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  • Arusha Tanzania

$2,219 /

Per Person
  • 6 Days
  • Min People : 2
  • Kilimanajro - Tanzania

Climbing Kilimanjaro Machame route 6 days is an option as others can choose between 7 to 8 days, 6 days is for energetic people as it means skip some camps on the way. We offer special and affordable prices for people who want to attempt Mt Kilimanjaro in 6 days on this route​.

  • DestinationKilimanjaro Tanzania
  • Departure/Return LocationKilimanjaro International Airport
  • Departure TimePlease arrive by 9:15 AM for a departure at 9:30 AM
  • Return TimeApproximately 10:30 PM
  • Package Included
    • Accomodation
    • Airport Transfers
    • Park & Camping Fees
    • Lunch Box & Dinner
    • Drinking Water.
    • Sleeping Tents.
    • Rescue Fees
    • Driver-guide
    • Itinerary activities
  • Package Excludes
    • Additional Services
    • Personal insurancee
    • Tipping
    • Visa
    • Any Private Expenses
    • Insurance if applicable

Frequently Asked Questions

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Tour Plan


Day 01 : Arrival Day. Kilimanjaro Airport – Arusha

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro international airport meet our representative & drive to Planet lodge in Arusha. later Kilimanjaro manager & your guide will come to the lodge for detailed briefing & gear checking & leave you to enjoy lodge’s facilities & the nice weather of Arusha city while getting ready mentally & physically for your trekkin on the following day.

Overnight: at Planet Lodge or similar in Arusha. Dinner & breakfast included.


Day 02 : Arusha - Machame gate - Machame camp (2,980 m)

After early breakfast at your lodge, you will depart Arusha (1400 m) and drive to Machame Gate. On the way you will have 15 minutes stop at Boma area for last minute purchase while porters are having breakfast, from there you will drive to the gate via some local farms of banana, coffee, cassava, potatoes & others. After registration & other park formalities you will start your ascent & immediately you will reach the rain forest. There will be a possibility of rain as far as the rain forest characteristic is concerned, you will reach your fist camp late afternoon.

Potters are fast & by the time you reach the camp they will already be there & all set up are done including tents, mess tent etc. When reaching to the camp almost every day you will have warm water for washing & boiled water for drinking, you will have coffee or tea with bites before diner, retire to your tent after dinner for your first night on Kilimanjaro (Machame route 6 days program). At that time temperature will have already drop to a freezing point.

Overnight: at Machame Camp (2,980 m). All meals include.


Day 03 : Machame camp – Shira camp (3,840 m)

Wake up early & after breakfast, hike for one hour or more past the forest then another 2 hours on a gentle gradient through moorland habitat. Stop for lunch & some rest before proceed up to the rocky ridge & the Shira plateau. The western breach with its shinning glaciers will be appear in an easterly direction. You’re now on the west side of Kibo & you will soon reach the Shira camp at (3840 m). Same procedures as the previous day will apply soon after reaching the camp. This camp is more openly & it can be colder than the first camp.

Overnight: at Shira Camp at (3,840 m). All meals included.


Day 04 : Shira camp – Lava Tower – Barranco camp ( 3,950 m)

After breakfast you will start your third day on Kilimanjaro, you will turn to the east and trekking into semi desert & rocky area which surrounds Lava Tower which will take you 5 hours walk to reach (4630 m), probably this will be the toughest day so far. It is at this point where some climbers at the first time feels some sign of breathlessness, mild headache & irritability. You will have lunch & little rest before going down almost (680 m) to barranco camp after reaching (4630 m) this is a climbing technique of climbing high & sleep low ( best acclimatization). Machame Route 6 Days. Decent from Laver Tower to Barranco camp takes almost 2 hours & it offers a great chance of taking some good photos of estern breach as well as the Breach Wall. The great sunset can be viewed here while waiting for dinner as this camp stands in a valley just bellow Breach & The Great Barranco Wall.

Overnight: at Barranco Camp (3,950 m). All meals included.


Day 05 : Barranco camp (3,950 m) – Barafu camp (4550 m)

After the night at the Great Barranco camp, a very imposing sight. Your trekking on Machame Route 6 Days starts by hiking up to what you might see to be an obstacle but at the end usually turns to be the easiest hike than you expected. Trekking up just bellow Heim Glacier you will tell how beautiful Kilimanjaro is. The route now will take you down through Karanga Valley over prevailing ridges & valleys and the adjoining of Mweka route the most preferable descending route from the summit, to be noted. Take the left side & after an hour or more you will reach Barafu Hut.

There will be no water at Barafu, the water will be carried from Karanga which is the last water point on the route. Barafu means ice in Swahili, spending a night at this undesirable place totally unprotected against windstorms, tents are erected on dangerous ridge which is narrow & stony. Get to know better the terrains of this place before dark in order to avoid accidents. Summit attempt will be tonight, you only have (1345 m) to reach Uhuru peak, get prepared with thermal clothing, ski stick, head lump & camera with extra batteries for your final ascent to the summit. Carry your water in a thermal flask to avoid freezing, go to bed as early as possible (19:00 hrs) try to get much rest & a good sleep, be ready for your 5th day of trekking Machame route 6 days “The summit day”.

Overnight: at Barafu Camp (4,550 m). All meals included.


Day 06 :Barafu camp – Uhuru Peak (5,895 m) – Mewka camp (3,100 m)

This is the summit day of your Machame route 6 days, your guide will wake you up at 23;30 hrs for tea & biscuit then set out for your final attempt to the summit. You will hike towards North- west and trek along heavy scree to approach Stella Point at the crater rim. The route to Stella Point which takes about 6 hours it challenging many climbers mentally & physically. Stella Point stands at (5685 m) here you will stop for some rest while anticipating for amazing sunrise you have ever seen ( if weather permitting). 2 hours walk from Stella Point to Uhuru peak you will likely experiencing snow all around. Weather condition will determine time to be spent at the summit.

Don’t spend much time here as it will be very difficulty to start again due to cold & tiredness. A great accomplishment & a lifetime experience to be remembered & cherished. Afterward walk down to Barafu camp, a trekking of about 3 hrs. Have short rest at the camp to gather some strength, collect all your stuff before start descending to Mweka camp. The way down will take you through three zones, rocky & scree path, moorland & the forest zone. Mweka camp is in the upper forest therefore mist or rain can be expected any time in the afternoon. Getting to the camp water to wash, coffee/tea will be provided, get rest while waiting for dinner.

Overnight at Mweka Camp (3,100 m). All meals included.


Day 07 : Mweka camp (3,100 m) – Mweka gate (1,980 m) – Arusha

After well – deserved breakfast, the crew will have big celebration singing & dancing, this will be a good time to tip them after a well done job, you can start porters, chef, assistant guide & lastly the head guide. After celebration it will take you 3 hrs to reach Mweka gate. Kilimanjaro National Park Authority will present two types of certificates to climbers, green certificate for whoever reached Stella Point (5685 m) & gold certificate for Uhuru Peak (5895 m). You will then require to sign you names that will appear in you certificate of completion. After receiving certificate you will drive back to Planet Lodge in Arusha, you will have hot lunch on the way before reaching to your lodge for might shower & more celebration.

Overnight Planet Lodge or similar in Arusha. Dinner & breakfast included

Location Map

Mount Kilimanjaro Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and is located in northeastern Tanzania, near the border with Kenya. Here are some key facts and information about Mount Kilimanjaro.

Key Features:

Height: Mount Kilimanjaro's highest peak is Uhuru Peak, which stands at 5,895 meters (19,341 feet) above sea level. It is one of the Seven Summits, which are the highest peaks on each of the seven continents.

Volcanic Origin: Kilimanjaro is a massive stratovolcano that consists of three distinct cones: Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira. Kibo is the highest and is dormant, while Mawenzi is also dormant but rugged and difficult to climb. Shira is the lowest and extinct.

Climbing Kilimanjaro:​ Climbing Kilimanjaro is a popular trekking and mountaineering destination. It does not require technical climbing skills, but it is a challenging high-altitude trek. The most common routes to the summit include the Marangu Route, Machame Route, Lemosho Route, and Rongai Route. The Machame Route is known for its scenic beauty.

Flora and Fauna: The mountain is home to a variety of unique flora and fauna. The lower slopes are covered in lush rainforests, while the upper slopes are known for their alpine vegetation. Kilimanjaro is also a UNESCO World Heritage site due to its rich biodiversity.

Cultural Significance:​ The Chagga people, who live around Kilimanjaro, have a strong cultural connection to the mountain. They refer to it as "Kilema Kyaro," which means "Mountain of Caravans."

Summit Experience: Reaching the summit of Kilimanjaro is a remarkable experience, with breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. The summit is marked by a sign at Uhuru Peak, and it is a popular destination for trekkers and mountaineers.

Visiting Lake Manyara: Lake Manyara National Park is a popular stop on many northern Tanzanian safari itineraries. It's approximately a 2-3 hour drive from Arusha, making it easily accessible. The park is open year-round, but the dry season (from June to October) is the best time for wildlife viewing. There are various lodges and camps in and around the park, offering accommodation options to suit different budgets.

Climbers typically need to arrange guided treks to ensure safety and proper acclimatization due to the high altitude. It's important to be well-prepared, physically fit, and take altitude sickness seriously when attempting to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

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