Machame Route; the most scenic of all Kilimanjaro routes involves more of hiking on the lower slopes and it takes one through a variety of vegetation types starting right from the Savannah. Trekking mount Kilimanjaro on this route unlike the Marangu route; climbers camp at Mountain campsites throughout the climb and it is believed that is why this route is called the Whisky route owing to its difficulty in nature as compared to the other famous routes like Marangu. Kilimanjaro trekking via Machame route is for the more adventurous hiker but it rewards the hiker with stunning views not to be forgotten in the near future. Machame route involves walking approximately 100 kilometers and it takes 6 days at least by the seasoned hikers and the physically fit, but better done in 7 days by the average hiker.
A good way of preparing for Mount Kilimanjaro climbing is by first attempting to Climb Mount Meru the second highest mountain in Tanzania in order to start acclimatizing.
Machame Route Kilimanjaro Day by Day
For a day by day program of our 7 days Kili climb via this route please click at the next itinerary tab. The same 7 days package can be done in 6 days by those who are ardent mountaineers or hikers and the physically fit persons who do not necessarily require a day of acclimatization for this Kilimanjaro climb along Machame Route for 7 days.
Machame Route Kilimanjaro – Itinerary
Arrival Kilimanjaro International Airport, Tanzania
Arusha - Machame Camp.
Machame Camp to Shira Camp.
Shira Camp to Barranco Camp
Barranco Camp to Karanga Valley Camp | Acclimatization Day
Karanga Valley Camp to Barafu Camp
Barafu Camp to Summit to Mweka Camp
Mweka Camp – Mweka Gate - Departure
-We can arrange accommodation for you after the climb at Moshi or Arusha town if you need that .
– If you need any connection flight like to Dar es Salaam or Nairobi, Kenya.
– If you wish to go for a safari or Zanzibar beach extension after your Kilimanjaro climb we can seamlessly combine that for you. Just request for such a customized tour from our experts.
Machame Route Kilimanjaro – Prices
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