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6 Days Machame Route Climbing

6 Days Machame Route Climbing


The arrival day you will be picked from Kilimanjaro International Airport to the hotel in Moshi town where you will have a rest and overnight. At the hotel you will meet with a mountain guide who will briefly explain to you the itinerary for the next day and all the essential information about climbing Mount Kilimanjaro including the route, hiking equipment and other important information.

The trek will start around 9.00hrs from your hotel/ our office to Machame Gate, then to Machame Camp, all the way to Shira Camp down the Valley to Barranco Camp via Lava tower, Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp for summit at night and later on descending from summit to Barafu Camp down to millenium Camp/ mweka Camp and last day descend to Mweka gate for exit.

Day 1:   Machame Gate to Machame Camp.

An hour private drive from Moshi Town to Kilimanjaro National Park Machame Gate, where registration and payment process will be done, while porters are organizing the luggage ready to start a tour.

After all process, a tour will begin where you will be hiking for nearly 6 hours to first point, Machame Camp. In half way hiking, you will have a short break for rest and lunch, where lunch box will be provided. Around 1800hrs you will stop at Machame Camp where you will have a rest, dinner and overnight.

Day 2:  Machame Camp to Shira Camp.

After breakfast at Machame Camp, Leaving the forest, the path follows a steep ridge, passing through heather and open moorlands, and crossing a large gorge to reach Shira camp where you will have a rest, hot lunch, dinner and overnight.

Day 3:  Hiking from Shira Camp to Barranco Camp via Lava Tower.

After breakfast at Shira Camp, You turn eastwards and continue ascending through the dry landscape, the trek will continue to next point, Barranco Camp via lava tower. At Lava Tower point, you will have a short rest for lunch.  After a short rest and lunch at Lava tower, the trek will continue to Barranco Camp, where you will have a rest, dinner and overnight.

Day 4:   Hiking from Barranco Camp To Barafu Camp Via Karanga Camp

After breakfast at Barranco Camp the trek will continue ascending to next point, Karanga Camp where you will have a rest and hot lunch.

A slowly hiking from Karanga camp all the way to Barafu base camp, where you will have a rest, hot dinner and overnight but around 00:00hrs you will be hiking to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, Uhuru peak (5895amsl).

 You will hike for almost 5 to 6 hours through Stella point then UHURU PEAK, where you can stay until the dawning of the 5th day during sunrise that you can take a beautiful picture of your lifetime African Adventure while you are at the roof of Africa.

Day 5:   Descend from summit to Barafu camp then to Mweka camp.

 After descend from summit around 8:30am, you will have breakfast and short rest at Barafu base Camp then slowly start descending to either Millennium Camp or Mweka Camp for rest, lunch, dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Descend from Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate (Final Day of Adventure)

After breakfast at Mweka Camp/ Millennium Camp you will start descending back to Mweka Gate for collecting your certificates, sign out and exit. The private drive to your hotel in Moshi town/Arusha and if the departure day is the same day then driver will drop you to airport (depends on flight day and time)



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