Machame Route

Known as the “Whiskey route”, Machame is by far the most popular route and has a very high success rate of making it to the top. It starts with a nice day of walking through the rainforest and has a nice steady altitude increase each day. Curling around the mountain gives you a variety of different views and beautiful landscapes. For us, this is our most popular route and enjoyed by a high percentage of our clients
Machame Route 6 Days

Day 1:
We will pick you up from your hotel and drive to the Machame Gate. After registration and clearances, begin your trek through a spectacular forest area, reaching Machame Camp after 6 or 7 hours. There you will have dinner and overnight (2,700M- 8,856 Ft)
Meal Plan: {L, D}

Day 2:
After a short descent, you will begin your trek towards Shira Cathedral. Continuing on, you will pass by a superb bivi cave, just before arriving at Shira Camp, at 3,700 meters (about 12,136 Ft), where you will have dinner and overnight. Today’s climb is about 5-6 hours.
Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 3:
Trek from Shira camp to Barranco Camp.
You will have dinner and overnight at Barranco Camp.
Baranco is 3,950 M, about 12,950 Ft)

Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 4:
Trek from Barranco Camp to Barafu Hut (4,550 M, about 14,920Ft) where you will overnight before your ascent to Uhuru Peak. (5,896 M, about 19,340 Ft)
Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 5:
Shortly after midnight, arise and begin the final ascent to Uhuru Peak. You will then begin your descent to Mweka Hut, 3,100 M, about 10,170 Ft), where you will have dinner and overnight.
Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 6:
After completing your descent to Mweka Gate, you will receive your Summit Certificate and transfer back to your hotel.
Meal Plan: {B, L}


Machame Route – 7 Days

Day 1:
We will pick you up from your hotel and drive to the Machame Gate. After registration and clearances, begin your trek through a spectacular forest area, reaching Machame Camp after 6 or 7 hours. There you will have dinner and overnight (2,700M- 8,856 Ft)

Meal Plan: {L, D}

Day 2:
After a short descent, you will begin your trek towards Shira Cathedral. Continuing on, you will pass by a superb bivi cave, just before arriving at Shira Camp, at 3,700 M (about 12,025 Ft), where you will have dinner and overnight. Today’s climb is
about 5-6 hours. Start about 8:30 and trek until about 1:30.
Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 3:
Trek from Shira camp to Baranco Camp via Lava Tower.Starting at 8 Am until 1:30 PM. You will have dinner and overnight at Baranco Camp. During the day you will climb to 4,200 M (13,650 Ft), then descend to 3,950 M (about 11,850 Ft) at Barranco Camp for overnight.
Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 4:
Trek from Barranco Camp starting at about 8:30 AM to Karanga Valley, 4,100 M (about 13,325 Ft.). You will arrive about 11:30 AM.
Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 5:
Beginning about 8:30 AM, trek to Barafu camp, 4,550 M (about 14,788 Ft), arriving about 12:30 PM., where you will remain until your final ascent to the top.
Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 6:
Shortly after midnight, arise and begin the final ascent to Uhuru Peak. You will then begin your ascent to Uhuru Peak, 5,896 M (about 19,620 Ft) about 12:30 AM and arrive at the summit at sunrise, about 7 AM. You will descend to Mweka Camp 3,100 M (9,300 Ft).
Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 7:
After completing your descent to Mweka Gate, arriving by about noon. You will receive your Summit Certificate and transfer back to your hotel.
Meal Plan: {B, L}