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THE BEST 6 DAYS MACHAME ROUTE ON MOUNT KILIMANJARO I ADVENTURE

The Best 6 Days Machame Route on Mount Kilimanjaro I Adventure

ROUTE OVERVIEW

The Machame route is one of the most popular routes for climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa with 5895m above the sea level. The 6 days Machame route is a challenging climb that typically takes around 6 days to complete the whole route. The route offers stunning views of the mountain and its surroundings, including the Barranco Wall, Lava Tower, and the Shira Plateau. Many people consider the Machame route 6 days to be the best route on Kilimanjaro because of its scenic beauty and high success rate of reaching the summit. The route is also known for being a more challenging climb, which can be appealing to those who are looking for a more adventurous experience.

The best 6 days Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing is the greatest route which requires a span of 6 days of demanding hiking from Machame Cate to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro (5895m).6 days Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing, is the best option due to its affordable itinerary. Before you plan for the best 6 days Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing, you have to make sure that you are in a good physical fitness and mental health to be able to overcome the altitude gains and losses. This route is stunning and magnificent, offering hikers breathtaking vistas of many natural and amazing features as well as diverse terrain.

Despite being a more difficult route than the Marangu and Lemosho routes, the best 6 days Machame route has a high summit success rate, making it the most preferred route for rigorous climbers and a good route for acclimatization. On the 6 days Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing, hikers do pass through the steeper trails from the south side to the north side Of the mountain . The best 6 days Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing will provide you with the most spectacular view,

trip overview
trip overview

The Best 6 Days Machame Route: Popular Route on Mount Kilimanjaro

The 6 Days Machame route is the best route among the seven popular routes for Kilimanjaro trekking because it is the Kilimanjaro top rated itinerary, liked by many climbers due to its high Success rate. Over 88 percent Success rate. The best 6 days Machame route, offers unique and great acclimatization opportunities.

The best 6 days Machame route price on Mount Kilimanjaro

The best 6 days Machame route price on Mount Kilimanjaro ranges from $1,400 to $3,500. This price difference happens as a result of customer preferences, from budget, midrange and luxury amenities. Machame route price for 6 days on Mount Kilimanjaro covers all Kilimanjaro climbing costs which are: Machame route park fees, Airport pick up, Hotel accommodation, mountain accommodation and meals, Mountain Guide, cook and porters and transport to the Machame Cate, the starting point of our climb.

The Best 6 Days Machame Route Itinerary

This best itinerary for 6 days Machame route Starts with arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA). upon your arrival at the airport, you will be picked up by Climbing Specialist representatives and transferred to your arranged hotel in Moshi town or Arusha city for bed and breakfast- Your guides will provide you
with a short brief on your upcoming best 6 days Machame route trek on Mount Kilimanjaro. Make sure you have all the important mountain gears, Any missing gear will be rented on this day,

  • Meals : not included
  • Accommodation : included

Day 1

Machame Cate (1,817m / 5,961ft) to Machame Camp (3,021m / 9,911ft)

It takes approximately 30 minutes drive from Moshi town to Machame Cate. Here you will complete park registrations and get connected first day climb of the 6 days Machame route on mount Kilimanjaro. This route will take you up to Machame camp, while passing through the vegetation zone of dense
rainforest.

  • Distance : 10km
  • Trekking Time : 6 – 7 hours
  • Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation : Spacious 2-person tent at Machame Camp

Day 2

Machame Camp (3,021m / 9,911ft) to Shira Cave Camp (3,830m / 12,566ft)

After breakfast, we ascend from Machame camp to Shira Cave Camp, We cross the Shira Plateau-From this point, we get the rewarding views of Mount Kilimanjaro. Also, we shall be able to capture the magnificent views Of Mount Meru rising high above from Arusha in the distance

  • Distance : 4.8km
  • Trekking Time : 5 – 6 hours
  • Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation : Spacious 2-person tents at Shira Cave Camp

Day 3

Shira Cave Camp (3,830m / 12,566ft) to Barranco Camp (3,972m / 13,031ft)

Today the whole character of the trek changes as we move from vegetation zone to high moorland. We cross the southwest side of mount Kilimanjaro, passing the Lava Tower connecting to the arrow glacier and finally down to the Barranco camp for meals and spending the rest of the day and night.

  • Distance : 10km
  • Duration : 7 – 8 hours
  • Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation : Spacious 2-person tents at Barranco Camp

Day 4

Barranco Camp (3,972m / 13,031ft) to Barafu Camp (4,640m / 15,223ft)

Today we Starts with a tough steep walk on the Bar ranco wall followed by a gentle slope which finally takes us high to Karanga Camp- Leaving the Karanga camp, we hit the junction which connects with the Mweka Trail and then continue to Barafu Camp for rest and preparations for the Kilimanjaro summit.
The peaks Of Mawenzi and Kibo are to be seen from this point. The journey from Barafu to Mount Kilimanjaro summit starts in the mid-night,

  • Distance : 8Skm
  • Trekking time : 7 — 8 hours
  • Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation : Spacious 2-person tents at Barafu Camp

Day 5

Barafu Camp (4640m / 15,223ft) to Uhuru Peak (5895m / 19,340ft) & down to Millennium
Camp (3790m / 12,434ft)

The climb to the summit Starts in the midnight by the light Of your torch, we ascend upwards to the northwest, climbing the heavy scree to Stella point on Mount Kilimanjaro Crater Rim with ice cliffs surrounding us At this point we will be rewarded with magnificent views of Mawenzi peak given the first rays Of the sun hitting us. From this point, we will walk approximately 1 hour to Uhuru Peak, the summit Of Mount Kilimanjaro (5895m).We shall take photos and back to Barafu Camp using the same path which has brought us to the summit. upon reaching Barafu camp we shall take breakfast followed by some rest
before dropping down to Millennium Camp for the rest Of the day and night sleep.

  • Distance : 13.4km
  • Trekking time : 12 – 15 hours
  • Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation : Spacious 2-person tent at Millennium Camp

Day 6

Trek Millennium Camp (3790m / 12,434ft) to Mweka Gate (1630m / 5,348ft) & hotel in
Moshi/ Arusha city

Today, we start hiking in the morning immediately after breakfast, We leave the millennium camp to Mweka gate. We shall complete park formalities and receive mount Kilimanjaro climbing certificates while being waited by our vehicles for the pick up to your respective hotel in moshi town/arusha city for shower, dinner and a well-earned rest.

  • Distance : 12.1km
  • Duration : 6 – 7 hours
  • Accommodation : is at Kilimanjaro Wonders Hotel on Bed & Breakfast basis
  • Meals : Breakfast Lunch & Dinner Included.

Depart Kilimanjaro-Tanzania

Today, we start hiking in the morning immediately after breakfast, We leave the millennium camp to Mweka gate. We shall complete park formalities and receive mount Kilimanjaro climbing certificates while being waited by our vehicles for the pick up to your respective hotel in moshi town/arusha city for shower, dinner and a well-earned rest.

  • Distance : 12.1km
  • Duration : 6 – 7 hours
  • Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation: is at Kilimanjaro Wonders Hotel on Bed & Breakfast basis

Addons

HOTELS
We offer the following hotel options

Lindrin Lodge (Single Room) – LISD 55 per night
Lindrin Lodge (Double Room) – USD 70 per night
Lindrin Lodge (Triple Room) – LISD 105 per night
Keys Hotel (Single Room) – LISD 69 per night
Keys Hotel (Double Room) – IJSD 94 per night
Keys Hotel (Triple Room) – USD 122 per night
Parkview Inn (Single Room) – USD 81 per night
Parkview Inn (Double Room) – USD 91 per night

Parkview Inn (Triple Room) – USD 170 per night
Kilimanjaro Wonders (Single Room) – USD 140 per night
Kilimanjaro Wonders (Double Room) – USD 160 per night
Note: if any hotel is booked out or is otherwise unavailable, we will book you in an alternate equivalent hotel.
If you are booking a hotel directly, please do check with us before booking, to make sure we can meet you and pick you up from the hotel,

GEAR
We Offer the following addons to your gear

Private Toilet – USD 150
Private Tent – USD 5 per day
Thicker sleeping mattress – CISD 10 per mattress
Thermarest – USD 15 per thermarest

Note: Our packages by default include a foam sleeping mattress Of 2 inch thickness, if you want a thicker alternative you can opt a 4 inch foam mattress with above mentioned extra cost.

TRANSFERS

We offer the following transfer options

Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO) to Moshi (one way) – LISD 50 per vehicle
Moshi to Kilimanjaro Airport PRO) (one way) – LISD 50 per vehicle
Arusha to Moshi (one way) – USD 100 per vehicle
Moshi to Arusha (one way) – CISD 100 per vehicle

Inclusions

All transfers to the mountain and back to your Moshi hotel
Professional, experienced, mountain guides
Guides, Porters, Cook salaries and park fees
Quality, waterproof, four-season mountain sleeping tents (on twin sharing basis)
Sleeping Mattress
Emergency Oxygen Cylinder
All meals while on the Mountain
Quality Mess tents with table and chairs

Large portions Of fresh, healthy, nutritious food
Clean, purified drinking water
Conservation fees (part Of park fees)
Camping or Hut fees (part of park fees)
Rescue fees (part Of park fees)
VAT (18% charged by the Government)
Kilimanjaro summit certificate

Exclusions

Tanzania Visa
International and domestic flights
Transfers (available as an optional addon)
Personal trekking equipment such as sleeping bags, hiking boots, clothes, etc (available for renting)
Tips and gratuities

Surcharge for online payment of advance and balance (5% on each payment)
Travel insurance
Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc,)
Meals not listed in the itinerary
Liquors, beers and bottled beverages

Payment Terms

Deposit is 20% of the total booking amount.
Deposit can be paid either via a bank transfer or an online card payment
A 5% fee is applicable on all card payments (payment gateway charges), this is non-refundable.
We offer bank accounts in IO different currencies for bank transfer.
Once you make the advance payment you will receive a booking confirmation,

DEPOSIT PAYMENT
Deposit is 20% of the total booking amount.
Deposit can be paid either via a bank transfer or an online card payment,
A 5% fee is applicable on all card payments (payment gateway charges), this is non-refundable.
We offer bank accounts in 10 different currencies for bank transfer.
Once you make the advance payment you will receive a booking confirmation.

BALANCE PAYMENT
Balance can be paid via bank transfer, online card payment, or with cash.
Bank payment can be done IS days prior to the tour date (recommended 30 days prior).
Card Payment can be done day prior to the tour date (recommended 7 days prior).
A 5% fee is applicable on all card payments (payment gateway charge), this is non-refundable,
Cash can be paid on arrival (LJSD printed in or after the year 2009).

Cancellation Policy

8 DAYS AND ABOVE DEPARTURE
No cancellation fees.
O TO 7 DAYS BEFORE DEPARTURE
50% of the total tour price will be charged as cancellation fees.
Trek can be postponed to any new date without any extra cost at any point in time.
The 5% surcharge paid for either or both advance and balance payments is non-refundable in case Of cancellation Of the trek

Supplements

Off-season supplement = USD 90
Charged for solo trekkers to start a new departure in the month of March, April, May and November. Does not apply if you join an existing group.
Note : Does not apply if others trekkers also join your new group

Discounts

AVAILABLE DISCOUNTS FOR LEMOSHO – 6 DAYS
Children between 5 years and 15 years Old
Code: ST015 – USD 590 per person
Expatriates/Residents living in Tanzania
Code: RESTAN – USD 210 per person
East African Citizens
Code: EAC – USD 750 per person

Private Trek

Please find below the prices for organizing a private trek. The prices are based on your group size.

  • Solo Trekker – USD 1811 per person
  • Group of 2 USD 1767 per person
  • Group of 3 – USD 1704 per person
  • Group of 4 – USD 1628 per person
  • Group of 5 – USD 1616 per person
  • Group of 6 – USD 1598 per person
  • Group of 7 – USD 1594 per person
  • Group of 8 – USD 1590 per person
  • Group of 9 – USD 1585 per person
  • Group of 10 and above – USD 1582 per person

TOUR BOOKING

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