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Kilimanjaro Trekking, Machame Route, 6 days

Itinerary Overview

Itinerary

Price Include & Exclude

Itinerary Overview

Itinerary

Price Include & Exclude

Itinerary Summary

Machame route is among the trail which shows you the scenery beauty of Mount Kilimanjaro. Trekking Kilimanjaro 6 days Machame route offers hiking high at lava tower, and sleep low at barranco camp. This section of Mount Kilimanjaro a useful way to acclimatize. Accommodation is on tented camps on each day/night.

Itinerary Daily Schedule

Day 1. Machame Gate (1634 m/5,363 ft) to Machame camp (2834 m/9,300 ft)

Drive to machame gate after registration begins your climb. The first day is a nice leisurely hike through the tropical rainforest. As you pass through the rainforest, you are most likely to spot Colobus monkeys and wild birds. Have dinner and overnight at Machame Camp. 

Day 2. Machame camp (2834 m/9,300 ft) to Shira camp (3749 m/12,300 ft)

From the Machame camp, you cross the stream onto its west bank and follow the path up the steep rocky ridge – crisscrossing a few times before reaching Shira camp, at the base of a semi-circular wall of rocks. Have dinner and overnight at Shira camp.

Day 3. Shira camp (3749 m/12,300 ft) to Barranco camp (3901 m/12,800 ft)

From Shira Hut, you hike to Lava Tower (15,000’) to acclimatize and then proceed down to Barranco Camp via the Great Barranco Wall. This night’s camp is one of the best on the mountain. Have dinner and overnight at Barranco camp.

Day 4. Barranco camp (3900 m/12,800 ft) to Barafu camp (4,600 m/15,091 ft)

Today is a long and tough hike than the past few days, hiking up to the final camp before your last ascent day to the summit.

From Barranco Hut, you climb up through the edge of great Barranco Wall. It’s a tough morning climb on a steep trail, but once you reach the top, the views are wonderful. Today is the best day to get lots of rest. Have dinner and over night at Barafu camp.

 

Day 5 . Barafu Camp (4,600m/15,091 ft) to the Summit (5896 m/19,343 ft) and then to Mweka Camp (3100 m/10,170 ft)

You will start trekking early before sunrise (1-2 am), as the walk today will take 10 – 14 + hours. The 1,100-meter (3,600’) ascent in just over 3 km (1.86 miles) will take you about 6-8 hours. As you try to reach the summit t watch the sunrise over the Great Rift Valley. After watching the sunrise and taking pictures, descend down back to Barafu camp for lunch then proceed to Mweka camp. Have dinner and overnight at Mweka camp. 

Day 6. Mweka camp (3100 m/10,170 ft) to Mweka Gate (1828 m/6,000 ft)

On the final day, you will have a short three hour hike out, walking through the lush forest. You meet our driver with the vehicle at the Mweka park gate to drive back to Moshi.

Pricing Terms of Service

Price Includes the following:

  1. Airport transfers from Kilimanjaro Airport,
  2. Hotel in Moshi on B/B,
  3. Transport from Hotel to Kilimanjaro gate,
  4. all park fees,
  5. salaries of guides/porters/cook
  6. all meals on the mountain,
  7. clean safe drinking water,
  8. accommodation equipment
  9. Government tax,
  10. certificate of climbing,
  11. first aid,
  12. oxygen bottle,
  13. Park rescues fee,
  14. transfer to Moshi rest, shower, and then evening go to Arusha (check safari section day oo)

Price Excludes the following:

  1. Flight to Tanzania,
  2. Entry VISA,
  3. Climbing gears (available for rent),
  4. Tips to guides, porters, and
  5. Items of a personal nature.

For your preparations, we also attach a list of personal hiking gears to prepare, and also you may rent on arrival.

TRAVEL INSURANCE: We have emergency helicopter rescue operated by a private company, and We advise climbers/visitors to buy insurance which include High mountains. (world nomads, IMG, passport card- examples of insurance)

Safari Price Include

  1. Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned en suite tented camps and lodges
  2. Private safari guide
  3. Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
  4. Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
  5. Park fees
  6. Flight to and from Kogatende in Serengeti to Arusha
  7. Serengeti Balloon Safari
  8. All meals while on safari
  9. Airport Arrival/Departure Meet and Greets at the airport
  10. On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebook,
  11. Karibuni welcome packet with useful information for all guests
  12. Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals

Safari Price Exclude

  1. Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival, USA and Canada passport holders USD.100
  2. Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  3. Meals not listed above
  4. Optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 500 per person etc)
  5. Tips and any items of personal nature.

For your information upgrade options: In the Mount Kilimanjaro, accommodation is in the tents/camps, and toilet is public normal tourist standard called Pit Latrines. There is option for private mobile toilet, called chemical toilet, and available for rent at a cost of 280 US $ for entire trip duration.

-Safety and evacuation: There is a special standby Helicopter, and we advise you to check for high altitude mountain insurance like Passport Card, passport Card, Magnus search & rescue, AIG insurance, and what you may find locally etc

Note: The hotel in Moshi on Arrival is not included so that you can have a chance to choose the most suitable option.

A – Standard Budget hotel= Diamond Delight hotel 60 US $

B --3 star luxury hotel = Panama Garden Resort or Maridadi Hotel = 100 US $

C – Luxury hotel = Kilimanjaro Wonders Hotel – 140 US

D – Boutique Kilimanjaro luxury Tents = 350 US $

Itinerary Name: Kilimanjaro Trekking, Machame Route, 6 days


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