Mt Kilimanjaro Trek - Machame Route (8 Days)

Active, Moshi to Moshi

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Possibly the most scenic route to the summit, Machame boasts several paths to its highest point and back. En route to Uhuru, emerge onto high-alpine deserts with amazing views of ice fields and the peak of Mt Kilimanjaro! Known as the "Whiskey Route" because of the tougher challenge, this path leads you through magnificent forests before traversing a ridge leading through moorland to the Shira Plateau. It offers great scenery beneath the glaciated precipices of the southern ice fields before summiting from the higher Barafu Camp. Camp along the route with support from local guides and porters. As a world leader in Kili treks, we'll take you to new heights in adventure!

What’s included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Moshi Women's Cooperative Visit, Moshi Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • 6-day guided group trek up Mt Kilimanjaro's Machame Route with local guides, cooks and porters
  • All permits and fees
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Conquer africa's highest peak
  • Witness the curvature of the earth
  • Trek past verdant forests and silent glaciers
  • Watch sunrise from uhuru peak.

Itinerary

Moshi Arrive at any time.
Moshi/Machame camp Hike the lower slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro to Machame Camp.
Machame camp/Shira 2 Camp Hike through lower alpine moorland to Shira 2 camp and observe the spectacular views of Kibo Peak.
Shira 2 Camp/Barranco Camp Hike to Barranco Camp via Lava Tower. Enjoy the fantastic view of Western Breach and the Breach Wall.
Barranco Camp/Barafu Camp View the Great Barranco Wall and climb up the eastern wall, passing below the Helm Glacier.
Barafu Camp/Mweka Camp Hike during the night to the Summit via Stella Point. Watch the sunrise before descending to Mweka Camp.
Mweka Camp/Moshi Continue descent through the forested, lower slopes to Moshi. Meet the mamas of the Moshi Women’s Cooperative, a G supported project, for a climbing ceremony.
Moshi Depart at any time.
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