Climb Kilimanjaro (8 Day) Machame Route

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Run by: Oasis Overland

Reference number: 372

From: £2165.00

Snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania, is the highest mountain in Africa and the worlds tallest free-standing mountain, rising 3 miles straight up out of the surrounding game-filled plains. Uhuru peak stands at 5895m (19,340ft), and its name is the Swahili word for freedom.Made up of three extinct volcanoes, Mount Kilimanjaro encapsulates a vast range of ecosystems, so that trekkers experience everything from tropical rainforest and savanna grasslands through to alpine woodland and moorland, culminating with snow fields and the glacial region at the summit. A challenging but doable climb, this trek is attractive because it requires no technical experience and is therefore available to anyone with a reasonable fitness level. Day 1 Moshi

Arrival into Kilimanjaro airport and transfer to hotel

Free time to explore Moshi

Late afternoon mountain briefing

Day 2 Machame Camp

Leave Moshi after breakfast and head to Mount Kilimanjaro

Begin our ascent, through the rainforest

Machame Camp

Day 3 Shira Camp

Early breakfast and we climb to the top of the rain forest

Trek through Moorlands

Afternoon arrival at Shira Camp, with the option to explore Shira plateau, or just relax

Day 4 Barranco Camp

Hike past the Lava Tower at 4600m, before descending down to Barranco Hut

Terrain will change from moorland into semi desert and rocky

Late afternoon arrival at Barranco Camp

Day 5 Karanga Camp

Barranco Breach Wall

Camping down in Karanga Valley

Day 6 Barafu Camp

Shortish trekking day but with steep valleys to negotiate

From Barafu Camp-weather permitting-opportunity to walk around the rocky ridge for spectacular views of Mawenzi Peak and Kibo

Day 7 Mweka Camp

Ascent day!

Commence climb at 23.30, 6-8 hour hike to Uhuru Peak

Trek back down to Mweka Huts for well-deserved sleep!

Day 8 Moshi

Trek back down to Mweka Gate - for summit certificates

Transfer to our Moshi Hotel 8 Days - Mini Adventures - FALSE Please note there may be a kitty contribution - please check the website

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
01/10/2018 08/10/2018 Places Availabl £2165.00
10/10/2018 17/10/2018 Places Availabl £2165.00
29/10/2018 05/11/2018 Places Availabl £2165.00
18/11/2018 26/11/2018 Places Availabl £2165.00
19/11/2018 26/11/2018 Places Availabl £2165.00
01/12/2018 08/12/2018 Places Availabl £2165.00
14/01/2019 21/01/2019 Places Availabl £2395.00
14/02/2019 21/02/2019 Places Availabl £2395.00
11/03/2019 18/03/2019 Places Availabl £2395.00
17/04/2019 24/04/2019 Places Availabl £2395.00
23/05/2019 30/05/2019 Places Availabl £2395.00
21/06/2019 28/06/2019 Places Availabl £2395.00
06/07/2019 13/07/2019 Places Availabl £2395.00
25/07/2019 01/08/2019 Places Availabl £2395.00
03/08/2019 10/08/2019 Places Availabl £2395.00
25/08/2019 01/09/2019 Places Availabl £2395.00
24/09/2019 01/10/2019 Places Availabl £2395.00
29/10/2019 05/11/2019 Places Availabl £2395.00
21/12/2019 28/12/2019 Places Availabl £2395.00

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