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Kilimanjaro trekking - Machame route 7 days

A once in a life time adventure that feels unique in everyway. By summitting Kilimanjaro you willl not only be on the highest oint in Africa but on the alone standing mountain in the world.

per adult from

$3,308

AUD

Duration

7 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 6x Dinner
    • 7x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • All transfers to the mountain and back to your Moshi hotel, Professional Mountain guide
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
    What's excluded :
    • Tanzania Visa Hotel (available as an optional addon) Transfers (available as an optional addon) Personal trekking equipment such as sleepings bags, hiking boots, clothes, etc
    • Tips and gratuities Travel insurance Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
    • Meals not listed in the itinerary Liquors, beers and bottled beverages

  • Day 1: From hotel to Machame Camp

    Stop At: Machame, Machame, Kilimanjaro Region
    You will be picked up from your hotel around 7:00 am and drive to Machame gate. While the guides will make sure all the papers work is done , you will enjoy your lunch.

    Afterwards, trekking towards Machame camp will start with an elevation about 1830m. You will hike through rain forest and overnight at Machame camp.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Lunch box will beserved at Machame gate
    • Dinner: Dinner will be served at Machame Camp
    Accommodation included: Over-night in a shared tent or based on your booking status

    Day 2: Machame Camp to Shira Camp

    Stop At: Moshi, Moshi, Kilimanjaro Region
    After breakfast we leave the glades of the rain forest and continue on an ascending path, crossing the valley along a steep rocky ridge. The route now turns west onto a river gorge until we arrive at the Shira campsite.

    Duration will be about 5 hours of hiking and elevation on 3050 m.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Shira Campsite with the view of Mount Meru and Shira's Plateau

    Day 3: Shira Camp to Lava Tower to Baranco Camp

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    From the Shira Plateau we continue to the east up a ridge, passing the junction towards the peak of Kibo. As we continue, our direction changes to the South East towards the Lava Tower, called the “Shark’s Tooth” (elev 4650m/15,250ft). Shortly after the tower we come to the second junction which goes to the Arrow Glacier. We now continue down to the Barranco Camp. Although you end the day around the same elevation as when you began, this day is very important for acclimatization and will help your body prepare for summit day.
    The habitat are semi-desert which are different to Moorland from the day 2.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Over-night in a tent

    Day 4: Baranco Camp to Karanga

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    After breakfast, we leave Barranco and continue on a steep ridge up the Barranco Wall and then to Karanga Valley through junction that connects with the Mweka Trail.

    In this day we walk a distance of about 5km in 4 hours through the alpine desert.

    Elevation: 4000m/13,000ft to 4050m/13,250ft
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Over-night in tent

    Day 5: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    On day 5, we will trek to Barafu Camp after breakfast. The day trek will cover the southern side where you will have better view of the mountain summit. After 4 hours of hiking, we will camp and get ready for the summit day.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Over-night in a tent

    Day 6: Barafu Camp to Summit to Mweka Camp

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Very early in the morning (midnight to 2 am), we continue our way to the summit between the Rebmann and Ratzel glaciers. You head in a northwesterly direction and ascend through heavy scree towards Stella Point on the crater rim. This is the most mentally and physically challenging portion of the trek. At Stella Point you will stop for a short rest and will be rewarded with the most magnificent sunrise you are ever likely to see. Faster hikers may view the sunrise from the summit.

    From Stella Point, you may encounter snow all the way on your 1-hour ascent to the summit. Once at Uhuru Peak you have reached the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro and the continent of Africa!

    From the summit we begin our descent by continuing straight down to the Mweka Camp, stopping at Barafu for lunch. You may want gaiters and trekking poles for the loose gravel going down. We arrive at Mweka Camp and enjoy our last evening on the mountain.
    Duration: 11 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Mweka Camp

    Day 7: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate to Hotel

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    After breakfast we continue the descent down to the Mweka Park Gate to receive your summit certificates. At lower elevations, it can be wet and muddy. Gaiters and trekking poles will help. Shorts and t-shirts will probably be plenty to wear (keep rain gear and warmer clothing handy).
    Our driver will be waiting for you for pick up at Mweka gate to your hotel in Moshi.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Over-night in Hotel at Moshi
  • Departure Point :
    Ghala Road, Ghala Rd, Tanzania
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Kilimanjaro Airport, Kilimanjaro National Park Tanzania
    • Arusha Airport, Arusha Tanzania
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Furahi Afrika Safari

Activity ID: V-200991P1

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