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TAS 219 - 8 Days Kilimanjaro Machame Trekking Expeditions| Machame Climbing Adventure Tours

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8 Days Kilimanjaro Machame Trekking Expeditions| Machame Climbing Adventure Tours

8 days Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking Expeditions via Machame route is a more demanding but much less traffic and scenic route up Mount Kilimanjaro. Machame climbing adventure tours is a day longer and the overnights on Mount Kilimanjaro are spent camping in tents, which are carried and pitched by the accompanying porters. Highlights of this route are the Shira Plateau, Barranco Wall and the Karanga Valley reaching the summit via Stella Point. Because this route traverses river valleys on the

Southern Slopes, it is recommended that trekkers must be physically fit, and with the additional day on trek to assist with acclimatization, there is a good chance of reaching the summit - Uhuru Peak.

Overview

Climb / Trek Overview
Climb / Trek Rating: Easy
Machame Trek 8 days is a more demanding but much less climbers traffic and scenic route up Mount Kilimanjaro. Machame trek is a day longer and the overnights on Mount Kilimanjaro are spent camping in tents, which are carried and pitched by the accompanying porters. Highlights of this route are the Shira Plateau, Barranco Wall and the Karanga Valley reaching the summit via Stella Point. Because this route traverses river valleys on the Southern Slopes, it is recommended that trekkers must be physically fit, and with the additional day on trek to assist with acclimatization, there is a good chance of reaching the summit - Uhuru Peak.

Detailed Itinerary


Day 1: Arrival in Tanzania
Upon arrival at the Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), Arusha Airport (ARK) or Arusha or Moshi Bus Station, guest will be personally met by our Moshi office. We will be standing outside the arrival section holding a signboard with your name on it. You will be transferred to Mountain Inn in Moshi for an overnight stay. In the early evening, you will have pre–climb briefing on the trek.

Overnight at Mountain Inn Moshi.
Meal Plan {Dinner}

Day 2: Moshi – Machame Camp
For the first segment of the climb, you will drive to Kilimanjaro National Park Gate at Machame, and trek through the Montain forest to Machame Camp site at 10000ft/3000m. This will take about five to seven hours.

Overnight at Machame Camp on Mt. Kilimanajro
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 3: Machame Camp – Shira Camp
Trek following the steep ridge, across heath, moorland to 'picnic rock' and the Shira plateau, to Shira Camp site at 12500ft/3800m for an overnight camp taking about five to seven hours.

Overnight will be at Shira Camp on Mount Kilimanjaro.
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 4: Shira Camp – Barranco Camp site
Heading towards Kibo, crossing a broad valley and climbing to a ridge crest, crossing scree slopes and a river valley to reach Barranco Camp site 13000ft/3900m for an overnight camp taking about five to seven hours.

Overnight will be at Barranco Camp on Mount Kilimanjaro.
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 5: Barranco Camp site – Barafu Camp Site
Cross the floor of the Great Barranco Valley, up the Barranco Wall to the Karanga River - the last water point on this route. A steep climb over rocky slabs to Barafu Camp site at 15500ft/4600m for an overnight camp taking about eight to nine hours.

Overnight will be at Barafu Camp on Mount Kilimanjaro.
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 6: Barafu Camp Site – Mweka Camp site
An early start for the summit (Uhuru Peak) the highest point in Africa at 19340ft/5896m taking six to seven hours. Descend via Barafu Camp site through the forest to Mweka Camp site at 10000ft/3000m for an overnight camp taking five to seven hours.

Overnight will be at Mweka Camp on Mount Kilimanjaro.
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}
Mweka Camp site

Day 7: Mweka Camp site – Moshi
You will descend through the forest heading to Mount Kilimanjaro Park Gate at Mweka Wildlife College. The descent will take three to four hours. You will be met and transferred to Mountain Inn for your overnight stay.

Overnight will be at Mountain Inn Moshi
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}
Moshi – Kilimanjaro

Day 8: Moshi – Kilimanjaro – Departure
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), Arusha Airport (ARK) or Arusha or Moshi Bus Station for your departure. We board our plane knowing that this has been an adventure to remember for the rest of our lives.
Meal Plan {Breakfast}

Features


What’s Included in this Topi Adventure Safaris:

  • Professional trek and climb guiding services. All our guides are native experts in mountain trekking and climbing, African wildlife, and the African culture, many of who speak other European languages
  • Pre– planning professional program expertise, resource guiding along with first hand experience
  • All gratuities except to driver-guides, game rangers, escort, and lodge, hotel, camp or bar staff
  • First class transportation in a custom designed safari vehicle abiding by vehicle standards
  • All park entry fees, airstrip transfers, VAT, state levies, service charge, and hotel taxes
  • All point-to-point personalized meet, greet and transfer service as in the program
  • 24 Hours– 7 days office and cellular emergency contact details while in Tanzania
  • Accommodation as indicated - sharing room
  • Meals as indicated

What’s Not Included:

  • Meals, accommodation or sightseeing not included in the itinerary
  • International airfares and Domestic Flights in Africa
  • Travelers insurance, communication charges
  • Personal expenses such laundry, drinks
  • Excursions or optional activities
  • Flying doctor service
  • Visas

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