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 summit as you will have one day at Karanga Hut for acclimatization.
The mamchame is the secod most popular route on Mount Kilimanjaro after the Lemosho route and has summt success rate of 96% making Mavhame to be the route with high summit success rate.
After breakfast you will start with one hour drive from your Hotel to Mount Kilimanjaro Machame route entry gate. After registaron you will start your trekking through the rain forest on a winding trail up Klimanjaro. 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.
Morning wake up call then have breakfast befoe 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.
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.
On thisday four of your 7 days mount Kilimnajaro trelking you will start wth 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.
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 of the day. The two peaks of Mawenzi and Kibo are to be seen from this point.
Summit day starts at midnight to the summit. You 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 descent straight to Base camp for breakfast and early luch the hours walking down to Mweka camp. 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.
After breakfast, you will descent to Mweka Gate to receive your summit certificates. At lower elevations can be wet and muddy so put gaiters and trekking pole handy. From the gate you will meet a waiting vehicle then drive to hotel/or airport. End.
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Transport from arrival point to Moshi
Transport from Moshi to 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 dinning 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