KILIMANJARO: MACHAME ROUTE

8 DAY / 7 NIGHTS

Machame / Shira / Lava Tower / Barranco / Karanga / Barafu / Uhuru Peak / Mweka

Itinerary:

TOUR REF:   SUN MT. KILIMANJARO 07

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-LAVA TOWER
8km (5 mi), 5-7 hrs, 110m (360 ft) ascent, Alt 4600m (15,092 ft).
Dinner/Overnight LAVA TOWER camp.

Stage 4

LAVA TOWER - Barranco
4km (2.5 mi), 2-4 hrs, 110m (360 ft) ascent, Alt 3976m (13,044 ft).
Dinner/Overnight Barranco camp.

Stage 5

Barranco Hut – Karanga Valley
4.5 km (3 mi), 3 hrs, 260m (853 ft) ascent, Alt 4000m (13,100 ft).
Dinner/Overnight Karanga Valley camp.

Stage 6

Karanga - Barafu
4.5 km (3 mi), 3 hrs, 500m (1640 ft) ascent, Alt 4670m (15,330 ft).
Dinner/Overnight Barafu camp.

Stage 7a

Barafu -"UHURU PEAK"
5 Km (3 mi), 6-7 hrs, 1186m (3890 ft) ascent, Alt 5,896m (19,340 ft).

Stage 7b

“UHURU PEAK”- Mweka
12km (7.5 mi), 5 - 7 hrs, 2800m (9186 ft) descent, Alt 3096m (10,157 ft).
Dinner/Overnight Mweka camp.

Stage 8

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.

 

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