7 DAYS MACHAME ROUTE:
Day 1: Machame Hut 3,000m
Pick up from your hotel in Arusha/Moshi and driver to Machame Gate, after the necessary registration starts trekking through the forest to Machame Hut (It is gentle climbing stage) Dinner and overnight at the campsite in Machame Hut.
Day 2: Machame Hut to Shira Hut 3,800m
Climbing start early in the morning, by crossing the valley up through a steep ridge before turning west into the river gorge; With more gently climbing onto Shire Plateau reaching the Shire Hut for camping
Day 3: Shire to Barranco 3,950m
This is the place for sight seeing especially vegetation and Barranco valley, the climb starts with walking towards east up to the junction, the route then turn south to the glacier stream and reaching the Hut. Dinner and overnight at the hut
Day 4: Barranco to Barafu 4,600m
Trekking through the ridge to Karanga looking at the West Breach and the Southern Glacier, then Barafu Path before reaching Barafu Hut for campsite
Day 5: Acclimatization at Barafu
Spend the day resting or acclimatize at Karanga Valley. dinner and overnight at Barafu Huts
Day 6: Barafu to Uhuru Peak
The last day will be a really early beginning for the summit, probably 00:00 am, passing through the Ratzel and Rebmann glaciers to the Highest point of Africa Uhuru Peak 5,896m above the sea level. After relaxing, watching the sun rise and taking memorable pictures, start descending to the Mweka Hut and spend overnight there.
Day 7: Mweka Hut – Mweka Gate to the Hotel
After breakfast descend to Mweka Gate and drive away to the Moshi Keys Hotel for dinner & overnight