7 Days – Machame Route


If Marangu is the “CocaCola” route, then the Machame Route is the “whiskey” route. It is the second most popular and arguably the most scenic route on the mountains. All climbers sleep in tents and meals are served in the mess tent supplied with tables and chairs. Extending the route with one or two days will increase your summit chances and enjoyment and decrease your chances of Acute Mountain Sickness.

Machame route is for physically fit people with some hiking experience and love adventures.

Trekking Itinerary

After breakfast in your Hotel drive to Machame Gate. On arrival finalize the climb formalities including registrations and with your professional Mountain Guide Porters and Cook start the climb upto Machame hut for meals and overnight stay.

After breakfast at Machame hut continue with the climb upto Shira hut. On arrival at Shira hut you will take Lunch and thereafter and if the weather permits the Guide will take you for the Tour of Shira Plateau on the western breach which commands the most beautiful scenery. Dinner and overnight stay at Shira hut.

After breakfast continue with the trek via Lava Tower upto Baranco hut for meals and overnight stay.

Day of acclimatization at Karranga Valley. Here is the short hiking.

Afternoon a walk can be taken with your guides for great views of the Southern walls of Kibo and deep glacial valleys.overnight at Karranga Valley

After early breakfast start the hardest trekking day. This is one of the most demanding section of the climb crossing the Barranco Walls up to Karanga Valley. At times you may need to use your hands to support yourself scrambling on the bare Lava Rocks. Picnic Lunch at Karanga valley and thereafter continue with the climb upto Barafu hut.

On arrival take meals and a chance to relax as the next stage begins immediately after midnight.

Early departure for the summit. At the early hours of the morning with your Professional Mountain Guides you will start the final climb to the summit. On arrival at Uhuru Peak you will take Pictures and thereafter you will descend down to Barafu hut for breakfast and then continue descending down to Mweka hut for meals and overnight stay.

After breakfast at Mweka hut descend down to Mweka Gate where you will be awarded with Victory Certificates for reaching the summit the highest point in Africa Uhuru Peak.

Thereafter the driver will drive you back to Hotel for your next destination.

end of safari

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing

Climbing Kilimanjaro is a tremendous challenge that is entirely doable.

Mount Kilimanjaro, one of the Seven Summits, is the tallest freestanding mountain in the world and the highest mountain in Africa, reaching at 5,895 meters (19,341 ft). A dormant volcano, Kilimanjaro is located in Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro National Park and is the continent’s highest point.