6 Days Climbing via Machame Route Kilimanjaro
Popularly known as the "Whiskey" route, is one of the most popular route on Kilimanjaro. The Machame route approaches Mount Kilimanjaro from the south, commencing with short drive from Moshi to Machame Gate.
Day 1Moshi/Arusha to Machame Gate then Machame Camp
After breakfast drive to Machame gate. Begin trekking from Machame gate to reach Machame Camp nestled at 3,000m for dinner and overnight.
Day 2Machame Camp to Shira Cave Camp
After morning breakfast begin trekking through steep rocky while viewing great scenery and Shira Cathedral. Arrival at Shira cave camp located 3840m during lunch time. Enjoy hot lunch then relax for dinner and overnight.
Day 3Shira Cave Camp to Barranco Camp
Depart from Shira cave hut iafter breakfast then trek to reach Lava Tower located 4600m then descend down to Barranco Camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 4Barranco camp to Barafu Camp
After morning breakfast begin trekking to reach Barafu Camp located 4674m. Arrive around afternoon, then enjoy hot lunch then get enough time to relax before midnight summit to Uhuru peak.
Day 5Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak then Mweka Camp
Around midnight hours get hot drink and snacks then begin trekking for almost 6 hours to reach Uhuru peak situated at 5895m. The route is steep and can take almost 4 to 5 hours to reach Stella Point at 5700m then 1 hour to reach Uhuru peak. Then after reaching to Uhuru peak enjoy taking pictures before descending down to Barafu camp for short relax and lunch the proceed down to Mweka Camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 6Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate
After breakfast descend to Mweka Gate, then sign out and proceed with transfer back to Arusha or Moshi for relaxation to the hotel.