Kilimanjaro Machame Route 6 Days
In Kilimanjaro Machame route, all climbers sleep in tents (tents are included) and meals are served in a dinner tent. It is done over 6 days, so acclimatization is easier, and the success rate is fairly high.
If Marangu is the “Coca Cola” route, then the Machame Route is the “Whiskey” route. It is the second most popular and one of the most scenic routes on the mountain. All climbers sleep in tents (tents are included) and meals are served in a dinner tent or on a blanket outside. It is done over 6 days(Machame Route 6 Days), so acclimatization is easier, and the success rate is fairly high. It is for physically fit people with some hiking experience. Descent is down the Mweka trail staying at the Mweka or Millennium camp the final night on the mountain.
DepartureMoshi Town to Machame Gate
Departure TimePlease be ready by 8:15 AM for a prompt departure at 9:30 AM.
Return TimeApproximately 10:30 AM in the last day.
Dress CodeCasual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat, cold weather jacket, gloves, pants, spare clothing.
IncludeEmergency oxygenAirport TransfersHotel Accommodations According to the ItineraryAll Park FeesHelicopter RescueTaxesCamping FacilitiesTransfers to and from the park for Kilimanjaro climbersCrew salariesSleeping tentsProfessional GuideSleeping MatMeals according to the Itinerary
Not IncludedCamping Safari Equipment (tents, sleeping mats, chairs, tables etc.)Overnight stays in safari tentsProfessional Safari CookCamping safari according to the itineraryFlightsOther Optional ActivitiesAlcoholic and Soft DrinksAll Mentioned ActivitiesMineral waterTransportation in a 4×4 Safari VehicleClimbing gearsMeals not listedVisa FeesPersonal expensesTravel insuranceTips and gratuitiesPersonal trekking equipment
Day 1: Machame Gate (1490m) – Machame Camp (2980m)
Day 2: Machame camp (2980m) – Shira camp (3840m)
Day 3: Shira (at 3840m) to Lava Tower (at 4630m) to Barranco camp (at 3950m)
Day 4: Barranco camp (3950m)- Barafu camp (4550m)
Day 5: (Summit attempt) Barafu camp (4550m) – Uhuru Peak (5895m) – Mweka (3100m)
Day 6: Mweka camp (3100m) – Mweka Gate (1980m)
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