Tour overview

7 Days Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing – Machame Route 2021 – Tanzania Trekking Machame Route – Climb Kilimanjaro – 7 days

7 Day Tanzania Whisky Kilimanjaro Machame route trek visiting Moshi . Machame . Shira . Barranco . Barafu . Mweka . Moshi . Airport 7 days/` 6 nights

Included

  • Pick up and drop off at Moshi Town.
  • Full board ( breakfast, lunch & dinner) during the Hike
  • Services of a Mount Kilimanjaro Guide during the Hike
  • Services of porters during the Hike
  • Mount Kilimanjaro Hiking fees
  • Bottled water during the Hike
  • Transfers from Moshi Town to Mount Kilimanjaro Gate and back to Moshi Town.
  • Rescue to a Private Hospital ( if need be)
  • Services of a professional safari cook during the Hike
  • Bed and breakfast with overnight at Keys Hotel, Moshi on Day 6.

Not Included

  • Items not mentioned as included
  • Mount Kilimanjaro Hiking equipment

Day 1

You have the morning link up with our Manager at Moshi Town. You are briefed about the final gear check ahead of the Mount Kilimanjaro Hike. Soon thereafter; you are picked up and transferred to the Mount Kilimanjaro National Park gate at Machame for entry registration then start the trek to Machame Camp through thick rain forest. You have a packed lunch at a picnic site along the trail. Later, you have dinner and retire for the day at Machame Camp. (3000 m ). Full board

Machame route is arguably the most scenic and beautiful one. The trek begins on the South Western area of the Mountain and descend on the South Eastern side; this offers the climbers a varied scenery of Mount Kilimanjaro. Machame route is known as the ‘Whisky route’ compared to the Marangu route which is called ‘The coca cola route’ for it is more difficult for trekkers. Here, you sleep in camping tents as opposed to huts on the Marangu route. Machame route is ideal for those who want a more difficult climb, and are confident of their ability to hike for long periods over somewhat steep terrain.

Day 2

After breakfast, ascend to the Shira area through ridges and valleys heading to the next night stop at Shira hut; with your packed lunches on the way. Dinner and overnight at Shira Camp (3800 m). Full board

Day 3

Head eastward to a junction where we continue to Lava Tower Campsite (4500m), then descend to Barranco Camp thus allowing your body to adjust to altitude change. Enjoy your packed lunch at a picnic site. Overnight at the Barranco Camp. Full board

Day 4

After breakfast, hike the great Barranco wall then across the Karanga Valley and ascend to Karanga campsite for lunch. This day you have a hot lunch. You have the afternoon hike to Barafu Camp. 1700 hrs: Have dinner and take the day’s rest ready for the hike to the summit. This night is spent at Barafu Camp (4600 m). Full board

Day 5

0000 hours : Have a cup of coffee/tea and start the midnight trek to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro via Stella Point. 0600 hours: Reach the summit, Uhuru peak (5895m),have a short period of photo taking and then descend to Barafu camp for breakfast/Brunch and a little rest. Then descending to Mweka Camp. Overnight at the Mweka Camp. Full board

Day 6

08h00: Walk down to the park gate where you say bye to the guides and porters,have packed lunches on the way and are dropped off at Keys Hotel in Moshi Town. Spend the rest of the afternoon on leisure at the Hotel. Overnight at Keys Hotel, Moshi. Breakfast and lunch

Day 7

Breakfast. You are picked up and transferred to the Kilimanjaro Airport for the international flight. Breakfast