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Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing

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ITINERARY 2 – Machame Route – 8 days/ 7 nights

  • 1 Week
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  • Tanzania

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing

 ITINERARY  – Machame Route – 8 days/ 7 nights

Day 1

Arrival at the airport of your own choice – either Nairobi or Kilimanjaro Airport. Transfer to Moshi town for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Arusha – Machame

Depart from your hotel for Kilimanjaro National Park. Arrive at the gate and start you hike to Machame campsite. (3100m/ 10000ft) This is a hiking time of six hours through the rainforest. Lunch enroute,dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 3: Machame – Shira

After breakfast hike to Shira campsite. The trek takes approximately 4 hours via the rainforest past the valley and a steep rocky range ending westwards at a river gorge. Lunch enroute, dinner and overnight at the camp. (3600m/ 12500ft)

Day 4: Shira – Barranco

From Shira, hike to Barranco Campsite, an average hiking time of six hours. We bypass the lava tower and pass the second junction which brings us to the arrow glacier. The altitude is 4876m. We descend to Barranco Campsite for our third overnight on Kilimanjaro. (3860m/ 12795ft) Lunch enroute, dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 5: Barrranco – Barafu

Breakfast, then  attempt Breach Wall towards Karanga valley and the junction which connects with the Mweka trail. We hike to Barafu Camp.We will have walked for about eight hours with the possibility of sighting both Mawezi and Kibo peaks. Lunch enroute, dinner and overnight at the camp. (4600m/ 15092ft)

Day 6: Barafu – Mweka via Stella Point & Uhuru Peak

We rise early for stella point altitude – 5745m on our way to the summit – Uhuru Peak i.e 5896m/ 19340ft. We will arrive before sunrise. After photography session descend to Barafu for full breakfast, then descend further down to Mweka Campsite for five hours.  Dinner and overnight at the camp. (3100m/ 9000ft)

Day 7: Mweka – Moshi

After breakfast, descend to Mweka park gate, an average of four hours walk through the rain forest and transfer to Moshi Hotel for hot shower and celebration. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 8: Moshi – Nairobi

After breakfast depart for Nairobi on the morning or afternoon shuttle arriving at 0100hrs or 0630hrs, thereafter transfer to the hotel.

Items included:

Quality, waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tents:

Professional, experienced, mountain guides:

All Park fees

Rescue fees

All meals while on the Mountain

Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees

Quality Mess tents with table and chairs

Large portions of fresh, healthy nutritious food

Clean, purified drinking water

Crisis management and safety procedures

Fair and ethical treatment of porters

 

Items not included:

Airport transfers

Accommodation in Arusha

Tanzania Visa

Gratuity

Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)

Meals not listed above

 

What to bring on the mountain;

Warm sleeping bag

Good comfortable walking boots

Warm hat or balaclava

Gaiters

Walking trousers, shirts and pullover

Water proof jacket and over trousers

Warm wind proof jacket with hood

Sun hat

Scarf

Raining shoes (for evening)

Warm underwear

 

 

 

 

Amenities

Price Includes

  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • All transportation in destination location

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