6-Day Machame Route Kilimanjaro Climbing Tour Package

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Tour description

The 6-day Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing tour package is an exhilarating adventure that takes you to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. This package is designed for those who are physically fit and have a strong desire to conquer the mountain via the Machame route, also known as the "Whiskey" route. It offers a unique opportunity to experience the diverse ecosystems of Kilimanjaro and witness breathtaking views from the summit.

6-Day Machame Route Kilimanjaro Climbing Tour Package
  • 21 June 2024
  • Machame Route Kilimanjaro Climbing

Overview of the 6-Day Machame Route Kilimanjaro Climbing Package

The 6-day Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing tour package begins in Moshi or Arusha and takes you through various climatic zones, from tropical rainforest to moorland to alpine desert to the arctic conditions at the summit. Over six days, you will trek through lush rainforests, moorlands, and alpine deserts, culminating in the final ascent to Uhuru Peak. The package includes a professional guide, porters, and cooks who will ensure your safety and comfort throughout the trek. You will also have the chance to observe the unique flora and fauna of Kilimanjaro and learn about the geology and history of this iconic mountain.

Itinerary of the 6-Day Machame Route Kilimanjaro Climbing Package

Day 1: Machame Gate to Machame Camp

Your 6-day Machame route package begins with a drive from Moshi or Arusha to Machame Gate. The trek starts through a dense rainforest, where you might spot blue monkeys and a variety of bird species. The trail is relatively steep and takes about 5-7 hours to reach Machame Camp, situated at an altitude of 2,835 meters. The temperature here is usually warm during the day and cooler at night.

Day 2: Machame Camp to Shira Camp

On the second day, you will trek from Machame Camp to Shira Camp. The trail passes through the moorland zone, where you will see unique high-altitude vegetation such as giant lobelias and groundsels. The trek takes about 4-6 hours, and by the time you reach Shira Camp at 3,810 meters, the temperature will have dropped significantly.

Day 3: Shira Camp to Barranco Camp

The third day of your 6-day Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing package takes you from Shira Camp to Barranco Camp. The trail passes through the alpine desert zone, characterized by sparse vegetation and a lunar-like landscape. The trek takes about 6-8 hours, and Barranco Camp, situated at 3,976 meters, is noticeably colder, with temperatures often dropping below freezing at night.

Day 4: Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp

On the fourth day, you will trek from Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp. The trail passes through the alpine desert zone, and the trek takes about 7-9 hours. Barafu Camp, situated at 4,673 meters, is noticeably colder, with temperatures often dropping below freezing at night.

Day 5: Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp

The fifth day is the summit day. You will start your final ascent around midnight to reach Uhuru Peak at sunrise. The trail is steep and challenging, but reaching the summit and witnessing the sunrise over the plains below is a truly rewarding experience. After spending some time at the summit, you will descend back to Barafu Camp for a short rest before continuing down to Mweka Camp.

Day 6: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate back to Moshi/Arusha

On the final day of your 6-day Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing package, you will descend from Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate. The trail passes back through the moorland and rainforest zones, and you will have the chance to enjoy the lush scenery one last time. Upon reaching Mweka Gate, you will be transferred back to Moshi or Arusha, marking the end of your adventure.

We warmly invite you to join us on this 6-day Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing package. Experience the thrill of reaching the summit of Africa's highest peak and the serene beauty of Kilimanjaro's diverse landscapes. Embark on this unforgettable journey with us and create memories that will last a lifetime.