February 10, 2016
Written By sayaritanotours
6 Days Machame Route Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking
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From Arusha drive to the Machame route, often called the Whiskey Route. first camp amongst the giant heather at 3,000m. Slope of 1,200m and 5 to 6 hours walking.
Emerge from the giant heather zone and hike through fine open moorland to camp by the Shira Cave at 3,840m. Herds of eland up here occasional lion and there are attractive geological features in the old volcanic caldera which can be viewed during a half-hour optional walk in the afternoon. The Gradient is 840m and you can walk from 4 to 5 hrs
Starting from Shira, go up towards the main peak Kibo, with the western glaciers clearly visible across the uneven high-altitude desert of volcanic rocks and boulders.
Up the steep Barranco wall with some sections of very easy scrambling and drop down again to the Karanga Valley where you take a break for lunch. Subsequent to lunch hike on to Barafu Hut having hiked a total of 7 – 8 hrs and ascended 650m.
A stimulating 1am start to climb the steep ice-covered scree.This is a long hard day but you experience absolutely delighted when you have complete it!
DAY: 6 Back-to- Mweka.
Starting Mweka campsite it is a 4 to 5 hours drop from side to side the forest to Mweka gate which depend on individual fitness to accumulate certificates and get together the vehicle ready to back Arusha for the night-time
Included in Tour:
1. 5 nights budget camping accommodation.
2. Meals: Full Board – Breakfast, Hot Lunch or Picnic Lunch and Dinner while on Safari.
3. All Transfers and Transport, Park Fees, Hotel Accommodation.
4. Game viewing activities as stated in the above tour/safari description.
5. Services of a Safari Driver/ Guide.
6. Safari tent, Safari cook and camping supplies.
Not included in tour:
1. International air fares.
2. Any required Visas.
3. Travel Insurance.
4. Items of a Personal Nature.
5. Tips and Gratitude’s to Safari Staff.
What to bring:
2. A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes.
3. Comfortable shoes.
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