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Machame Route - 6 days, Kilimanjaro provided by Monkey Adventures

Machame Route - 6 days, Kilimanjaro

Machame Route - 6 days, Kilimanjaro
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
6 days
Hotel pickup offered
Group size:
20
Ticket type:
Mobile
  • Duration:
    6 days
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Group size:
    20
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
About
Nicknamed the "Whiskey" route because the route is popularized as somewhat difficult and more expensive than Marangu route. On an overall comparison of the routes to scale Kilimanjaro, this is one of the best routes to take, both in terms of acclimatization and cost. The Machame route is scenically beautiful and varied. However, due to its popularity there are increased numbers of trekkers, it loses some of its splendour. The Machame route approaches the summit from the southwest and descends using the Mweka route, rewarding climbers with views of the expansive Shira Plateau, an optional scramble up Lava Tower, a climb up the Great Barranco wall, and a traverse underneath Kilimanjaro’s southern ice field. Challenging trek with stunning scenery through 5 diverse climatic zones. Good opportunity to split pre-summit day climb to leave climbers rested before summiting.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Available languages
English
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 106659P1
Important information
Inclusions
  • All transfers (Airport transfers, to the mountain and back to your Moshi hotel)
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Lunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Professional, experienced, mountain guides
  • Guides, Porters, Cook salaries and park fees
  • Quality, waterproof, four-season mountain sleeping tents (on twin sharing basis)
  • Sleeping Mattress
  • All meals while on the Mountain, and Clean, purified drinking water
  • Quality Mess tents with table and chairs
  • Conservation fees (part of park fees)
  • Camping or Hut fees (part of park fees)
  • Rescue fees (part of park fees)
  • VAT (18% charged by the Government)
  • 2 nights Accommodation in Moshi (K's Lodge)
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
Exclusions
  • Tanzania Visa
  • Personal trekking equipment such as sleepings bags, hiking boots, clothes, etc (available for renting)
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.
  • Meals not listed in the itinerary
  • Liquors, beers and bottled beverages
Duration
6 days
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Airports:
  • Kilimanjaro Airport, Kilimanjaro National Park Tanzania
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Inclusions
  • All transfers (Airport transfers, to the mountain and back to your Moshi hotel)
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Lunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Professional, experienced, mountain guides
  • Guides, Porters, Cook salaries and park fees
  • Quality, waterproof, four-season mountain sleeping tents (on twin sharing basis)
  • Sleeping Mattress
  • All meals while on the Mountain, and Clean, purified drinking water
  • Quality Mess tents with table and chairs
  • Conservation fees (part of park fees)
  • Camping or Hut fees (part of park fees)
  • Rescue fees (part of park fees)
  • VAT (18% charged by the Government)
  • 2 nights Accommodation in Moshi (K's Lodge)
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
Exclusions
  • Tanzania Visa
  • Personal trekking equipment such as sleepings bags, hiking boots, clothes, etc (available for renting)
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.
  • Meals not listed in the itinerary
  • Liquors, beers and bottled beverages
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Airports:
  • Kilimanjaro Airport, Kilimanjaro National Park Tanzania
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
6 days
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Itinerary
Overview
Full Map
7 stops
Day 1
Day 1 - Hotel to Machame Camp
Day 2
Day 2 - Machame Camp to Shira Camp
Day 3
Day 3 - Shira Camp to Lava Tower...
Day 4
Day 4 - Barranco Camp to Barafu...
Day 5
Day 5 - Barafu Camp to Summit to...
Day 6
Day 6 - Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate...
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Mfdarab
Brooklyn, NY31 contributions
Nov 2020
We just got back from a 6 day trekking trip on the Machame Route with Monkey Adventures. The experience was amazing. Everything was well planned and well-prepared. Our experience with Monkey was smooth and easy from the beginning of planning and booking the trip to the last day where we completed the trek. Our guides, Lazaro and Hanz were knowledgable and very well experienced. They made sure we were prepared for each leg of the hike and we made it to the summit safely. The cook, Hassan made incredibly healthy and hearty meals to help us keep our energy up. The whole team was so kind and helpful and made our hike enjoyable.

Important: The equipment was very reliable and sturdy. Our tent was very warm and it kept us and our items dry and clean. The team did SUCH a good job building camp each day, never once was it messy or dirty inside our tent. I do recommend opting for the personalized bathroom option, it just makes it easier at night time.

Highly recommend booking with Monkey Adventure.
Written 6 December 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
MonkeyAdventures
Thank you for providing such a detailed review. It means a lot. It is nice to know that you had a great time on the Machame trek. We will pass on the kind words to the whole crew.
Written 8 December 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Kikovsky Barco
London, UK7 contributions
Sep 2019
Climbing Kilimanjaro is an incredible once in a lifetime experience that most people have written on their bucket list for years, therefore you want to make sure to set yourself up with the correct tour group to ensure you get the best experience. I can say without a shred of doubt that Monkey Adventures is the best option currently out there!

They are locally run and treat their employees with respect and integrity, have extensive knowledge of the mountain and its various routes, and my team seemed to enjoy every moment shared on the mountain - giving the tour a greater feeling of friends and adventure as you bond with those around you. Not to mention the price for the tour is ideal

I was one of those people that was actually convinced to climb Kili because of a friend, so I actually did not have any gear and had to rent most of it. I was skeptical about this at first, but monkey provided me with high-quality gear and I can guarantee you I was the warmest on summit night! There were nine of us on the tour and all of us summited thanks to the guides pace and knowladge

The food was impressive, I would have never imagined eating three-course meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day for 7 nights. And I am not talking about canned food, it felt like you were in a restaurant at Moshi that's how fresh it felt!

Finally, the reason I actually took the time to write this review to begin with, they kept showing their support even after my tour was done and I had paid. I had accidentally left my boots at Lindrin Lodge (fantastic place to stay) and Kennedy (many thanks my man!) kindly shipped them all the way to the United States for me through DHL. After they supported me like that I knew I needed to write a review to give the kudos this company deserves.

If you have read this far into my review thanks, I don't really do many of these but these guys really did deserve it
Written 7 January 2020
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Isaac G
4 contributions
Jul 2021
I had the most amazing experience on Kili and I'm so so glad I chose Monkey Adventures. Would choose them again in a heartbeat. They had everything I could have wanted. The guides and porters were amazing, so friendly, and so helpful, as well as the staff I was in touch with before the trek. Sleeping arrangements were comfortable and the porters did an awesome job setting everything up.

Monkey Adventures was extremely accommodating as well. My friend and I had a specific dietary restriction (Kosher), and the team at Monkey worked with us to ensure we were accommodated and had plenty to eat. This trek was a more affordable option compared to other companies, and I was so impressed with the bang for the buck. I keep in touch with the other trekkers I hiked with as well as my guides, Erick and Hans (who are amazing guides!!). Can't recommend enough!
Written 29 December 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear Isaac, We love your review and our team is thrilled to have read this. We are so glad you had a wonderful experience with us. We will look forward to hosting you soon. Thank you for the recommendation. Regards, The Monkey Adventures.
Written 3 March 2022
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

pawelpwek
Malaga, Spain5 contributions
Jul 2021
We had a really great time trekking with Monkey Adventures! Rojas, Timo and the crew took great care of us throughout the whole experience. They were very attentive to all our needs from the very first moment we met. They took us through the route in a slow, relaxed pace in order to reach the summit with a best possible shape. They monitored our health periodically though left us to enjoy the experience in its fullness. It was thanks to the guides, their great motivation skills and resilence I eventually made it to the summit even I was about to quit on few ocassions.
Monkey Adventure rocks so I would be more than happy to endorse them to guide anywhom might be concerned through any Kilimanjaro route!
Written 18 August 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Amin_JRS
Middle East171 contributions
Feb 2020 • Solo
I booked my Kilimanjaro climb through Monkey adventures and I was never disappointed. Monkey adventures went far beyond my expectations by providing the best service I have ever received.
Starting from the booking process and the follow on service received from their Administrative assistant Ms. Lima and go on. I also choose them for my airport pickup and the driver was there waiting for me and the car was neat, clean, and air-conditioned.
Before starting the climb I received a briefing from the guide where he explained every detail to me, and the following day we started climbing. The guide, the assistant guide, the cook, and the porters were all polite and very helpful. They have provided us with three meals a day and a snack and every meal has 3 courses (Starter, main course, and fruits).
The guide (Derick and his assistant John) were super nice and always were for us providing every help they can. They all speak English very well and they made the climb very nice and unforgettable. They really deserve the 5 stars rating not only because of the excellent service but also because they offer the most reasonable prices.
Written 24 February 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Julia S
Cincinnati, OH2 contributions
Sep 2021 • Friends
Highly recommend monkey adventures for both the Kilimanjaro hike and safari! We did the 6 day Machame hike and our lead guide, Ezekiel was beyond amazing. Assistant guides Emanuel and Moswi-John, were also incredible. The crew was very attentive to all of your needs and took care of each and everyone of us the whole time. Thanks to those three, Samson and Jackson, we were all able to summit and have great memories as well.

For our 3 day safari we had Ashley. He did an incredible job at making sure we saw as many animals in the few days we had. He was very knowledgeable on the animals and answered any questions we had. Thanks to him we were able to see the big 5 in 2 days!

100/10 recommend monkey adventures and the people who lead both of our adventures over and over again! They had everything so organized for us and did everything they said they would do. This was a trip of a lifetime!
Written 15 September 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Veronika
2 contributions
Jun 2021
This was the best trip, the best experience, the best thing I could have done for myself in my life. I went through Machame route and I had the best team EVER! My guide was Amos and I couldn't get better guide on our way up to Uhuru peak. I was getting delicious vegan food, guys were doing excellent job around me - treating me like I am their child. Take care of me all the way. Amos is the best guide, he was checking on my health conditions regularly, leading me accordingly to the top, giving me valuable advises, supporting me mentally and physically too. It was really hard for me to reach the peak, but without Amos and his team I would have never done it
Written 7 February 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hey Veronika, We absolutely love your review. We are glad you had an amazing experience. We will send your best to Amos and the team at large. We hope to give you more such experiences in the future. Regards, The Monkey Adventures.
Written 2 March 2022
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Paul Morris
1 contribution
Jan 2020 • Couples
We did a 6 day hike of Kilimanjaro (Rongai) followed by a 4 day safari.
For the hike we had a support team of 10 for the 2 of us which included 6 porters, a server, cook & two guides. The entire team where excellent and very friendly. The two guides, Donovan & Kiajia put our welfare as their highest priority and ensured we were adequately briefed on the next days hike including ensuring we were adequately attired for the ever changing weather. The food was as good as you can expect for living on the side of a mountain. The thing that could have been better was the quality of the tent, which did leak during a heavy rainstorm.

The safari was just as well organised & our driver Frank was very knowledgeable and an excellent off road driver. He managed to navigate his 4x4 through dirt tracks when others where having to be towed out of the mud. His knowledge & experience allowed us see the Big 5 & many more.

All the accommodation booked through Monkey Adventures for the safari exceeded our expectations.
Written 23 February 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Ashton M
New York City, NY2 contributions
Oct 2021
This was the best trip I have ever gone on. The hike itself is breathtaking and challenging. The guides, porters and the whole staff went above and beyond to make sure we made it to the top and were prepared to do so. In general they were some of the kindest people and most hard working people I have ever met! Our guides Gasper and Jerry, made sure we were safe and okay every step of the way. As a single female traveler I would recommend this company to everyone!
Written 25 October 2021
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glynnlthomas
Ipswich, UK8 contributions
Mar 2020
Excellent trek using the Machame route. So much diverse scenery on the way to the summit.Monkey adventures were excellent especially Denis the leading guide and the rest of the crew. The tents were an issue at times but overall would highly recommend the company. The whole crew were very professional and fun to be with and 8 out of 9 made it to the summit, testament to the professionalism of Denis and his slow slow approach (poli poli). Excellent value as well but remember tipping is essential and amounts to at least another 10%.
Written 24 March 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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