7 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Machame Route
Climb the Mighty Kilimanjaro through the popular Whiskey Route, a 7 day trek through the good old fashioned Machame Route
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 Karanga Camp
After breakfast ascend the Barranco wall then after proceed to reach Karanga camp for hot lunch. At Karanga camp enjoy hot lunch the get enough time to relax. Dinner and overnight at Karanga camp located 4200m.
Day 5Karanga camp to Barafu Camp
After morning breakfast begin trekking to reach Barafu Camp located 4674m. Arrive during lunch hour then enjoy hot lunch then get enough time to relax before midnight summit to Uhuru peak.
Day 6Barafu 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 7Mweka 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.