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 Machame Route

Tanzania mount Kilimanjaro hiking Machame Route;
Nine days Kilimanjaro climbing Machame path (6 days on mountain)
The Machame course is known as the "whiskey path" in contrast to Marangu's "coca cola route". That is because machame is a greater difficult path, and does now not have napping huts for accommodation. machame is the second most famous direction at the mountain.
 
The trek starts off evolved in the south-west location of the mountain at machame gate. The route takes six days minimum to finish, although seven days is usually recommended. The descent is down mweka, at the southeast side of the mountain. Due to the ascent inside the west and descent down the north, machame gives exceptional vistas of Kilimanjaro. Moreover, Machame visits beautiful places along with shira plateau, barranco, and lava tower.
 
machame is good for those who want a extra tough climb, and are assured of their ability to hike over extended durations of time on every so often steep terrain. Climbers using Machame place a top rate of assorted scenery, however also accept heavy visitors.

 

 

 

 


 Mount Kilimanjaro price Includes:
 
  • Ox miter machine
  • English, Spanish and German speaking guide (certified as a Wilderness First Responder & Emergency Medicine Adult and Child CPR)
  • Guide, chef and porters salaries
  • Meals( 3 times per day)
  • Cook and kitchen utensils
  • All camping gears
  • Rescue fees
  • All park entry fees
  • All camping and hut fees
  • Airport transfer (round trip)
  • Crisis management and safety procedures
  • Transfer from the Airport before & after Trekking
  • Accommodation in tents while on a trek.
  • Camping equipment's including sleeping tents, sleeping mats, dinning tent, chairs and table.
  • All nights’ accommodation in tents/huts during trekking tour
  • 2 nights in hotel before and after climb.
  • Park fees and government levies including VAT TAXES
  • Porters - a minimum of 3 per client.
  • First Aid Kit including oxygen Kit.
  • Transfers from Moshi to Park Entries Gate & return.
  • All meals for vegetarian/non-vegetarian. breakfast lunch & dinner
  • Tips
  • Bottled water on the first day of the climb, boiled and filtered on the mountain.
  • National Park gate fees
  • Certified, experienced, English, Spanish and German -speaking guides for all routes
  • Staff salaries
  • Camping equipment's including sleeping tents, sleeping mats, dinning tent, chairs and table.
  • All nights’ accommodation in tents/huts during trekking tour
  • Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food:
  • Fair and ethical treatment of porters
  • Clean, purified drinking water
  • Crisis management and safety procedures
  • Tents, foam sleeping pads, cooking equipment, and eating utensils
 

 
Excludes:

 

 
  •    Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival
  •    Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  •    Meals not listed above
  •    Optional Tours (short safari after your climb
  • Tip
  • Sleeping bags.
  • Personal mountain gear
  • Tips (Gratuity) to guide and porters
  • Laundry (available at the hotel)
  • Personal Expenses
 
 

Day 1: Arrival transfers from KIA-Hotel
We will pick you up from Kilimanjaro International Airport to
The Pinky Daisy for overnight  
Day 2: Rest day
We recommend at least one rest day before starting your trek and try to sleep because of different time zone, our guide he will give the briefing and check your trekking gears to make sure you have everything needed.

 

Day 3: Drive to Kilimanjaro National Park Machame Gate, Hike to Machame Camp
 
Drive from Moshi to Machame Gate takes about 45 minutes. The journey passes through the village of Machame which is located on the lower slopes of the mountain.
 
We depart the park gate and walk through the rain forest on a winding trail up a ridge. At lower elevations 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.

Elevation: 1830m/6000ft to 3050m/9950ft
Distance: 11km/7mi
Hiking Time: 5-6 hours
Habitat: Montane Forest
Meals: LD

 

Day 4: Machame Camp to Shira Camp
 
After breakfast we leave the glades of the rain forest and continue on an ascending path, crossing the valley along a steep rocky ridge. The route now turns west onto a river gorge until we arrive at the Shira campsite.
 
Elevation: 3050m/9950ft to 3850m/12,600ft
Distance: 5km/3mi
Walking Time: 4-5 hours
Habitat: Moorland
Meals: BLD

 

Day 5: Shira Camp to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp
 
From the Shira Plateau we continue to the east up a ridge, passing the junction towards the peak of Kibo. As we continue, our direction changes to the South East towards the Lava Tower, called the “Shark’s Tooth” (elev 4650m/15,250ft). Shortly after the tower we come to the second junction which goes to the Arrow Glacier. We now continue down to the Barranco Camp. Although you end the day around the same elevation as when you began, this day is very important for acclimatization and will help your body prepare for summit day.
 
Elevation: 3850m/12,600ft to 4000m/13,000ft
Distance: 10km/6mi
Walking Time: 5-6 hours
Habitat: Semi-desert
Meals: BLD

 

Day 6: Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp
 
After breakfast, we leave Barranco and continue on a steep ridge up the Barranco Wall (elev 4250m/13,900ft), through the Karanga Valley (elev 4050m/13,250ft) to the junction which connects with the Mweka Trail. We continue up to the Barafu Camp. You have completed the South Circuit, which offers views of the summit from many different angles. Here we make camp with views of the summit in the distance.
 
Elevation: 4000m/13,000ft to 4700m/15,350ft
Distance: 9km/6mi
Hiking Time: 6-8 hours
Habitat: Alpine Desert
Meals: BLD

 

Day 7: Barafu Camp to Summit, down to Mweka Camp
 
Very early in the morning (midnight to 2 am), we continue our way to the summit between the Rebmann and Ratzel glaciers. You head in a northwesterly direction and ascend through heavy scree towards Stella Point on the crater rim. This is the most mentally and physically challenging portion of the trek. At Stella Point you will stop for a short rest and will be rewarded with the most magnificent sunrise you are ever likely to see. Faster hikers may view the sunrise from the summit.
 

From Stella Point, you may encounter snow all the way on your 1-hour ascent to the summit. Once at Uhuru Peak you have reached the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro and the continent of Africa!
 

From the summit we begin our descent by continuing straight down to the Mweka Camp, stopping at Barafu for lunch. You may want gaiters and trekking poles for the loose gravel going down. We arrive at Mweka Camp and enjoy our last evening on the mountain.
 
Elevation: 4700m/15,350ft to 5895m/19,340ft
Down to 3090m/10,150ft
Distance: 5km/3mi up / 13km/8mi down
Hiking Time: 5-7 hours up / 5-6 hours down
Habitat: Stone scree and ice-capped summit
Meals: BLD

 

From the summit we begin our descent by continuing straight down to the Mweka Camp, stopping at Barafu for lunch. You may want gaiters and trekking poles for the loose gravel going down. We arrive at Mweka Camp and enjoy our last evening on the mountain.
 
Elevation: 4700m/15,350ft to 5895m/19,340ft
Down to 3090m/10,150ft
Distance: 5km/3mi up / 13km/8mi down
Hiking Time: 5-7 hours up / 5-6 hours down
Habitat: Stone scree and ice-capped summit
Meals: BLD

 

Day 8 : Climb Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate and then drive to Moshi
After breakfast we continue descending down to the Mweka Park Gate to receive your summit certificates. At lower elevations, it can be wet and muddy. Gaiters and trekking poles will help. Shorts and t-shirts will probably be plenty to wear (keep rain gear and warmer clothing handy).
East Africa travel Company vehicle will be waiting for you at Mweka gate to drive you back to your hotel in Moshi (about 30 minutes).
 
Elevation: 3090m/10,150ft to 1680m/5500ft
Distance: 10km/6mi
Hiking Time: 3-4 hours
Habitat: Forest
Meals: B
 
Elevation: 3090m/10,150ft to 1680m/5500ft
Distance: 10km/6mi
Hiking Time: 3-4 hours
Habitat: Forest
Meals: B
 

 


 
Day 9: Departure transfers
 We will pick you from the hotel and transfer to KIA to say bye and welcome again.


 
 


 
 

 
 

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Price is per person according your group size.