Kilimanjaro - Machame Route Overview

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      USD $1,964
      CAD $2,092
      AUD $2,172
      EUR €1,512
      GBP £1,300
      NZD $2,576
      ZAR R19,768
      CHF FR1,864
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Kilimanjaro - Machame Route.

Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Conquer the highest peak in Africa – Tanzania's Mt. Kilimanjaro

Trek the amazing Machame Route to the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest point. At high altitude, it's a challenging journey through uniquely varied terrain. Camp out at night and enjoy incredible scenery along the way. Then at the very top of Uhuru Peak, rising 5,896m above sea level, feel the exhilaration of achievement and marvel at the incredible views.

  • Size up mighty Mt. Kilimanjaro from Marangu
  • Spy colourful bird species flitting through the rainforest
  • Spend a night camped out on the Shira plateau
  • Marvel at the Hiem, Kersten and Rebmann glaciers
  • Catch a dazzling sunrise from Stella Point
  • Summit Africa's highest mountain peak

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Marangu, Tanzania
  • Finish:

    Marangu, Tanzania
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 16
  • Meals:

    7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Camping (with basic facilities) (5 nts), Hotel (2 nts)
  • Transport:

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    209kg pp per trip
  • Total price from

    USD $1,964
    CAD $2,092
    AUD $2,172
    EUR €1,512
    GBP £1,300
    NZD $2,576
    ZAR R19,768
    CHF FR1,864
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $245
    CAD $261
    AUD $271
    EUR €189
    GBP £162
    NZD $322
    ZAR R2,471
    CHF FR233
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Kilimanjaro - Machame Route Summary

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Day 1 Marangu

Nestled on the slopes of mighty Mt Kilimanjaro, this lively town boasts views of snow-capped mountains and is a great base for exploring the surrounding area.

Day 2 Machame Camp

Start with a pleasant stroll through the rainforest, where many species of brightly colored birds can be seen, before setting up camp at Machame for your first night on Kilimanjaro.

Day 3 Shira Camp

Leave the rainforest and watch as the vegetation grows sparser on the path to the Shira Plateau. Spend the night camping on the edge of the plateau and be treated to a golden sunset over the snow-dusted peaks of Kibo.

Day 4 Barranco Camp

Continue through the rolling landscape and deep river valleys on the way to more rugged areas of the mountain.

Day 5 Barafu Camp

Trek through fascinating dry desert terrain and ascend further on the way to Barranco Camp. Witness the contrast between the craggy landscape of the mountain and the spectacular views of the Heim, Kersten and Rebmann glaciers above.

Day 6 Uhuru Peak/Summit

Grab a midnight feast and head off before dawn to watch the sunrise at Stella Point and pass by Rebmann Glacier. Make the final push to the peak and be rewarded with incredible views that accompany the feat of conquering Africa’s highest mountain - a life-changing experience.

Days 7-8 Marangu

Return to the base of the Mountain where our adventure comes to an end back at Marangu.
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    • YKXA
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,964
      CAD $2,092
      AUD $2,172
      EUR €1,512
      GBP £1,300
      NZD $2,576
      ZAR R19,768
      CHF FR1,864
      *
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    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Walking
    • Original
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