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    $1606 p/p in USD
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Burigi Chato Safaris

  • Tanzania



Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Large Group, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Budget, Camping

Tour Overview

Experience the thrill of a lifetime on an extraordinary Kilimanjaro climbing tour via Machame Route. Prepare yourself to conquer the majestic heights of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest peak. Immerse in an unrivaled adventure that unveils the very best of Kilimanjaro hiking, trekking, and climbing. Join us as we delve into the mesmerizing intricacies of this unforgettable journey, where every step unveils new wonders and unforgettable moments. Embark on this unparalleled expedition and let Kilimanjaro’s breathtaking beauty leave an indelible mark on your soul.

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General Information

  • Safari types:
    Camping Safari, Mountain Safari, Trekking Safari
  • You will visit:
    Kilimanjaro National Park
  • Wildlife:
    Colobus Monkey
  • Activities:
    Trekking, Hiking
  • Getting around:
    Transfer Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start in Arusha/Moshi, end in Moshi /Arusha
  • Minimum age:
    5 years

The Machame Route

Also known as the ‘whiskey route’, the Machame Route is the most popular on Mount Kilimanjaro with its scenic beauty. However, the trail is also considered difficult, steep and challenging, particularly due to its shorter itinerary, and is therefore better suited for the more adventurous or those with some high altitude, hiking or backpacking experience. The route approaches Mount Kilimanjaro from the south, beginning with a short drive from Moshi to Machame Gate. The path leads hikers through the rain forest to Shira Plateau, where many of Kilimanjaro’s routes converge. Then the route turns east and traverses underneath Kilimanjaro’s Southern Ice Field on a path known as the Southern Circuit before summiting from Barafu. The descent is made via the Mweka route.

Price Per Person – USD

From USD 1,606 per person

What's Included

  • Professional, experienced guides
  • Fresh, healthy, nutritious food
  • High guide to client ratio of 1:2
  • Clean, purified drinking water
  • Hard-working, team-oriented support staff
  • Fair wages to our employees
  • Quality, waterproof, four-season mountain hardware tents
  • Solid safety and crisis management procedures
  • Roomy dining tents with table and chairs
  • Emergency oxygen and medical kits ( upon request)

What's Excluded

  • Flights & visas
  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation in Moshi/Arusha
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages etc)
  • Meals not listed in the Includes
  • Optional tours (safari after your climb etc)


  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Burigi Chato Safaris
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Burigi Chato Safaris‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

After breakfast, transfer to Machame Gate (1,800m), complete the necessary park formalities and meet your porters and guides. Begin the climb through the lush rainforest, enjoying the scenic surroundings Reach Kilimanjaro Machame Camp, set up camp, and rest for the night.

Overnight Kilimanjaro Machame Camp

On the second day, wake up early and have a hearty breakfast. Trek through the picturesque moorland zone, experiencing the changing landscape. Pass through the Shira Plateau, an expansive high-altitude desert with stunning views Arrive at Kilimanjaro Shira Camp, set up camp, and rest for the night.

Overnight Kilimanjaro Shira Camp

You will start the day with a gradual ascent towards the Lava Tower (4,630m). Take a break at the Lava Tower to acclimatize and enjoy the panoramic views. Descend to the Barranco Camp, known as the “Breakfast Wall” for its steep ascent.

Overnight stay at Kilimanjaro Barranco Camp

You will begin the day by conquering the Kilimanjaro Barranco Wall, a thrilling and challenging climb Continue the trek through the alpine desert, with striking views of the glaciers. Arrive at Kilimanjaro Karanga Camp, nestled in a scenic valley. Set up camp, rest, and prepare for the next day’s ascent.

Overnight Kilimanjaro Baranco Camp

After breakfast, embark on a relatively short trek to Barafu Camp. Ascend through the barren landscape and reach the base camp Barafu Camp which serves as the launching point for the summit attempt. Rest, hydrate, and mentally prepare for the final push. Early dinner and overnight stay at Kilimanjaro Barafu Camp.

Overnight at Kilimanjaro Barafu Camp

Start the day in the middle of the night for the summit attempt. Trek to Stella Point (5,739m), the rim of the crater, to witness a spectacular sunrise. Push towards the highest point in Africa, Uhuru Peak (5,895m). Celebrate your achievement, take memorable photos, and begin the descent. Descend to Mweka Camp, where you’ll spend the night.

The final day of your Best 7 days 6 nights Kilimanjaro Climbing via Machame Route Tour.Descend through the lush rainforest, enjoying the final leg of the trek Reach Kilimanjaro Mweka Gate, where you’ll receive your summit certificates Bid farewell to your guides and porters and transfer back to Moshi Celebratory dinner and overnight stay in Moshi.

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