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Climb Mount Kilimanjaro - 7 Days Machame Route

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Day 1: DAY 1: MACHAME GATE (1790METERS) TO MACHAME CAMP (3010METERS)

Stop At: Machame, Machame, Kilimanjaro Region
The first day trekking begins at Machame Gate normally one hour’s drive from Moshi lies the gate to the Machame route. At the Gate you will meet your trekking crew, your guide, porters and cooker. There will be a flurry of activity as porters assemble gear for the trek, where we complete park formalities. The first section of the route climbs steadily and passes through magnificent, dense rainforest. 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:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Machame Camp

Day 2: DAY 2: MACHAME CAMP (3010METERS) TO SHIRA CAMP (3845METERS)

Stop At: Machame, Machame, Kilimanjaro Region
The trek is relatively steep as you enter the low alpine zone which is characterized by moorlands and grasslands. Shira Camp 2 sits on a plateau which provides you with the first views of Kibo in the North-West and Mount Meru in the East.
Duration: 8 hours

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

Day 3: DAY 3: SHIRA CAVE (3845METERS) TO BARRANCO CAMP (3960METERS)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Day three, walking now on high moorland, the landscape changes the entire character of the trek. The day has been spent at altitude (up to 4600m), Although you end the day at a very similar elevation to when you started from Shira Camp, it is arguably one of the most important days on your trek as it gives you a chance to climb high and sleep low which is important for proper acclimatization.

Duration: 8 hours

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

Day 4: DAY 4: BARRANCO CAMP (3960METERS) TO KARANGA CAMP (3963METERS)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Day four 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. From here we have a steep climb up from Karanga valley to our night’s camp at Karanga camp, set at 3963m.
Duration: 8 hours

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

Day 5: DAY 5: BARRANCO CAMP (3960METERS) TO BARAFU CAMP (4640METERS)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Day five is summit night (and day)! We start off at around midnight. The views are spectacular. We should be on the crater rim at Stella Point (5739m) as the first rays of the sun hit us. We begin our descent by returning to Stella Point and then descending on scree slope.
Duration: 8 hours

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

Day 6: DAY 6: BARAFU CAMP (4640METERS) TO UHURU PEAK (5895METERS) & DOWN TO MWEKA CAMP (3100METERS)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Day six is summit night. 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. Before finally heading down to Mweka Camp for a long well-earned rest.
Duration: 8 hours

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

Day 7: DAY 7: TREK MWEKA CAMP (3100METERS) TO MWEKA GATE (1630METERS)

Stop At: Mweka Trail, Tanzania
Final day of trekking on the Machame Route. A gentle trek takes us down through the rainforest to Mweka Gate, where we complete park formalities and receive certificates, Overnight at your arranged Hotel.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Hotel of your choice in Moshi Town
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any hotel in Moshi or Arusha

Airports

  • Kilimanjaro Airport, Kilimanjaro National Park Tanzania
  • Arusha Airport, Arusha Tanzania
  • Moshi Airport, Moshi Urban, Tanzania


Ports

  • Mwanza Port
  • Dar es Salaam Port
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
7 days
Inclusions
  • 6x Breakfast
  • 6x Dinner
  • 7x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Accommodation prior to climb(Including breakfast sharing twin room)
  • Accommodation after the climb(Including breakfast sharing twin room)
  • During the climb you will share tent with 1-2 other climber
  • Warm and comfortable sleeping pads(2 inches thick)
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Kilimanjaro National Park permits.
  • Camping/hut fees
  • Professional mountain crew (with over 6 years of experience in climbing)
  • Each climber will be provided porters(carry 15 kg)
  • Pick up at International Airport
  • Transfer to the hotel As per arranged
  • Return to Kilimanjaro airport.
  • Transfer to the trail head
  • Modern tents
  • First aid kit
  • Portable flush toilets can be provided for free upon clients request
  • Group equipment (dining tent, table, chairs, crockery)
  • Oxygen systems and pulse oximeters
  • International certificates for a successful ascent
  • Bottled water Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
Exclusions
  • Personal gear rental
  • Guide $15 – $20 per day
  • Cook $10 – $15 per day
  • Porter $8 – $10 per day
  • International Flights and Insurance
  • 100 per person for US Nationals and $50 per person for other Country Nationals
  • Lunches, dinners and drinks at your hotel in Moshi before and after climbing
  • Laundry
  • Toiletries
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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