6 Days Machame route

Moshi, Tanzania

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6 Days Machame route
Moshi, Tanzania

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About this trip

We are Tanzania Serengeti safari and Mount Kilimanjaro hiking Operator in Arusha and in Moshi Africa Tours as the best Hiking, trekking and climbing Operator in Kilimanjaro and Meru then a best travel Operator to Ngorongoro and Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Arusha and Burigi Chato National parks. We also do Masai Mara safari and Amboseli safari from Nairobi Kenya and Zanzibar Beach holiday in Stone Town, Nungwi and Kendwa Beach. For Climbing Kilimanjaro / Hiking Kilimanjaro / Trekking Kilimanjaro all routes are Kilimanjaro best routes and so you will ascend Kilimanjaro with the Kilimanjaro best guide then to Serengeti migration Safari.

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For those who only have six days to climb Kilimanjaro, the Machame route is the best choice because of its acclimatization profile. Compared to other six day routes, the Machame route exposes the climber to higher elevations quicker (day three) which kick starts the body's adaptation to altitude. However, this route requires that a person be in good shape to be able to tackle the challenging elevation gains and losses. The six day Machame variation is a difficult route. In particular, day four combined with day five makes for a very hard schedule. Day four is a full day of hiking from Barranco to Barafu. Then after dinner and a partial night's sleep, the very long and strenuous summit day begins around midnight. The 6 day Machame route requires 19-24 hours of demanding walking, at extremely high elevation, with only 4-6 hours of sleep. 


What’s included

  • o Park fees, o Camping f
  • o 18% VAT on tour fees &
  • o Transportation to & fr
  • o Professional mountain
  • o 3 meals daily while on
  • o Filtered water through
  • Fair wages for the mount
  • o Both National and Int
  • o Medical insurance
  • o Tips to mountain crew

Itinerary

Day 1:
Machame Gate to Machame Camp

 Elevation (ft): 5,400ft to 9,400ft, Distance: 11 km, Hiking Time: 5-7 hours, Habitat: Rain Forest 

The drive from Moshi to the Mount Kilimanjaro National Park Gate takes about 50 minutes. The journey passes through the village of Machame which is located on the lower slopes of the mountain. We now leave 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 a good idea here. We continue a short distance until we reach the Machame Camp.

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We are Tanzania Serengeti safari and Mount Kilimanjaro hiking Operator in Arusha and in Moshi Africa Tours as the best Hiking, trekking and climbing Operator in Kilimanjaro and Meru then a best travel Operator to Ngorongoro and Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Arusha and Burigi Chato National parks. We also do Masai Mara safari and Amboseli safari from Nairobi Kenya and Zanzibar Beach holiday in Stone Town, Nungwi and Kendwa Beach. For Climbing Kilimanjaro / Hiking Kilimanjaro / Trekking Kilimanjaro all routes are Kilimanjaro best routes and so