Sun, 13 Oct|
Mount Kilimanjaro Expedition 2024
Join us to form Team Kilimanjaro 2024, climb to the roof of Africa at 5895m and complete your first 7 Summit! Add on a 3D2N Safari as a reward for your successful summit!
Time & Location
13 Oct 2024, 7:00 pm – 25 Oct 2024, 7:00 pm
Rombo, Mt Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
About the event
Trekking Duration: 7 Days
Total hiking distance: ~100 km
The Machame Route up Kilimanjaro is probably the most beautiful route up Kilimanjaro. All your equipment and supplies are portered and a cook prepares all your meals. Where accommodation on the Marangu route is in huts, the Machame route offers strictly tents only this makes Machame, also referred to as the"Whiskey route", better suited to the slightly more adventurous hiker.
However, rewarding you with a scenic splendor such as not seen on the Marangu route. From late afternoon sunsets at Shira, to the misty revelations of Kibo at the great Barranco Wall, the Machame route offers the adventurous hiker a stunning scenic "slide show" over 6 days. The Machame route is normally completed in a minimum of 6 days, there is an added benefit to this, as you are afforded the most valuable commodity on the mountain - acclimatization. The Machame route takes you high to Lava Tower (4630m) on the day 3 and brings you down by nearly 700m for an overnight at Barranco camp (3950m). This is the secret to successful acclimatization.