8 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Machame Route

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing | Machame Route

Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing via Machame route is considered to be the most beautiful and scenic of the various routes up Mount Kilimanjaro, the Machame Route is appropriate for more adventurous hikers who wish for a more physically demanding climb than Marangu or Rongai can offer. You can choose to complete this route in either six days or seven days.

The Machame route is strictly done for not less than 6 days (from 2006) while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro since fewer days spent climbing Mount Kilimanjaro using Machame route bring more risk on Mountain sickness and tiredness which all in all led to less performance to the roof top of Africa the Uhuru peak. All the camps on this route sale goods such as chocolates, beer, soft drinks and mineral water, and they all have a radio contact to the Park Office. This route can be done in 5 days but it is advised to take an extra day for acclimatization at the Horombo hut which is also the only campsite on Kilimanjaro with beds and mattresses. Your 8 days Mt Kilimanjaro climbing Machame route expedition can start from Arusha or Moshi Tanzania

The guides and porters prepare and pack the supplies and your equipment in the village. You will receive a lunch pack and you can also buy mineral water in the village. Depending on the condition of the road, it is possible to drive from the village to the Machame gate to start the trek.

Extra days for Kilimanjaro Climb through Machame route can be arranged to suit your specific requirements. This trek runs on private basis and we require a minimum  of 2 pax to guarantee a departure , you will be provided a mountain climbing professional guide, potters and cooks to make your meals while on safari .

Mt Kilimanjaro via Machame Route

  • Arrival – Arusha
  • Machame Gate (1490m) – Machame Camp (2980m
  • Machame Camp (2980m) – Shira Camp (3840m)
  • Shira (3840m) – Lava Tower (4630m)-Barranco Camp (3950m)
  • Barranco Camp (3950m) – Barafu Camp (4550m)
  • SUMMIT ATTEMPT, Kibo Hut (4700m) – Uhuru Peak (5895m) – Horombo Hut (3720m)
  • Mweka Camp (3100m) – Mweka Gate (1980m)
  • Departure
Main Destination:
Mount Kilimanjaro via Machame Route

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