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Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking via Machame Route 7 Days

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Day 1: Arusha – Machame Gate (1,790m) – Machame Camp (3,010m)

Pass By: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
After breakfast you will be picked up at your hotel and taken to the Kilimanjaro National park gate. After completion of all the necessary paper work, your adventure commences. Your destination for today is the Machame Camp, a 5 – 6 hour hike. Soon you will be hiking through the lush rain forest with its large ancient trees, primeval ferns and endemic flowers, like the Impatiens Kilimanjari. You might also spot black and white thumbless colobus monkeys, peeking through the leaves. Reaching the campsite you will have time to relax, stretch your legs and enjoy a hearty meal, before snuggling into your tent for the night.

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Machame hut, overnight on the tents

Day 2: Machame Camp (3,010m) – Shira Camp (3,845m)

Pass By: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Today’s early start is not due to a long stretch, but rather to allow you to reach Shira Camp at around mid-afternoon. As you walk you will notice the dramatic change in the landscape – from lush and green rain forest to dry moor and heath land. Arriving at your campsite a beautiful view of the mountain range opens up before you. The glaciers of Kibo glistens in the golden hue of the setting sun as you enjoy another lovingly cooked meal before climbing into your tent.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Shira Cave

Day 3: Shira Camp (3,845m) – Lava Tower Hut (4,640m) – Barranco Camp (3,960m)

Pass By: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Acclimatization is on today’s menu, where you will climb roughly 700 m, but sleep on a level not much higher than the previous night. Starting at Shira Plateau, you will make your way up to Lava Tower (4,640m), where you will rest a while, before continuing through the Barranco Valley to the beautiful Barranco Camp. The trek will take approximately 6 – 7 hours, but the various distractions of the alpine desert as well as the Barranco Valley with its small lobelia plants and giant senecio’s, will keep your mind off the stretch still ahead. A well-deserved dinner and overnight awaits you at Barranco Camp

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Barancco Campsite

Day 4: Barranco Camp (3,960m) – Karanga Camp (4,035m)

Pass By: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Today the Barranco Wall stands before you to conquer. Some stages will require you to use your hands for a better grip, but no actual climbing is necessary and your guide will be with you every step of the way to lend a helping hand. The route with its numerous ascents and descents allow for further acclimatization, before reaching the mountain ridge. Walking along the ridge you can take in the beautiful landscape with its stunning contrasts of desert and vegetation, before finally reaching the cloudy Karanga Camp. You trek will take between 3 – 4 hours, leaving more than enough time to rest and play a game of rummy. Evening meal and overnight at Karanga Camp

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Karanga Camp

Day 5: Karanga Camp (4,035m) – Barafu Camp (4,640m)

Pass By: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Awakening to the sunlight dancing off the Kibo Summit, you will enjoy a hearty breakfast before setting out to today’s destination – Barafu Camp. Most of they day will be spent walking through very dry desertic terrain, with Kibo ever present on your left side. After 3-4 hours you will reach Barafu Camp, where you will have an early dinner and overnight as the highlight of your trip is only a few short hours away…

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Barafu Base Camp

Day 6: Barafu Camp (4,640m) – Uhuru Peak (5,895m) – Mweka Camp (3,080m)

Pass By: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
At around midnight you will be awoken by your guide with a warm cup of tea and biscuits to get you ready for your final ascent. The moon and your headlamps will be your only source of light as you make your way up to Stella Point, reaching the crater rim in about 5 – 7 hours. Another 1 – 2 hours will take you to Uhuru Peak (5,895m), where you can enjoy the sun rising over the African landscape, casting a pink hue over the snowy peak and making the glaciers sparkle like diamonds around you. After capturing this incredible view and achievement on film, you will start your descent along the same route back to Barafu Camp, where your team awaits you with some snacks and refreshments. Rested and relaxed you will make your way to Mweka Camp for your last night on the highest mountain in Africa.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Mweka Camp

Day 7: Mweka Camp (3,080m) – Mweka Gate (1,630m) – Arusha

Pass By: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
A scrumptious breakfast is followed by a traditional farewell ceremony from your mountain crew, before you start your final stretch down the mountain. You will once more trek through the rainforest, giving you another opportunity to spot the cheeky colobus monkeys, finally reaching the Mweka gate in about 2 – 3 hours. You will be met at the gate and taken back to the Hotel for a long shower and relaxed day by the pool. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
12:00 AM
Duration
7 days
Inclusions
  • 6x Breakfast
  • 6x Dinner
  • 7x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Rupia Adventure makes great service, thanks to the great trip and mountain guide. All was perfectly organised, starting from the pick up at the airport in Kilimanjaro. A perfect organisation if you are looking for a good basic service and a great reasonable price. Mathias, the
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I went to Kilimanjaro with Rupia Adventure in August 2019. This was my first time in Africa, the first time at such a height, and all this alone. The trip was quite direct - however, thanks to the Rupia team, which everyone decided perfectly - from the first communication and
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Response from Tembo T, Owner at Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking via Machame Route 7 Days
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you Nuevosys you are welcome again
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We visited in 2019. Great service from Rupia Adventurel - would definitely recommend the company to everyone embracing on an adventure. We ended up leaving as a couple instead of a group due to a change of circumstances. But we had 12 people walking with us !! two guides and 10
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Response from Tembo T, Owner at Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking via Machame Route 7 Days
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks for recommendations
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In October 2019, an old dream came true - to conquer Kilimanjaro! For a long, very long time we chose a company that could be entrusted with such a crucial task - to drag us to Uhuru Peak, as a result, having studied from cover to cover, we stopped at the Tanzanian guys from
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Response from Tembo T, Owner at Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking via Machame Route 7 Days
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Thank you so much prakhush
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Words can not describe how amazing the team at Rupia Adventure is. From their leader Mathias to all of their guides, exceptional cooks and incredible porters, the entire team is amazing. If you want to summit Kili, do it with these guys. They make the experience worry free and
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