Booking for : 7 Days Mt.Kilimanjaro Climbing, Machame Route






7 Days Mt.Kilimanjaro Climbing, Machame Route

Booking for : 7 Days Mt.Kilimanjaro Climbing, Machame Route






Tour Details

What to bring;

  • Comfortable hiking boots
  • Waterproof rucksack with day pack
  • Sleeping bags roll mats and insulation pads
  • Gaiters
  • Light walking trainers
  • Wooden walking stick or skiing pole
  • Polarized sun glasses, sun hat, balaclava or woolen hat
  • Warm scarf and gloves
  •  Jumpers, raincoat, water and windproof pants, jackets, t-shirt, several pairs of socks
  • Long sleeved shirt with collar, small towel, toiletries
  • Sunscreen and lip salve
  • Flash light (head mounted preferable) and spare batteries
  • Water bottle

 

Day 1,Moshi – Machame Hut

Enjoy breakfast then you will be picked up from the hotel by our representative . The Fresh food and fruits will be packed as it’s our norm to serve every day with fresh food while in the mountain as well as fresh fruits. Proceed to Machame area transverse the Machame Village and then to the Machame Park Gate, The drive is steep and it normally takes 40-50min to get to the Gate. On arrival you will go through the registration formalities with the park authority. The trek of the World Heritage Site begins here, walking for about 6 hrs, gradually ascending through the cloud forests of Kilimanjaro, lunch shall be served at the lunch point which is half way to the Camp, after lunch proceed on through the giant heather forested hills and then arrive at Machame Camp (2850 m) Upon arrival you will be welcomed with a cup of Coffee dinner to be served in the evening. Guest are advised to keep warm it gets really cold at night.

Day 2,Machame Hut - Shira Camp

Enjoy breakfast then trekkers ascend an enjoyable ridge, lunch will be served in one of the lunch point which is about halfway to shira Camp, after lunch traverse along a stream gorge and finally emerge on the Shira plateau volcanic moorland (3840m). Total trekking time for this day is approximately 6 hrs.your bodies by now will have adjusted to the mountain altitude Dinner and overnight in Shira Camp.

Day 3,Shira Camp - Barranco Camp

Have breakfast this will be a long day, ascend several meters up trekkers follow the trail to Lava Towers (4500m), water will be offered in plenty to keep you hydrated. Break for lunch prior to spending an hour at Lava Towers, and then descend into the scenic Barranco gorge. Continue to Barranco Camp at 3950m. Total trekking time is approximately 6hrs dinner and overnight at barranco camp.

Day 4,Barranco Camp - Karanga Camp

Enjoy breakfast start trekking towards the Barranco wall. Trek across the Barranco Valley, ascend the well known and fascinating Barranco wall it takes approximately 45min to go over the wall then follow the Kibo South Circuit. Descend and ascend again for about 2hrs to arrive at Karanga Camp (4000 m) for lunch total trekking time is approximately 5 hrs dinner and overnight at karanga camp

Day 5,Karanga Camp - Barafu Camp

Have breakfast break camp the trek takes you across some splendid volcanic lands, with Kibo Volcano being the highest of the Kilimanjaro volcanoes and its remaining glaciers as the backdrop. Enjoy the final ascent to Barafu Camp (4673 m). trek time is approximately 5 hrs. After lunch and a couple of hours of rest, you begin a short trek up to Kibo Camp for further acclimatization, and then descend for dinner.

Day 6,Barafu Camp - Uhuru Peak - Lower Mweka Camp

The trek begins very early at around 2Am in the morning trekkers move to the north-west, with mountain guides at their side, up a defined trail toward Stella Point on the crater rim. Summit day is scheduled to coincide with a waxing moon, which will be nearly full. The 6hrs trek to Stella Point (5756 m) is the most challenging part physically and mentally on the route. Temperature is usually -10° Celsius, and winds can make it even more challenging. At Stella Point, the group re-nourishes, enjoys the famous Kilimanjaro sunrise, and then continues for another hour to the true summit of Africa, Uhuru Peak. Photos and a lot of excitement is experienced. Descend back to Stella Point, followed by a quicker descent on the steep trails back to Barafu Camp for a well deserved rest and brunch. Break camp and hike down to Lower Mweka Camp, descend over 2800 meters from Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp. If weather thwarts your summit bid, an extra day has been allowed if the group decides delay is advisable.

Day 7,Mweka Camp – Moshi

Enjoy breakfast break camp trek to Mweka Gate take photos. Check-out at Mweka trail then drive to Moshi with a drop off at the hotel.
Includes;
  • Accommodation while on trek
  • Transfers from the airport and transport while on trek
  • All park fees
  • English speaking and knowledgeable guide, skilled cooks and porters
Excludes;
  • International flights, visas and taxes
  • Tanzanian Visa
  • Personal effects

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