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Kilimanjaro Climb - Machame Route [8Days]

Safari Itinerary


Day 01 - Arrive Moshi

Upon arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Meet your climbing guide for briefing and final gear check. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 02 - Moshi - Machame hut (9,840ft/3000m)

Drive to the Kilimanjaro National Park gate at Marangu for entry registration. Start the trek to Machame hut through thick rain forest. Have packed lunch on the way. Dinner and retire for the day.

Day 03 - Machame hut - Shira hut (12,470ft/3800m)

Ascend to Shira Hut past the Shira plateau and through ridges and valleys. Stay here overnight.

Day 04 - Shira hut - Barranco camp (12,960ft/3950m)

Head eastward to a junction where we continue to Lava Tower Campsite (14,760ft/4500m), then descend to Barranco camp thus allowing your body to adjust to altitude change. Take the day’s rest here.

Day 05 - Barranco camp - Barafu camp (15,090ft/4600m)

Across the Karanga Valley and ascend to Barafu campsite. Have dinner and take the day’s rest ready for the hike to the summit.Note: An extra day for acclimatization can be added by staying overnight at Karanga camp then proceed to Barafu camp the next day.

Day 06 - Barafu camp-Summit(19,340ft/5895m)- Mweka

Start at mid-night for the Summit (Uhuru peak) arriving at sunrise. Descend back to Barafu for breakfast then further down to Mweka Hut. Have lunch and spend the rest of the day relaxing.

Day 07 - Mweka hut - Moshi

After Breakfast, descend to the park gate where a vehicle awaits to transfer you to the hotel in town.

Day 08 - Depart Moshi

Depart Moshi for onward or catch flight back home.

What's included
  • All meals while on climb
  • Transfers to and from town
  • Two nights accommodation in town at shown hotel or its equivalent
  • Mountain hut accommodation
  • All park fees
  • Guides’ and porters’ salaries
  • English speaking, professional guide
  • Full briefing
What's not included
  • Sleeping bags and climbing gear
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Passport visa
  • Climber’s insurance
  • Tips to guides and porter

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