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8 days Kilimanjaro Machame Route

8 days Kilimanjaro Machame Route

This exclusive adventure begins at Machame Gate with the company of an armed ranger, a guide and a porter. The trekking starts at Machame Hut (1800-3000m a.s.l., 6-7 hours of trekking). Proceed to Shira 1 (4-5 hours), then to Barranco Hut (6-7 hours, that you leave for lava camp for acclimatization). Proceed to Barafu Camp (7-8 hours) then to Mwika (6-7 hours). At least proceed to Mweka Gate as you depart for Arusha.

DAY 1: ARRIVAL

What to do:

  • Pick up from Kilimanjaro International Airport and transfer to Arusha.

  • On arrival you will meet the guide and do briefing.

  • Overnight will be Tulia lodge.

  • Distance is 55km.

  • Approximately 1 hour.

DAY 2: ARUSHA – MACHAME GATE – MACHAME HUT

What to do:

  • Pick up from the Hotel and transfer to Machame Gate with you packed lunch.

  • On arrival at the gate you will process permit then proceed to Machame Hut.

  • It is 1800-3000m above sea level.

  • It takes 6-7 hours trekking.

  • Dinner and overnight at Machame Hut.

  • Meal plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.

DAY 3: MACHAME HUT – SHIRA ONE HUT

What to do:

  • Enjoy your morning breakfast and start walking towards Shira One Hut.

  • You will experience a tough terrain at this route.

  • In this day you will have a short walk.

  • It takes between 4-5 hours.

  • Dinner and overnight at Shira One Hut.

  • Meal plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.

DAY 4: SHIRA ONE HUT – BARRANCO HUT

What to do:

  • After morning breakfast leave Shira One Hut to Barranco.

  • You will leave to Lava camp for acclimatization.

  • Proceed to Barranco Hut for overnight.

  • It takes 6-7 hours.

  • Meal plan dinner breakfast lunch.

DAY 5: BARRANCO CAMP – BARAFU CAMP

What to do:

  • After breakfast leave Barranco camp to Barafu camp while accompanied by your guide.

  • In this day you will have a long walk so more energy is needed.

  • You will walk for 7-8 hours.

  • Break for picnic en route.

  • Dinner and overnight at Barafu camp.

  • Meal plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.

DAY 6: BARAFU CAMP – MWIKA HUT

What to do:

  • At midnight take light preparation and start leaving to Barafu camp to summit.

  • It will take between 6-7 hours.

  • Take some photos and sign.

  • Start descending to Barafu Hut for hot lunch.

  • After some rest descend to Mwika Hut for dinner and overnight.

  • Meal plan: dinner, breakfast and lunch.

DAY 7: MWIKA HUT – MWIKA GATE – ARUSHA

What to do:

  • Enjoy your morning breakfast. At 8 am leave Mwika Hut for Mweka Gate for clearance.

  • Get issued with certificates.

  • Transfer to Arusha.

  • Overnight at Tulia lodge.

  • Meal plan bed and breakfast.

DAY 8: DEPARTURE

What to do:

After breakfast, as your flight details, transfer to the airport

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