Machame Route – 6 Days

8 Days


Embarking on our Kilimanjaro expedition promises a multitude of thrilling and adventurous experiences. The Machame route, in particular, guarantees captivating views throughout the journey. Our experienced guides will lead you through diverse paths, ensuring an exciting and enriching adventure. The Machame route unfolds with different paths, each offering a unique array of beautiful vistas for you to discover and enjoy.


Day 01 :

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, our experts will meet you and transport you to the Moshi hotel for dinner and breakfast, following the instructions provided by us. Later, gather for the Kilimanjaro briefing and equipment check.

After breakfast, you’ll be picked up from Moshi and driven to Machame Gate at 1800m/5905ft, following our instructions. Complete registration formalities at the gate office, enter the rainforest, have lunch, and proceed to Machame Camp at 3000m/9842ft for an overnight stay. Distance covered: 11km/8 miles.

After breakfast at Machame Camp, ascend through the moorland zone, take a break for lunch, and continue towards a rocky ridge in Shira Plateau. Reach Shira Campsite at 3840m/12,598ft for an overnight stay. Distance covered: 5km/3 miles.

Navigate through the rocky landscape, have lunch at Lava Tower (4550m/14927ft), and descend to Barranco Camp, located below the Barranco Wall at 3900m/12,795ft, for an overnight stay. Enjoy stunning views for photography during the hike. Distance covered: 10km/6 miles.

After spending the night near the Great Barranco Wall, descend towards Heim Glacier, proceed to Karanga Valley, and connect to the Mweka route. Barafu Hut at 4600m/15,091ft is your last stop before the final ascent at night. Ensure preparation for thermal clothing. Distance covered: 10km/6 miles.

Start your ascent towards Stella Point (5735m/18815ft) at the crater rim and continue to Uhuru Peak at 5895m/19,340ft. Spend valuable time at the summit before descending to Barafu and entering the moorland in the forest. The camp is situated over the upper forest for dinner and water. Distance covered: 13km/8 miles.

Celebrate with guides after breakfast and return to Mweka Gate at 1650m/5413ft to receive your summit certificates.

Price Includes

  • Accommodations the night before and the night after the trek two nights in Moshi
  • Quality, waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tents
  • Professional, experienced, mountain guides
  • All Park fees
  • Entry fees, Rescue fees, camping fees or hut fees
  • All meals while on the Mountain
  • Arrival and Departure transfers
  • Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
  • Quality Mess tents with table and chairs
  • Transport to the gate on starting day and after the trek
  • Clean, purified drinking water
  • Private, portable chemical flush toilets
  • Fair and ethical treatment of porters
  • Portable Summit Emergency Oxygen
  • Kilimanjaro National park certificate for successful summit attempt
  • Flying Doctor Service

Price Excludes

  • Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  • Meals not listed above
  • Optional Tours (short safari before or after your climb, marangu village day tour, day trip to lake challa, etc)
  • Tips and any items of personal nature
  • Health requirements (Yellow Fever – only compulsory if you travel to Tanzania via a Yellow Fever infected country, Meningitis & Hepatitis A remains optional, but comes recommended)

    20% Off
    From $30000 $24000
    / Adult
    From $25000 $20000
    / Child