Machame Route

9 Days Machame Route

  • Location Tanzania
  • Duration 7 Days
  • Max People -
  • Landing Arusha
  • Check In -
  • Check Out -



On arrival at the airport after customs and immigration formalities meet and greet by your driver who will drive you to Arusha for leisure where if time allows you will be met by Kili trekking crew for briefing also for checking climbing gears. Overnight stay at Arusha Planet Lodge

Meal plan: Bed and breakfast

Breakfast at your lodge then you will depart toMachamegate for registration, after that you will be walking along the rain forest to Machame Camp for overnight.

After breakfast, you will start walking along the heather moorland zone to Shira Cave Camp for dinner and overnight.

After the breakfast you will be walking on the alpine desert zone to Barranco Camp via Lave tower (4500m) for acclimatization then descend to the same altitude to Barranco camp for overnight.

After the breakfast early in the morning start the day via Barranco wall (breakfast wall) to Karanga Camp, a little bit challenging climbing the wall but most spectacular view from the wall, it will be a short day trek where afternoon we will reach to our camp for leisure.Overnight stay atKaranga Camp.

Another short trek and day of acclimatization as you are near the mountain’s peak. The scenic climb to Barafu is mostly on a moraine with a view of Mawenzi peak towering majestically to the right, and overhead, Kibo peak seemingly just out of reach. Guides will have an early briefing for the summit ascent.

At mid night you will be awaken by your guides and mountain crews for a light breakfast and summit ascent, enjoy couple of minutes at the summit but depends on the weather. Descend back to Barafu Camp for brunch and continue down to Mweka Camp for the dinner and overnight.

After breakfast descend down to Mweka Gate through the rain forest, where on arrival you will check out and rewarded certificates then you will be having a farewell celebration with climbing crew. After that you will drive to Arusha where a warm shower and a comfortable bed will be waiting for you. Dinner and overnight at Arusha Planet Lodge.

Meal plan: Dinner


After breakfast you will have an option of proceeding on safari in Northern circuit or leisure in Zanzibar or transferred to airport for your onward flight to your next destination.


Highlights Places

  • Machame Gate
  • Machame Camp
  • Shira Cave Camp
  • Barranco Camp
  • Karanga Camp
  • Ascent to Summit
  • Mweka Camp
  • Arusha


Number of Clients Price Per Person
1 -
2-3 -
4-6 -


Machame Route Map

Include & Exclude

Trekking Include:

  • KINAPA entry fees
  • All land transport prior the schedule
  • Camping and rescue fees
  • A climb briefing from our head guide prior the trek
  • A first aid kit, including emergency oxygen which travels with the team at all times
  • Client portage of one bag maximum 12kg
  • Pulse Oximeter for checking oxygen levels
  • Accommodation prior and after the trek
  • All meals during the trekking
  • Mountain guides, cook, waiters and porters salaries
  • All mountain equipment’s (mobile toilet and shower are available at extra cost)
  • Celebration at the end of trek – Champagne & Snacks provided at the gate.

Trekking Exclude:

  • Tips for the mountain crew / hotel servants
  • Transport / accommodation out of the schedule
  • Alcohol drinks / beer
  • Laundry
  • Personal hiking gears

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