6 Day Kilimanjaro Hiking & Climb Tour Via Machame Route

The Machame route can be done in minimum 6 days but a 7 days trek is recommended to allow climbers been well rested and acclimatized before making the final ascent to the summit.

Duration 8 days
Pickup Hotel pickup available
Voucher Mobile ticket
What's included :
  • 8x Breakfast
  • 7x Dinner
  • 7x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
What's excluded :
  • Mountain gears

Day 1: Arrive in Tanzania

Stop At: Arusha, Arusha, Arusha Region
On this Day, you will be picked up at the Kilimanjaro International Airport and transferred to your arranged Hotel in Moshi or Arusha, you will meet your guide for trek briefing and equipment check. Any missing mountain gear can be rented on this day.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Hotel is bed & Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Arranged Hotel in Moshi

Day 2: Machame Gate (1790m) to Machame Camp (3010m)

Stop At: Machame, Machame, Kilimanjaro Region
Day 2: Machame Gate (1790m) to Machame Camp (3010m)
Less than two hours’ drive from Moshi or Arusha to Machame gate, at the gate, we will finish all park procedures, you will meet our crew of porters and ready to start climb. The first section of the route climbs steadily and passes through magnificent, dense rainforest. Machame route is less used so it can get somewhat dense in places and it is often wet and muddy underfoot.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight: Camping

Day 3: Machame Camp (3010m) to Shira Camp (3845m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
You will continue hiking up through the forest until we reach the steep ascent onto the Shira Plateau, where there are pleasing sights of the mountain. You will be able to see Mt. Meru rising high above Arusha town in the distance.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping overnight

Day 4: Shira Cave (3845m) to Barranco Camp (3960m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
You will be walking now on high upland; the scenery changes the entire character of the trek. We traverse the southwest side of Kilimanjaro, passing underneath the Lava Tower and the final section of the Western Breach and finally reach camp. The day has been spent at altitude (up to 4600m), but we have followed the mountaineering code of ‘walk high, sleep low’ to aid your body’s acclimatization to altitude.
Distance covered: 10.8km / 6.7mi

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping overnight

Day 5: Barranco Camp (3960m) to Barafu Camp (4640m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
On Day 5 will start by descending into the Great Barranco, a huge ravine. We then exit steeply, up the Great Barranco Wall, which divides us from the southeastern slopes of Kibo. It’s a climb over rock, not technical, but long and tiring. Passing underneath the Heim and Kersten glaciers, we head towards the Karanga valley, where you will stop for fresh water before the summit. You will walk through arid and desolate land towards Barafu camp.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight: Camping

Day 6: Barafu Camp (4640m) to UHURU PEAK (5895m) & down to Mweka Camp (3100m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
We start walking in a high standing route uphill around midnight to the summit glaciers. We will be climbing scree for 4 to 5 hours but gain unbelievable height over a short distance. The views are amazing here and we should be on the crater rim at Stella Point (5739m) as the first rays of the sun hit us. Remarkable ice cliffs within the crater surround us and the views to jagged Mawenzi peak and beyond are magnificent. About an hour walking takes us to the summit, Uhuru Peak (5895m). We begin our descent by returning to Stella Point and then descending on scree slope and track back to Barafu Camp for breakfast, before finally heading down to Mweka Camp for a long well-earned rest.
Duration: 1 day 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping overnight

Day 7: Trek Mweka Camp (3100m) to Mweka Gate (1630m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
A gentle trek takes us down through the rainforest to Mweka Gate, where we complete park procedures and obtain your certificate. We are then back to our car ready to return to the hotel in Arusha or Moshi, where you can treat yourself to a welcome shower and celebrate your achievements.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight: Hotel in Arusha or Moshi

Day 8: Depart Tanzania

Stop At: Arusha, Arusha, Arusha Region
The day is left free to relax and finalize your preparation after the trek before flying back home. Subjected to your flight time, you could go and explore Arusha or Moshi town, grab some souvenirs before heading to the airport. Your driver will be ready to take you to the airport.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :
Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
  • Kilimanjaro International Airport, Kilimanjaro Airport Rd, Tanzania
  • Arusha Airport, Arusha Tanzania
Departure Time :
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 12/8/2019 - 7/25/2022
Sunday:07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Return Detail :
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Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Selected Tours and Travel

Activity ID: V-222915P1

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