$1,650 per person
6 Days
Mount Kilimanjaro

6 Days Machame Route

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For those who only have six days to climb Kilimanjaro, Machame route is the best choice because of its acclimatization profile. Compared to other six day routes, the Machame route exposes the climber to higher elevations quicker and thus kickstarts the body's adaptation to altitude. However, this route requires a person to be in good shape and able to tackle the challenging elevation gains and losses. "

What's included

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Price includes
  • .Ngorongoro Crater tour services.
  • .Office serves Charges Trust Tours.
  • 3 meals a day during the trip
  • 4WD transportation with a pop-up roof while on Safari
  • Airport pick up
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and beverages at the camp.
  • All accommodations as per itinerary
  • All administrative fees, park entrance
  • All camping gears( please come with your own sleeping bags)
  • All game drives as mentioned
  • All hot Meals prepared by our cook while on Mountain
  • All items of person nature such as telephone call, fax, email etc
  • All Kilimanjaro National Park Fees
  • All meals on the mountain
  • All meals while on Safaris
  • All park entrance fees to include government taxes.
  • All Taxes and VAT.
  • All wildlife reserve entry fees
  • Boat ridding fees
  • Certified, experienced, English speaking mountain guides
  • Certified, experienced, English-speaking guides
  • Climbing permits
  • Concession/ Camping Fees.
  • Drinking water 2 liter person on a daily bases.
  • Drinking water while on safari (2 litres per person per day).
  • Enough porters to carry your luggage
  • Extensive Game Drives in the National Parks.
  • Fair and ethical treatment of Porters
  • Fair and ethical treatment of porters.
  • Flight Doctor Insurance covers.
  • Full board Hotel accommodation while on Zanzibar
  • Full board Tent accommodation while on Safari.
  • Government Climbing Taxes
  • Government imposed increase of Taxes and or Park Fees.
  • Gratuities for safari guide and camp staff
  • Guides, Porters and Cook Salaries
  • Guides, Porters, cook salaries.
  • Hotel (available as an optional addon)
  • Hotel/lodge accommodation for the duration of the two day safaris.
  • Hut fees
  • Meal plan as described, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner.
  • National Park gate fees
  • National Park ranger (required by Arusha National Park)
  • Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance, Visa Fees, etc.).
  • Personal items and toiletries
  • Personal Summit Certificate signed by the National Park and your Guide
  • Private Transportation to and from your selected Route
  • Quality, waterproof mountain sleeping tents.
  • Quality, Waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tent for camp route
  • Safari transport by 4 x 4 (6 seat) with a pops up- ideal for game viewing and photography.
  • Services of a professional guide and Chef
  • Services of English speaking skilled and experienced driver/guide.
  • Sleeping tents, mattresses and pillow.
  • Staff Salary
  • Tax 18% per person, per entrance
  • Tips for guides, porters and cook
  • Transfer from airport and drop off
  • Unlimited drinking water on a daily basis
Price does not include
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • International airfares and departure taxes
  • Local airfares and departure taxes
  • Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance, Visa Fees, etc.).
  • Personal items and toiletries
  • Personal trekking equipment such as sleepings bags, hiking boots, clothes, etc (available for renting)
  • Tips for guides, porters and cook
  • Travel insurance
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
Day 1

Machame Gate to Machame Camp

Drive to Machame village. The climb begins at the end of the tarmac road. Walk through shambas then forest to the Machame hut (3010m, about 6 hours).

  • Elevation: 1830m/6000ft to 3050m/9950ft
  • Distance: 11km/7mi
  • Hiking Time: 5-6 hours
  • Habitat: Montane Forest
  • Meals: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2

Machame Camp) to Shira Camp

Continue along the steep ridge going on to rock ridges and through heather. The route turns west into a river gorge, reaching Shira hut at 3845m, 5 hours.

  • Elevation: 3050m/9950ft to 3850m/12,600ft
  • Distance: 5km/3mi
  • Walking Time: 4-5 hours
  • Habitat: Moorland
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3

Shira Cave to Barranco Camp

Continue east towards Kibo passing the junction, then east towards the Lava Tower. Shortly after this, you descend to Barranco hut (3960m, 4 hours).

  • Elevation: 3850m/12,600ft to 4000m/13,000ft
  • Distance: 10km/6mi
  • Walking Time: 5-6 hours
  • Habitat: Semi-desert
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4

Barranco Camp (3960m) to Barafu Camp (4640m)

A short scramble to the top of the Great Barranco and then a traverse over scree and ridges to the Karanga Valley (4000m, 3 hours), beneath the icefalls of the Heim, Kersten and Decken Glaciers. After climbing out of the Karanga Valley the trail ascends a ridge to the Barafu Hut, a bleak location with little vegetation at 4640m, (3 hours walking).

  • Elevation: 4000m/13,000ft to 4700m/15,350ft
  • Distance: 9km/6mi
  • Hiking Time: 6-8 hours
  • Habitat: Alpine Desert
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 5

Barafu Camp to UHURU PEAK & down to Millennium Camp

An early start for the ascent to the rim of the Kibo Crater between the Rebmann and Ratzel Glaciers, (4 hours); the last section before the rim can sometimes be snow-covered and an ice-axe or ski stick is useful for balance. From here a further hour leads to Uhuru Peak, from where there are often fine views of Meru to the west and the jagged peak of Mawenzi to the east. Descend to the Barafu Hut for a rest and lunch before continuing on down to camp at Mweka Hut in the giant heather zone on the forest edge. Those with energy on the summit may wish to descend to the Reutsh Crater and visit the dramatic ice pinnacles of the Eastern Icefields.

  • Elevation: 4700m/15,350ft to 5895m/19,340ft
  • Down to 3090m/10,150ft
  • Distance: 5km/3mi up / 13km/8mi down
  • Hiking Time: 5-7 hours up / 5-6 hours down
  • Habitat: Stone scree and ice-capped summit
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 6

rek Mweka Camp (3790m) to Mweka Gate (1630m)

A 3-4 hour descent through beautiful forest brings you to the Park gate and your waiting transport. Drive back to the hotel.

  • Elevation: 3090m/10,150ft to 1680m/5500ft
  • Distance: 10km/6mi
  • Hiking Time: 3-4 hours
  • Habitat: Forest
  • Meals: Breakfast




6-DAY CLIMB + 2 DAYS IN A HOTEL, before & after the climb

Package Price 2024/2025

The price for 1 - 3 pax is $ 1,920 per single Climber.

The Price for 4 - 7 pax is $ 1,790 per single Climber.

The Price for 8+ pax is $ 1,650 per single Climber.


What is included in the Kilimanjaro Package?


  • Pick-up and drop-off at Arusha/Kilimanjaro International Airport;
  • Transfer to the trailhead - entry gate to Kilimanjaro National Park.
  • Pick-up at the exit from Kilimanjaro National Park and transfer to the hotel;

Entry fees:

  • All park fees collected by the Kilimanjaro National Park (conservation fees, camping fees, crew fees, vehicle fees, rescue fees and all other fees collected by the Tanzania National Parks Authority).


  • One night on arrival at 3*- 4* hotel (New Arusha Hotel) before the expedition. The hotels have everything for your comfortable stay - caring staff, nice rooms, reliable Wi-Fi, restaurant and swimming pool, hot shower).
  • Tented accommodation on Mount Kilimanjaro.

Please note:

All accommodation is on a sharing basis (i.e. you will be sharing with your travel companion a twin/double room in the hotel and a tent during the hike. If you travel alone, we will match you with a same-sex adventurer).


  • Breakfast in the hotel before and after the hike;
  • All meals on the hike. Our Kilimanjaro diet includes energy-rich and highly nutritious meals prepared by our professional high-altitude cooks. A typical diet on Kilimanjaro includes different soups, garnishes, several types of fish and meat, fresh fruit and vegetables; vegetarian/gluten-free/halal options are available at no extra cost;
  • All drinks on the hike (coffee, tea, hot chocolate and water).

Hiking and safety equipment

  • 4-inch (10-cm) thick and comfortable sleeping mats;
  • All group equipment (spacious and comfortable dining tent, camping table and chairs, crockery and cutlery);
  • The Helicopter rescue is free (book with us so we can give you the helicopter)
  • Oxygen cylinders and oximeters;
  • GPS-tracking service;
  • Complete medical kits.

Climbing crew:

  • Professional guides, licensed by Kilimanjaro National Park. All our guides are the holder of Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness First Aid certifications. All our guides have 7+years of successful mountaineering experience;
  • Dedicated support crew (assistant guides, camp master, porters, cooks, etc.)

Kilimanjaro Price Excludes:

  • Local airfares, international airfares.
  • International Travel Insurance
  • Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Lunch and dinner at the hotel (before and after the ascent);
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  • Meals not listed above on those arrival and departure days
  • Optional Tours (short safari after your climb etc.)
  •  Tips for per climber 250-350 per trip.
  • Any items of a personal nature.
  • Currently, the cost of portable toilets is not included in the tour package to reduce trip expenses. Public restrooms are available in camps along the way. However, for those who prioritize comfort, renting a portable toilet is highly recommended, $270 to 350$ for the entire trip.


How Many Porters Are Required to Conquer Kilimanjaro?


Embarking on a daring expedition up the majestic Kilimanjaro warrants meticulous planning, dear adventurer. Rest assured, for we have accounted for every aspect of your conquest. Picture this: your personal porter, unwavering and valiant, shall bear the weight of your gear, from trekking essentials to culinary apparatus. And should your journey necessitate the comforts of a private lavatory, fret not, for your porter will dutifully transport it as well.

Adventure awaits!



1 Climber                                                     3 To 4 Porters

2 Climbers                                                    5 To 6 Porters

3 Climbers                                                    8 To 9 Porters

4 Climbers                                                    11 To 13 Porters

5 Climbers                                                    13 To 15 Porters

6 Climbers                                                    17 To 20 Porters


But, dare I say, we go above and beyond mere adequacy! Any bespoke needs you may harbor shall be met with an additional porter by your side, ready to offer unwavering support. No request is too great!

Of course, dear explorer, we are well aware of the limitations our tireless porters face. A weight threshold exists, as a sanction upon the burdens they may shoulder. Fear not, however, for the finest of companies, such as ours, uphold a remarkable porters-to-clients ratio. This ensures that our gallant companions can tackle their duties with unparalleled efficiency, permitting them to provide you with the best possible experience.
Rest easy, knowing that your needs shall be zealously met.

Now, without further ado, let us dive into the captivating specifics.
Tips should be submitted to the office.


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6 Days Machame Route

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6 Days
Mount Kilimanjaro

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