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8 days The Best of Kilimanjaro Machame Route

8 days Kilimanjaro Machame Route

8 days Kilimanjaro Machame route 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. 

The Machame route, also known as the “Whiskey” route, is the most popular route on Kilimanjaro. Machame’s draw is in its scenic beauty.

Because it has a great success rate and is really attractive, 8 days Kilimanjaro Machame route is undoubtedly the busiest on the mountain. 8 days Kilimanjaro Machame route adventure takes you on a fantastic journey and a great chance of summiting successfully. 8 days Kilimanjaro Machame route is good to hike for those who have not trekked much at high altitudes, with an effective extra day’s acclimatization, giving a better success rate. Experienced and already acclimatized mountaineers may opt for the more difficult 7 days Kilimanjaro Lemosho route.

 

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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