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8 Days Machame route – Kilimanjaro

Created with Sketch. Machame, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
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Duration

8 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

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Overview

This exclusive adventure begins at Machame Gate with the company of an armed ranger, a guide and a porter. The trekking starts at Machame Hut (1800-3000m a.s.l., 6-7 hours of trekking). Proceed to Shira 1 (4-5 hours), then to Barranco Hut (6-7 hours that you leave for lava camp for acclimatization). Proceed to Barafu Camp (7-8 hours) then to Mwika (6-7 hours). At least proceed to Mweka Gate as you depart for Arusha.

Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVAL
What to do:Pick up from Kilimanjaro International Airport and transfer to Arusha.On arrival you will meet the guide and do briefing.Overnight will be Tulia lodge.Distance is 55km.Approximately 1 hour.
Day 2: ARUSHA – MACHAME GATE – MACHAME HUT
what to do:Pick up from the Hotel and transfer to Machame Gate with you packed lunch.On arrival at the gate you will process permit then proceed to Machame Hut.It is 1800-3000m above sea level.It takes 6-7 hours trekking.Dinner and overnight at Machame Hut.Meal plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.
Day 3: MACHAME HUT – SHIRA ONE HUT
what to do:Enjoy your morning breakfast and start walking towards Shira One Hut.You will experience a tough terrain at this route.In this day you will have a short walk.It takes between 4-5 hours.Dinner and overnight at Shira One Hut.Meal plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.
Day 4: SHIRA ONE HUT – BARRANCO HUT
what to do:After morning breakfast leave Shira One Hut to Barranco.You will leave to Lava camp for acclimatization.Proceed to Barranco Hut for overnight.It takes 6-7 hours.Meal plan dinner breakfast lunch.
Day 5: BARRANCO CAMP – BARAFU CAMP
what to do:After breakfast leave Barranco camp to Barafu camp while accompanied by your guide.In this day you will have a long walk so more energy is needed.You will walk for 7-8 hours.Break for picnic en route.Dinner and overnight at Barafu camp.Meal plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.
Day 6: BARAFU CAMP – MWIKA HUT
what to do:At midnight take light preparation and start leaving to Barafu camp to summit.It will take between 6-7 hours.Take some photos and sign.Start descending to Barafu Hut for hot lunch.After some rest descend to Mwika Hut for dinner and overnight.Meal plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.
Day 7: MWIKA HUT – MWIKA GATE – ARUSHA
What to do:Enjoy your morning breakfast. At 8 am leave Mwika Hut for Mweka Gate for clearance.Get issued with certificates.Transfer to Arusha.Overnight at Tulia lodge.Meal plan bed and breakfast.
Day 8: DEPARTURE
After breakfast, as your flight details, transfer to the airport
2 people: $1978 per Person

Included/Excluded

  • Quality, waterproof, four-season private mountain
  • 2 Nights accommodation
  • Professional, experienced, mountain guides:
  • All Park fees
  • Rescue fees
  • All meals while on the Mountain
  • Arrival and Departure transfers
  • Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
  • Quality Mess tents with table and chairs:
  • Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food:
  • Clean, purified drinking water:
  • Crisis management and safety procedures:
  • Fair and ethical treatment of porters:
  • Sleeping Mattress:
  • Emergency Evacuation
  • Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  • Meals not listed above
  • Optional Tours (short or long safari after your climb etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters and any items of personal nature.
  • International and domestic flights
  • Beverages and alcohol
  • Sleeping bags and personal items
  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation and meals in Moshi

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Created with Sketch. Machame, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
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