8 Days Machame Route

8 Days Machame Route

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Day 0: Kilimanjaro International Airport to Moshi

Pick up from Kilimanjaro Airport and transfer to Moshi town for overnight at your designated hotel.

Day 1: Moshi to Machame Gate to Machame Camp

Pick up from Lodge/Hotel – Machame Gate 1840m – Machame Hut – 9kms – 6 to 7hrs – Altitude gain 1140m

Day 2: Machame Camp to Shira Cave

Machame Hut 2980m — Shira 2 Hut – 7kms – 5 to 6hrs – Altitude gain 890m

Day 3: Shira Camp to Moir Hut

Shira 2 Hut 3840m — Moir – 5kms – 2-3hrs – Altitude gains 600m Acclimatization Lent Hills 4200m in the afternoon

Day 4: Moir Hut to Lava Tower Camp

Moir Camp 4175m — Lava Tower Camp – 5kms – 3-4hrs – Altitude gain 465m Acclimatization Arrow Glacier 4800m in the afternoon

Day 5: Lava Tower Camp to Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp

Lava Tower 4640m — Karanga Camp 6kms – 6 to 7hrs – Altitude loss 677m

Day 6: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp

Karanga Camp 3963m — Barafu Camp 4kms – 3 to 4hrs – gain 650m

Day 7: Barafu Camp to Summit Uhuru to Mweka Camp

Barafu Hut 4600m — UHURU PEAK 5895m — Millennium Camp 19kms – 12 to 14hrs – Alt. gain 1295m down 2105m

DAY 8: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate to Moshi

Millennium Camp 3730m — Mweka Gate 1800m – 13kms – 5 to 6hrs – Descend 1650m – Transfer to Lodge/Hotel

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