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Tour Overview

Machame Route or the "Whiskey Route" is a champion among the most outstanding courses on account of its charming points of view and changed scenes.
In any case, traveling through Machame Route is to some degree troublesome when diverged from Marangu course. Notwithstanding the way that the walk around the Machame course is increasingly outrageous longer, still the achievement rate is higher than the Marangu course.
Machame Route isn't troublesome, yet the climb is all the additionally incapacitating as it has numerous high focuses and depressed spots crossing a chain of valleys and edges. In like manner, the course is most suitable for people with some climbing or trekking experiences and for the people who love encounters. For novices the climbers, the course can be tiring.
Machame Route starts from the south, heading towards the east, investigating underneath the southern ice fields before summiting.
Generally, the base days to summit Kilimanjaro through this course is six, anyway seven days is recommended. Kilisa Tours and Safari provides three Machame Route tour packages of 6 days, 7 days, 8 days along the Machame Route.


Private transport from Kilimanjaro International Airport to your accommodations in Moshi.
Private transport to Kilimanjaro International Airport ready to catch your flight back home.
Transportation to & from the Kilimanjaro gate
Park entry fees,
Camping fees
Team Kilimanjaro Rescue fees
18% VAT on tour fees & services
4 Season mountain tents
Double layered Sleeping Mats
Friendly and professional mountain guides, cook and porters
3 hot meals daily while on the mountain
Enough treated & filtered drinking water throughout the trek
Hot water for washing
Fair wages for the mountain crew as approved by the Kilimanjaro National Park Authority (KINAPA), Kilimanjaro Association of Tour Operators (KIATO)
Government taxes
Portable oxygen tanks & ox meter
Emergency first-aid kit
International flights (From/to home)
Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
Tips (Tipping guideline • Guides: $20/day/guide • Cook: $15/day • Porter: $10/day/porter)
Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fee
Laundry (Available at hotel)
Private portable flash toilet with portable tent for rent $100 for the entire trip to be shared in a group.

Tour Plan

Day 1: Arriving in Tanzania All trekkers need to organize their own flight to Kilimanjaro international Airport [JRO]. From JRO you will be met by our staff and transferred to Moshi in the peaceful surrounds of our comfortable pre and post trek accommodation from where there are great views of the mountain. You can relax by the pool before your briefing with the Guides, who will provide the essential information for your trek to the roof of Africa. The Hotel we are using is between these 1. Parkview inn Hotel 2. Panama Garden resort 3. Weruweru River Lodge Day 2: Moshi – Machame Gate (1790m) – Machame Camp (3010m) You will be picked up at your hotel in the morning after breakfast and head towards Machame Gate which is an easy 45-minute drive from Moshi. At the gate you will be registered by the National Park authorities. Once everything is prepared you can start your trek into the lush rainforest. There is the possibility of spotting some Black-and-White Colobus monkeys on the way to Machame camp, which will take you about 5 to 6 hours to reach. You will spend the night just above the forest line at 3010 meters. • Meals: Lunch &Dinner • Overnight: Machame Camp Day 3: Machame Camp (3010m) – New Shira Camp (3845m) Today the trail will be a somewhat steeper than on day one but it’s a shorter stretch and you should reach your destination by early afternoon. After some rest you have the option to hike further to Shira 2 Camp for beautiful views of the Shira Plateau. Mount Meru, the second highest mountain in Tanzania, can be seen in the distance. The night will be spent at New Shira Camp. • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch &Dinner • Overnight: New shira Camp Day 4: New Shira Camp (3845m) – Lava Tower (4640m) – Barranco Camp (3960m) Today you will ascend about 700 meters to the striking and rugged Lava Tower before descending again to Barranco Camp. This will give your body a good chance to acclimatize for the following days as you will reach an altitude of over 4600 meters. The landscape will change dramatically over the course of today as you enter the afro-alpine desert close to Lava Tower and then descend back into the lush, green Barranco Valley. Barranco Camp is situated just below the imposing Barranco Wall and is reached after about 6 to 7 hours of trekking. This camp is considered by many to be the most beautiful and scenic on Kilimanjaro. You will be treated to a hearty dinner before getting into your sleeping bag for some well-deserved rest. • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch &Dinner • Overnight: Barranco Camp Day 5: Barranco Camp (3960m) – Karanga Camp (4035m) Today you will tackle the steepest part of this route – the famous Barranco Wall, also known as the ‘Breakfast Wall’. It’s not as difficult as it looks, and your guide will assist you through this passage in just a little more than an hour. On top of Barranco Wall you can get a glimpse of the southern glaciers of Kibo and take a short rest before continuing towards Karanga Camp. This camp is located less than 100 meters higher then Barranco Camp which gives your body some more time to acclimatize to the altitude. After your lunch at the camp, you have the option to do a short round trip towards Barafu Camp for further acclimatization, or you can just relax at your camp. • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch &Dinner • Overnight: Karanga Camp Day 6: Karanga Camp (4035m) – Barafu Camp (4640m) The trail that you will take today passes back through striking alpine desert expanses and leads you to your final camp before the summit hike – the Barafu Camp. This camp will be reached after about 3 to 4 hours and sits at an altitude of 4640 meters. You will have some time to relax before the evening meal is served. After dinner you are advised to get as much sleep as possible before ta testing climb tomorrow • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch &Dinner • Overnight: Barafu Camp Day 7: Barafu Camp (4640m) – Crater Camp (5730m) In the early morning you will start the most challenging part of the ascent as the sun rises. You should reach Stella point, the crater rim of Kibo, after about 5-7 hours of strenuous climbing up the scree and ash paths. From Stella Point you will head towards the highest camp on Kilimanjaro – the Crater Camp – which is situated at an altitude of 5730m. From here there are breath-taking views of the surrounding glaciers. • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch &Dinner • Overnight: Crater Camp Day 8: Crater Camp (5730m) – Uhuru Peak (5895m) – Mweka Camp (3080m) The first sunlight marks the start of your final ascent towards the summit. It will be a slow and arduous 2 hours or so before you reach the highest point in Africa, Uhuru Peak, which towers above anywhere else in Africa at 5895 meters. From the peak, you will be able to see the surrounding summits, glaciers and landscapes being lit up by the warm morning sun – a truly unforgettable experience. After a short break and the mandatory summit pictures, you will return to Barafu Camp where the rest of the climbing crew will await you. Here you will have some time to rest and a much-needed warm meal will be served. Afterwards, you will continue your descent to Mweka Camp (3080m) which will take you about 3 hours. At Mweka Camp you will have an evening meal followed by a well-deserved deep night’s sleep. • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch &Dinner • Overnight: Mweka Camp Day 9: Mweka Camp (3080m) – Mweka Gate (1630m) – Moshi After breakfast you will be invited to take part in the traditional farewell ceremony with your mountain crew before the final leg of your climb leads you back through the lush rainforest. A gentle descent of up to 3 hours takes you to Mweka Gate Drive back to your hotel in Moshi. Hotel • Meal: Breakfast • Overnight: At Hotel in Moshi

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Min Age 7 years