Kilimanjaro-Machame Route

Code: 19002
Kilimanjaro Trekking

Route Description

Machame route is most popular Kilimanjaro route and it is nicknamed “Whiskey route” due to its hardship compared to Marangu Route.

DEPARTURE TIME Leave the hotel at  9:00 am.
Accommod before and after the trek(BB) Accommodations and meals in National park Airport Transfers
All Park Fees Camping Equipments Professional Guide(S), Potters and Cook(s)
Visa International and Domestic flights
Tips to the Crew All items of Personal Nature


Arrivals in Arusha/Moshi should be atleast a day before the trekking begins

The Given are instructional based on the largest group

This itinerary can be customized to fit your aspirations


Day 1: Arrival

Meet a driver at Kilimanjaro International Airport, and drive for an hour to the Hotel in Arusha city for the first night.


Day 2:Starting Day

Starting from hotel to Machame gate 1800m where to sign in and start walking 11km 5hours in Montana forest up to Machame hut 2800m above the sea level for diner and over-night.


Day 3:Walking in moorland to Shira Cave

From Machame hut to Shira cave 3700m above the sea level 5 km six hours walk up to the camp where we can havehot lunch. While on the way you will experience to see great view of mountain and down side of Kilimanjaro then dinner in the evening and over-night.


Day 4:Walking on the semi-desert from Shira Cave to Baranco Wall

From Shira Cave to Baranco Wall 3900m above the sea level but before getting to Baranco you will walk up to Lover tower 4600m for acclimatization then descend down to Baranco for hot lunch and overnight.


Day 5:Walking 257m on the wall from Baranco to Karanga Hut

From Baranco Wall to Karanga 3992M for hot lunch and over-night there, which is good point to see Kilimanjaro and nice view of mount Meru.


Day 6:From Karanga Hut to Barafu Hut (4673m) which is base camp from western routes

Walking about 3 hours up Barafu then hot lunch at the camp, after lunch it will be good time for you to sleep during a day and wake up around 5:00 pm for dinner and more information about summit then go back to sleep. Around 11:30 in the night wake up and get ready for summit.


Day 7:Summit day, walking during in the night

In the midnight 12:00 start walking up to the summit about six hours up to the top of Africa 5895 M and the point where you can experience sunrise. After reaching to the top you will spend 10 to 20 minutes and that depend on how weather is at that time. After all spending you start descending down 2 to 3hours walking to the base camp Barafu hut for one hour resting then lunch and start descending down to Mweka hut for our lust night on Kilimanjaro.


Day 8:Last day on Kilimanjaro/celebration day

It will be lust day with your team on Kilimanjaro, after wake up you will have breakfast then singing Kilimanjaro songs, tipping all team and start going down to the gate for lunch then drive back to the airport or hotel.

No.of people Price Per Person Sharing
2 $2750
4-6 $2150
10-15 $2010
20+ $1950

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