Route - 6 Days / 5 Nights
route is regarded as the most scenic of the trails up Kilimanjaro. You
ascend gradually through the forest till you emerge onto the Moorland
of Shira Plateau, from which there are superb views of the Kibo Peak and
the Great Western Breach. Travellers through Machame rout
1: Transfer from your hotel to the Machame gate.Frm
here you trek through the lush forest to Machame Hut (10,000ft/3000m)
Machame camp (2980m) - Shira camp (3840m)
Leave the forest. The path follows a steep ridge passing through
open moorlands crossing a large gorge to reach Shira hut. Overnight stay
at the camp
Shira (3840m)-Lava Tower
(4630m)-Barranco camp (3950m)
You turn Eastwards and continue ascending through the dry landscape
before dropping again to reach Barranco hut . Overnight stay at the camp.
Barranco camp (3950m)-
Barafu camp (4550m)
The path climbs steep out of the Barranco valley and crosses
the Karanga valley, then turns North to reach Barafu Hut . Overnight stay
at the camp.
camp (4550m)-Uhuru Peak (5895m)-Mweka (3100m)
Along day with an early start to reach the crater, ream at the Stella
point in time for sunrise, then to Uhuru peak , the highest point in Africa.
After wards, descend to Gilman's point and down to Horombo hut.
Over night, stay at the camp
down mweka camp then to the gate where you are transferred back to your
hotel in Moshi for dinner and over night.
breakfast board shuttle bus from your hotel and proceed to Nairobi arriving
late in the afternoon (6.30 PM)
US$ 1350 per person
Any additional day is US$ 210
The price is inclusive
2 transfers from Moshi to Machame park gate -return
3 meals per day while trekking - Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian
6 days Kilimanjaro trek- Machame
5 nights accomodation in camps while trekking Machame
First and Last night accommodation at YMCA/Buffalo hotelMoshi -Bed and
All park entrance fees and government levies
English speaking mountain Guide and assistant guides
Porters- a maximum of 2 per client
The Price does not include:
Gloves, Sun glasses, Sleeping bag, Hats , Rain suits, Warm Jacket,
Heavy boots, Scarf's, Rain Trousers
All the above items can be hired at a reasonable price
Summit Gear List
Leather or thermal boots
Gore-Tex, Microtex or K-Tech Trilaminate jacket
Gore-Tex, Microtex or K-Tech pants
Gore-Tex mittens or gloves
Fleece gloves (use as inner for Gore-Tex mittens)
Thermal glove liners (use as inner for Gore-Tex gloves)
Thermal long johns
Sunglasses with UV protection
Trekking gear: (Wear between camps)
Rain suit or poncho (mainly used in the rain forest)
Hiking boots or cross trainers
. Day pack
. Short pants
. Tracksuit pants
. Sun hat (peak
caps do not offer enough protection)
. Woolen socks
. Fleece beanie
. Water bottle
General gear & equipment
. Walking stick
. Sleeping bag (-10
. Sleeping mat
Drink at least three to four litres of water a day.
. Use water filters and purifying pills to minimize
. Take enough snacks like energy bars, drink mixes,
. Do not move too fast, walk at a slow steady pace.
. Move as lightly as possible, do not carry unnecessary
. All clothing in Duffel bags or backpacks must be protected
with sack-liners to avoid getting wet, especially through the rainforest.
. High factor lip balm and sun block is essential.
. Nausea and headache pills should be kept handy on summit
. Symptoms of altitude sickness can be reduced by using
medication (consult your doctor).
. New boots should be walked-in; this avoids blisters.
. Use a sleeping mat when camping.
. Use a thermal flask on summit night; other water bottles
. Allow camera or video camera to acclimatize; do not
wrap or place them in plastic bags.
. Thermal glove liners allow easier camera handling on
. Use only new camera and headlamp batteries on summit
. Guides and porters will expect tips; confirm amounts
with your tour operator.