Kilimanjaro Machame Route
Kilimanjaro Machame Route tour package can be done in 6 or 7 Days up and down, the machame route is considered as the second best route to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, a six day program is recommend for experienced trekkers while we strongly recommend a 7 days hikes because you can get an extra day to acclimatize at Karanga Camp before you reach a base 4600 m Barafu Hut.
Mount Kilimanjaro Climb on the Machame Route, Popular route on Kilimanjaro
Day 1: Arrival Day
When you arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport, our driver guide will be waiting to pick you,and transfer you to Peace Hotel in Arusha for overnight and last minutes gears check.
Day 2: Arusha to Machame Gate
Morning just after breakfast your Mount Kilimanjaro Guide from Leken Adventure, will be there in the hotel to pick up and transfer you to Machame National Park Gate, for registration formalities and join other supporting team there after you done with registrations and payments you will start a Kilimanjaro Climb day one.
Day 3: Hikes Machame Gate to Shira Cave
After breakfast will start our trek a day will be short but a bit challenging as a trek will pass a steep part for about two first hours, our cook will arrange lunch box which will have in afternoon before we set to Shira Cave, Shira Cave is located in Shira Plateau, where will have one night there and find scenic clear Mount Kilimanjaro views at late evening.
Day 4: Hikes Shira Cave to Barranco Camp
An easy day 3 of our mount Kilimanjaro climb 6 Days Machame Route, a day will be plenty of radial ascents and sharps slops as will start from Shira Cave which is approximately 3840 m, up to Lave Tower the same elevation with the base camp Barafu Hut which both have 4600 m, When we arrive at lava tower will stop there for the while have our packed lunch and acclimatize before we start with a steep down descend to Barranco Camp which will spend our night there.
Day 5: Hikes Barranco to Barafu Hut
The day is here ahead will wake up early in the morning and have a breakfast, after all that will start our day with the great wall a bit challenging not real technical climb, will climb the wall which will take about an hour and half to complete our challenging morning, though some valleys will stop at Karanga Hut at noon for lunch before we push to the base camp Barafu Hut, where will have an early dinner and sleep waiting for a midnight to start a summit day.
Day 6: Hikes Summit Day to Mweka Camp
Before a mid-night a guide will wake up you and show how to be prepared for a walk, you will also have some hot tea to warm up your body, a trek will start passing some zig zags, up to Stela point which will take about 4 hours walking it seems summit from this side of the mountain is short cut, At Stela point you will have a cap of warm water or tea to warm up will be approximately five thirty in the morning so will be chilling, pushing to main peak from Stela point will take one hour and half through the crater rim to the Roof of Africa where you will spend very few min taking quick pictures then start a descent on the way you will keep taking sun rise pictures, you drop till the base camp Barafu Hut where you will have a little time to rest and have lunch then continue descending to Mweka Camp for overnight.
Day 7: Mweka Camp to Arusha
Such an easy day start from morning and breakfast will start our descend through the rain forest, till we arrive at the National Park Gate known as Mweka Gate where you will then sign for your certificates, our driver guide will be there to pick and transfer you back to Peace Hotel in Arusha for overnight.
Day 8: Departure Day
Free day for you this will depend with your flight back schedule, our driver guide will be in the hotel to pick up and transfer you to Kilimanjaro International Airport for flight back home, end of your Kilimanjaro Machame Route.
Kilimanjaro Tour Include:
All National Park Fees, Camping Fees;
Rescue Fees, All camping equipment’s;
All meals while on the mountain;
Two night’s hotel accommodations;
Allowance for Supporting Team;
Transfers from / Hotel and Back to the Hotel;
Kilimanjaro Tour Exclude:
Entry Visa, Yellow Fever Vaccinations;
Personal Nature Items;
Tipping for Crews;
Personal Trekking Gears;