8 DAYS KILIMANJARO MACHAME ROUTE
This exclusive adventure begins at Machame Gate with the company of an armed ranger, a guide and a porter. The trekking starts at Machame Hut (1800-3000m a.s.l., 6-7 hours of trekking). Proceed to Shira 1 (4-5 hours), then to Barranco Hut (6-7 hours, that you leave for lava camp for acclimatization). Proceed to Barafu Camp (7-8 hours) then to Mwika (6-7 hours). At least proceed to Mweka Gate as you depart for Arusha.
1ST DAY: ARRIVAL what to do:Pick up from Kilimanjaro International Airport and transfer to Arusha.On arrival you will meet the guide and do briefing.Overnight will be Tulia lodge.Distance is 55km.Approximately 1 hour.
2ND DAY: ARUSHA – MACHAME GATE – MACHAME HUT what to do:Pick up from the Hotel and transfer to Machame Gate with you packed lunch.On arrival at the gate you will process permit then proceed to Machame Hut.It is 1800-3000m above sea level.It takes 6-7 hours trekking.Dinner and overnight at Machame Hut.Meal plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.
3RD DAY: MACHAME HUT – SHIRA ONE HUT what to do:Enjoy your morning breakfast and start walking towards Shira One Hut.You will experience a tough terrain at this route.In this day you will have a short walk.It takes between 4-5 hours.Dinner and overnight at Shira One Hut.Meal plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.
4TH DAY: SHIRA ONE HUT – BARRANCO HUT what to do:After morning breakfast leave Shira One Hut to Barranco.You will leave to Lava camp for acclimatization.Proceed to Barranco Hut for overnight.It takes 6-7 hours.Meal plan dinner breakfast lunch.
5TH DAY: BARRANCO CAMP – BARAFU CAMP what to do:After breakfast leave Barranco camp to Barafu camp while accompanied by your guide.In this day you will have a long walk so more energy is needed.You will walk for 7-8 hours.Break for picnic en route.Dinner and overnight at Barafu camp.Meal plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.
6TH DAY: BARAFU CAMP – MWIKA HUT what to do:At midnight take light preparation and start leaving to Barafu camp to summit.It will take between 6-7 hours.Take some photos and sign.Start descending to Barafu Hut for hot lunch.After some rest descend to Mwika Hut for dinner and overnight.Meal plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.
7TH DAY: MWIKA HUT – MWIKA GATE – ARUSHAWhat to do:Enjoy your morning breakfast. At 8 am leave Mwika Hut for Mweka Gate for clearance.Get issued with certificates.Transfer to Arusha.Overnight at Tulia lodge.Meal plan bed and breakfast.
8TH DAY: DEPARTURE what to do:
After breakfast, as your flight details, transfer to the airport
2 people: 1978$ per Person
Transfers to/from trekking.
All trekking fees.
English speaking guide.
1 night accommodation in Arusha after trekking.
All basic equipment’s.Porters.3 meals in a day.
Tips.Transfers to/from the airport.
Medical insurance cover.
All trekking personal gears.
All things of personal nature.