7-Day Mount Kilimanjaro Trek (Machame Route)
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Alternatively see the Machame route 7 days another best choice for people who want to enjoy a scenic hike on a challenging route in the shortest amount of time.Is nowadays a popular well known as the “Whiskey” route, begins at Kilimanajaro climbing Machame Gate, and you can takes 7 days for the best acclimatization. The Machame route located in the southern base of mountain, within its green, abundant rainforest.
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro or Arusha airport – you will warmly be met by our representative and transfer to our hotel at Karibu Heritage House hotel for accommodation
Here you are marking the first day of our program 7 Day Machame route Kilimanjaro climb we drive to Machame gate the first day of 7 Days Machame route, after registration you begin your climb.Today is a nice leisurely hike through the tropical beautiful rain forest. As you pass through the rainforest, you are likely to spot colobus monkeys and wild birds .Dinner and Overnight at Machame camp.
From the Machame Hut, you cross the stream onto its west bank and follow the path up the steep rocky ridge – criss-crossing a few times before reaching Shira camp, at the base of a semi-circular wall of rocks. Dinner and overnight at Shira camp.
From Shira camp, you hike to Lava Tower (15,000) to acclimatize and then proceed down to Barranco Camp via the Great Barranco Wall. Tonight’s camp is one of the best on the mountain. Dinner and overnight at Barranco camp.
From Barranco camp, you climb up through the edge of great Barranco Wall. It’s a tough morning climb on a steep trail, but once you reach the top, the views are very rewarding. Dinner and overnight at Karanga camp.
Today is a shorter climb than the past few days, hiking up to the final camp before your last ascent day to the summit. You must get lots of rest as you will need all your energy for the climb to the roof of africa. Dinner and over night at Barafu camp.
You will start trekking early just after midnight, as the walk today will take 10 – 14 + hours. The 1,100-meter (3,600) ascent in just over 3 km (1.86 miles) will take us about 6-8 hours, as you try to reach the summit to watch the sunrise over the Great Rift Valley. After watching the sunrise and taking enough pictures, you then start descending down the mountain to below the tree line. Dinner and overnight at Mweka Camp.
On your final day, we will have a short three hour hike out, walking through the lush forest. You meet our driver with the vehicle at the Mweka park gate to drive back to Arusha. Overnight at Karibu Heritage House hotel in Arusha.
End of 7 Day Machame route.