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The Best 7 Days Machame Route Kilimanjaro Climbing Tour



OVERVIEW Embark on a transformative journey through the breathtaking 7-Day Machame Route Kilimanjaro Hiking Tour. Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Tanzania's iconic landscapes as you ascend this legendary peak. Guided by expert mountaineers, traverse diverse terrains, from lush rainforests to rugged alpine zones, culminating in an exhilarating summit triumph. With every step, forge not just a path upwards, but a lasting connection to nature's grandeur and your own indomitable spirit. This adventure is more than a climb; it's a profound odyssey of self-discovery amidst the world's highest freestanding mountain.


Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Machame Gate to Machame Camp.

Start your trek at Machame Gate (1,800m/5,905ft) after breakfast. Hike through lush rainforest and rich biodiversity. Arrive at Machame Camp (3,010m/9,875ft) for overnight stay. Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Machame Camp to Shira Camp.

Ascend through heather and moorland terrain. Traverse the Shira Plateau and enjoy expansive vistas. Reach Shira Camp (3,840m/12,600ft) for the night. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Shira Camp to Barranco Camp

Trek towards the Lava Tower (4,600m/15,100ft) for acclimatization. Descend to Barranco Camp (3,950m/12,960ft) via the Barranco Wall. Marvel at the unique rock formations along the way. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp

Traverse the alpine desert landscape. Ascend gradually to Karanga Camp (3,995m/13,106ft). Enjoy the stunning views and rest for the night. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp

Trek to Barafu Camp (4,640m/15,223ft), your base for the summit. Hike through rocky terrains and absorb panoramic vistas. Prepare for the summit attempt the next day. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Summit Day - Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak and Mweka Camp

Begin the summit push around midnight. Reach Stella Point (5,895m/19,340ft) for sunrise. Continue to Uhuru Peak (5,895m/19,341ft), the highest point in Africa. Celebrate and descend to Barafu Camp. Continue down to Mweka Camp (3,100m/10,170ft) for the night. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate - Departure

Descend to Mweka Gate after breakfast. Collect your summit certificate and bid farewell to your guide and team. Transfer to Moshi for relaxation and a hot shower. Optional celebratory dinner in Moshi (not included). Overnight stay in Moshi or departure for the airport.

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    Tour Inclusions

  • Park fees - (For non-residents)
  • All activities - (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation - (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation - (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
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    Tour Exclusions

  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour Tips
  • (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items
  • (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Drinks