• Kilimanjaro-Machame Route

Kilimanjaro-Machame Route

  • Destination:
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Departs: 18/05/2019
  • Arrives: 17/05/2019
  • Price: $1,750

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

Trekking kilimanjaro for 7 days through this route increases success rate to reach the summit. the route allow acclimatization for trekkers due to hiking higher grounds during the day and sleeping at lower altitude during nights.

Itinerary Day By Day

Arrive in Arusha/Moshi
After your arrival in Arusha airport or Kilimanjaro international airport, we will meet you and transfer you to the hotel (BB) for the overnight. At the hotel you will meet your guide for briefing about the trek and will checklist your mountain gears too
Day 1: Leave your hotel to Machame gate then Machame Camp
After the morning breakfast you will meet the guide and the crew members, you may ask your driver to stop by the shop if you want to bus snacks to take with you on the mountain. Then proceed to Machame gate, accomplish registration process and start your hike around midday. You will pass through the magnificent rain forest where you may spot a number of monkeys and wild birds. Arrive on the Machame camp in time for dinner and Overnight.

  • Hiking Distance: 11km/7miles
  • Estimated hiking time: 5-6
Day 2: Leave Machame Camp Hike to Shira Camp
Leaving Machame camp you will cross the streams of its west bank and lead to the rocky elevation in number of times before finally arriving in Shira Camp for dinner and Overnight.

  • Hiking Distance: 5km/3miles
  • Estimated hiking time: 4-5
Day 3: Leave Shira camp Hike to Barranco Wall
Leave Shira Camp after energizing breakfast proceed ahead in the direction of Barranco wall passing the lava tower and finally arrive at the Barranco Camp by the great Barranco Wall. for dinner and Overnight. The View on this point is very rewarding.

  • Hiking Distance: 10km/6miles
  • Estimated hiking time: 5-6
Day 4: Leave Barranco Camp hike To karanga Valley
After the breakfast, you will leave the camp through the edge of the great Barranco Wall. A tough morning it will be, but once you reach the karanga valley for dinner and Overnight you will be rewarded by even magnificent view .

  • Hiking Distance: 10km/6miles
  • Estimated hiking time: 5-6
Day 5: Leave Karanga valley hike to Barafu Bamp
This is the shortest day of your Trek, you will leave Karanga valley and follow the path to Barafi camp Where you will arrive in the early afternoon . Allowing you the rest of the day to acclimatize. You will have an early dinner and night so that you will have enough rest to gather the energy for the midnight climb.

  • Hiking Distance: 9km/6miles
  • Estimated hiking time: 5-6
Day 6:Leave Barafu camp Hike to Uhuru Peak the descend to Mweka Camp
The hike begins around midnight since the walk today is very challenging and it can take you 9-14 hrs to reach uhuru peak and down the base camp again and to Mweka Camp. You will enjoy the sunrise down the great rift valley on the way to Uhuru peak. After reaching Uhuru enjoy the moment take some picture and start descending immediately afterwards. You will have your hot Lunch at the base camp and then continue the descend to Mweka camp where you will arrive late afternoon for dinner and Overnight

  • Hiking Distance: 5k /3miles up uhuru, 13km/8miles down to mweka camp
  • Estimated hiking time: 10-14 hours
Day 7:leave Mweka Camp To Mweka gate
This is the 3 to 4 hours hike after the breakfast, arrive at Mweka gate late morning, The Torch Adventures Drivers will pick you and your crew and transfer you back to the hotel .

  • Hiking Distance: 10km /6miles
  • Estimated hiking time: 4-5 hours
This Day after your morning breakfast, depending on you departure schedule we will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to the airport or departing point
Price Per Per Person Per Day Budget Mid-range High-end
250 300 500
These prices are instructional based on 2 travellers, they can change depending on the number of people, for more accurate price Kindly ask
  • Airport transfers
  • All accommodation
  • All park fees
  • Service of professional guide
  • Flying doctors medical evacuation insurance
  • Unlimited clean water during the trek
  • 4x Land cruiser Safari vehicle with photographic roof pop-up(window Seat guaranteed)
  • International  and local flights fares
  • Mountain Crew tips and gratuits
  • Items of personal nature such as sleeping bags, snacks,insect repellent
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