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7 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking - Machame Route

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  • Spot the black and white colobus monkeys
  • Transport is included
  • Staff salaries are included on the costs
This route, with its steep passages and higher altitudes, offers you occasional views of Mount Meru, Shira Ridge and Kibo summit as you make your way through lush rainforest, moorland and alpine desert.

The Machame Route, with its diverse landscape and fantastic views, offers a unique experience to test your will power, fitness finesse and mental strength. The route takes you through lush rainforest, where colobus monkeys roam, into heath and moorland, with its many ferns and ericas, until finally reaching the icy caps of the mountain top. Overnights on the Machame Route will be in tents. It is not difficulty to climb because you will be guided by our professional tour guide.
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4.9 - Excellent Based on 13 reviews
MOUNT KILIMANJARO TREK AND SAFARI
Tolis From Greece On
5 - Excellent
“We had an amazing trek and safari with Enosa Expedition.
We did the 7 day trek through Machame route. Noel, the owner of the company was always there to answer our questions while planning our trip. During the trek the guys made us feel comfortable all the time, the food was more than plenty and very tasty. Every day upon arrival at each camp everything was set to make us feel like home. Special thanks to all the porters, our guides Anton, Fraterino and Preygod and the amazing cook Sheidi. We also did a two day safari at lake Manyara and Ngorongoro crater, our driver Shirima was an exceptional person, polite and kind always keen to help.
Everything was perfect, it was an unforgetable trip.
Thanks again Noel and everyone else.”
Excellent
Jessica Santos From USA On
5 - Excellent
“Excellent”
Amazing trip with enosa!
Frederique On
5 - Excellent
“My journey was excellent from picking me up at the airport to dropping me off back.
Noel, the director was easily reachable and prompt to answer.The hotel were I stayed wqs high standards with swimming pool. On the first day I met him and my guide. They checked my gear and made sure I had all the necessary.
The team during the 7 days were super friendly and effective. Food was excellent. The guide really professional, listening and helpful on top of being funny. The tent was excellent quality. I felt really special.Overall an excellent experience!”
Except job from Enosa
Nesh Peltekov From Bulgaria On
5 - Excellent
“Good and organized. Very polite. The food was very good and a lot. All the people on the trek were amazing. Thank you.”
6 hours Camping
In the morning you will be taken to the entrance gate of Kilimanjaro National Park (about an hour drives away). You will begin your trek towards Shira Cathedral. During the journey you might spot the black and white colobus monkeys watching you curiously as you walk past. In about 5 to 6 hours, you will reach the Machame Camp, situated 3,010 m above the tree line, where you will enjoy your evening meal and overnight stay.
7 hours Camping
After breakfast, leave the glades of the rain forest and continue on an ascending path, crossing a little valley and walking along a steep rocky ridge covered with heather until the end of the ridge. The route now turns west onto a river gorge at 3658m (5-7 hours). You will spend the overnight at the Shira hut campsite (3845m).
7 hours Camping
In this new day your trek begins with an ascent above the Shira Plateau in the direction of the Lava Tower (4,640 m). The surrounding vegetation becomes more sporadic as the landscape changes to an alpine desert. The route stretches through the sweeping Barranco Valley, with its lobelia and giant senecio plants, and in approximately 6 to 7 hours, you will arrive at the Barranco Camp, the most beautiful camp on the mountain.
7 hours Camping
In this new day your trek begins with an ascent above the Shira Plateau in the direction of the Lava Tower (4,640 m). The surrounding vegetation becomes more sporadic as the landscape changes to an alpine desert. The route stretches through the sweeping Barranco Valley, with its lobelia and giant senecio plants, and in approximately 6 to 7 hours, you will arrive at the Barranco Camp, the most beautiful camp on the mountain.
6 hours Camping
Today you will climb the “Barranco Wall”, where a steady hold will be needed. Luckily a helping hand is never far behind and your guides will assist you wherever necessary. Leaving Barranco and ascend the Barranco Wall with some wonderful views for the top. Then descend through the Karanga Valley where you will stop for a lunch, before embarking on another 2 to 3 hours climb to Barafu Camp (4,640 m). At the camp you will enjoy a well-deserved break, evening meal and an early night.
7 hours Camping
Around mid-night after getting hot tea with light snacks, you will start your climb to Uhuru Peak. Ascending in the dark, with only a headlight to shine the way, you will climb the screes of Kibo, reaching Stella Point in about 5 to 7 hours. Walking along the crater ridge you will finally reach Uhuru Peak (5,895 m). On the “Roof of Africa” you will enjoy a 360° view over the surrounding landscape before starting your descent along the same route. From the summit descend back to Barafu, where you will have a warm meal and relax. Then continue to Mweka hut campsite (3080m). (The journey will take 5 hours). At Mweka camp you will have your evening meal and sleep with the sights of Mount Kilimanjaro still fresh in your mind.
Camping
This will be the last day for the journey which will be accompanied by the by a traditional farewell ceremony, you will gently descend through the rainforest to Mweka Gate, where you will be met and transferred to Moshi where you will can celebrate your achievement.
what’s included
  • Professional english-speaking guide
  • Kilimanjaro trekking according to the itinerary
  • Mountain crew (cook & porters)
  • Meals during the climb
  • Drinking water
  • Overnight stays in hotels and mountain tents
  • Camping equipment (tents, sleeping mats, chairs, tables etc.)
  • All national park fees
  • All mentioned transfers
what's excluded
  • Flights
  • Optional activities
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Visa fees
  • Tips
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance
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