6 Days Kilimanjaro Climb Machame Route.
6 Days Climbing Kilimanjaro is the shorter and best budget climbers as it reduce the number of stay on the mountain since It is basically offered as a 6 days duration. The later provide for extra acclimatization on the mountain. The 6-days Kilimanjaro climb itinerary is planned for physically fitting people with some climbing experience, but plenty of first time climbers use the route as well and do fair reasonable.
6 Days Kilimanjaro Climb Machame Route
Arriving Day: Kilimanjaro International Airport – Arusha.
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport; meet by our knowledgeable driver-guide, after greetings and double-check your bags will transfer you to Moshi/Arusha town (50 minutes’ drive). The briefing will be provided by your Kilimanjaro professional and experienced guide. Your Kilimanjaro guide will also check your climbing equipment. Anything missing can be rented for you
Day 1: Drive to Machame Gate, Hike to Machame Camp
From Arusha arriving at the Kilimanjaro national park you will begin your 6-Days Kilimanjaro climbing. From the height of 1830m to 3050m through Montane forest region taking you 5-6 hours to cover 11km from the gate reaching the camp, where you will have overnight.
Day 2: Hike to Shira Camp
As soon as you take your breakfast you will ascend for 4-5 hours through moorland region from the height of 3050m to 3850m which is 5km from the camp. your destination will be at the camp where you will have overnight.
Day 3: Hike to Barranco Camp
early sunrise you will have your morning meals then continue hiking for 1o km from the hut through Semi-desert climate. This is a height from 3850m to 4000m taking you 5-6 hours to the camp where you will have overnight.
Day 4: Hike to Barafu Camp.
after breakfast at the camp you will carry on trekking from 4000m to 4700m high covering 9km from your last destination. This will take you 6-8 hours through Alpine desert to reach the next destination at the Barafu camp, where you will have overnight.
Day 5: Hike to Summit, Descend to Mweka Camp.
Soon after breakfast you will ascend from 4700m to 5895m traveling 5km in 5-7 hours reaching the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. You will spend some few minutes then descend 13km from the summit to 3090m high in 5-6 hours through Stone scree and ice-capped region. We will stop at Mweka camp where you will have overnight.
Day 6: Descend to the Gate, drive back to the Arusha.
The final day of 6-days Kilimanjaro climb on this day after breakfast you will descend down to the gate which is at the height of 1680m traveling 10 km from the camp. It will take you 3-4 hours to reach the gate while passing through mountain forest habitat. at the gate you will be granted a trekking certificate by the authority then you may have a brief celebration with your collides before leaving . Please you are ought to tip your porters. This is the end of 6-Days Climbing Kilimanjaro.
After breakfast at your hotel today we shall have a short walk around Arusha town then transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport to connect with your flight. Goodbye
This marks the END of our safari
Climbing Price Includes:
- 2 Nights accommodation in Arusha at Mvuli hotel or peace hotel
- Private professional mountain guides
- All Park fees
- Rescue fees
- All meals while on the Mountain
- Arrival and Departure transfers
- Government taxes, VAT and all relating service charges
- Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
- Sleeping tent
- Mess tent
- Table and chairs
- Emergency Evacuation by Flying Doctor
Climbing Price Excludes:
- Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival
- Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
- Meals not listed above
- Optional Tours (short safari after your climb etc)
- Tips and any items of personal nature
- Summit Oxygen
- Walking Poles
- Sleeping form mattress
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