Kilimanjaro Machame Route - Independant

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Trek the amazing Machame Route to the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest point. At high altitude, it's a challenging journey through uniquely varied terrain. Camp out at night and enjoy incredible scenery along the way. Then at the very top of Uhuru Peak, rising 5,896 m above sea level, feel the exhilaration of achievement and marvel at the incredible views.

Itinerary

Day 1 Marangu

Glimpse the snow-capped peaks of Mt Kilimanjaro in the distance.

Day 2 Machame Camp

Begin with a gentle stroll through rainforest.

Day 3 Shira Camp

Leave the rainforest and watch the vegetation grow more sparse as the path heads towards the Shira Plateau.

Day 4 Baranco Camp

The undulating river valley terrain makes for easy acclimatisation on the trek towards the more rugged areas.

Day 5 Barafu Camp

Experience a challenging climb as the path heads up and down over craggy landscapes.

Day 6 Uhuru Peak/Summit

Start early, watch the sunrise at Stella Point and pass by Rebmann Glacier. Make the final push to the peak and be rewarded with incredible views. Conquering Africa’s highest mountain is an amazing achievement.

Day 7 Marangu

At the base of the mountain, relax and enjoy a celebratory meal back in Marangu.

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