7 Days Kilimanjaro Climb Machame Route

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7 Days / 6 Nights

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Walking / Trekking

1 - 10 people

English, Swahili


  • Best Season: May to Feb
  • Trek Grade: Moderate (Summit Day Difficult)
  • Highest Point: 5895 m /19340 ft
  • Trail Access: Machame gate via. Moshi Town
  • Highlights: Kilimanjaro Summit, Icefields, Mawenzi Peak, Unique Flora
  • Trek Duration Options: 6 or 7 Days Trekking and 2 Days Extra
Day 1

Arusha - Machame Village - Machame

We Will Drive From Arusha/Moshi To Machame Village And Then Walk To Machame Camp.

2 Hours’ Drive, 5-7 Hours Hike (10km). 1200 Meters Ascent To An Altitude Of 3000 Meters. 

Dinner/Overnight At Machame Camp.

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Day 2

Machame - Shira

Today We Have A 6km Hike, During 5 To 7 Hours. We Will Have A 840 Meters Ascent And Reach The 3840 Meters Of Altitude. Dinner/Overnight At Shira Camp.

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Day 3

Shira - Barranco

Today We Have A Long Hike Of 10km (5 To 7 Hours) But With A Small Ascent Of Just 110 Meters. By Night, We'll Be Sleeping At 3950 Meters.

Dinner/Overnight At Barranco Camp.

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Day 4

Barranco Hut - Karanga Valley

4.5km Hike During Just 3 Hours. We Will Finally Be Sleeping Above 4000 Meters, At 4200 Meters Above See Level (250 Meters Ascent). 

Dinner/Overnight At Karanga Valley Camp.

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Day 5

Karanga - Barafu

Again, 4.5km Hike During Just 3 Hours. Today We'll Reach An Altitude Of 4700 Meters (500 Meters Ascent) For The Highest Night Of Your Journey. 

Dinner/Overnight At Barafu Camp.

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Day 6

Barafu - Uhuru Peak - Mweka

This Will Be The Toughest But Also The Most Rewarding Day. We Will Wake Up Very Very Early, During The Night, In Order To Arrive To The Peak At Sunrise. This Will Just Be A 5 Kilometers Hike But Due To The Altitude And Steepness (1186 Meters Ascent) It Will Take 6 To 7 Hours To Do. When You Reach The Summit, You Will Be At 5986 Meters And Have The Best Views Of Your Entire Life. You Will Never In Your Life Forget This Moment And It Will Make You A Better Person.

After Some Time At The Summit, We'll Start Our Descent To Mweka. Again, We'll Walk For 5 To 7 Hours, For A Total Of 12 Kilometers, In Order To Sleep At A Much More Comfortable Altitude Of 3096 Meters. 
Dinner/Overnight At Mweka Camp.

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Day 7

Mweka - Mweka Village - Arusha

In Our Last Day, We'll Have A 3/4 Hours Hike Of 10 Kilometers (To An Altitude Of 1600 Meters) Before Transfer To Moshi/Arusha.

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  • Accommodation while trekking*
  • Quality, waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tents
  • All Park fees
  • Rescue fees
  • All meals while on the Mountain
  • Fully-licensed, English-speaking mountain guide
  • Porter service on the trek
  • First aid kit
  • Trip completion certificate
  • Farewell Dinner


  • Tip for the guide
  • Flights costs/fares
  • Travel insurance
  • Extra Personal items
  • Soda and Alcoholic beverages
  • Extra activities
  • Personal expenses (drinks, Internet, visa, etc.)


*This route can also be done over a 7 day period. We will always endeavour to get you to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, however the longer the climb the more chances you have of a successful summit. Just let us know what your preference is and we’ll be happy to provide you with a specified itinerary.


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