7 Days Kilimanjaro Climb Machame Route
Day 1 : MACHAME GATE TO MACHAME HUT 9KM 6/7HRS
After breakfast in Arusha you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro National Park gate where you will embark on your climb of Kilimanjaro. Provided with pack lunch then through the cultivation zone and the forest to Machame hut. Here you will spend the evening at the Machame hut for B.L.D.
DAY 2: MACHAME HUT TO SHIRA HUT 7KM 5/6HRS.
After morning breakfast Leave Machame hut in the morning, path leads up through steep rocky ridges to Shira hut above sea level is reached in the late afternoon. You will have superb views of the shira plateau and the land below Mt. Meru another extinct volcano is seen on the south western direction. Overnight shira hut B.L.D.
DAY 3: SHIRA HUT TO BARRANCO HUT 10KM 6/7HRS.
After morning breakfast From the Shira Plateau, you will continue east passing the junction heading toward the peak of Kibo. Along the way you will pass “sharks tooth” which will bring you up to the arrow glacier. You now continue down-hill to Barranco hut, where you will spend the evening at an altitude of 3,860m for B.L.D.
DAY 4: BARRANCO HUT (ACCLIMATIZATION)
After breakfast, this day is spent to acclimatize to the altitude. With B.L.D at Barranco hut.
DAY 5: BARRANCO HUT TO BARAFU HUT 8KM, 7/8 HRS.
After breakfast Leave from Barranco hut and cross the floor of the great Barranco valley and up to the Barranco wall; continue the trek on the south circuit path passing through the Karanga Valley (last water point – Karanga River). Your path joints the Mweka route and up the abroad ridge to Barafu hut you have excellent Views of the top section of the kibo dome, the Mawenzi peak and plains below Overnight Barafu hut B.L.D.
DAY 6: BARAFU HUT TO STELLA POINT TO UHURU 11HRS BACK TO MWEKA HUT 5KM 4/7 HRS.
Between midnight and one (1am) start the trek to conquer the highest point in Africa. This section of the route s very steep and is considered the steepest on the non-technical path on this mountain. You will encounter at least five (5) grueling hours to reach the crater rim at Stella point. The fascinating colors changing sunrise is the right reward at Uhuru peak. The descent is past Stella point and barafu hut to mweka hut B.L.D.
DAY 7: MWEKA HUT TO MWEKA GATE 10KM 3/4HRS.
After morning breakfast then the day is spent for a leisurely descent through the forest on a narrow path to the gate where we arrive, exhausted but exhilarated, to meet our drivers and transfer to Arusha…to catch the shuttle to Nairobi.
*Transportation to the machame gate and back & Shuttle to Nairobi
*Park entrance fee
*Rescue fee &
*Porters and Guide
*Cook and Food – breakfast, hot lunches /packed lunches, dinners
01 Night accommodation in Arusha
NB: We can also offer shuttle transport from Nairobi to Arusha.