Machame Route

We offer the best trekking holiday in Africa. A Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro 5895m the world largest free standing Mountain known as Roof top of Africa and the only highest point in Africa. Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro – Machame Route is one of the most scenic route on the mountain. Our trek begins in the rainforest winding through the giant heather zone into the moorland, and finally into the highland desert. Each night we will be camping in mountain dome tents enjoying the meals prepared by our mountain camp chefs. Your guide will be the local Tanzanian guides the expertise and best knowledge for trekking Mount Kilimanjaro Machame route, fascinating details about the explains Mount Kilimanjaro – Machame route, flora and fauna, and attend to the endless details that make your climb successful and look out for your safety. The treks are generally approximately no longer than eight days in total, and so you can combine trekking Mount Kilimanjaro holiday with Tanzania safari and Zanzibar Beach holiday.

Day 1: Arrival in Tanzania

Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) in Tanzania. Soon after clearing all the immigration procedures at the airport, transfer to the hotel in Moshi or Arusha town. Accommodation at Stella Maris lodge or Outpost Lodge, on bed and breakfast.

Day 2: Arusha – Machame Gate Machame Camp
In the morning after breakfast, pick you up from the hotel to Kilimanjaro Machame gate for completing all necessary registration formalities for Mount Kilimanjaro National Park. Begin trekking Mount Kilimanjaro through the rain forests on a winding trail, to the Machame hut campsite (3100m) overnight camping. (Approximant estimated 4 -6 hours walking) Meal Plan: bed, lunch, dinner.

Day 3: Machame Camp – Shira Camp
Early today leave the glades of the rain forest and continue on an ascending path, crossing a little valley and walking along a steep rocky ridge covered with heather. The route then turns west onto a river gorge at 3658m, Overnight camping at Shira Hut campsite. (Approximant estimated 5 -7 hours walking) Meal Plan: bed, lunch, dinner.

Day 4: Shira Camp – Barranco Camp
From the Shira Plateau, continue trekking Mount Kilimanjaro east towards the lava tower called “the shark’s tooth”. Shortly after the tower you come to a junction leading to the arrow glacier. Continue to Barranco Hut campsite (3950m) for overnight camping. (Approximant estimated 5 – 7 hours walking) Meal Plan: bed, lunch, dinner.

Day 5: Barranco Camp – Barafuu Camp
Leaving Barranco continue walking on a steep ridge passing the Barranco wall, through the *Karanga Valley and the junction which is connected to the Mweka trail. Continue trekking Mount Kilimanjaro to Barafu Hut campsite (4600m) for overnight camping. The two peaks, Mawenzi and Kibo can be seen from this point. (Approximant estimated 8 – 9 hours walking) Meal Plan: bed, lunch and dinner.

Day 6: Barafu Camp – Uhuru Summit 5895m – Mweka Camp
just after midnight trek to Stella point (5745m) on the way to the Summit, the Uhuru Peak. This part of the climb takes about 8 hours. You have now reached the highest point in Africa (5895m)!! From the summit descend to Mweka hut campsite (3300m) for overnight camping ( Approximant estimated 6 – 7 hours walking) Meal Plan: bed, lunch and dinner.

Day 7: Mweka Camp Moshi/Arusha
Descente from Mweka Camp to the Mweka Gate. From Mweka gate, meet the driver who will transfer

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