Beeadventure Safari

7 Days Kilimanjaro Machame Route

Tour Details

TOUR OVERVIEW

Embark on an awe-inspiring 7-day journey along the Machame Route on Mount Kilimanjaro, a challenging and visually stunning trek. Starting from the lively town of Moshi, your adventure commences at the Machame Gate, venturing through lush rainforests and steadily ascending through diverse landscapes. You’ll conquer the mighty Barranco Wall, ascend the Lava Tower, and pass through alpine deserts. Acclimatization is key as you progress to Barafu Camp, the launching point for your summit bid. At the stroke of midnight, you begin the arduous ascent to Uhuru Peak, the highest point on Kilimanjaro, to witness an unforgettable sunrise. The descent leads you through the captivating rainforest, culminating in your triumphant return to Moshi, where you can celebrate your extraordinary Kilimanjaro achievement.

WILDLIFE HIGHLIGHTS OF YOUR SAFARI

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Elephant

95%

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Lion

90%

Zebra animal

Zebra

95%

leopard animal

Leopard

50%

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Tour Highlights

Tour Itinerary

7-Days-Machame-Route

Tour Itinerary

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    Day 1: Arusha to Machame Gate to Machame Camp

    Elevation: 1811m/5942ft to 3021m/9911ft
    Altitude gained: 1210m

    Your Kilimanjaro adventure kicks off with a scenic drive from Arusha to the Machame Gate, where you'll complete park registration and meet your trekking team. The day's trek begins in the lush rainforest, characterized by its dense greenery and winding trails. You'll ascend to Machame Camp at 3,010 meters for your first night on the mountain, with the tranquil sounds of the forest surrounding you.

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    Day 2: Machame Camp to Shira Camp

    Elevation: 3021m/9911ft to 3839m/12,595ft
    Altitude gained: 818m

    Leaving the rainforest behind, you'll transition into the heath and moorland zone as you continue your ascent. The Machame Route presents some challenging sections with steep terrain, but your efforts are rewarded with breathtaking views. You'll reach Shira Camp at 3,845 meters, a high-altitude campsite that provides an excellent vantage point for the landscapes ahead.

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    Day 3: Shira Camp to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp

    Elevation: 3839m/12,595ft to 3986m/13,077ft
    Altitude gained: 147m

    Your journey continues as you ascend and reach the Lava Tower at 4,600 meters, an essential stop for acclimatization. Following this, you'll descend to Barranco Camp at 3,960 meters, passing through the iconic Barranco Wall. The camp is nestled in a picturesque valley with towering peaks all around.

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    Day 4: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp

    Elevation: 3986m/13,077ft to 4034m/13,235ft
    Altitude gained: 48m

    Today's hike takes you from Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp at 4,035 meters. It's a relatively short day, providing more opportunities for acclimatization. The campsite is perched on a rocky ridge, offering panoramic views of the surrounding high-altitude landscape.

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    Day 5: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp

    Elevation: 4034m/13,235ft to 4662m/15,295ft
    Altitude gained: 628m

    Your journey leads you to Barafu Camp at 4,640 meters, the last campsite before the summit. Take the afternoon to rest, hydrate, and prepare mentally and physically for the summit push. The terrain becomes more barren and lunar-like as you gain altitude, providing a stark and awe-inspiring backdrop to your preparations.

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    Day 6: Summit Attempt (Uhuru Peak) and Descent to Mweka Camp

    Elevation: 4662m/15,295ft to 5895m/19,341ft
    Altitude gained: 1233m
    Descent to 3106m/10,190ft
    Altitude lost: 2789m

    The day begins with an early start for the summit push, ascending through the night. The challenge is demanding, but the reward is immense as you reach Uhuru Peak, the highest point on Kilimanjaro, and watch the sunrise over Africa. After celebrating your accomplishment, you'll descend to Mweka Camp at 3,110 meters, providing a well-deserved rest amid the lush rainforest.

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    Day 7: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate - Return to Arusha

    Elevation: 3106m/10,190ft to 1633m/5358ft
    Altitude lost: 1473m

    The final day of your Kilimanjaro trek involves descending through the rainforest to the Mweka Gate, where you'll complete your journey and receive your summit certificates. The lush, vibrant surroundings provide a serene backdrop to your descent. From there, you'll return to Arusha, where you can celebrate your remarkable Kilimanjaro conquest and reflect on the incredible journey you've experienced.

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The magic of East Africa is in its people, the wildlife, and the vast landscapes. It’s a place where you can witness the circle of life in its purest form.” – Karen Blixen
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sabine
2023-06-30
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Ein fantastisches Erlebnis- Besteigung des Kilimandscharos Wir waren mit Bee Adventure Safaris auf dem Kilimandscharo. Es war ein fantastisches Erlebnis und perfekt organisiert von Bee Adventure. Im Hotel in Arusha kamen unsere 3 Guides Isack, Michael und Joffrey vorbei, um unsere Ausrüstung gewissenhaft zu überprüfen. Am nächsten Tag ging’s los. Wir wurden von einigen Porters, einem Koch und unseren drei Guides abgeholt und zum Ausgangspunkt der Marangu Route gebracht. Der Aufstieg begann. Während der Tour wurden wir von unserem Koch Nelson ausgezeichnet bekocht. Unser Waiter servierte uns täglich das Frühstück, Mittag- und Abendessen. Heißes Wasser zum Waschen und Tee brachte er uns morgens sogar ans Bett. Unsere Guides waren sehr bemüht und führten täglich einen Gesundheits-Check bei uns durch. Abends gab es immer ein Briefing, wie der nächste Tag verläuft. Wir haben uns sehr gut aufgehoben gefühlt. Unsere Guides unterstützten uns bei allem, trugen sogar unsere Rucksäcke, wenn es am Gipfeltag notwendig wurde und brachten unsere Gruppe schlussendlich auf den Uhuru Peak. Vielen, vielen Dank an Isack und sein Team! Wir können Bee Adventure Safari absolut empfehlen!!
Nelly M
Nelly M
2023-05-01
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Best experience with Bee Adventure Safaris We did a two day-one night safari in Ngorongoro and Hadzabe tribe at Lake Eyasi in December 2022 and Izack made sure that everything was perfect. To fulfill all our wishes, he made a detour so that we could visit a witch-doctor and a Masai village, on our way back to Arusha, with no extra cost. The lodge we spent the night was very good and its chef was a suprise, as all meals served (dinner, breakfast and lunch) were just delicious. Izack and his team were very supportive from the very beginning (booking phase) until the end of our trip and we highly recommend booking with them. Hope to meet them again soon for a new roadtrip in Uganda and Rwanda!
Khaya P
Khaya P
2023-04-28
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Amazing team who made our Kilimanjaro experience We completed Kilimanjaro with the incredible support from Izack's team. Everyone from Bee Adventure Safaris was so encouraging, friendly and welcoming which made the experience even more amazing and enjoyable. The guides were very knowledgeable and able to offer us lots of information and the chef was outstanding! I would highly recommend Bee Adventure Safaris.
Claas
Claas
2023-04-28
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Tolle Erfahrung mit einem super Team Wir haben einen 4-Tages-Trekk auf den Mount Meru gemacht. Es war eine tolle Erfahrung. Unsere Guides Isaak und Michael mit dem gesamten Team waren super cool drauf und standen uns bei der anspruchsvollen Route immer zur Seite. Es hat uns an nichts gefehlt - wir können Bee Adventures Safari auf jeden Fall weiterempfehlen!
Mira
Mira
2022-11-23
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Wonderful experience that included everything Our wish was to visit the Materuni Waterfall starting from Arusha and to keep the costs as low as possible. From the beginning Isaac was super friendly and understanding and asked us about our wishes and arranged a wonderful tour to the waterfall which even included a coffee tour and a local lunch. We went by public transport and Isaac was with us from the beginning to the end of the tour. During the tour, we asked to go to Maji Moto which was on the way. Isaac made it possible at no extra and we had a nice day and all our wishes were fulfilled. I’m looking forward to see you again rafiki yangu!
Theresa
Theresa
2022-11-06
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Amazing experience We climbed the peak of Kilimanjaro via the Marangu route and It couldn’t have been better. The food was excellent and Izack and his team took perfect care of us and helped us to keep the morals up, even on summit day 🙂 I can 100% recommend booking with them if you are looking for someone reliable for your safari or kili tour!
Parit S
Parit S
2022-10-26
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Kilimanjaro October 2022 Excellent group. Well organised and very helpful guides. Great food and experience. Overall excellent experience from Arusha to Uhuru peak and back.
Inga G
Inga G
2022-08-05
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Climbing Mt Meru: very obliging and very nice guides From the very beginning our guide Isaac was very nice and accommodating. Booking was very easy and flexible. Our flights got cancelled and postponed and our booking to climb Mount Meru was easily postponed without any problems. The whole team (guides, porters and cook) have been super nice throughout the whole trip and were very encouraging and motivating to climb the Meru when we were very tired. They made sure we were hydrated and eating enough, so we have energy to climb. The whole time our schedule was clear and we were always supported. On top the guides were very funny and pleasant to be around with. I will climb with them again! 🙂 and recommend their company to my friends.
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Ju1342
2022-03-17
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Big recommendation We booked a safari in February and experienced an awesome trip with Bee Adventure Safaris. We booked a full package including flights from Sasibar to Arusha and back, as well as an accomodation and the two-day-safari itself. The drivers were on time, the food was amazing and the tour guide Reagon did an excellent job. We would always choose them again!
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2021-11-07
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best company panctual company real expeditions perfect guides shortly i recomend this and give 5stars🎉🎉 best company best company best company best company best company

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