6 Days Machame Route Kilimanjaro Climbing : With its breathtaking Barranco wall and panoramic outlook, this route is highly recommended for climbing enthusiasts, ranking among the greatest on the planet. This is the most acclimatization route.

You will be lodging in premium mountain tents on your ascent of the Machame Kilimanjaro route, which are made to fit the mountain conditions. Mountain Hardwear and Vango Tents are two of our brands that offer the highest security and comfort during ascents.

Expert hiking guides will accompany you and lead you to the summit. They perform a fantastic job of making sure each climber is in good health; in addition to reminding you to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water, they will also check up on you often to make sure you don’t stop while you’re out there.

The backbone of the operation, porters carry all your items: baggage, tents, food, chairs, tables, drinks, beds, and private restrooms. They also ensure the objective is completed. Porters can only carry 20 kg, and the Kilimanjaro authority will regularly inspect and weigh what potters hold; please remember to pack only valuable gear. At East Africa Safari Guide, we strictly abide by the regulations from the Kilimanjaro National Park Authority or KINAPA. This will ensure that your belongings are safe and secure during your stay.

Day 1. Arusha to Machame Gate to Machame Camp

Begin at 1800 meters and end at 3000 meters.

After breakfast, early in the morning, you will be picked up by a private vehicle driven by a transfer guide and taken to the Machame gate, where our trekking adventure begins. 

Along with your hiking guide, the Machame path takes you through a picturesque jungle with damp patches on either side. You will go to Machame camp on foot today, which will take around six hours. Please follow your guide’s instructions; consuming enough water will enable you to reach this objective. 

The chef will make the delectable dishes to give you the energy you need to carry on.

When you arrive at the camp, porters will have already set up each of your tents.

Day 2. Machame Camp to Shira Camp

Begin at 3000 meters and end at 3840 meters.

Following an early breakfast, the trip begins at Shira Camp. En route, you will stroll through moor vegetation and enjoy stunning views of Shira and Kibo peaks. You will start to appreciate the majesty of Kilimanjaro Mountain. Lunch will be at Picnic Rock, and you will then continue to Lava Tower, which is 4120 meters high, for better acclimatization. Your trekking guide will be there to make sure you get everything.

Day 3. Shira Camp to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp

Camp Barranco 3,690 m

You will carry out this real climbing experience today. We are going to hike to Barranco Camp via Lava Tower, which is a challenging but unique trekking route. Lunch will be at Lava Tower, and we advise spending at least two hours here to give your body time to adjust. You will then go off on foot to reach Barranco Camp. There is a little walking route to the camp, but once you get there, you’ll be delighted at how beautiful the Barranco wall is. And yes, we will kiss that wall in the morning; it’s known as “Jiwe la Kubusu,” which translates to “a stone to kiss.”

Day 4. Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp

We will be trekking across an alpine desert today; we will cover around 12 kilometers in about ten walking hours. 

Although a little challenging, this path offers the finest experience. Once you reach a certain point on the left, you can view Mount Meru on the right and the summit of the Kibo volcano on the left. After stopping for lunch at Karanga Camp, you will go towards Barafu Camp. The hiking track includes several ups and downs, so don’t become discouraged—follow the advice of your guide; their extensive knowledge of the terrain will ensure that you reach the summit safely. 

The ascent will begin later today; all you have to do is eat healthily, drink enough water, and take some Diamox.

Day 5. Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak to Millennium Camp

Barafu Camp 4,640 m, Uhuru Peak 5,895 m, and Millennium Camp 3,820 m are the respective altitudes.

You will wake up in the middle of the night to start your hike; when you ascend to an altitude of 1255 meters, the vegetation will change to arctic. The journey to and from the summit, which is 15 kilometers away, will take 12 hours.

6 Days Machame Route Kilimanjaro Climbing
Barafu Camp

Typically, each climber has two guides with them at the peak to make sure everything is well-watched. You will reach the peak after a few hours of hiking; after that, rejoice with your guides, friends, wife, or spouse and snap as many photographs as you need. We’ll attempt to reach the summit before the sun rises. 

You have undoubtedly ascended to the summit of Africa.

Proceed to Millennium Camp after that, where you will relax.

Day 6. Millennium Camp to Mweka Gate to Arusha or Kilimanjaro Airport.

Begin At 3,820 Meters above Sea Level and End at 1,650 Meters

Following breakfast, you will make your way from the Millennium Camp to the Mweka Gate, where your driver will be waiting to either take you to the airport for your departure or return you to Arusha town for some downtime.

Today’s treks are relatively easy and go through a lush jungle.

The entire squad will congregate to congratulate you on your accomplishment as soon as you get to the exit gate. 

You can enjoy the Tarangire and Ngorongoro Safari by adding a few days if you want a Tanzania wildlife safari extension.

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