7 Day Tanzania Kilimanjaro adventure hike Machame Route. Snow-caped Mountain and highest mountain Africa trek you will never forget in your life time. Thereafter, this is the most beautiful route with some sort of adventures. Furthermore, you will experience a unique scenic splendor that is not seen in other routes. This is also known as the “Whiskey route”. Remember, In this route you will sleep in tents unlike with all your equipment carried by our porter.
7 Day Tanzania Kilimanjaro adventure hike Machame Route.
Day 1: Machame Gate to Machame camp.
Tisa Serengeti Adventure Guide will pick you with your picnic lunch from Moshi or Arusha to mt. Kilimanjaro- Machame gate (1490m). From here you will ascend through the rain forest to Machame campsite (2980m). You will have your accommodation in tents and overnight.
Day 2: Machame campsite to Shira campsite
After breakfast you will trek to the top of forest and continue to the gentler gradient through moorland zone. There after, you will continue up a rocky ridge onto the shira plateau . You will view western breach with its spectacular glaciers then after short hike you will reach Shira campsite(3840m).
Day 3: Shira – Lava Tower to Barranco camp
You will start your day early in the morning. Here, your direction now will turn to East into semi-desert and rocky landscape surrounding Lava Tower(4630m). You will stop for lunch. Then after, you will descend to Barranco camp (3950m). Here you will have a chance to take photos of western Breach and Breach Wall.
Day 4:Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp (3963m)
Early in the morning you will leave the camp continue on the steep ridge passing Barranco wall to Karanga valley camp for accommodation and overnight.
Day 5:Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp (4640m)
Early in the morning you will ascend to meet the junction to Mweka trail and then short time hike to Barafu Hut where you will view the summit from different angles and also you will see the two peaks of mawenzi and kibo from this position.
Day 6:Barafu Camp to Summit
Early in the midnight you will continue your roue to the summit through Rebmann and Ratzel glaciers and ascend to Stella Point on the crater rim . there after you will continue to the highest point (Uhuru Peak) on Mount Kilimanjaro and the African Continent where you will have fun and take more photos. Then from the summit you will descend to Mweka camp through Barafu campsite.
Day 7:Mweka Camp to Arusha/ Moshi
Your last day will start early in the morning after breakfast and hike back to the Mweka gate. Also, you have registration and award of a summit certificate. Then, if you will manage to reach the Uhuru peak you will have a Gold certificate. And if you reach Stella point you will have a green certificate. Lastly, you will drive back to Moshi or Arusha.