6 Day Machame Route – Kilimanjaro Climbing

Best route for Kilimanjaro trekking

Adventurous Kilimanjaro climbing tours through Machame route.

Why climbing through Machame route? read below.

Machame route is the most popular; The Machame route is scenically beautiful and varied. It is the route of choice amongst most climbers because it provides spectacular views and a variety of habitats.

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Machame route is considered the most beautiful route up Kilimanjaro. With a gradual ascend through the forest you emerge to see wide views of the moorland on Shira plateau, Kibo and Western Breach. The different kinds of vegetation found along the route make it the most scenery route.

For a slightly more technical climb on Kilimanjaro, one can conquer Uhuru peak from Arrow Glacier camp, but a less challenging route can be taken from Barranco hut.

The trek begins at Machame Gate, located in the southern base of mountain, within its lush, fertile rainforest. The route heads toward the Shira Plateau, before circling along the southern circuit halfway around the mountain, exposing the climber to great views from all angles. The approach to the summit is made from the east, and the descent follows the Mweka trail.

Climbers sleep in supplied tents at designated campsites, and eat meals either outdoors or inside a large dining tent. Staff prepares all meals and sets up the tents

Below is a detailed Machame route daily activity.

DAY 1:

Breakfast, drive from your hotel in Moshi/Arusha to Machame gate (about 45min.). After about an hour of registration and  park fees payments, start climbing along a clear trail through plantation and natural forest, thereafter a narrow forest path follows to the Machame hut (9,900ft), B.L.D.

DAY 2:

Breakfast, ascending through the forest, steep ridge passing through heather and open moorlands, and crossing a large gorge to Shira hut (12,600ft).

The distance is about 5-6 hours.

DAY 3:

After breakfast, we will ascend to Lava tower (15,180ft) with lunch on the way to Baranco, then descend slowly to Baranco hut (12,850ft) for dinner and overnight, B, L ,D.

DAY 4:

After breakfast, we leave Baranco hut for Barafu hut (14,910ft). We will pass through the last water drop at Karanga valley on the way up. Overnight Barafu hut, B, L, D.

DAY 5:

Wake up at midnight, and after a small snack, start ascending to Uhuru Peak through the Stella point (18,640ft), then after reaching the summit, we will head down to Mweka hut () for dinner and overnight, B, L, D.

DAY 6:

After breakfast, we will head down to Mweka gate with lunch packet, and the waiting vehicle will take you to your hotel in Moshi/Arusha, B, L.

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