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Mt Kilimanjaro Trek - Machame Route (8 Days)

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8 Days

What's included

Food
Meals
7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners
Transport
Transport
Private minibus, trekking.
Accomodation
Accommodation
Simple hotels (2 nts), full-service alpine camping (5 nts).
Staff
Staff
Certified mountain guide throughout, local representative, cook, porters.

You will visit

MoshiAtoms/Icons/Arrow DestinationCreated with Sketch.Machame campAtoms/Icons/Arrow DestinationCreated with Sketch.Shira 2 CampAtoms/Icons/Arrow DestinationCreated with Sketch.Barranco CampAtoms/Icons/Arrow DestinationCreated with Sketch.Barafu CampAtoms/Icons/Arrow DestinationCreated with Sketch.Mweka Camp

Trip Comfort

Basic

Age requirement

12 to 100 years old
Possibly the most scenic route to the summit, Machame boasts several paths to its highest point and back. En route to Uhuru, emerge onto high-alpine deserts with amazing views of ice fields and the peak of Mt Kilimanjaro! 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 great scenery beneath the glaciated precipices of the southern ice fields 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!
Mt Kilimanjaro Trek - Machame Route (8 Days)
Starts
Moshi
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8 Days
Ends
Moshi

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time.
  • Hike the lower slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro to Machame Camp.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Hike through lower alpine moorland to Shira 2 camp and observe the spectacular views of Kibo Peak.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Hike to Barranco Camp via Lava Tower. Enjoy the fantastic view of Western Breach and the Breach Wall.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • View the Great Barranco Wall and climb up the eastern wall, passing below the Helm Glacier.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Hike during the night to the Summit via Stella Point. Watch the sunrise before descending to Mweka Camp.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Continue descent through the forested, lower slopes to Moshi. Meet the mamas of the Moshi Women’s Cooperative, a G supported project, for a climbing ceremony.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
  • Depart at any time.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
Trip ID: dtm8