Kilimanjaro On Foot

7 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking

7 Days price from $1860

7 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking Machame Route

7 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking Machame Route - Climb Mount Kilimanjaro to the top using the Machame Route, this is the second highly recommended route on the mountain with magnificent scenic views, treks up to Kilimanjaro via Machame Route 7 Days will wide a chance to the summit as you will have one day at Karanga Hut for acclimatization.

The machine is the second most popular route on Mount Kilimanjaro after the Lemosho route and has a summit success rate of 96% making Mavhame be the route with a high summit success rate.

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Day 11 hour drive, 4 hours walking

Drive to Machame Gate

After breakfast, you will start with one hour drive from your Hotel to Mount Kilimanjaro Machame route entry gate. After registration, you will start your trekking through the rain forest on a winding trail up Kilimanjaro. Lower down, the trail can be muddy and slippery. Gaiters and trekking poles are a good idea here. We continue a short distance until we reach the Machame Camp.

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Machame Camp
Day 26 hours

Trek from Machame Camp to Shira Camp

Morning wake-up call then you will have breakfast before you start your trek with your packed lunch leaving the thickness of the rain forest and continue on an ascending path, crossing the little valley walking along a steep rocky ridge, covered with heather until the ridge ends. The route now turns west onto a river gorge, Time for rest, dinner, and overnight at the Shira camp.

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Shira Camp
Day 34 Hous

Trek from Shira Camp to Barranco Hut

A short day leaves Shira Plateau, you continue to the east up a ridge, passing the junction towards the peak of Kibo. As you continue, a direction changes to the South East towards the Lava Tower, Shortly after the tower, we come to the second junction which brings us up to the Arrow Glacier at an altitude of 16,000 ft. We now continue down to the Barranco Hut at an altitude of 13,000 ft. Here you will rest, enjoy dinner, elevation as when you started, this day is very important for acclimatization and will help your body prepare for summit day.

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Barranco Camp
Day 44 hours

Trek from Barranco Hut to Karanga Camp

On this day four of your 7 days Mount Kilimanjaro trekking you will start with breakfast, we leave Barranco and continue on a steep ridge passing the Barranco Wall, to the Karanga Camp. This is a short day meant for acclimatization.

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Karanga Camp
Day 56 Hours

Trek from Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp

Early morning you will have breakfast, then leave Karanga and hit the junction which connects with the Mweka route trails. You will continue up to Barafu camp. At this point, you will complete the South Circuit which offers views of the summit from many different angles. Here you will rest, enjoy dinner, and prepare for the summit late in the day. The two peaks of Mawenzi and Kibo are to be seen from this point.

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Barafu Camp
Day 66 hours up and 5 hours down

Trek from Barafu camp to Uhuru Peak then hike down to Mweka Camp

Summit day starts at midnight at the summit. You will head in a northwestern direction and ascend through heavy scree towards Stella Point on the crater rim. This is the most mentally and physically challenging section of the trek. At Stella Point 18,600 ft., you will stop for a short rest and will be rewarded with the most magnificent sunrise everyone will like to see. From Stella Point, you may encounter snow all the way on your 1-hour ascent to the summit. At Uhuru Peak, you have reached the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro and the continent of Africa. Faster hikers will see the sunrise from the summit. From the summit, you will make your trek straight down to Base camp for breakfast and early lunch then take 3 hours walking down to Mweka camp where you will spend the night.

You will need gaiters and trekking poles for the loose trails down. Mweka Camp is situated in the upper forest and mist or rain can be expected in the late afternoon. Late in the evening, you will enjoy your last dinner on the mountain and a well-earned sleep.

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Mweka Camp
Day 73 hours

Final trek from Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate, drive to the hotel

After breakfast, you will descent to Mweka Gate to receive your summit certificates. Lower elevations can be wet and muddy so put gaiters and trekking poles handy. From the gate, you will meet a waiting vehicle then drive to the hotel/or airport. End.

Breakfast and Lunch

Rates including VAT

Price Per person Nº of persons Traveling together
$2650 1
$2160 2
$1960 3
$1940 4
$1920 5
$1880 6
$1860 7+

Items included:

  • Transport from arrival point to Moshi

  • Transport from Moshi to the Departure point

  • Accommodation before climb

  • Accommodation after climb

  • All accommodation in tents on the mountain

  • Park fees on Kilimanjaro

  • Rescue fees on the mountain (by car)

  • 3 meals daily on the mountain

  • Sleeping tents and dining tents (all camping gears)

  • Guide and porters

  • Cooks and waiters

  • First aid kit

  • Service of an English speaking mountain guide

  • Transportation to the mountain

  • Transportation from the mountain

  • All government taxes

  • Oximeter on the mountain

Items not included:

  • Extras in the hotel
  • Drinks rather than water
  • Tips to mountain Crews
  • Meals in Moshi
  • Personal gears like sleeping bags, hiking poles, etc.
  • Flights
  • And all not listed above

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