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 summiting from the higher Barafu Camp. Camp along the route with support from local guides and porters. As a world leader in Kili treks, we'll take you to new heights in adventure!
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Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
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.
Machame Gate to Machame Camp
Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
Hike through lower alpine moorland to Shira 2 camp and observe the spectacular views of Kibo Peak.
Machame Camp to Shira 2 Camp
Hike to Barranco Camp via Lava Tower. Enjoy the fantastic view of Western Breach and the Breach Wall.
Shira 2 Camp to Lava Tower
Lava Tower to Barranco Camp
View the Great Barranco Wall and climb up the eastern wall, passing below the Helm Glacier.
Barranco Camp to Barafu 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.
Barafu Camp to Stella Point
Stella Point to Summit
Summit to Mweka Camp
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.
Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate
Moshi Women's Cooperative Visit
Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s))
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Trip Name: Mt Kilimanjaro Trek - Machame Route (8 Days)
Duration: 8 Days
From Price: 3467
Trip Code: 126615
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