6 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Machame
Route - Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Safari
The Machame route is one of the best - and
most affordable climbing routes on Mount Kilimanjaro, the
Machame Route. This is a popular route for trekkers who want to
take their time, and enjoy sleeping outdoors and watching the
sunrise and set over the Great Rift Valley.
Mount Kilimanajro Climbing safari Participants
Shira Camp - accommodation for Mountain Kilimanjaro
Climbing mount Kilimanjaro to the summit can be achieved
if you allow time for acclimatization 6 or 7 days
climbing is recommended
Aerial view of the Kibo and Mawenzi Peaks of mount
Habitat: Montane forest
Transfer from your hotel to the Kilimanjaro National Park gate
at Machame. From here, you trek through the lush forest to
Machame hut . Overnight stay at the camp.
Leave the forest. The path follows a steep ridge passing through
open moorlands crossing a large gorge to reach Shira hut.
Overnight stay at the camp
Habitat: Semi desert
You turn Eastwards and continue ascending through the dry
landscape before dropping again to reach Barranco hut .
Overnight stay at the camp.
Habitat: Alpine desert
The path climbs steep out of the Barranco valley and crosses the
Karanga valley, then turns North to reach Barafu Hut . Overnight
stay at the camp.
Habitat: Stone scree and ice-capped summit
Along day with an early start to reach the crater, ream at the
Stella point in time for sunrise, then to Uhuru peak , the
highest point in Africa. After wards, descend to Gilman's point
and down to Horombo hut. Over night, stay at the camp.
Descend down passing Mandara hut to the gate
where you are transferred back to your hotel in Moshi for dinner
and over night.