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7 days machame route climb kilimanjaro

Machame Route

6-7-day climb + 2 days in a hotel from $1810

7-Day Machame Route Climb of Kilimanjaro - Experience the Ultimate Adventure

Experience the ultimate adventure with our 7-day Machame route climb of Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. Trek through stunning landscapes, from lush rainforests to snow-capped peaks, and challenge yourself to reach the summit with the help of our experienced guides.

Our Machame route itinerary is carefully designed to give you the best chance of success, while also allowing time to acclimatize to the altitude. You'll start the climb at the Machame Gate and hike through different ecological zones, including the rainforest, heath, and alpine desert. Along the way, you'll see unique flora and fauna, such as giant lobelias and birds of prey.

The highlight of the climb is the summit push, where you'll start hiking at midnight and aim to reach Uhuru Peak at sunrise. The final ascent is challenging, but the views from the summit are breathtaking, and the sense of accomplishment is indescribable.

Our experienced guides will be with you every step of the way, providing support and encouragement to help you reach your goal. We'll also take care of all the logistics, including transportation, accommodation, and meals, so you can focus on the climb.

At the end of the climb, you'll receive a summit certificate to commemorate your achievement. And when you return home, you'll have memories and stories that will last a lifetime.

Join us on this unforgettable journey and conquer Kilimanjaro's Machame route in 7 days. Contact us today to book your spot on the climb!

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Highlights of 6 Days Machame  route Climb Kilimanjaro

  • Hike through the lush rainforest: On day 2, we'll start hiking through the dense rainforest and experience the unique flora and fauna of this region. Keep an eye out for colobus monkeys and other wildlife!

  • Climb the Barranco Wall: On day 4, we'll climb the famous Barranco Wall, a steep and thrilling section of the trail that offers amazing views.

  • Summit Uhuru Peak: The ultimate goal of the climb is to reach Uhuru Peak, the highest point on Kilimanjaro. We'll start the final ascent around midnight on day 7 and aim to reach the summit at sunrise. The views from the top are truly breathtaking!

  • Experienced guides and support staff: Our experienced guides and support staff will be with you every step of the way, providing encouragement, advice, and assistance as needed. We pride ourselves on our commitment to safety and customer service.

What to Bring 

  • Warm layers: temperatures can drop significantly at higher elevations, so bring warm clothing such as a down jacket, fleece, and thermal underwear.

  • Good quality hiking boots: choose comfortable, sturdy boots with good ankle support and good traction for rocky terrain.

  • Waterproof gear: bring a waterproof jacket and pants to protect against rain or snow.

  • Sleeping bag: a warm, lightweight sleeping bag is essential for staying comfortable during cold nights.

  • Headlamp: bring a headlamp with extra batteries for navigating in the dark during the summit push.

  • Sun protection: bring a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen to protect against the strong African sun.

  • Water bottles: bring at least two water bottles or a hydration system with a capacity of 3-4 liters.

  • Snacks: bring high-energy snacks like trail mix, energy bars, and chocolate to keep your energy levels up.

  • First aid kit: bring basic medical supplies such as painkillers, blister pads, and antiseptic cream.

What to Expect

  • Altitude: Kilimanjaro is a high-altitude mountain, and altitude sickness is a risk. Expect to experience symptoms such as headaches, fatigue, and shortness of breath as you climb higher.

  • Weather: weather on the mountain can be unpredictable and change quickly. Expect rain, snow, wind, and extreme temperature fluctuations.

  • Physical exertion: Kilimanjaro is a challenging climb, requiring several days of sustained physical exertion. Expect to hike for several hours each day, with steep uphill and downhill sections.

  • Accommodations: accommodation on the mountain is basic, with tents and shared facilities. Expect to sleep in sleeping bags on a foam mattress.

  • Scenery: Kilimanjaro is home to a unique and stunning landscape, including lush rainforests, alpine desert, and glaciers. Expect breathtaking views and the opportunity to see unique flora and fauna.

Remember, climbing Kilimanjaro is a challenging but incredibly rewarding experience. With the right preparation, equipment, and attitude, you can conquer the mountain and create memories to last a lifetime.

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