Machame route (Whiskey route) is known the most popular route on the mount Kilimanjaro Compared with Marangu route, the days spent on Machame route (Whiskey route) hiking to the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro, are longer and the walks terrain features are steeper.
The Whiskey route is considered a difficult and challenging route, and is better suited and recommended fun andamazing for the more adventurous hikers and those with some hiking or backpacking experience. The Machame route (Whiskey route) begins from the south, then heads east, traversing underneath Kilimanjaro's southern ice field before summiting.
The required minimum number of days to complete the route is six days. The Machame route is scenically super beautiful and varied!Tanzania luxury safaris proceeds to pioneer exciting adventure hiking tour to one of the most beautiful views on the planet, we offer high level quality services not offered anywhere else.
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• Rising (ft.) :( 3,000m): 5-.6, 000ft. / 1,830m to 10,200ft / 3,100m
• Stretch: 11 km
• Hiking time: 5-7 hours
• Climatic habitat: Montane Forest
• Shelter: Machame Camp.
The drive from Moshi to Mount Kilimanjaro National Park Gate takes about 50 minutes. Along the journey drive to Machame gate, hiker(s) will pass through the village of Machame which is located on the lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. Climber(s) will now depart the park gate and walk through the rain forest on a winding trail up a ridge. Lower down the trail can be muddy and slippery. Gaiters and trekking poles are recommended and are an excellent idea here! Climber(s) will now continue a short distance until we reach the Machame encampment.