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8 DAYS CLIMBING MOUNT KILIMANJARO - MACHAME ROUTE
 
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CLIMBING MOUNT KILIMANJARO
8 DAYS
CLIMBING MOUNT KILIMANJARO - MACHAME ROUTE

Day 01:

Board a shuttle bus from Nairobi at 0800 hrs and proceed to Arusha arriving at 1300hrs.
Depart for Moshi at 1400 hrs arriving at 1530 hrs. Dinner & overnight at your hotel in Moshi.

Day 02:

Machame Gate (1490m) - Machame camp (2980m)
Hiking time: 7 hours
Distance: About 18 km's
Habitat: Montane forest

Transfer from your hotel to Kilimanjaro National Park gate at Machame.
From here, trek through the lush forest to Machame hut (10,000ft), dinner & overnight at the hut.

Day 03:

Machame camp (2980m) - Shira camp (3840m)
Hiking time: 6 hours
Machame camp Mt Kilimanjaro trekkingDistance: About 9 km's
Habitat: Moorland

Leave the forest. The path follows a steep ridge passing through open moorland crossing a large gorge to Shira hut (12,000ft), dinner & overnight at the hut.

Day 04:
Turn eastwards and continue ascending through the dry landscape to Barranco hut (13,000ft), dinner & overnight at the hut.

Day 05:

The steep path climbs out of the Barranco valley and crosses the Karanga valley, then turns North to Barafu hut (15,000ft), dinner & overnight at the hut.

Day 06:

SUMMIT ATTEMPT

Barafu camp (4550m)-Uhuru Peak (5895m)-Mweka (3100m)
Be there Top of Africa!!!Hiking time: 8 hours to reach Uhuru Peak
7/8 hours to descend to Mweka
Distance: About 7 km's ascent - 23 km's descent
Habitat: Stone scree and ice-capped summit


An early start to reach Stella point in time before sunrise, then to Uhuru peak (19,340ft), the highest point in Africa. After lunch, descend to Gilmans point and down to Horombo hut for dinner 
and overnight at the hut.

Day 07:

Descend passing Mandara hut down to the park gate where you will be transferred back to your hotel in Moshi.
All meals & overnight at the hotel.


Day 08:

After breakfast, depart to your next destination.

US$1015 per person

Tour price includes:

-Transfer to and from the base of the mountain
-Machame Route trek as itinerary depicts
-Full board accommodation in tents whilst on the trek.
-Meal plan as detailed: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
-Accommodations at or Ilboru Safari Lodge or Jacaranda Hotel for 2 nights and huts on the mountain as per the itinerary or similar.
-All park entrance fees to include government taxes
-Service of an English speaking professional Mountain guide on the mountain, porters and skilled cook/s
-All services begin and end at Kilimanjaro Airport as per the itinerary
-Treated water on the trek
-Return airport transfers from/to Kilimanjaro Airport

Excluded:

-Tips, laundry, sleeping bags, drinks and climbing gears
-Medical evacuation, USD 30 per person value
-International flights and taxes
-Visas
-Items of a personal nature and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary.

 

 

 







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