Is the “Whiskey” route, the Machame route is the most popular route on the mountain. Compared with other Route like Marangu, the days on Machame are longer and the walks are steeper. The Machame route is considered a difficult route, and is better suited for more adventurous folks and those with some hiking or backpacking experience.
The route begins from the south, then heads east, traversing underneath Kilimanjaro’s southern ice field before summiting. Although is started days on trekking is recommended by MAJALI TOURS LTD.
The Machame route is scenically beautiful and varied. However, due to the heavy crowds, it loses some of its splendor. The Machame route takes you high to Lava Tower (4630m) on day three and brings you down by nearly 700m for an overnight at Barranco camp (3950m). This is the secret to successful acclimatization.
Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport or Other Pickup Destination, where you will meet a Majali guide, and be transferred to the hotel. In the evening there will be a briefing with our managers, who will also make sure you are prepared to trek Kilimanjaro on the Machame Route for 7 days by checking your gear and giving you a brief breakdown of the trip.
Note: Check-in starts at 2:00 PM