Multi-Day Tour

Mt Kilimanjaro Trek - Machame Route (8 Days) (8 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Moshi To Moshi

Valid for Departures: 14 Apr 2018 - 30 Dec 2019


Day 1
None None
Day 1 Moshi: Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Moshi/Machame camp
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 2 Moshi/Machame camp: Most of the day is spent in the gorgeous and fascinating, forested slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, most of which is considered to be rainforest zone. Depending on the weather, the trail will be soggy and possibly muddy if it rains. Included Activities: Machame Gate to Machame Camp Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 3
Machame camp/Shira Camp
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 Machame camp/Shira 2 Camp: Hike through lower alpine moorland to Shira 2 camp and observe the spectacular views of Kibo Peak. Included Activities: Machame Camp to Shira 2 Camp
Day 4
Shira Camp/Barranco Camp
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 Shira 2 Camp/Barranco Camp: Hike to Barranco Camp via Lava Tower. Enjoy the fantastic view of Western Breach and the Breach Wall. Included Activities: Shira 2 Camp to Lava Tower Lava Tower to Barranco Camp
Day 5
Barranco Camp/Barafu Camp
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 Barranco Camp/Barafu Camp: View the Great Barranco Wall and climb up the eastern wall, passing below the Helm Glacier. Included Activities: Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp
Day 6
Barafu Camp/Mweka Camp
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6 Barafu Camp/Mweka Camp: The route from Barafu Camp to the summit is mentally and physically, the longest, most challenging day of the entire trek. Despite the difficulty, the memory of conquering Mt Kilimanjaro will stay with you forever. Included Activities: Barafu Camp to Stella Point Stella Point to Summit Summit to Mweka Camp
Day 7
Mweka Camp/Moshi
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7 Mweka Camp/Moshi: Arrive to Moshi in the afternoon. Time to relax, take a shower, and celebrate with a drink. Cheers to climbing Mt Kilimanjaro! Before dinner, you will be welcomed and congratulated on your climb by the mamas of the Moshi Women’s Cooperative, a project supported by G Adventures. They will present you with a gift and a certificate to remember all your efforts on the mountain. Included Activities: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate Moshi Women's Cooperative Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 8
None Breakfast
Day 8 Moshi: Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day

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Possibly the most scenic route to the summit, Machame boasts several paths to its highest point and back. En route to Uhuru emerge onto high-alpine deserts with amazing views of ice fields and the peak of Mt Kilimanjaro! Known as the "Whiskey Route" because of the tougher challenge, this path leads you through magnificent forests before traversing a ridge leading through moorland to the Shira Plateau. It offers great scenery beneath the glaciated precipices of the Southern ice fields before s...

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