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Kilimanjaro Machame Expedition

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Duration

9 days 8 nights

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

1 person

Languages

Arabic, English

Overview

Embark on the ultimate adventure to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. This dormant volcano stands tall in Tanzania, with its impressive three volcanic cones. Ascend through diverse landscapes, from dense forests to rugged terrains, as you make your way to the summit at 5,895 meters. Led by expert guides, experience the thrill of reaching Uhuru Peak, standing amidst its shrinking glaciers.

Highlights

  • Trek through diverse landscapes, from lush forests to high-altitude barren terrains.
  • Conquer the highest peak in Africa, Uhuru Peak, standing at 5,895 meters.
  • Experience the camaraderie of a professional crew and expert Jordanian Mountain Guide.
  • Explore the Kilimanjaro National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Witness incredible wildlife during a 1-day safari adventure.

Itinerary

January 3rd 2025: Arrival day in Kilimanjaro
January 3rd 2025: Arrival day in Kilimanjaro

Welcome to the heart of your adventure. As you touch down in Kilimanjaro, anticipation fills the air. Our team will whisk you to your comfortable Moshi hotel, where you can settle in and begin your journey of preparation and acclimatization.

January 4th 2025: Machame Gate to Machame Camp
January 4th 2025: Machame Gate to Machame Camp

  • Elevation: 1,640 meters (5,380 feet) to 2,835 meters (9,300 feet)
  • Distance: 11 km (7 miles)
  • Hiking Time: 5-7 hours
  • Habitat: Rainforest

Itinerary:

  • Depart from Moshi and drive to Machame Gate.
  • Complete registration and begin the hike through dense rainforest.
  • The path can be muddy and slippery.
  • Reach Machame Camp for dinner and overnight stay.

January 5th 2025: Machame Camp to Shira Camp
January 5th 2025: Machame Camp to Shira Camp

  • Elevation: 2,835 meters (9,300 feet) to 3,750 meters (12,300 feet)
  • Distance: 5 km (3 miles)
  • Hiking Time: 4-6 hours
  • Habitat: Moorland

Itinerary:

  • Continue the trek through the forest until reaching the steep ascent onto the moorland.
  • Enjoy views of the Shira Plateau.
  • Arrive at Shira Camp for dinner and overnight stay.

January 6th 2025: Shira Camp to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp
January 6th 2025: Shira Camp to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp

  • Elevation: 3,750 meters (12,300 feet) to 4,630 meters (15,190 feet) to 3,950 meters (12,960 feet)
  • Distance: 10 km (6 miles)
  • Hiking Time: 6-8 hours
  • Habitat: Semi-desert

Itinerary:

  • Head east up a ridge and then southeast towards Lava Tower.
  • Spend some time at Lava Tower (acclimatization point).
  • Descend to Barranco Camp, passing through the "Garden of the Senecios."
  • Overnight at Barranco Camp.

January 7th 2025: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp
January 7th 2025: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp

  • Elevation: 3,950 meters (12,960 feet) to 4,235 meters (13,900 feet)
  • Distance: 5 km (3 miles)
  • Hiking Time: 4-5 hours
  • Habitat: Alpine Desert

Itinerary:

  • Conquer the Barranco Wall, a non-technical but steep climb.
  • Traverse up and down the valleys to Karanga Valley.
  • Arrive at Karanga Camp for overnight stay.

January 8th 2025: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp
January 8th 2025: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp

  • Elevation: 4,235 meters (13,900 feet) to 4,640 meters (15,200 feet)
  • Distance: 4 km (2 miles)
  • Hiking Time: 4-5 hours
  • Habitat: Alpine Desert

Itinerary:

  • Ascend to the intersection of the Mweka Trail.
  • Continue up to Barafu Camp.
  • Rest, have an early dinner, and prepare for the summit attempt.
  • Overnight at Barafu Camp.

January 9th 2025: Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp
January 9th 2025: Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp

  • Elevation: 4,640 meters (15,200 feet) to 5,895 meters (19,341 feet) to 3,100 meters (10,170 feet)
  • Distance: 5 km (3 miles) ascent, 12 km (7 miles) descent
  • Hiking Time: 7-8 hours ascent, 4-6 hours descent
  • Habitat: Arctic to Rainforest

Itinerary:

  • Begin the final ascent around midnight.
  • Reach Stella Point on the crater rim just before dawn.
  • Continue to Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa.
  • After photos and a brief rest, begin the descent to Barafu Camp for a short break.
  • Continue descending to Mweka Camp for an overnight stay.

January 10th 2025: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate
January 10th 2025: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate

  • Elevation: 3,100 meters (10,170 feet) to 1,640 meters (5,380 feet)
  • Distance: 10 km (6 miles)
  • Hiking Time: 3-4 hours
  • Habitat: Rainforest

Itinerary:

  • Continue the descent through the rainforest to Mweka Gate.
  • Collect your summit certificates.
  • Drive back to Moshi for celebration and rest.

January 11th 2025: Travelling day
January 11th 2025: Travelling day

The final day is dedicated to airport transfers. Breakfast is included at our hotel. Team members will be shuttled to
the airport depending on flight times.

Included/Excluded

  • Certified Jordanian Mountain Guide
  • 2 Night Hotel in Moshi
  • Kilimanjaro Airport Transport
  • All Park Fees
  • Salaries for crews
  • Meals mentioned above
  • Tent and Mattress
  • Oxygen Tank for Emergencies
  • Pulse Oximeter
  • Entry Visa
  • Tipping for crew
  • Personal gear (List will be provided)
  • Meals and Beverages not mentioned above

Durations

Multi day

Tour's Location

FAQs

How difficult is the trek to Uhuru Peak?

The trek is challenging due to altitude and varied terrains. However, with our experienced guides and proper acclimatization, you can conquer it.

What's the weather like on Kilimanjaro?

Weather varies across altitudes. It's important to be prepared for temperature changes, from warm at lower levels to freezing at the summit.

Do I need climbing experience?

While some hiking experience is beneficial, you don't need extensive climbing skills. Physical fitness and determination are key.

What's included in the tour package?

We provide certified guides, accommodation, park fees, meals, camping gear, and more. See the included list for details.

How can I prepare for the altitude?

Regular exercise, hydration, and gradual ascents help. Our guides monitor your health and provide necessary guidance.

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