Machame route is one of the toughest route with very beautiful scenery starting on the base of Kilimanjaro in Machame gate and ending at Mwika gate.
Trekking Machame Route Details
Day 1: Arrival & transfer to Arusha for Overnight.
Pick up from Kilimanjaro Airport after the arrival time of your flight and transfer to Arusha for Dinner & overnight. Proceed with early evening pre-trekking briefing at your lodge. Dinner and overnight stay at SG resort (Bed & Breakfast)
DAY2: Arusha – Machame gate to Machame Hut
After morning breakfast transfer to Machame Gate for registration while you will be accompanied by professional and licensed mountain guide, cook and porters. After luggage weighting and clearance with formalities start trekking from Machame gate to Machame Hut. It reaches between 1800-3000 metres. This takes between 6-7 hours trekking. Dinner and Overnight stay at Machame Hut
Day 3: Machame Hut to Shira 1 Hut
After morning breakfast leave Machame Hut at 0800hrs to Shira1 which takes between 4-5hours. Experience tough terrain at this route. Dinner & ovewrnight at SHIRA I HUT.
Day 4: Shira 1 hut to Barranco Hut
After morning breakfast you leave Shira1 to Barranco Hut while being accompanied by picnic lunch boxes. Leave to lava camp for acclimatization then proceed to Barranco hut for dinner and overnight stay which takes between 6-7 hours. Dinner and Overnight at BARRANCO HUT.
Day Barranco camp to Barafu camp
Leave Barranco Hut after breakfast to Barafu Hut, a distance which takes 7-8 hours. Break for picnic en route to the recommended area by guide. Dinner and Overnight stay at BARAFU HUT.
Day6: Barafu camp to Mwika camp
At midnight after taking a cup of coffee and light preparations start leaving Barafu camp to summit the distance which takes between 6-7 hour. After some photos taking and signing at highest peak of Africa start descending to Barafu Hut for hot lunch. After some rest start descending to Mwika Hut for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 7: Mwika hut to Mwika gate
After morning breakfast you leave Mwika Hut at 8 am for descending to Mwika gate for clearance. After being awarded certificate as sign of conquering the highest peak in Africa you transfer to Arusha for dinner and overnight stay at SG resort. Meal plan Bed & Breakfast
Day 8: Departure
After breakfast leave the hotel for light shopping then transfer to the Kilimanjaro International Airport for departure/ Start your safari program depending on your arrangements.
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Trekking Price Terms
2pax@usd $1920 per person
Transport, all trekking fees, English speaking guide, camping fees, all basic equipments, porters and guide salary, 3 meals in a day and mineral drinking water.
Tips, medical insurance, all trekking wearing, alcohol and all things of personal nature.