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6 Days Mt. Kilimanjaro Climb Via Machame

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Machame route is regarded as the most scenic of the trails up Kilimanjaro. You ascend gradually through the forest till you emerge onto the Moorland of Shira Plateau, from which there are superb views of the Kibo Peak and the Great Western Breach. Travellers through Machame route.

First day might be your arrival day to Tanzania where we will pick you from your arrival point either airport, shuttle bus office or in the border/custom to a hotel. Campsite for dinner and overnight.

Price range:  $25 to $920 per person per day (USD, excl. int’l flights).

  • Departure
    Moshi / Arusha Tanzania
  • Departure Time
    Prompt departure at 8:30 AM.
  • Return Time
    Approximately 6:30 PM.
  • Include
    Entry Fees
    5 Star Accommodation
    Personal Guide
    Airport Transfers
    Breakfast
  • Not Included
    Departure Taxes
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Day 1 - Machame Gate (1800m) – Machame Camp (3000m)

Arrive to the Machame Gate from Arusha/ Moshi in a 4WD vehicle, introduction to your guide and porters. Registration is done and thereafter start climb {Hiking/Trekking} with picnic lunch through rain forest for approximately 4 to 5 hrs where you arrive to the Machame Hut. Later afternoon walk up to a little higher altitude is done for acclimatization. Return to Machame Hut for dinner and overnight. FB
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Day 2 - Machame Camp (3000m) – Shira Camp (3800m)

After breakfast, start climb through short Savannah, forest and other vegetation for approximately 4 to 5hrs, with picnic lunch en route before arriving in the afternoon at the Shira Hut. In Shira is where an extra day can be spent for acclimatization when climbing takes 7 days or more, dinner and overnight at Shira hut. FB
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Day 3 - Shira (3800m) – Barranco (3950m)

After breakfast a slow walk through semi glacier and sandy areas with picnic lunch 3 to 4 hrs before arriving at the Barranco Hut for dinner and overnight. FB
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Day 4 - Barranco Hut (3950m) – Barafu Hut (4600m)

After breakfast, with picnic lunch enroute climb through glaciers for approximately 4 to 5 hours before arriving the Barafu Hut for dinner and overnight. FB
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Day 5 - Barafu Hut (4600m) Uhuru Peak (5895m) Mweka (3100m)

An early wake up call around 01.00hrs for preparation and light breakfast before starting final ascent to the summit i.e. either the Stella Point reached in approximately 5 to 6 hrs and a further ascent to the Uhuru Peak reached in another approx 45minutes. After signing and short rest at barafu hut descend via the Gilman?s Point down to Mweka hut for an hours rest with light breakfast then descent down for dinner and overnight at Mweka hut. FB
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Day 6 - Descend from Mweka hut to the park gate

Descend from Mweka hut to the park gate from where you are transferred back to your hotel or proceed safari with us.

Tour Location

Safari - National Parks

Mountain Hike & Trekking

Coastal Circuit