7 Days Machame Route

Day 0: Arrival in Moshi

  • Arrive in Moshi, Tanzania, a vibrant town located near Mount Kilimanjaro.
  • Meet with Mr Andrew or Our representative for a briefing and equipment check.
  • Spend the day resting, exploring Moshi, and preparing for your trek.
  • Overnight stay in a hotel or lodge in Moshi.

Day 1: Machame Gate to Machame Camp

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Transfer to Machame Gate (1,800m).
  • Registration with park authorities and meet your trekking team.
  • Begin the trek through lush rainforest.
  • Lunch break along the trail.
  • Arrival at Machame Camp (3,010m) for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2: Machame Camp to Shira Camp

  • Early breakfast at the camp.
  • Trek through moorland and into the heath zone.
  • Ascend through the scenic Shira Plateau.
  • Lunch stop en route.
  • Arrival at Shira Camp (3,840m) for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3: Shira Camp to Barranco Camp via Lava Tower

  • Breakfast at camp.
  • Trek towards Lava Tower (4,630m) for acclimatization.
  • Descend to Barranco Valley through the surreal Senecio Forest.
  • Lunch at Lava Tower or Barranco Camp.
  • Arrive at Barranco Camp (3,950m) for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp

  • Begin the day with a steep climb up the Barranco Wall.
  • Traverse through valleys and ridges, enjoying breathtaking views.
  • Arrive at Karanga Camp in the afternoon.
  • Set up camp, relax, and prepare for the next day’s ascent to Barafu Camp.
Day 5: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp
  • Trek from Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp, the base camp for the summit attempt.
  • The trail is steep and challenging, crossing rocky terrain and scree slopes.
  • Arrive at Barafu Camp in the afternoon.
  • Rest, hydrate, and have an early dinner.
  • Prepare your gear and rest before the summit attempt.
Day 6: Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp
  • Wake up around midnight for a quick snack and to prepare for the summit attempt.
  • Start the steep ascent to Stella Point, where you’ll witness a spectacular sunrise.
  • Continue trekking to Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa!
  • Take photos, celebrate, and enjoy the incredible views before descending.
  • Descend back to Barafu Camp for a short rest and breakfast.
  • Continue descending to Mweka Camp for dinner and overnight rest.
Day 7: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate
  • Descend through lush rainforest
  • Arrive at Mweka Gate (1,640 meters)
  • Sign out with park authorities
  • Receive summit certificates
  • Transfer back to Moshi or Arusha
  • Trekking duration: 3-4 hours
  • End of the trek
People in Group Price per Person
1-2 Pax Usd $$1,900
3-5 People Usd $1,800
6-8 People Usd $1,750
9 and Above Usd $1,700
  • Private transport from Kilimanjaro International Airport to your accommodations in Moshi.
  • Private transport to Kilimanjaro International Airport after trek to catch your flight back home
  • 2 nights of accommodation in Moshi before and after trek
  • Transportation to & from the Kilimanjaro gate
  • Park entry fees,
  • Hut fees
  • Team Kilimanjaro Rescue fees
  • 18% VAT on tour fees & services
  • 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
  • Lunches, dinners and drinks at your hotel before and after climb.
  • Travel insurance
  • Portable flush toilet with a toilet tent is available for extra charges $ 100 for the entire trek to be shared in a group.
  • Flights
  • Laundry (Available at hotel)
  • Personal items and toiletries
  • Tips for guides, porters and cook (this is a guide to tipping on the mountain Tipping on Kilimanjaro from the trekking group (not per climber):
  • Guides: $20/day/guide
  • Cook: $15/day
  • Porter: $10/day/porter

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