Experience the splendour of Kili with an extra day on your trek to acclimatize to the summit of Africa's highest peak. Considered by many to be the most scenic path to the summit, the Machame boasts different routes to the summit and back. Known as the "Whiskey Route" because of the tougher challenge, this path leads you through magnificent forests before traversing a ridge leading through moorland to the Shira Plateau. It offers beautiful scenery beneath the glaciated precipices of the Southern Icefields before summiting from the higher Barafu Camp. Camp along the route with support from local guides and porters. As a world leader in Kili treks, we'll take you to new heights in adventure!
Duration: 9 Days
Activities: Hiking, Parks & Nature Reserves, Wildlife, Trekking
Accommodation: Not Rated%
Guide (Language): english
Start City: Moshi, Tanzania
Guaranteed Departure: No
Physical Demand: Challenging
Trip Rating: 0%
Trip ID: 126926
End City: Moshi, Tanzania
|Duration: 9 Days||Guaranteed Departure: Yes|
|For lovers of: Hiking, Parks & Nature Reserves, Wildlife, Trekking||Physical rating: Challenging|
|Accommodation standard: Not Rated%||Traveller Tour Rating: 0%|
|Your Guide: English speaking||Tour code: 126926|
|Starts: Moshi, Tanzania||Finishes: Moshi, Tanzania|
Arrive in Moshi and go to the hotel. Attend a pre-departure meeting with your guide scheduled for the evening.
Hike lower slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro to Machame Camp.
Machame Gate to Machame Camp
Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
Hike through the lower alpine moorland to Shira 2 camp and observe the spectacular view of Kibo Peak.
Machame Camp to Shira 2 Camp
Hike to Barranco Camp via Lava Tower. Enjoy the fantastic view of Western Breach and Breach Wall.
Shira 2 Camp to Lava Tower
Lava Tower to Barranco Camp
Hike to Karanga camp via the Great Barranco Wall and the vast alpine desert of Karanga Valley.
Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp
Make the short trek to Barafu Camp. Prepare for the upcoming hike to the summit.
Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp
The route from Barafu Camp to the summit is mentally and physically, the longest, most challenging day of the entire trek. Despite the difficulty, the memory of conquering Mt Kilimanjaro will stay with you forever.
Barafu Camp to Stella Point
Stella Point to Summit
Summit to Mweka Camp
Arrive to Moshi in the afternoon. Time to relax, take a shower, and celebrate with a drink. Cheers to climbing Mt Kilimanjaro! Before dinner, you will be welcomed and congratulated on your climb by the mamas of the Moshi Women's Cooperative, a project supported by G Adventures. They will present you with a gift and a certificate to remember all your efforts on the mountain.
Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate
G Adventures-supported Moshi Women's Cooperative Visit
Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s))
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Trip Name: Mt Kilimanjaro Trek - Machame Route (9 Days)
Duration: 9 Days
From Price: 1784
Trip Code: 126926
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