enjoyed your trip to Kilimanjaro and we appreciate that you took your time to share it with us and the rest of the world. Thanks for this great review and recommendation our good friend. Regards, Oscar Swai. Karibu Sana!
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August 18, 2019 will be a day to remember, we summited Kilimanjaro the highest mountain in Africa. The entire 7 days was way more than just a summit. Special thanks for #ExceedExpetationsToursTeam for the amazing experience they offered us with all porters, delicious food,
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Response from Exceed_Tours, General Manager at Mountain Kilimanjaro Climbing 7 Days Machame Route
Responded Sep. 8, 2019
Hello brianco, Thank you so much for your feedback. On behalf of Exceed Expectations Tours, i would like to appreciate both, you and your friend for choosing and booking with us. It was so pleasure to organize and prepare that adventure for you guys. I hope to see you again in the future our good friends. Regards, Oscar Swai Karibu Sana
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Many people ask me about my trip to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania so I decided to describe a little bit here, and share some photos with you. The whole trekking lasted for 7 days we walked the road Machame Route (whiskey) in total we did over 60km. 1 day we are moving from Machame Gate
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Response from Exceed_Tours, General Manager at Mountain Kilimanjaro Climbing 7 Days Machame Route
Responded Aug. 4, 2019
Dear jozsef2, On behalf of Exceed Expectations Tours would like to say thank you so much for being with us all this time. Apart from a wonderful comment that you write here, we were also so happy that we get the chance to organize and save you as our clients this year. Special thanks to you for trusting us and spend the time with us here in Tanzania. And i want to welcome you again in Tanzania for more adventure in many of our beautiful National Parks and Beach Holidays in Zanzibar as we discussed. Hope to see you soon my friend. Regards, Oscar Swai Karibu Sana..
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