7 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Via Machame route

MACHAME ROUTE

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Mar 2, 2022 - Dec 31, 2032
Group size: 1 - 25
7 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Via Machame route
MACHAME ROUTE


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Mar 2, 2022 - Dec 31, 2032
Group size: 1 - 25

About this trip


The Machame route, also known as the "Whiskey" route, is the most popular and beautiful route to the top of Mt Kilimanjaro. Machame’s draw is in its scenic beauty. However, the trail is considered difficult, steep and challenging, particularly due to its shorter itinerary. Therefore, this route is better suited for more adventurous folks or those with some high altitude, hiking or backpacking experience. The route approaches Mount Kilimanjaro from the south, begining with a short drive from Moshi to Machame Gate.

The path leads hikers through the rain forest to Shira Plateau. Here, many of Kilimanjaro’s routes converge. The climb begins in the lush rainforest and follows a path that offers occasional views of Mt Meru, Shira Ridge as well the main summit of Mt Kilimanjaro – Kibo. Then the route turns east and traverses underneath Kilimanjaro's Southern Ice Field on a path known as the Southern Circuit before summiting from Barafu. Descent is made via the Mweka route and Overnights on the Machame Route will be in tents. On the 7-day Machame route, the trek from Barranco to Barafu is broken up into two days, allowing for a short day just prior to the summit attempt. This is important because summit day begins very early, around midnight, so climbers are sleep deprived going into the toughest day on the mountain. By having a short day beforehand, climbers can be better rested. The 7-day Machame route is highly recommended.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

Day 0: Kilimanjaro Airport – Moshi/ Arusha
Day 1: Moshi/ Arusha – Machame gate – Machame camp
Day 2: Machame camp – Shira 2 camp
Day 3: Shira 2 camp – Lava tower – Barranco camp
Day 4: Barranco camp – Karanga
Day 5: Karanga – Barafu camp
Day 6: Barafu camp – Uhuru Peak (summit point) – Mweka camp
Day 7: Mweka camp – Mweka gate – Back to Moshi 

What’s included

  • Tourist Entry Park Fees
  • Experienced Professional
  • All taxes and Park Fees
  • Crew Wages and Gate Tran
  • Gate Transfer
  • 2-nights Budget Hotel
  • Private Cook and Porters
  • Tips (Gratituities)
  • flights
  • Mountain Climbing Gears
  • Medical insurance
  • Visa & Travel insurance
  • Expenses a personal
  • Drinks and beverages
  • Hotel accommodations

Itinerary

DAY 1: MACHAME GATE
MOSHI – MACHAME GATE – MACHAME CAMP[7Days kilimanjaro Machame Route ]

 After breakfast you will be picked up at the lodge and taken to the Kilimanjaro entrance gate. While your guide is busy with the registration forms, you can be preparing yourself for the climb and once this is all done, your Kilimanjaro adventure will begin. In no time you will be deep within the magnificent mountain rainforest with ancient trees, primeval ferns, liana, lichen and moss that carpets the ground and drapes from the trees.
You will hear and with a little luck, even spot the beautiful black and white colobus monkeys in the treetops. After 5 to 6 hours, you will reach Machame Camp which is situated just above the tree line. Here, at the base of Mt Kilimanjaro, you will have your first dinner followed by an overnight stay in tents.
• Elevation (ft):5,400 - 9,400ft
• Altitude (m):1,790m - 3010m
• Distance covered: 11km
• Time to be used: 5-7 hours
• Habitat: Rain Forest
• Meals: Lunch and Dinner
• Accommodation: Machame camp 

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