6 days Machame route - Mount Kilimanjaro trekking

Challenge yourself by climbing the highest free standing mountain in Africa Mount Kilimanjaro,referred as the roof of Africa.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$1300
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
6 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Extreme - Technical climbing (Kilimanjaro, Mt. Meru)
Safari type:
Camping safaris Camping
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Great meet at the airport and transfer to your Hotel, for a breafing, day two after breakfast drive towards the start gate,, which takes about 45 minutes, after all check in and all paper work you start hiking towards the first camp.

DAY 1
Machame Gate to Machame Camp
1830m to 3100m
6000ft to 10,200ft
Distance: 18km
Hiking Time: 5-7 hours
Habitat: Rain Forest

DAY 2
Machame Camp to Shira Camp
3100m to 3840m
10,200ft to 12,600ft
Distance: 9km
Walking Time: 4-6 hours
Habitat: Moorland

DAY 3
Shira Camp to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp
3840m to 4630m to 3860m
12,600ft to 12,700ft
Distance: 15 km
Walking Time: 5-7 hours
Habitat: Semi-desert

OPTIONAL DAY
(7-day trek)
Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp
3860m to 4200m
12,700ft to 13,800ft
Distance: 7 km
Hiking Time: 4 hours
Habitat: Alpine Desert

DAY 4
Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp
3860m to 4600m
12,700ft to 15,100ft
Distance: 13km
Hiking Time: 8 hours
Habitat: Alpine Desert

DAY 5
Barafu Camp to Summit to Mweka Hut
4600m to 5895m (and down to 3100m)
15,100ft to 19,300ft (and down to 10,200ft)
Distance: 7km ascent / 23km descent
Hiking Time:6- 8 hours ascent / 7-8 hours descent
Habitat: Stone scree and ice-capped summit

DAY 6
Mweka Camp to Moshi
3100m to 1830m
10,200ft to 6000ft
Distance: 15 km
Hiking Time: 3-4 hours
Habitat: Forest

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Since: Jul 2008

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