7 Days Kilimanjaro Treks

7 Days Kilimanjaro Treks Machame route is relatively difficult at the beginning of trekking but at the end the terrain become almost fair gentleness that’s why it has maximum success rate to summit.7 Days Kilimanjaro Treks

Day 1: The Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport Tanzania.
This is arrival day to the land of Tanzania. After completing the registration from the Airport, you will meet us waiting outside. You will be transferred to Moshi or Arusha Hotel. This is where you will for an overnight prepare you for next morning trek. You will relax in the hotel prepared yourself mentally and physical for trekking Kilimanjaro. You may sometimes opt for town tour, to explore the surrounding areas by means of taxi or by foot. In the evening you will meet our guide for trekking briefing and other formalities that will ensure you the success to reach the summit.

Day 2: Kilimanjaro Trekking from Machame Gate (1,790 m) to Machame Camp (3,010 m).
This is the begging of your treks. At your hotel you will have strong breakfast, later your driver will pack your and drive on the way to Machame gate. It is 1/30 hours to reach there. Your guides will complete registration from park authorities and at the same time just looking around to see varieties of primates being habituated by several numbers of visitors. Later our trekking will start direct through the narrow steep trail on the way to the First camp (Machame camp). This is about 6 hours hiking time inside evergreen forest to reach the camp. Along you way, number of biodiversity found in the tress will make you to enjoy and even make you less tiredness. At the camp you will have the first dinner followed by an overnight at the camp.

Day 3: Kilimanjaro Trekking from Machame Camp (3,010 m) to Shira Camp (3,845 m).
After an early morning start, we start trekking through the steep path terrain into moor- and heathland and the open landscape. This is best since allows you to see the inspiring mountain at the front part. The trail will take you to shira camp around the midafternoon. It will allow you to have long resting hours before overnight. Depending on the weather also the view of Kibo will impress you from reaching the summit due to its clear viewing. You will have an overnight at this camp.

Day 4: Kilimanjaro Trekking from Shira Camp (3,845 m) to Barranco Camp (3,960 m).
Our trail today will take us to about 740 m elevation gain as compared to the previous camp. It will also provide much chance to acclimatize with the effect of Altitude sickness. This is important since it will make your body adapt to mountain sickness and hence ensure maximum success rate to the summit. So after breakfast our treks begin through steep ridge within shira plateau on the way to the lava tower (4,640 m). Due to altitude change of weather the vegetation pattern change and biome become as Alpine desert, the most common vegetation include Lobelia and Giant Senecio Plants. The total walking time will be around 6 to 7 hours to reach the camp (Barranco Camp). This is considered to be most beautiful camp due to its fantastic view of Kilimanjaro Mountain.

Day 5: Kilimanjaro Trekking from Barranco Camp (3,960 m) to Karanga Camp (4,035 m).
In the morning, you will be awakening for breakfast before start our treks. The trail between these two camps is almost characterized by undulating surface. This is due to many ascending and descending terrain. At first of our trek you will face the steepest part facing the Barranco Wall. It is a steepest part ever seen in the entire Route. It sometimes needs to use your hand since the trail has no trekking path, and this case you have to sensitive from the instruction provide by your guide. There after you have the magnificent view of Kibo peak before reaching the Karanga Camp.

Day 6: Kilimanjaro Trekking from Karanga Camp (4,035 m) to Barafu Camp (4,640 m).
This is the trail distance of 4 hours walking, so after breakfast you will walk along a trail that passes through an alpine desert area until you reach the destination of today – the Barafu Camp. This camp is situated at an altitude of 4,640 m. In the afternoon you can relax and stretch your legs in preparation of the upcoming summit night. You will have dinner early in order to catch a few hours’ sleep, before you will be woken up at around midnight.

Day 7: Kilimanjaro Trekking from Barafu Camp (4,640 m) to Uhuru Peak (5,895 m), Descend to Mweka Camp (3,080 m).
You will be awakening at the mid night with your head lump ready for summit attempt. After hot tea you will start walking onto the frozen ground on the way to Stella point. It is almost 5 to 7 walking hours. From Stella point you will have another 1 to 2 walking hours to reach the Uhuru Peak (5,895 m). This is the highest point in Africa; we call it the roof of Africa. You will spend some times congratulating each other, and have some fanny pictures. Later you will start descending on the way to Barafu camp. Here you will have strong hot Lunch, followed by little resting before descending to Mweka camp (3,080 m). Here you will have long resting and overnight spending.

Day 8: Descending from Mweka Camp (3,080 m) to Mweka Gate (1,630 m) to Moshi.
This will be your final day being on the mountain. After the breakfast, you will start descending through the dense forest on the way to Mweka gate. The humidity content in this elevation is high, so it found for surface to be moisture, muddy and slippery. So watch your step as you descend and use the trekking pole to maintain your balance. At Mweka gate you will receive your certificate for summit attempt, followed by celebration with your crew. It is time for tipping and other funny aspects. Later you will be picked by our driver to the hotel in Arusha or Moshi. There you will have hot shower and longtime relaxation. This will prepare your for next day safari destination. It will be either to wildlife safari Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Tarangire or flight to Zanzibar for beach tour or say bye bye Tanzania for flight back home. This will be the end of our Trekking Package.

Day 9: Transfer day to another safari destination or to Kilimanjaro Airport
In the morning after your breakfast you will be ready for another plan. Either goes for wildlife safari to northern Tanzania. It includes Serengeti famous for migration or flight to Zanzibar for beach relaxation. It can be also transfer to the Airport for flight back home. This will mark the end of your adventures travel to Tanzania.