Mount Kilimanjaro - Machame Route
|Distance (Total):||70.0 miles / 112.7 km|
|Elevation Gain:||19,340 feet / 5,895 meters|
|Hiking Season:||- Summer|
|Things To See:||- Forest - Glacier - Mountain Views - Rock Formations - Scenic Views - Summit - Volcanic Activity - Wildflowers - Wildlife - Woods|
|Rating:||Trail has not been rated.|
|Nearby Town:||Moshi, , Tanzania|
Mount Kilimanjaro climbing through Machame route is enjoyable and success.
The Machame route is scenically beautiful and varied. It provides panoramic views and a variety of habitats.
Machame route is considered the most beautiful route up Kilimanjaro.
Below is a detailed Machame route daily activity.
Breakfast, drive from your hotel in Moshi/Arusha to Machame gate (about 45min.). After about an hour of registration and park fees payments, start climbing along a clear trail through plantation and natural forest, thereafter a narrow forest path follows to the Machame hut (9,900ft), B.L.D.
Breakfast, ascending through the forest, steep ridge passing through heather and open moorlands, and crossing a large gorge to Shira hut (12,600ft).
The distance is about 5-6 hours.
After breakfast, we will ascend to Lava tower (15,180ft) with lunch on the way to Baranco, then descend slowly to Baranco hut (12,850ft) for dinner and overnight, B, L ,D.
After breakfast, we leave Baranco hut for Barafu hut (14,910ft). We will pass through the last water drop at Karanga valley on the way up. Overnight Barafu hut, B, L, D.
Wake up at midnight, and after a small snack, start ascending to Uhuru Peak through the Stella point (18,640ft), then after reaching the summit, we will head down to Mweka hut () for dinner and overnight, B, L, D.
After breakfast, we will head down to Mweka gate with lunch packet, and the waiting vehicle will take you to your hotel in Moshi/Arusha, B, L.