Machame Route 6 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking in Tanzania

Route 6 Days 5 Nights Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing, this route has a lot to offer apart from it considered as a second short Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek Route; Machame Route is also considered as a second route with scenic views after Lemosho Route.

Machame Route 6 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking in Tanzania


Machame Route 6 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking in Tanzania, Machame Route 6 Days 5 Nights Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing, this route has a lot to offer apart from it considered as a second short Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek RouteMachame Route is also considered as a second route with scenic views after Lemosho Route.Machame Route

Machame Route 6 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking in Tanzania

Day 1: Drive from Arusha to Machame Gate

After breakfast will drive from your hotel in Arusha to Machame gate, reaching the gate you will begin trekking 11km from the gate which is an elevation from 1830m to 3050m passing through montane forest habitat. After 5-6 hours you will reach your first destination at the Machame camp where you will have dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Hike Machame Camp to Shira Camp

Will proceed from the previous destination moving 5km ahead, this is a height from 3050m to 3850m passing through moorland region where it will take you 4-5 hours, to reach the Shira camp where you will have dinner and overnight

Day 3: Hike Shira Camp to Barranco Camp

A steep hike will start from 3850m to 4000m covering a total distance of 10km from the hut. While trekking you will pass through Semi-desert climate taking you 5-6 hours, to reach the Barranco camp where you will have dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Hike Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp

After breakfast you will climb 9km towards the next destination which is a height from 4000m to 4700m through Alpine desert region. It will take you 6-8 hours to reach Barafu camp where you will have dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Hike Barafu Camp to Mweka Camp

Just after a midnight will ascend from 4700m to 5895m covering 5km reaching the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro and spend some few minutes. Thereafter we will descend 13km to the height of 3090m from the summit passing through Alpine desert climate. This will take you about 5-6 hour both up and down stopping at the Horombo hut where you will have dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Hike Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate

Final descent to the gate after breakfast, it will be your last day on the mountain. You will descend 10km from the hut to height of 1680m through montane forest habitat taking you about 3-4 hours to reach the gate. Our driver guide will be waiting to pick up and drive you back to your hotel in Arusha.

 Package includes.

  • Two nights overnight before and after Treks.
    • Salaries for Guide, Porters and cooker
    • Meal on the Mountain.
    • Experienced mountain guide.
    • Daily supplied Purified water.
    • First aid kit & Rescue fees.
    • Transfer to and from airport.
    • All camping Equipment.
    • Trekking fees cost.
    • Government taxes.

Package excludes

  • Visa (possible for $50 per person on arrival).
    • Person climbing gears
    • Personal equipment
    • Optional activities.
    • Laundry.
    • Tips

Leken Adeventure

Author: Leken Adeventure

Alex Jm Loilole was born into a farming family on the slopes of Mt Meru. A 2010 graduate of Kenya Utalii College, he has been leading on Kilimanjaro since 2005 and has been to the summit of Kilimanjaro over 100 times. He has completed National Outdoor Leadership School mountaineering training course on Mt. Kenya and is also Wilderness First Responder-certified. In 2008 Alex Jm Loilole assisted in the Kilimanjaro film, shot in Tanzania, and also climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro round trip in 18 hours! He speaks fluent English. To Book a Kilimanjaro Climb / Tanzania Safari info@lekenadventure.com / Whats-App +255788455182