MACHAME ROUTE (6 days 5 nights)
The route is popular because there is more scenery than the other.
DAY 1: ARUSHA –MACHAME GATE – MACHAME CAMP
After breakfast leave the lodge/hotel drive for 1hour to Machame gate, Finish the formalities and start the hiking through the rain forest to Machame camp (3000m) in about 6hrs all meals and overnight. Machame camp.
DAY2: MACHAME CAMP- SHIRA CAMP
Breakfast, the hike begin through the forest, crosstie valley along the steep bridge going into the rock ridges and through heather. The route turns west into a river gorge, reaching Shire camp (3800m) in about 6 hrs .All meals and overnight.
DAY 3: SHIRA CAMP – BARANCO CAMP
Breakfast , Continue with the hiking east towards Kibo passing the junction ,then east towards the Lava Tower .shortly after this you climb down to Baranco camp (3940m) in 4-5hrs all meals and overnight Baranco.
DAY 4: BARANCO CAMP – BARAFU CAMP
Breakfast , continue with the hiking through a steep rocky , Baranco walls then ups and down until you come to Karanga valley and then to Barafu camp 4600m in about 6-7hrs all meals and overnight
DAY 5: BARAFU CAMP – UHURU PEAK – MWEKA CAMP.
Very early breakfast, then start for the summit at 1:00am first to Stella point and then to Uhuru peak (5895m). It is recommended to take few minutes for Photo, and then descend to Mweka camp for dinner and overnight.
DAY6: MWEKA CAMP – MWEKA GATE – MOSHI / ARUSHA
Breakfast the descend down wards to Mweka gate for 3-4hrs , collect you diploma if you make to the summit the transfer back to Arusha in 2hrs or Moshi in 30minutes.
END OF THE TRIP
THE PRICE INCLUDES: All park entry fees, accommodation in tent, 3x meals a day, all transfer TO & FROM gate, porters& guide and rescue fees.
NOTE: Tip to the guide and porter, drinking water is not included.
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