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Machame Route - 6 Days - Kilisa Tours & Safaris
6 days

Machame Route - 6 Days

From Moshi to Moshi
Tour Operator:
Kilisa Tours & Safaris
Max group size:
25
Age range:
17 to 57
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
155691
From
US $1,980
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Highlights

  • Offers the best route for acclimatization
  • Enjoy the climb through forest, moorland and desert
  • Spot the black & white color Monkey

Itinerary

Start and end in Moshi! With the hiking & trekking tour Machame Route - 6 Days, you have a 6 day tour package taking you through Moshi, Tanzania and 2 other destinations in Tanzania. Machame Route - 6 Days includes accommodation in a campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Machame Gate (1490m) – Machame Camp (2980m)
    Start point Airport, Moshi, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
  2. Machame camp (2980m) – Shira camp (3840m)
  3. Shira (at 3840m) to Lava Tower (at 4630m) to Barranco camp (at 3950m)
  4. Barranco camp (3950m)- Barafu camp (4550m)
  5. (Summit attempt) Barafu camp (4550m) – Uhuru Peak (5895m) – Mweka (3100m)
  6. Mweka camp (3100m) – Mweka Gate (1980m)
    End point Airport, Moshi, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Camping

Customer Reviews

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    · January 27, 2020
    There are so many different companies to hike Kili with! When we were choosing and reading reviews etc. it was honestly overwhelming! We decided to hike with Kilisa Tours and it was absolutely amazing. It was such a welcoming and authentic experience, I... Show more
    Kilisa Tours & Safaris commented on this review
    Hello Sam, I would just like to take the opportunity to thank you for being such a valued guest. I am so happy to see that you had enjoyed your experience with Kilisa tours Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff It is always so nice to... Show more
    Trip date: January 2020

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Machame Route - 6 Days
From Moshi to Moshi
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FAQs

    • Can 70+ years old tourists climb Kilimanjaro?

      Yes, there are travellers in their 70s and 80s who summit Kilimanjaro every year. However, it is recommended to seek professional medical advice first to ensure the person gets clearance from doctor. If they decide to trek the Kilimanjaro, it is also recommended to take one of the longer routes which provide more time for acclimatization.

    • Is it common to tip the support staff?

      Yes, it is and the recommended tipping amounts are the same no matter what route the hikers choose to do. The tip for the lead guide is usually $20-$25 per day; the tip for assistant guide and the chef is $10-$15 per day and the tip for each porter is $5-$10 per day.

    • Is any previous experience needed to climb Kilimanjaro?

      No, the climb to Mount Kilimanjaro does not require any previous climbing skills. On the Machame, Lemosho, Shira and Umbwe Route there is a section called the Barranco Wall that requires basic bouldering skills, however, no preparation is required for this section of the hike.

    • Is it possible to climb Kilimanjaro without a guide?

      No. All standard Kilimanjaro treks usually include not only a registered guide but porters to carry the trekkers gear, gas, tents and food. According to the Tanzanian law, it is not possible for travellers to climb Kilimanjaro without the support staff.

    • What is the night time temperature like on the summit of Kilimanjaro?

      The night time temperature at the Uhuru Point can range between 20 and -20 degrees Fahrenheit (-7 to -29 degrees Celsius). Due to Mount Kilimanjaro's great height, the mountain creates its own weather.

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      • For any tour departing before 1 August 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 1 August 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Kilisa Tours & Safaris. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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