8 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Machame Route

One of Africa’s great memorable bucket list tourists can have is Mount Kilimanjaro climbing. Being characterized by an everlasting snow cap, this Mountain stands in Northern Tanzania. It’s specifically found within the Kilimanjaro National Park. Indeed, this is the highest mountain in Africa and the tallest freestanding mountain on earth. It is also the roof of Africa (5895 m/19341 ft) Actually, is one of the mountains that give such a breathtaking landscape to climbers. This is due to the fact that hikers hike through unspoiled tropical forests full of wild animals.

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8 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Trek Machame Route. Are you brave enough to face your fear? Yes, INDEED. Then dare to walk toward the Highest Free-standing Mountain Kilimanjaro Summit. Truly the most adventurous people defeat it within 6 Days of the Mount Kilimanjaro Trek Machame Route. How long it will take you to achieve the dream of your life by making it live? Can you make it to this 6 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Trek Machame Route?


8 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Trek Machame Route. The whiskey route – the Machame route, is the most famous way on Kilimanjaro. Machame enticement is in its picturesque attractiveness. Though, the path is measured hard, steep, and interesting, chiefly due to its petite itinerary. Therefore, this way is well right for older people or those with some high elevation, mountaineering, or backpacking experience.


The course accesses the roof of Africa Mount Kilimanjaro from the south, opening with a short drive from Arusha to Machame Gate. The path takes climbers over the rainforest to Shira Plateau. Right at this place, several of Kilimanjaro’s ways meet. From that point, the way turns east and crosses below Kilimanjaro’s Southern Ice Field on a trail named the Southern Circuit before the peak from Barafu. The decline is made through the Mweka way


Welcome at JRO upon your arrival

Transfer to the lodge

Indeed, be met upon your arrival by Reuel Travel representative. Accordingly, he will transfer you to Moshi by road direct to your hotel/lodge.


Main Destination: Machame Camp

Accommodation: Camping

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Altitude: 5,380 ft to 9,350 ft Distance: 11 km Trekking Time: 5-7 hours Habitation: Rain Forest After having an early scrumptious breakfast at your lodge/hotel, you will be transferred from Arusha to Machame Village. In this village, you will have some time to buy things like mineral water and you will be provided with a packed lunch. From this village, contingent on the road situations, you will either proceed driving 3 kilometers or walk to the Machame Entrance (1490m). At the Machame entrance, the porters will organize and pack the stuffs for the trek at the same time you and your guide you will be registered with the Tanzania National Park (TANAPA). After these formalities you will commence your ascent into the tropical forest.


Main Destination: Shira 1 Camp

Accommodation: Camping

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Altitude: 9,350 ft to 12,500 ft Distance: 5 km Trekking Time: 4-6 hours Habitation: Heath We will have an early morning good breakfast, then we will begin our ascent separating ourselves from the rain forest and inflowing the heathland upland undergrowth. We will pass several streams and hike through a rocky ridge onto the Shira plateau that heads to Shira Camp (3840m). At this overnight campsite, we will be close to a stream and have a remarkable sight of the Western Breach and its glaciers in the East. Alike to the first night, your tents will be pitched up preceding to arriving at campsite and the porters will get ready drinking and washing water for you. Be ready for a cold night as temperatures drop below freezing at this open camp.


Main Destination: Barranco Camp

Accommodation: Camping

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Altitude: 12,500 ft to 15,190 ft Distance: 7 km Trekking Time: 4-5 hours Habitation: Alpine Desert Lava Tower to Barranco Camp Altitude: 15,190 ft to 13,044 ft Distance: 3 km Trekking Time: 2-3 hours Habitation: Alpine Desert Having an early morning energy breakfast, we will depart from the moor situation and get in touch to the semi desert and stony scenery. After 5 hours of hiking east, we will face tit for tat with the Lava Tower (4630m). Packed dines are served at the Tower and trekkers have the option of mounting the huge Lava Tower climate permitting. At this level of the ascent, it is ordinary for climbers to start sense the things of the elevation counting headaches and shortness of breath. After having lunch, you will incline from Lava Tower (4630m) to the Barranco Campsite (3950m). The 6800m decline gives trekkers a huge benefit to allow their bodies to regulate to the conditions of high elevation. The decline to camp consumes about 2 hours to arrive It is situated in a valley beneath the Breach and Great Barranco Wall (“Breakfast Wall”). Drinking and washing water and dinner will be served as climbers sight the sun setting


Main Destination: Barafu Camp

Accommodation: Camping

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Altitude (metres): 3950m to 4645m Distance: 9Kms Trekking Time: 7-8 hrs Trodat climb will across the base of the Great Barranco valley, overpass some streams, up to a massive rock at the floor of the Barranco wall. From the higher point of Barranco wall you will incline down into the Karanga gorge before carrying on to Barafu Camp, Be enticed with the spectacular sights of Kibo and Mawenzi summits. Get to sleep once finishing dinner as you will wake up before midnight for your summit trek



Main Destination: Mweka Camp

Accommodation: Camping

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Altitude: 15,331 ft to 19,341 ft Distance: 5 km Trekking Time: 7-8 hours Habitation: Arctic Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp Altitude: 19,341 ft to 10,065 ft Distance: 12 km Trekking Time: 4-6 hours Habitation: Rain Forest This night our guide will wake up you about 23:30 for tea and snacks. After that will start your roof of Africa summit attempt. The way leads northwest and you will climb through the stone screen. For the duration of the slope, several climbers’ sense that this is the most mentally and physically puzzling part of the hike. In around 6 hours, you will arrive Stella Point (5685m), situated on the crater edge. After experience the superb sunrise, you will proceed arising for around 2 hours on a snow-covered path to Uhuru Summit (5895m). Conquering the roof of Africa the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro is a lifetime achievement! You will be capable to have a short time on the peak taking pictures and drinking tea before the decline to Barafu. Getting at the camp, you will relax and have a hot lunch in the sun. After eating, you will proceed downhill to Mweka Hut (3100m).


Main Destination: Arusha

Accommodation: Hotel/Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Altitude: 10,065 ft to 5,380 ft Distance: 10 km Trekking Time: 3-4 hours Habitation: Rain Forest Having a well-earned breakfast, you and our staff will have a big gala full of dancing and singing. It is right at this place of the mountain that you will be tipping your guide, assistant guides, chef(s), as well as porters. After celebrating, you will slope for 3-hours back to Mweka Entrance.


Breakfast at lodge

Transfer to the Airport

Assist on boarding your flight back home

Today morning mark the end of your remarkable Mount Kilimanjaro trekking. After breakfast depending the time of your flight back home you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro Airport which mark the end of our services.




  • Pick-up & drop-off airport transfers
  • Local, English-speaking guide/driver
  • Two nights full board
  • accommodation at Kaliwa Lodge Kilimanjaro in Moshi (one night before the ascent, one night after)
  • Ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro via the Machame route
    Five nights of‘ full board’ camping on Kilimanjaro
  • All meals are prepared by a local cook
  • Professional guides and bearers all the way
  • Option to purchase a safari or beach holiday after the ascent
  • Start date of your choice, as ascents are possible all year round
  • Departure guarantee – the tour goes ahead regardless of the number of participants


From $2358 pp 

Single room supplement $699

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  • All park fees

  • All destination transfers

  • All specified excursions and activities

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