Mt Kilimanjaro Climb - 7 days Machame

Mt Kilimanjaro Climb - 7 days Machame

Also known as “The Whiskey Route,” Machame is one of the most popular routes on the Kilimanjaro. Whether you’re a well-seasoned adventurer or a first-time high-altitude climber, this route is great for both!

Known for being beautifully scenic, the Machame Route also has the best summit success rate. This route allows you to "climb high, sleep low", giving your body time to adjust to the changes in altitude over 7 days.

Day 1:  Machame Gate (1,800m/5,900ft) to Machame Camp (3,000m/9,800ft)

Elevation Gain: 1,200 metres / 3,900 feet

Hiking Time: Approximately 6 to 7 hours

Habitat: Rainforest

Day 2:  Machame Camp (3,000m/9,800ft) to Shira Camp (3,840m/12,600ft)

Elevation Gain: 840 metres / 2,800 feet

Hiking Time: Approximately 5 to 6 hours

Habitat: Moorland

Day 3: Shira Camp (3,840m/12,600ft) to Barranco Camp (3,850m/12,650ft) via Lava Tower (4,550m/14,900ft)

Elevation Gain: 710 metres / 2,300 feet

Elevation Loss: 700 metres / 2,250 feet

Hiking Time: Approximately 6 to 7 hours

Habitat: Alpine desert

Day 4: Barranco Camp (3,850m/12,650ft) to Karanga Camp (3,995m/13,106ft)

Elevation Gain: 145 meters / 456 feet

Hiking Time: Approximately 4 to 5 hours

Habitat: Alpine desert

Day 5: Karanga Camp (3,995m /13,106ft) to Barafu Camp (4,600m /15,100ft)

Elevation Gain: 605 metres / 1,994 feet

Hiking Time: Approximately 3 to 4 hours

Habitat: Alpine desert

Day 6: Barafu Camp (4,600m/15,100ft) to Uhuru Peak (5,895m/19,300ft) then descending to Mweka Camp (3,110m/10,200ft)

Elevation Gain: 1,295 metres / 4,200 feet

Elevation Loss: 2,785 metres / 9,100 feet

Hiking time: 6 to 7 hours to Uhuru Peak; 7 to 8 hours to Mweka Camp

Habitat: Arctic conditions

Day 7: Mweka Hut (3,100m) to Mweka Gate (1,980m)

Elevation Loss: 1,280 metres / 4,220 feet

Hiking time: Approximately 3 to 4 hours

Habitat: Rainforest

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"VIsa must be obtained at the border or airport"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"

Horário de Início: 8:00 AM
Duração: 7 Days
Ponto de partida: Moshi
Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • Three meals a day (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Camping facilities (tent, mattresses, mess tent)
  • Fair and ethical salaries for the team (guide, assistant guide, cook and porters) – in accordance with KPAP guidelines
  • Transport to and from the gate
  • Drinking water
  • Oxygen cylinder and ox meter
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Government taxes
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea

Não Incluído

  • Tips for the team: Industry recommendations are $12 a day to the cook, $20 a day to your head guide, $12-15 a day to the assistant guide and $5-8 a day to each porter divided by everyone in the climb
  • All personal mountain climbing gear and equipment
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Pre/post accommodation and airport transfers (booking is available upon request)
  • Travel insurance


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