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7-day Mount Kilimanjaro climb via the Machame Route

Join one of our experienced guides for an amazing 7-day journey to the summit of the incredible Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.

Duration7 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripGroup

Highlights

  • Enjoy a 7-day journey to the summit of Kilimanjaro.

  • Trek along the challenging, but incredibly scenic Machame Route.

  • Spend your nights in different camps throughout the trip.

Description

Climbing to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895m) is an experience you will never forget. And, on this 7-day adventure, we would like to guide you to the summit of the legendary peak via the Machame Route.

The Machame Route, which is also known as the Whiskey Route, is the most popular route for reaching the summit of Kilimanjaro. The scenery you get to see throughout this famed route is nothing short of awe inspiring. However, the drawback of that abundance of beauty is the route is quite challenging, due to its steepness. Hence, why this trip takes 7-days, while other routes to the top of the peak are done in more time.

We will be approaching Kilimanjaro from the South, driving from Moshi to the Machame Gate. From there, we will trek through the gorgeous rain forest to the Shira Plateau. At that point, we will begin our journey up the mountain. Throughout the expedition, we will be spending our evenings in various camps. At the camps, you will get to enjoy spectacular views of the stars above. We will trek to the summit of the peak from Barafu. We will then make our descent of the peak along the Mweka Route.

Due to the challenging nature of the Machame Route, it is important that participants on this trip have prior mountaineering experience. You should also be in good physical condition.

We are very happy to offer this 7-day adventure to the top of Kilimanjaro via it’s most popular and scenic route. To join us on this trip, please send a request.

We can also take you to the top of the peak along the newer Lemosho Route, on this 8-day trip.

Accommodation

Various camps during the trip.

Meeting point

Moshi

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Itinerary

Day 1: Machame Gate to Machame Camp

Day 2: Machame Camp to Shira 2 Camp

Day 3: Shira 2 Camp to Lava Tower

Day 4: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp

Day 5: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp

Day 6: Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak

Day 7: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate


About the guide

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We offer our clients the most memorable adventures in Tanzania. We take our clients on the most amazing tours on our beautiful country, which we know inside out, like Mount Kilimanjaro, Beach Trips, Wildlife Safaris or Cultural Trips.

We have a team of excellent, professionally certified mountain guides. They have all climbed Mount Kilimanjaro more than a hundred times, through different routes. They also have a deep knowledge of the country’s national parks and about the animal kingdom. Each of our guides is a specialist in a specific area, like ecology and animal behavior.

We look forward to taking you on an unforgettable adventure!


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 2165 each

Group of 2

USD 2165 each

Group of 3

USD 2165 each

Group of 4

USD 2165 each

Group of 5

USD 2165 each

Group of 6

USD 2165 each

Group of 7

USD 2165 each

Group of 8

USD 2165 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Transportation from your hotel/airport (if in area) to the start of the trip and back

• Transport during the trip

• Luggage transfer during the trip

• Permit and entrance fees

• Group porters (transport of tents, cooking equipment, etc. for the group)

• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


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