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7 Days Mt. Kilimajaro Trekking through Machame Route

All about the 7 Days Mt. Kilimajaro Trekking through Machame Route

7 Days Mt. Kilimajaro Trekking through Machame Route

from

$ 1,980
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  • per person

Vacation Style

Climbing, Photography

Holiday Type

Guided Tours, Luxury Camping, Photography Safaris in Africa, Short Breaks, Wildlife

Group Size

N/A

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LOW SEASON:

APRIL TO JUNE 15TH, NOV 1ST TO 15TH DEC
1980$ PPS

HIGH SEASON:

JAN 10th TO MARCH 30th
1980$ PPS

PEAK SEASON:

15TH JUNE TO 30TH OCT, 15TH DEC TO 10TH JAN
2250$ PPS

MIGRATION SEASON:

15TH JUNE TO 30TH OCT
$ PPS

All about the trekking,


It’s a 7 days climbing up and down of Mt. Kilimanjaro

You will be accompanied by professional guides and porters.

Meals are provided on full board (Dinner breakfast and lunch)

Only fit and approved people with good health are allowed to go to the summit, unless stated
otherwise.

Note:-
A compulsory Indemnity form has to filled before and after the trekking to guarantee the best services deliveries.

We stay at Arusha Safari Lodge, which is a beautiful Hotel located on the lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro and is a perfect place to prepare you for adventure. We will gather in the evening at 5:30 pm for a pre-climb briefing and an equipment check. We will also confirm you have the appropriate mandatory medical coverage and travel insurance.

Dinner and overnight at Salinero Hotel Machame: Bed, dinner and Breakfast-included.

The climb starts from Machame gate (1830m), we walk through the lush lower slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Slowly gaining altitude while enjoying the diverse flora and fauna of the rain forest, you will arrive to the first Machame Hut, situated at 3000m above sea level If is a clear day we may get our first closer look at the glaciated dome of Kibo if the evening clouds permit.

Machame Gate to Machame Hut (3,000 m): 6-7 hours walking.

A shorter day climbing up a steep ridge to reach a small semicircular cliff known as Picnic site, and continue up a gentler ascent through the lower alpine moorland, which is known for beautiful wild alpine flowers. The most spectacular views of Kibo peak can be seen from Shira Camp.

Machame Hut to Shira Camp (3,840m): 4-6 hours walking.

Today we walk on a gentle ascent and panoramic views. We traverse the southwest side of Kilimanjaro, passing underneath the Lava Tower and the final section of the Western Breach and after hot lunch the bottom of the Lava Tower (4,600 m.) we descend to the bottom of the Great Barranco valley (3,900 m.).

Shira Camp to Barranco Camp (3,900 m.): 5-7 hours walking.

A steep climb up the eastern wall leads us just below the Heim Glacier, where we may have some spectacular views of Kilimanjaro. We then take a steep exit up the Great Barranco Wall, which divides us from the southeastern slopes of Kibo, the trail continues down into the alpine desert of the Karanga Valley, finally we have a steep climb up to Karanga Camp.

Barranco Camp to Karanga camp (4,000 m): 4-5 hours walking.

A steep climb out of Karanga, and an easy path on compacted scree with wide views through this empty and dry landscape up to Barafu Camp. The two peaks Kibo and Mawenzi can been seen from Barafu Camp. After a hot lunch at the Camp, The remainder of the day is spent resting as we prepare for the final ascent before an early night summit walk.

Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp (4,600 m.); 3-4 hours walking.

Wake up before midnight in the cover of darkness. We begin a steep climb over loose volcanic scree has some well-graded zig-zags and a slow but steady pace will take us to rim of the main crater, Stella Point, at 5,735m. We will rest there for few minutes to enjoy the sunrise over Mawenzi. Those who are still feeling good can continue slowly to make the two hour round trip from here along the crater rim to main peak (5,895 m), which is the highest point in Africa. After a few minutes to appreciate your accomplishment we descend to Barafu is amazingly fast, and we stop at Barafu Camp for some refreshment, we continue to descend to reach Mweka Camp.

Barafu Camp to Mweka Camp (3100 m): 13-15 hours walking.

A gentle walk takes us down through the rainforest to Mweka gate successful climbers will receive their summit certificates. After lunch we drive back to Salinero Hotel Machame.

Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate: 3-5 hours walking.

Dinner and overnight at Salinero Hotel Machame: Bed, dinner and Breakfast-included.

After saying bye to our team of guides then you need a private departure transfer which is included from Arusha to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for your flight, unless you have an option to have a short safari or any other option we will discuss.

You can extend your holiday in Tanzania or Kenya by having a few of our safari that covers the major parks in Tanzania and Kenya, or an extension relaxing holiday to Zanzibar or Kenyan

Please note Cheetah Revolution Safaris disclaimer information Child Payment Policy 

KILIMANJARO CLIMB INCLUDES:
• Tanzania VAT on tourism activities and park fees
• Return transfers Kilimanjaro airport to Salinero Hotel Machame and back to Kilimanjaro
Airport
• Hotel Lodging the night before and the night after the climb, with dinner and breakfast included
(double occupancy)
• Transfer from your hotel to starting point for your climb, and return to your hotel after your
climb
• Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food
• All Kilimanjaro National Park gate fees, camping fees and climbing permits.
• Kilimanjaro National Park rescue fees (Kilimanjaro Rescue Team)
• Emergency oxygen (for use in emergencies only – not as summiting aid)
• Basic first aid kit (for use in emergencies only)
• Qualified mountain guide, assistant guides, porters and cook
• Salaries for mountain crew as per guidelines set by Kilimanjaro National Park
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as hot drinks on the mountain
• Camping equipment (tents, camp chairs, tables & sleeping mattress
• Water for washing up daily
• Porter to carry your duffel bag (max weight 15kg / 32 lbs) from one camp to the next camp.
• Kilimanjaro National Park certificate for your successful summit attempt
• A comprehensive Climbing Kilimanjaro travel info pack
• Flying Doctor Evacuation Service

KILIMANJARO CLIMB EXCLUDES:
• Flights and airport taxes
• Items of a personal nature
• Compulsory tips for guides, porters and cook (average tip is anything from US $ 230 to US $
300 per hiker – depending on number of days / how many hikers in the group and route chosen)
• South African passport holders do NOT require a visa for Tanzania, however most other
Nationalities require a visa for Tanzania
• Health requirements (Yellow Fever compulsory if travelling to Tanzania recommended)
• Highly recommended travel and medical insurance.
• Personal hiking/trekking gear – we can rent some of the gear from our equipment store in
Tanzania
• Optional but highly recommended Portable toilet
• Snacks, personal medicine and water purifying tablets
• Meals & drinks not specified and snacks.

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