8 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climb – Machame Route

$2,200.00

Mount Kilimanjaro or just Kilimanjaro, with its three volcanic cones, “Kibo”, “Mawenzi”, and “Shira”, is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa, about 4,900 meters from its base, and 5,895 meters above sea level.

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
Nairobi
DEPARTURE TIME
Please arrive at least 1 hour before the departure time.
INCLUDED
Bus-fare
Private Room Accommodations in Self-Tented Camp
Local transportation
Professional guide
Airport Transfers
Mineral Water
Park Entry Fees
NOT INCLUDED
Balloon Trip
Maasai Village

 

Day 1: Arrival and Pre-Climbing Briefing

Accommodation: Mountain Inn

Arrive at Mountain Inn in time for an early evening pre-climb briefing on the trek, dinner and overnight stay.


Day 2: Machame Campsite at 10000ft/3000m

Accommodation: Machame Camp

Drive to Kilimanjaro National Park Gate at Machame for the first section of the climb through the montane forest to Machame Campsite at 10000ft/3000m. for overnight camp taking 5 to 7 hours. Overnight Machame camp.


Day 3: Shira Campsite at 12500ft/3800m

Accommodation: Shira Camp

Following the steep ridge and across heath and moorland to ‘picnic rock’ and the Shira plateau, to Shira Campsite at 12500ft/3800m for overnight camp taking 5 to 7 hours. Overnight Shira camp


DAY 4: Barranco Campsite 13000ft/3900m.

Accommodation: Barranco Camp

Heading towards Kibo, crossing a broad valley and climbing to a ridge crest, crossing scree slopes and a river valley to reach Barranco Campsite 13000ft/3900m. for overnight camp taking 5 to 7 hours. Overnight Barranco camp


DAY 5: Barafu Campsite at 15500ft/ 4600m.

Accommodation: Barafu Camp

Cross the floor of the Great Barranco Valley, up the Barranco Wall to the Karanga river – the last water point on this route. A steep climb over rocky slabs to Barafu Campsite at 15500ft/ 4600m. for overnight camp taking 8 to 9 hours. Overnight Barafu camp


DAY 6: Mweka Campsite at 10000ft/3000m.

Accommodation: Mweka Camp

An early start for the summit – Uhuru Peak the highest point in Africa at 19340ft/5896m taking 6 to 7 hours. Descend via Barafu Campsite through the forest to Mweka Campsite at 10000ft/3000m. for overnight camp.- taking 5 to 7 hours. Overnight Mweka Camp


DAY 7: Descent to park gate at Mweka Wildlife College

Accommodation: Mountain Inn

Descend through the forest to the park gate at Mweka Wildlife College taking 3 to 4 hours to met and transfered to Mountain Inn for dinner and overnight stay.


DAY 8: Relaxation / Depart

Accommodation: Mountain Inn

Relaxation and reminiscing on your just concluded achievement before you can embark on your next course of travel, or catch another flight home. End of tour.

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