Friday, 30 June 2017

TANZANIA: Kilimanjaro Climb Machame Route From: US$ 1750 per person

Safari Overview

DURATION : 8 Days / 7 Nights

Day 1 Tanzania arrival – Moshi

Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport where you will be greeted by your guide. Drive to Moshi to Tembo Tamu. Depending on your arrival time have a guided walk through Moshi.

Briefing in evening for your climb starting the next day.

Lunch and dinner included.

Day 2 Machame Gate - Machame Camp

After breakfast drive to Machame Gate.

When your guide is done dealing with all the registration forms you can start your climbing! Soon you will find yourself deep in mountain rainforest with ancient trees, primeval ferns, liana, lichen and moss that carpets the ground and drapes from the trees.

If you're lucky you could see the black and white colobus monkeys in the treetops.

Your first day of climbing will end at Machame Camp where you will have your dinner and overnight.

3 meals included.

Machame Gate (1790m) to Machame Camp (3010m)

Hike Time: 5-7 hours

Day 3 Machame Camp - New Shira Camp

Have breakfast at the camp and keep on climbing. The path will get steeper and the landscape changes to moor- and heathland. This day you will end at New Shira Camp where you will get dinner and have your overnight.

3 meals included.

Machame Camp (3010m) to New Shira Camp (3845m)

Hike TIme: 4-6 hours

Day 4 New Shira Camp - Barranco Camp

After breakfast head on climbing, except this day you are not climbing too much.

This will let your body adjust the height more.

After 6 to 7 hours you will arrive at the most beautiful camp on the mountain, Barranco Camp.

There you will have your dinner and overnight.

3 meals included.

New Shira Camp (3845m) to Barranco Camp (3960m)

Hike Time: 6-7 hours

Day 5 Barranco Camp - Barafu Camp

After breakfast you continue the adventure.

Today it starts with the climb of the “Barranco Wall”.

Don't worry, your guides will assist you wherever necessary.

Following the ridge as it traverses up and down, you can enjoy the splendid views of the south glacier of Kibo.

Eventually you will arrive at Barafu Camp.

There you can relax, get dinner and rest for the following climb ahead very early the next day.

3 meals included.

Barranco Camp (3960m) to Barafu Camp (4640m)

Hike Time: 5-7 hours

Day 6 Barafu Camp - Uhuru Peak - Mweka Camp

After a very early breakfast at around midnight the cimbing begins yet again.

With torchlight you will climb the screes of Kibo.

After 5 to 7 hours of ascending in the dark you will arrive at Stella Point, the crater rim of Mt Kilimanjaro.

Another 1 to 2 hours climb along the crater ridge will lead you to Uhuru Peak (5895 m).

Here you will see Kilimanjaro in all its glory, enjoying the 360° view over the landscape below as the sun rises.

You are now standing on the “Roof of Africa”. Enjoy this moment, take the view all in! The simple descent runs almost along the same route and shortly before midday you should arrive at Barafu Camp.

After a 1 to 2 hour break there you will continue down to Mweka Camp (3080 m) where you will get dinner and rest.

3 meals included.

Barafu Camp (4640m) to Uhuru Peak (5895m) to Mweka Camp (3080m)

Hike TIme: 10-14 hours

Day 7 Mweka Camp - Mweka Gate – Arusha

After breakfast you will continue down to Mweka Gate.

At the gate you will be driven back to Arusha for your celebration and overnight at Outpost Lodge.

3 meals included.

Mweka Camp (3080m) to Mweka Gate (1630m)

Hike Time: 2-3 hours

Rates Include

- All Taxes / VAT

- Park Fees

- Airport Transfer

- Accommodation as Mentioned in Itinerary

- 1-3 Meals a day Mentioned in Itinerary

- Bottled Water (1.5 Liter per person per day)

- Activities as mentiioned in tour description

- Transportation as mentioned, Toyota Land Cruiser with pop-up roof and Toyota Noah minivan for airport transfer

- A professional guide / driver

Rates Exclude

- International Flights

- Visa Fees

- Travel Insurance

- Drinks (Soda, Alcohol)

- Tips

- Vaccination

- Laundry

- Other Personal Items


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