6 Days Kilimanjaro climbing Machame route

The Machame route is our most successful and popular hiking route on Mt. Kilimanjaro, mainly as a result of the following two important factors:
On day 3 of the hike the topography of this route, allow you to climb high and sleep low – when you start from Shira camp (3 847m) hike up to Lava Tower (4 642m) and then down to Barranco camp (3 984m) to overnight.
The summit attempt path from Barafu camp has less loose scree (rocks) compared to the summit attempt path from Kibo Hut, making it slightly easier to reach the crater rim. after climb Kilimanjaro we do offer also wildlife safari  and day trip  in Tanzania which will be option for you after climb

6 Day Kilimanjaro climb Machame Route

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Details  6days Machame route Kilimanjaro Climbing Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Tanzania and transfer to Arusha

Welcome to Tanzania – Today you will be meet at Kilimanjaro International Airport and then transferred to the hotel  in Arusha. The drive from Kilimanjaro Airport to Arusha is approx one hour. Meals – Dinner at Mvuli hotel in Arusha https://www.mvulihotels.co.tz/

DAY 2: 6 Days machame route – Arusha to Machame Gate – MACHAME CAMP {3000m}

– At 0830hrs departs from air port to Machame Gate with 4WD vehicle, introduction to your guide and porters. Registration is done and thereafter start climb {Hiking/Trekking} with picnic lunch through rain forest for approximately 4 to 5 hrs where you arrive to the Machame camp for dinner and overnight. FB

DAY 3:6 Days machame route –Trek MACHAME CAMP (3000m)-SHIRA CAMP (3800m)

-After breakfast, start climb through short Savannah forest and other vegetation for approximately 4 to 5hrs, with  picnic lunch en route before arriving in the afternoon at the Shira camp for dinner and overnight. FB

DAY 4: 6 Days machame route –Trek Shira Camp  BARRANCO camp(3950m)

-After breakfast a slow walk through semi glacier and sandy areas with picnic lunch 3 to  4 hrs before arriving at the Barranco camp for dinner and overnight. FB

DAY 5:6 Days machame route –Trek to BARRANCO camp (3950m)- BARAFU camp (4600m)

After breakfast, with picnic lunch enroute trekking  through glaciers for approximately 4 to 5 hours  before arriving the Barafu camp for dinner and overnight. Barafu camp {4600m} – Stella Point {5750m} – UHURU PEAK {5895m} FB

DAY 6:6 Days machame route –BARAFU (4600m)-UHURU PEAK (5895m)-MWEKA camp (3100m)

-An early wakeup call around 01.00hrs for preparation and light breakfast before starting final ascent to the summit i.e. either the Stella Point reached in approximately 5 to 6 hrs and a further ascent to the Uhuru Peak reached in another approx 45minutes. After Signing and short  rest at barafu camp descend via the Gilman’s Point down to Mweka camp for an hour rest with light breakfast then descent down for dinner and overnight at Mweka camp. FB

DAY 7:6 Days machame route –Trekking  MWEKA camp (3100m)-MWEKA GATE.

After breakfast, final descent to Mweka gate, thereafter say Goodbye to your Guide/ Porters and connect a private transfer to Arusha. Afternoon relax at leisure in the hotel waiting for dinner and overnight FB.

6Days on Kilimanjaro climbing machame route  plus 2 nights at hotel

Prices for a Private Trek

Please find below the prices for organizing a private trek. The prices are based on your group size.

Solo Trekker $2 724 per person
Group of 2 $2 176 per person
Group of 3 $2 033  per person
Group of 4 $1 933 per person
Group of 5 $1 873 per person
Group of 6 $1 822 per person
Group of 7 $1 786 per person
Group of 8  $1 754 per person
Group of 9 USD 1715 per person
Group of 10 and above USD 1660 per person

Available Discounts Available discounts for Machame – 6 days

Children between 5 years and 15 years old USD 590 per person
Expatriates/Residents living in Tanzania USD 210 per person
East African Citizens USD 750 per person
The climb cost includes:

Transfers:

  • Pick-up and drop-off at Kilimanjaro International Airport;
  • Transfer to the trailhead – entry gate to Kilimanjaro National Park;
  • Pick-up at the exit from Kilimanjaro National Park and transfer to the hotel;

Entry fees:

  • All park fees collected by the Kilimanjaro National Park ( conservation fees, camping fees, crew fees, vehicle fee, rescue fee and all other fees collected by the Tanzania National Parks Authority).

Accommodation:

  • One night at 3* hotel lindrin lodge before the expedition and one night after; The hotels have everything for your comfortable stay – caring staff, nice rooms, reliable Wi-Fi, restaurant and swimming pool);
  • Tented accommodation on Mount Kilimanjaro (modern, comfortable 4-Season mountain hardware

Please note:

All accommodation is on sharing basis (i.e. you will be sharing with your travel companion a twin/double room in the hotel and a tent during the hike. If you travel alone, we will match you with a same-sex adventurer).

Meals:

  • Breakfast in the hotel before and after the hike;
  • All meals on the hike. Our Kilimanjaro diet includes energy-rich and highly nutritious meals prepared by our professional high-altitude cooks.A typical diet on Kilimanjaro includes different soups, garnishes, several types of fish and meat, fresh fruit and vegetables; vegetarian/gluten-free/halal options are available at no extra cost;
  • All drinks on the hike (coffee, tea, hot chocolate and water).

Hiking and safety equipment

  • 4-inch (10-cm) thick and comfortable sleeping mats;
  • All group equipment (spacious and comfortable dining tent, camping table and chairs, crockery and cutlery);
  • Oxygen cylinders and oximeters;
  • GPS-tracking service;
  • Complete medical kits.

Climbing crew:

  • Professional guides, licensed by Kilimanjaro National Park. All our guides are the holder of Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness First Aid certifications. All our guides have 7+years of successful mountaineering experience;
  • Dedicated support crew (assistant guides, camp master, porters, cooks, etc.).

Price Includes

Daily Hot Lunch  & Hot water / tea on mountain

– meet and greets at airport
-All land transfers
-3 meals per day while trekking – Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian
-Two nights at outpost lodge    in Arusha.  BB booked
-All park entrance fees and government levies
-English speaking mountain Guide and assistant guide
-Mess Tent, tables, chairs, Sleeping tents, private toilet Emergency Oxygen, Ox meters, First Aid Kit with Diamox and other related medicines, Rescue fees
Government tax

The Price does not include:

Gloves, Sun glasses, Sleeping bag, Hats, Rain suits, Warm Jacket, Heavy boots, Scarf’s, Rain Trousers,
Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
-Visa and Travel Insurance
-Tips to mountain crew (highly recommended)
Per potter per day is from 6-8 USD
Assistance guide / cook – per day is from 12-15 USD
Guides per day is from 20-25 USD

6 Days Kilimanjaro climb machame route

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