MACHAME ROUTE

Machame route is one of Kilimanjaro trekking trails designated and officially recognized to be safe and high security for hiking Kilimanjaro to the summit. Kilimanjaro climbing trails are famous known as Kilimanjaro routes. Machame route is best choice among other climbing mount Kilimanjaro routes because it is scenic beauty with many varied plants, wildlife, volcanic and snow features. Machame route is also known as Whiskey route as it is more challenging than others. Advantages of choosing to climb Kilimanjaro through Machame route are that has best chance for acclimatization and has high success rates.

Taking the 7 day machame route means normal 6 days plus extra day at Karanga Valley Camp, at 13,000 feet (3,950 mt.), between Barranco and Barafu Camps. This helps to reduce the long day in half and adds an important day for acclimatization.

  • After breakfast you depart by vehicle to Kilimanjaro. At the gate your crew finalize packing and after finishing with formalities you start of from Machame gate. Today’s hiking is through verdant afro montane forest to Machame camp and on route you have a picnic lunch. Look out for pretty endemic flora and a gradation of forest zones –Overnight Machame Camp (breakfast – lunch – dinner.