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 it poses, 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 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!
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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.
Hike through the lower alpine moorland to Shira 2 camp and observe the spectacular view of Kibo Peak.
Hike to Barranco Camp via Lava Tower. Enjoy the fantastic view of Western Breach and the Breach Wall.
Hike to Karanga camp via the Great Barranco Wall and the vast alpine desert of the Karanga Valley.
Make the short trek to Barafu Camp. Prepare for the upcoming hike to the summit.
Night hike to the summit via Stella Point. Appreciate the beautiful sunrise before descending to Mweka 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.
Continue the descent through forested, lower slopes to Moshi. Meet the mamas of the Moshi Women's Cooperative, a G supported project, for a climbing ceremony.
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.
Opt to pre-book the Moshi Mamas Massage by adding it to your checkout page, or ask your GCO or travel agent for assistance.
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Trip Name: Mt Kilimanjaro Trek - Machame Route (9 Days)
Duration: 9 Days
From Price: ₤1,630
Supplier Tour ID: DTM9/126926
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