8 Days Kilimanjaro Climb Machame Route

Northern Circuit

8 Days / 7 Nights
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Day 1: Pick up from Kilimanajaro airport and transfer to hotel Impala or Mount Meru game sanctuary lodge.

Day 2: Machame Gate (1490m) - Machame camp (2980m)
Hiking time:
7 hours
Distance: About 18 km's
Habitat: Montane forest
Transfer from your hotel to the Kilimanjaro National Park gate at Machame. From here, you trek through the lush forest to Machame hut. Overnight stay at the camp.

Day 3: Machame camp (2980m) - Shira camp (3840m)
Hiking time:
6 hours
Distance: About 9 km's
Habitat: Moorland
Leave the forest. The path follows a steep ridge passing through open moorlands crossing a large gorge to reach Shira hut. Overnight stay at the camp

Day 4: Shira (3840m)-Lava Tower (4630m)-Barranco camp (3950m )
Hiking time: 7 hours
Distance: About 15 km's
Habitat: Semi desert
You turn eastwards and continue ascending through the dry landscape before dropping again to reach Barranco hut. Overnight stay at the camp.

Day 5: Barranco camp (3950m) - Barafu camp (4550m )
Hiking time: 7 hours
Distance: About 13 km's
Habitat: Alpine desert
The path climbs steep out of the Barranco valley and crosses the Karanga valley, then turns North to reach Barafu Hut. Overnight stay at the camp.

Day 6: SUMMIT ATTEMPT
Barafu camp (4550m)-Uhuru Peak (5895m)-Mweka (3100m)
Hiking time:
8 hours to reach Uhuru Peak
7/8 hours to descend to Mweka
Distance: About 7 km's ascent - 23 km's descent
Habitat: Stone scree and ice-capped summit
Along day with an early start to reach the crater, ream at the Stella point in time for sunrise, then to Uhuru peak, the highest point in Africa. After wards, descend to Gilman's point and down to Horombo hut.  Over night, stay at the campsite.

Day 7: Descend down passing Mandara hut to the gate where you are transferred back to your hotel in Moshi for dinner and over night.

Day 8: After breakfast board shuttle bus from your hotel and proceed to Nairobi arriving late in the afternoon (6.30 PM).

Safari Overview

Included

  • All accommodations as per itinerary
  • Pickup from airport or hotel in Arusha / Kilimanjaro
  • Professional Mountain guide
  • Professional Cook
  • Ground transfers and fees
  • Park entrance fees
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • 1.5 liter Drinking mineral water per person per day
  • Government Taxes

Excluded

  • Tip for the guide
  • Flights costs/fares
  • Travel insurance
  • Accommodation & meals after and before the Climbing the Mountain
  • Extra Personal items
  • Soda and Alcoholic beverages
  • Extra activities
  • Personal expenses (drinks, Internet, visa, etc.)

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