Mt Kilimanjaro Trek - Machame 8-Day Route

From$2299USD
8 days,Moshi to Moshi
DTM8

Witness the curvature of the earth from the roof of Africa, trek past verdant forests and silent glaciers on the way to Uhuru Peak.

Possibly the most scenic route to the summit, Machame boasts different paths to the summit and back. Emerge onto high alpine deserts with amazing views of ice fields, all en route to Uhuru, peak of Mt Kilimanjaro! Known as the "Whiskey Route," this path leads you through magnificent forests to gain a ridge leading through moorland to the Shira Plateau. It offers great scenery beneath the glaciated precipices of the Southern Icefields before summiting from the higher Barafu Camp. Camp along the route with support from local guides and porters. As a world leader in Kili treks, we'll take you to new heights in adventure!

What's Included

  • Guided group trek up Mt Kilimanjaro's Machame Route with local guides, cooks, porters. All permits and fees.
  • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners. (Allow USD40-50 for meals and drinks not included.)
  • Simple hotels (2 nts), full-service alpine camping (5 nts).
  • Private minibus, trekking.
  • Certified mountain guide throughout, local representative, cook, porters.
  • Small group experience; Max 12, avg 10.

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Day 1 Moshi

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Machame Gate to Machame Camp (1B,1L,1D)

Hike lower slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro to Machame Camp.

Day 3 Machame Camp to Shira 2 Camp (1B,1L,1D)

Hike through lower alpine moorland to Shira 2 camp. Views of Kibo Peak.

Day 4 Shira 2 Camp to Barranco Camp (1B,1L,1D)

Hike to Barranco Camp via Lava Tower. Fantastic views of Western Breach and Breach Wall.

Day 5 Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp (1B,1L,1D)

Hike via Great Barranco Wall and the vast alpine desert of Karanga Valley.

Day 6 Barafu Camp to Summit to Mweka Camp (1B,1L,1D)

Hike during the night to the Summit via Stella Point. Appreciate the beautiful sunrise before descending to Mweka Camp.

Day 7 Descent - Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate to Moshi (1B,1L)

Continue descent through forested lower slopes to Moshi.

Day 8 Moshi (1B)

Depart at any time.

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