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Mount Kilimanjaro climb Machame route out Marangu.Kilimanjaro Climb an adventure in an African Mountain through this most scenic route



Always find new ways to challenge yourself !!!

DAY 1: 
Board Riverside shuttle bus from Nairobi at 0800 hrs and proceed to Arusha arriving at 1300hrs. Depart for Moshi at 1400hrs arriving at 1530hrs. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Moshi or (Pick up from Kilimanajaro airport and transfer to hotel in Moshi)

DAY 2 :
Machame Gate (1490m) - Machame camp (2980m)
Hiking time: 7 hours
Distance: About 18 km's
Habitat: Montane forest

Transfer from your hotel to the Kilimanjaro National Park gate at Machame. From here, you trek through the lush forest to Machame hut . Overnight stay at the camp.

DAY 3:
Machame camp (2980m) - Shira camp (3840m)
Hiking time: 6 hours
Distance: About 9 km's
Habitat: Moorland

 Leave the forest. The path follows a steep ridge passing through open moorlands crossing a large gorge to reach Shira hut. Overnight stay at the camp

DAY 4:
Shira (3840m)-Lava Tower (4630m)-Barranco camp (3950m)
Hiking time: 7 hours
Distance: About 15 km's
Habitat: Semi desert

You turn Eastwards and continue ascending through the dry landscape before dropping again to reach Barranco hut . Overnight stay at the camp.

DAY 5:
Barranco camp (3950m)- Barafu camp (4550m)
Hiking time: 7 hours
Distance: About 13 km's
Habitat: Alpine desert
 The path climbs steep out of the Barranco valley and crosses the Karanga valley, then turns North to reach Barafu Hut . Overnight stay at the camp.

DAY 6:
Barafu camp (4550m)-Uhuru Peak (5895m)-Mweka (3100m)
Hiking time: 8 hours to reach Uhuru Peak
7/8 hours to descend to Mweka
Distance: About 7 km's ascent - 23 km's descent
Habitat: Stone scree and ice-capped summit

Along day with an early start to reach the crater, ream at the Stella point in time for sunrise, then to Uhuru peak , the highest point in Africa. After wards, descend to Gilman's point and down to Horombo hut.  Over night, stay at the camp

DAY 7:
Descend down passing Mandara hut to the gate where you are transferred back to your hotel in Moshi for dinner and over night.

DAY 8: After breakfast board shuttle bus from your hotel and proceed to Nairobi arriving late in the afternoon (6.30 PM).


Making it possible for climbers to achieve their dreams they are commited to!

Tipping guide 5 USD per day per porter and 10 USD per day to Guide)
Price of 1350US$ per person

. Return airport transfers between Kilimanjaro Intl Airport and moshi town or 2 way Shuttle bus transfer: Nairobi- Moshi - Nairobi
. 2 Nights accommodation in Keys hotel in Moshi, with breakfast (hikers class with swimming pool)
. Transfer from your hotel to starting point for your climb, and return to your hotel after your climb
. All National Park gate fees
. All camping fees
. Rescue fees (Kilimanjaro rescue team fees)
. Qualified mountain local guides, assistant guides, porters and cooks
. Salaries for mountain crew
. Breakfast, lunch and dinner on the mountain -3 meals per day while trekking - Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian
. Hot drinks on the mountain
. Climbing permit
. Certificate for your successful summit attempt
. Emergency Portable oxygen (for the duration of your climb)
. Government climbing taxes
Porters- a maximum of 2 per client.
Free luggage storage at our offices either Nairobi,Arusha or moshi (what you dont need in the mountain)
Flying doctors evacuation cover valid for 14 days in East Africa
The cost of an extra day on the mountain is US$ 160
All prices per person sharing,
Scholars discount: 20% if younger than 16 years

Not Included
. Items of personal nature
. Tips for guides, porters and cook
. Entry visa for Tanzania (US$50 per passport)- can get at Namanga border or at Kilimanjaro airport
. All health requirements (Hepatitis A, Yellow Fever, Meningitis)
travel insurance
. Hiking/trekking gear -you can hire at reasonable costs
. Airfares and departure taxes
. Dinner on your arrival evening (about 8-20US$)


Complimentary meet and greet on arrival at Kilimanjaro Intl Airport or Nairobi airport - we will hold a sign board with your names.If you arrive in Nairobi than 7.30am then you can board Nairobi Moshi shuttle -Riverside shuttle bus.
If Arrive Nairobi with a late flight we will make you arragements for transfer and hotel accomodation at kenya comfort for around 50US$ per person

* Pre and post climb basic tourist class accommodation in moshi town - offering so much more in terms of tourist attractions, restaurants and nightlife
* Upgrade to luxury class accommodation available at supplementary cost
* Food of a superior quality and variety offered for the duration of your climb - we ensure we give well cooked and fresh foods- if you have special diet kindly advise.
Management of your climb and tour

* Your overall climb will be managed by a well respected safety and accident investigation consultant for the Tanzania- and Kilimanjaro National Parks, with many years of leadership and climbing experience in East Africa trekking and Climbing both Mt kenya and Mt Kilimanjaro as well as mt meru in Arusha

Guides and Porters

* Salaries paid to your guides and porters as recommended TANAPA
* Senior guides extensively trained out door leadership school


* Storm proof sleeping tents, waterproof sleeping mat, camp table and camping chairs see recommended gear list

Other advantages

* Three litre of mineral water for the first day of your hike - bring water purifying tablets
* Energy drink on your summit evening
* Celebration dinner (evening after your climb)


For Group prices and private transfers please contact us.............



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E-mail : info@africanarksafaris.com or africanarksafaris@gmail.com
P.O. Box 46397 0100, Nairobi - Kenya
Tel:+ 254 722 68 51 71
landline:254 20 2182297

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