KILIMANJARO: MACHAME ROUTE

6 DAY / 5 NIGHTS

Machame / Shira / Barranco / Barafu / Uhuru Peak / Mweka

Itinerary:

TOUR CODE:  SUN MT. KILIMANJARO 05

 Stage 1

Arusha - Machame Village - Machame
Drive 2hrs, 10 Km (6 mi), 5 - 7 hrs, 1200m (3940 ft) ascent, Alt 2850m (9350 ft).
Dinner / Overnight Machame camp

Stage 2

Machame - Shira
6Km (4 mi), 5 - 7 hrs, 840m (2750 ft) ascent Alt 3810m (12,500 ft).
Dinner / Overnight Shira camp.

Stage 3

Shira - Barranco
10km (6 mi), 5 - 7 hrs, 110m (360 ft) ascent, Alt 3976m (13,044 ft).
Dinner / Overnight Barranco camp.

Stage 4

Barranco - Barafu
8 km (5 mi), 8 - 9 hrs, 650m (2130 ft) ascent, Alt 4673m (15,331 ft).
Dinner / Overnight Barafu camp.

Stage 5a

Barafu - "UHURU PEAK"
5 Km (3 mi), 6 - 7 hrs, 1296m (4250 ft) ascent, Alt 5895m (19,341 ft).

Stage 5b

"UHURU PEAK" - Mweka
12km (7.5 mi), 5 - 7 hrs, 2800m (9186 ft) descent, Alt 3068m (10,065 ft).
Dinner / Overnight Mweka camp.

Stage 6

Mweka - Mweka village - Arusha
Descend: 10 Km (6 mi), 3 - 4 hrs, Alt 1600m (5250 ft). drive 2 hrs.

 

PRICE INCLUDES:

Transfers to/ from the gate, park fees, hut/camping fees, rescue fees, Meals, tea, coffee, guide, porters, and tent.

PRICE EXCLUDES:

Tips drinks, climbing gears, sleeping bags and all items of personal use.

TEMPERATURE LOWER SLOPES

Day Time: 15-20 centigrade.
Nights: Chilly -5 centigrade.

TEMPERATURE HIGHER ALTITUDE:

Day Time  5-6 centigrade.
Night dropping to  - 10 centigrade.

TIPS ON WHAT TO BRING:

Anorak, Fleece, Walking Boots, Training shoes, Waterproof Jacket, Pants, Shirts, Trousers, Skirts, Socks, Gloves, Sun Hat, Balaclava / Woolen Hat, Gaiters, Thermal Underwear, Towel, Toiletries, Toilet Paper, Sun Glasses, Snow Goggles, Water Bottle, Walking Pole, Crampons, Torch / Flashlight, Sun Cream / Sun block, Lip salve, Penknife, Daypack, Camera, Films, Four Season Sleeping Bag,  water Purification Kit and First-aid Kit.

 

Notes:  please see our mountain climbing notes for more information

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