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6-Day Machame Route Kilimanjaro Climbing Tour Package

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6-Day Machame Route Kilimanjaro Climbing Tour Package

About this tour package

The 6-day Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing tour package is a popular choice for adventurers seeking to conquer the highest peak in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro. This package offers a unique blend of diverse scenery and landscapes, coupled with the thrill of reaching the summit of one of the world's most iconic mountains. The 6-day Machame route package is designed to provide climbers with an unforgettable experience, filled with breathtaking views and challenging terrains.

Overview of the 6-Day Machame Route Kilimanjaro Climbing Tour Package

The 6-day Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing package is a comprehensive tour that takes climbers through some of the most stunning and diverse landscapes on Mount Kilimanjaro. The journey begins in the lush rainforests at the base of the mountain, ascends through moorland and alpine desert, and culminates with the snow-capped summit. Along the way, climbers will encounter a variety of wildlife, unique vegetation, and spectacular views of the surrounding plains. The package includes all necessary amenities, professional guides, and porters to ensure a safe and enjoyable climb.

Itinerary of the 6-Day Machame Route Kilimanjaro Climbing Package

Day 1: Machame Gate to Machame Camp

The journey begins at the Machame Gate, where climbers embark on a 5 to 7-hour trek through the lush rainforest to reach the Machame Camp. The trail is steep but well-maintained, offering climbers a glimpse of the diverse flora and fauna that inhabit the lower slopes of the mountain. The camp is situated at an altitude of 2,835 meters, where temperatures can drop significantly during the night.

Day 2: Machame Camp to Shira Camp

On the second day, climbers ascend from the Machame Camp to the Shira Camp. The trail becomes steeper and the vegetation transitions from rainforest to moorland. The journey takes approximately 4 to 6 hours, covering a distance of about 5 kilometers. The Shira Camp is located at an altitude of 3,810 meters, offering stunning views of the Shira Plateau.

Day 3: Shira Camp to Barranco Camp

The third day involves a 6 to 8-hour trek from the Shira Camp to the Barranco Camp. The trail traverses the alpine desert landscape, with its unique vegetation and spectacular views of the Western Breach. The Barranco Camp is situated at an altitude of 3,976 meters, where the oxygen levels are noticeably lower.

Day 4: Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp

On the fourth day, climbers undertake a challenging 8 to 10-hour trek from the Barranco Camp to the Barafu Camp. The trail includes the Barranco Wall, a steep climb that requires some scrambling. The Barafu Camp is located at an altitude of 4,673 meters, offering panoramic views of the summit and the surrounding landscape.

Day 5: Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp

The fifth day is the summit day. Climbers begin their ascent to Uhuru Peak in the early hours of the morning. The trail is steep and challenging, but the reward is the breathtaking view from the highest point in Africa. After reaching the summit, climbers descend to the Mweka Camp, located at an altitude of 3,068 meters.

Day 6: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate back to Moshi/Arusha

The final day involves a 3 to 4-hour descent from the Mweka Camp to the Mweka Gate. The trail passes through the rainforest, offering one last chance to enjoy the unique flora and fauna of Mount Kilimanjaro. Upon reaching the gate, climbers are transported back to Moshi or Arusha, marking the end of the 6-day Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing package.

We warmly welcome you to experience the thrill and beauty of Mount Kilimanjaro with our 6-day Machame route package. This journey promises not only the adventure of a lifetime but also memories that will last forever. Join us and conquer the roof of Africa!