6 Days Machame Route (Whisky Route)

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6 Days 5 Nights

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Tour Itinerary

Day 1:  Arrive in Tanzania
You will be picked up at the KIA and transferred to your booked hotel in Arusha town. You will meet your guide who will brief you on your upcoming trek and do an equipment check to make sure you have all the necessary mountain gear. The missing gear can be rented on this day.

Day 2:   Arusha – Machame Gate – Machame Camp
After breakfast leave the lodge/hotel drive for 1 hour to Machame gate, Finish the formalities and start the hiking through the rain forest to Machame camp (3000m) in about 6hrs all meals and overnight. Machame camp.

Day 3:  Machame Camp – Shira Camp
Breakfast, the hike begin through the forest, crosstie valley along the steep bridge going into the rock ridges and through heather. The route turns west into a river gorge, reaching Shire camp (3800m) in about 6 hrs .All meals and overnight.

Day 4:  Shira Camp – Baranco Camp
Breakfast , Continue with the hiking east towards Kibo passing the junction ,then east towards the Lava Tower .shortly after this you climb down to Baranco camp (3940m) in 4-5hrs all meals and overnight Baranco .

Day 5: Baranco Camp – Barafu Camp
Breakfast , continue with the hiking through a steep rocky , Baranco walls then  ups and down until you come to Karanga valley and then to Barafu camp 4600m in about 6-7hrs all meals and overnight.

Day 6: Barafu Camp – Uhuru Peak – Mweka Camp
Very early breakfast, then start for the summit at 1:00am first to Stella point and then to Uhuru peak (5895m). It is recommended to take few minutes for Photo, and then descend to Mweka camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 7:  Mwaka Camp – Mweka Gate – – Arusha
Peak of Mount Kilimanjaro Breakfast the descend down wards to Mweka gate for 3-4hrs, collect you diploma if you make to the summit the transfer back to Arusha in 2 hrs .

  • Meals: Breakfast included in price package
  • Transportation to & from the Kilimanjaro gate
  • Park entry fees
  • Camping fees
  • Team Kilimanjaro Rescue Fees
  • 18% VAT on tour fees & Services
  • 4 Season Mountain tents, Double layer sleeping mats
  • Friendly and professional guides, cooks and porters, 3 hot meals daily when on the trek
  • Hot water for washing
  • Government taxes
  • Emergency first aid kit
  • Hotel in Arusha, Lunches, dinners and drinks in hotel before and after the climb are not included, Travel insurance
  • Portable flush toilet with a toilet tent is available for extra charges $70 for the entire trek, Personal items and toiletries
  • Tips for guides, porters and cook (while on summit before descending).
  • Warm and rain equipment, Hiking sticks
  • Hiking shoes
  • 4 pairs of socks
  • Gloves
  • Sunglass Tipping on Kilimanjaro from the trekking group (not per climber
  • Guides: $15 /day/guide
  • Cook: $10/day
  • Porter: $5/day/porter

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6 Days Machame Route (Whisky Route)