7 Days Kilimanjaro Climb – Machame route

About This Tour

Kilimanjaro 7 days Machame route is highly recommended for high altitude acclimatization gain.Though the climbing can be done in a minimum of six days (five nights) on the mountain. However, it is most often tackled over seven days (six nights), for a better altitude acclimatization schedule. The success rate is significantly higher when using the seven day route. With an approximation of 62 km/ 37 miles from gate to gate. It is designed for physically fit people with some hiking experience, but plenty of first time trekker use the route as well and do just fine.

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Tour At Glance

  • Day 1: Lake Manyara
  • Day 2: Ngorongoro
  • Day 3: Serengeti
  • Day 4: Lake Eyasi
  • Day 5: Zanzibar

You will Visit

  • Arusha
  • Tarangire
  • Lake Manyara
  • Ngorongor Crater
  • Maasai Vilage
  • Serengeti

You will Experience

  • Big 5
  • Bird Watch
  • Game Drive
  • Great Migration at Mara Rive
  • Ngorongoro Crater life
  • Life at Zanzibar

Day by day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Tanzania and transfer to the hotel

Arrive in Tanzania via Kilimanjaro International airport (JRO) Kilimanjaro Brothers staff will pick you up and transfer to Moshi town where you will spend the first night at a hotel. Those who will arrival through Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Kenya, we will pick them and transfer by Riverside Shuttle bus to Moshi.

Day 2: Drive to Machame Gate

Drive to Machame Gate (1,640 meters or 5,380 ft) and Climbing to Machame Camp/Machame hut (2,850 meters or 9,350 ft)

Hiking hours: 5-6 hours.
Distance: 11 Km or 7 miles.
Zone: Rainforest

Day 3: Climbing from Machame Camp to Shira Camp 2

Climbing from Machame Camp to Shira Camp 2 (3,810 meters or 12,500 feet)
Hiking hours: 5-6 hours.
Distance: 5 Km or 3 miles.
Zone: Low Alpine Zone

Day 4: Climbing from Shira Camp 2 Via Lava Tower

Climbing from Shira Camp 2 Via Lava Tower (4,630 m 15, 190 ft) to Barranco Camp (3,976 meters or 13,044 feet)

Hiking hours: 8- 9 hours.
Distance: 10 Km or 6 miles.
Zone: Low alpine zone to High alpine zone.

Day 5: Climbing from Barranco Camp to Karanga Valley Camp

Climbing from Barranco Camp to Karanga Valley Camp (3,995 meters or 13,106 feet)
Hiking hours: 4- 5 hours.
Distance: 4 Km or 2 miles.
Zone: High alpine zone

Day 6: Climbing from Karanga Valley Camp to Barafu Camp

Climbing from Karanga Valley Camp to Barafu Camp (4.673 meters to 15,331 feet)

Hiking hours: 4 hours.
Distance: 4 Km or 2 miles.
Zone: High alpine zone

Day 7: Climbing to Uhuru Peak

Climbing to Uhuru Peak (5,895 meters or 19,341feet) and descend to Mweka Camp (10,000ft)

Hiking hours: 4-6 hours.Distance 12 Km or 7 Miles.
Zone: Glacial zone and the all preceding zones.

Day 8: Descend from Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate

Descend from Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate (1,640 meters or 5,340 feet) 3 – 4 hours and distance 10 Km or 6 Miles. Transfer to the hotel for summit certificate and cerebration party. Overnight at Park View Inn.
Zone: Rainforest.
Total distance covered is: 62 Km or 37 miles.

Day 9: Transfer to Airport

Transfer to airport or continue with a safari.
End of climb

Inclusions

  • Emergency Medical Evacuation
  • Entrance fees for National Parks
  • Flight Kasane to Stanleys Camp Airstrip
  • Flight from Stanley’s to Maun Airport
  • Laundry Services
  • Road Transfer from Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero to Kasane Airport

Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

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