Booking Africa Kilimanjaro Machame trekking

Kilimanjaro Machame Route TREKKING -Park Kilimanjaro

The second most popular is the Machame Route, also called the Whiskey Route. This route is 6 days with longer hiking distances than the Marangu Route. There are no sleeping huts, so climbers sleep in tents. This route is more beautiful, and a higher percentage of climbers reach the summit.

PROGRAM

DAY 1
You arrive at Lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 2
Breakfast. Transfer from the Lodge to Kilimanjaro National Park Gate at Machame. From here you trek through the lush forest to Machame Hut (3,000 m). Stay overnight at Machame Camp
DAY 3
Leaving the forest, the path follows a steep ridge passing through heather and open moorlands and crossing a large gorge to reach Shira Hut (3,800m). Overnight stay at Shira Camp
DAY 4
You turn eastwards and continue ascending through the dry landscape before dropping again to reach Barranco (3,900 m). Stay overnight at Barranco Camp
EXTRA DAY (EXTRA CHARGE 240 USD)
Extra day to acclimatise at Karanga Valley – 3950m. If you choose these option, expedition will end a day later.
DAY 5
The path climbs steeply out of Barranco Valley, crosses the Karanga Valley and turns north to reach Barafu Hut (4,600 m) Stay overnight Barafu Camp
DAY 6
A long day and an early start to reach the crater rim at Stella Point in time for sunrise. Then continue on to Uhuru Peak (5,895 m), the highest point in Africa. Descend to Barafu and down on to Mweka (3,000 m). Overnight stay at Mweka Camp
DAY 7
Descend to the park gate. You are transferred back to Lodge for your dinner and overnight stay
DAY 8
Breakfast in hotel. End of your tour

price 2380$/pp.

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1 pax 2770 USD/pp.
2 pax 2380 USD/pp.
3 pax 2290 USD/pp.
4 pax 2150 USD/pp.
5 pax 2130 USD/pp.

KILIMANJARO

National Park

KILIMANJARO foto
LOCATION
North Tanzania (128 kms from Arusha, about 1 hour drive from Kilimanjaro Airport)
ATTRACTIONS
Canoeing, visiting the Maasai village, cycling on the outskirts of the park.
BEST TIME
All year except April and May (rain season);December – March – the best conditions and temperature for trekking; July – September – good conditions but colder; October – November – short rains possible.
At any time during trekking, at the top is very cold temperature (- 20 degrees), high humidity, low air pressure, windy and it’s snowing.
DESCRIPTION
The mountain is part of the Kilimanjaro National Park and is a major climbing destination. Kilimanjaro is the highest solitary massif in Africa, and rises approximately 4,877 metres from its base to 5,895 metres above sea level. Kilimanjaro consists of three peaks: Uhuru (5895m asl, there is Kibo – the highest volcano in the world ), Mawenzi (5150m asl) and Shira (3940m asl). There are six traditional climbing routes to the top. The easiest of these is the Marangu Route – reaching at the summit and the descent to the gates of the park takes minimum five days. You can also make a trip to the Shira Plateau, on the lower floors are botanical trails.

National Park is located around Kilimanjaro mountain and it’s situated near the town of Moshi in Tanzania. Park was created in 1910 as a nature reserve, in 1921 received additional the status of forest reserve. Since 1973 the hill above the line of the forest are a national park (open to the public since 1977). In 1987 Park was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

PRICE INCLUDED

* Half Board sharing a room at Lodge in Moshi
* All park fees
* National Park approved guides and porters
* Accommodation on the mountain- Three-man mountain tents used for two people, a mess tent and hot water for washing are provided on the mountain.
* Meals on the mountain
* Transport Lodge in Moshi – various Gates – Lodge in Moshi

PRICE NOT INCLUDED

* entry Visa to Tanzania US$50
* Items of personal nature
* Tips to driver, porters and guide
* Extra day for acclimatization (extra charge 240USD)
* Climbing insurance must be purchased in our office

TIPPING GUIDELINE (per day):
Per guide: $15
Per cook: $7
Per porter: $5

ACCOMMODATION

During climbing
Three-man mountain tents used for two people, a mess tent and hot water for washing are provided on the mountain.

At Moshi
Lodge is situated in Moshi, approximately 35 minutes drive from the base of Mt. Kilimanjaro, an ancient volcano that remains the highest point on the African continent at 19,340 feet.
There are 20 bedrooms, all en-suite, with twin beds. They all have verandahs where one can relax and enjoy the view. All rooms have T.Vs, wardrobes, dressers and bathrooms with hot showers.

DETAILS

This is PRIVATE TREKKING camp. Minimal age of the participant is 14 years old and child pays as an adult. Minimal number of participants is 1 people. You must have a card inscribed with the International vaccination for yellow fever. The vaccination must be presented when entering the country. Tourists should have full medical insurance for the increased risks associated with the practice of mountain climbing, you should also take precautions against malaria.

START MOSHI
first meal- DINNER first day
FINISH MOSHI
last meal- BREAKFAST eighth day

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