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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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4.8 - Excellent Based on 5 reviews
Trekking por ruta machame al kilimanjaro
Michael Schweizer From Switzerland At
5 - Excellent
“Habia organizado para hacerlo en 7 dias por la ruta machame, pero al no tener problemas con la altura lo terminamos haciendo en 5 dias, tanto el guia el cocinero y los porteadores todos excelentes personas, la atencion de primer nivel en todos los sentidos, la comida excelente el trato desde el primer momento con Noel todo muy bien, a mi llegada en el aeropuerto me espero noel para llevarme al hotel y al terminar 2 dias antes de lo acordado ellos me organizaron nuevamente el hotel sin tener qur pagar demas, nuevsmente gracias Enosa por la experiencia maravillosa, gracias Noel , Godbless, joseph , dolphin, jackson , welton y un especiañ agradecimiento a mi guia Regan y a Ringo que fue el poeteador que nos acompaño a la cima en una noche muyy dura .

100% recomendable y ya estoy organizando mi proximo viaje con Enosa para un safari.

Saludos , Asante Sana”
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Mariah At
5 - Excellent
“Let me just start off by saying out of all the places I have been, and tour companies I have dealt with, this is by far the most transparent, hassle-free, complete package company you could deal with.
From start to finish, my brother and I shopped different companies, but found this one as the best priced, least pushy, and most friendly.
My brother and I did 7 Day Mount Kilimanjaro trekking through Lemosho route and Enosa was excellent through-out. We were met as expected at the airport and transferred directly to the hotel (a very nice hotel called Kilimanjaro Wonders Hotel). That evening we had a briefing with our guides Regan and Roger who were extremely informative and put all our minds at rest (as we were a bit nervous about starting the climb the next day).
Our guide, Regan, and asst. guide Roger provided us with nothing but the best service the entire way up the mountain. Regan presented us with our entire crew from the very start of the hike, (I had read prior that sometimes guides will try and add an additional non-existent porter to collect more tip at the end) and made us laugh and enjoy our entire trip. Ronald was an honest man, someone who could be trusted, and you could see the respect that his team had for him the whole way up. Without Roger I wouldn't have made it to the top, and both of them constantly watched us and made sure that safety was the first priority.
Climbing Kilimanjaro was probably the most challenging, but also the most rewarding thing that we had ever done. Our crew was amazing sorting out all the food, water, tents etc. so we could just focus on getting to the top without anything else to worry.
Overall I would definitely recommend climbing Kilimanjaro as an experience and doing it with Enosa Expeditions.
If you are thinking of climbing Kilimanjaro, the best advice I could give would be do some decent training and make sure you get good kit (particularly a very warm sleeping bag and a good day rucksack). I'd also recommend the Lemosho route, as you ascend quite slowly (we hiked over 7 days in total) which gave plenty of time for acclimatisation to the altitude. A couple of us suffered from some altitude symptoms early on and had we done one of the shorter routes I don't think we could have acclimatised before summit day.”
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LEE SEE DING From Malaysia At
4 - Very Good
“Very Good”
Best company for Mount Kilimanjaro and safari
Stanley From Sweden At
5 - Excellent
“I will never regret to recommend this company to any one who wants to do Mount Kilimanjaro trekking or safari.
My wife and i did 7 Day Mount Kilimanjaro trekking through Machame route and 4 days lodge safari with Enosa.
Noel was very ease to communicate with before we book and after booking with Enosa.
We had a very good team of Guides,cook and porters during the hike. Much appreciations goes to Pasco and Regan who helped us alot!!
During safari we stayed in good lodges...and we had good guide..his name is 'Mwinyi'.

We highly recommend Enosa to everyone!!”
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
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 7 days
Tour Type Private and Group Tour
Age Requirement 5 +
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Trek difficulty Medium
Maximum altitude 5895 meters
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Moshi, Tanzania
  • 17 Dec 2018 from Moshi
  • 23 Dec 2018 to Moshi
  • 3 people booked avg age 18-30
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