6 Days Climb Kilimanjaro Machame Route

Climb Kilimanjaro on Machame Route is a 6 days of trekking Mount Kilimanjaro, the Africa's highest peak 5895m of which trekkers ascend through Machame route and descend through Mweka route using tents camping accommodation as there are no wood huts for accommodation in this route, instead, camping grounds and toilets are available, with wonderful scenery and fine weather does not cause tiresome to climbers. Although Machame route is a bit challenging, but at the end of your climb, you will recognize that you have refreshed both mind, heart and the spirit. Physically you will experience quick recovering.

Detailed Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Machame Gate (1800m) - Machame Camp (3000m)
Arrive to the Machame Gate from Arusha/ Moshi in a 4WD vehicle, introduction to your guide and porters. Registration is done and thereafter start climb {Hiking/Trekking} with picnic lunch through rain forest for approximately 4 to 5 hrs where you arrive to the Machame Hut. Later afternoon walk up to a little higher altitude is done for acclimatization. Return to Machame Hut for dinner and overnight. FB

Day 2: Machame Camp (3000m) - Shira Camp (3800m)
After breakfast, start climb through short Savannah, forest and other vegetation for approximately 4 to 5hrs, with picnic lunch en route before arriving in the afternoon at the Shira Hut. In Shira is where an extra day can be spent for acclimatization when climbing takes 7 days or more, dinner and overnight at Shira hut. FB

Day 3: Shira (3800m) - Barranco Camp (3950m)
After breakfast a slow walk through semi glacier and sandy areas with picnic lunch 3 to 4 hrs before arriving at the Barranco Hut for dinner and overnight. FB

Day 4: Barranco (3950m) - Barafu Camp (4600m)
After breakfast, with picnic lunch enroute climb through glaciers for approximately 4 to 5 hours before arriving at the Barafu Hut for dinner and overnight. FB

Day 5: Barafu (4600m) Uhuru Peak (5895m) Mweka Camp (3100m)
An early wakeup call around 01.00hrs for preparation and light breakfast before starting final ascent to the summit i.e. either the Stella Point reached in approximately 5 to 6 hrs and a further ascent to the Uhuru Peak reached in another approx 45minutes. After signing and short rest at barafu hut descend via the Gilman’s Point down to Mweka hut for an hours rest with light breakfast then descent down for dinner and overnight at Mweka hut. FB

Day 6: Mweka - gate - Arusha
After breakfast, final descent to Mweka gate, thereafter say Goodbye to your Guide/ Porters and connect a private transfer to Arusha.