Experience Everything Kilimanjaro - the Machame Route

Mt Kilimanjaro via the Machame route

6 days

Up to
10 climbers

About this tour

This is a an amazing hike through the camping route. Machame route is popular due to its high success rate, changing terrains and great views you can enjoy from the very beginning all the way up to the summit. We will make sure we keep great pace with you, and try our best to get you to the summit!

Service details

Includes

  • Transfers to/from kilimanjaro international airport or to/from the stops of the shuttle busses from dar es salaam or nairobi.
  • National park gate fees
  • Hut/camping fees
  • Transport from moshi to starting point on mountain and return to moshi
  • Certified, experienced, english-speaking guides for all routes
  • Staff salaries
  • Rescue fees
  • 3 meals daily on the mountain
  • Tents, foam sleeping pads, cooking equipment, and eating utensils
  • Bottled water on the first day of the climb, boiled and filtered on the mountain.

Does not include

  • Travel insurance
  • Your 2 nights hotel accommodation in moshi town, we can assist you with booking your hotel at tour operator rates, from budget (us$20/night) to 3 star hotels (us$80/night).
  • Tips for guides and porters >>> see details
  • Personal mountain equipment (no specialize equipment required)
  • Lunches, dinners, drinks at your hotel in moshi
  • Laundry (available at the hotel)

Itinerary

Day 1

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

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

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

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

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

After completing your descent to Mweka Gate, you will receive your Summit Certificate and transfer back to your hotel.

Meal Plan: {B, L}


Our meeting point

We will meet at the Kilimanjaro Airport or at the Moshi or Arusha Bus Stations or at our offices (Moshi/Arusha)

Please let us know where you're coming from and we will be happy to support you!


Necessary gear
  • Baselayer bottom
  • Backpack (50-70L)
  • Trekking pole
  • Ice axe
  • Harness
  • Beacon
  • Ski boots

Cancellation policy

Since we understand that planning ahead isn't always easy, to provide you with the best experience, we offer free-cancellation up to one week before departure. No questions asked.

For details, click here

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Climbers

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  • Free cancellation
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