6 Days Kilimanjaro Climb Machame Route


Considered to be the most beautiful and scenic of the various routes up Mount Kilimanjaro, the Machame Route is appropriate for more adventurous hikers who wish for a more physically demanding climb than Marangu or Rongai can offer. You can choose to complete this route in either six days or seven days.


Itinerary in Details

Day 1: Arusha –  Machame Gate

You’ll be picked up from your Arusha accommodations and make the drive to Kilimanjaro National Park,

Here, you’ll liaise with your guides and begin your ascent through the verdant rainforest that clothes the lower reaches of Kilimanjaro, Hiking for 5-6 hours through this ancient jungle, you’ll get to go on a miniature safari as you spot wildlife such as black and white colobus monkeys along the way, you’ll finish your day at Machame Camp (3,000 meters), where your porters will be waiting with your tents pitched, hot water ready for bathing, and food ready to reenergize you for the day to come.

Day 2: Machame Camp – Shira Camp

You’ll be up bright and early today, but it’s a shorter day of hiking. The lush forest gives way to scrubby moorland today, making for an entirely different hiking experience, You’ll arrive at Shira Camp by the mid-afternoon, giving you time to relax and soak in the stunning views of Kibo glacier from the Shira Plateau.

Day 3: Shira Camp – Lava Tower – Barranco Camp


Tour Includes

  • Kilimanjaro trekking according to the itinerary
  • Professional, English-speaking
  • Proper Ration of Mountain crew (Cook & Porters)
  • Pre and Post accommodations (2 nights Bed and Breakfast)
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Drinking water and Full Board Meals
  • All National Park & Hut Fees, Crew Permits and VAT
  • Fair and Sustainable Salary Crew Wage
  • Gate Transfers
  • Complimentary Oxygen Cylinder

Tour Excludes

  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Visa fees
  • Tips
  • Personal spending monies for souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance

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