Peak Pursuits 2: Mt. Kilimanjaro Climb through Machame Route.
About this Odyssey Package.
Embark on this unforgettable 8-day adventure that invites you to conquer the legendary Mount Kilimanjaro via the renowned Machame Route.
Our ‘Peak Pursuits 2’ Kilimanjaro – Machame Edition package is a testament to human perseverance and the call of nature’s grandeur.
From the moment you set foot on the trail, you’ll be immersed in the majesty of Kilimanjaro’s changing landscapes – from verdant rainforests to alpine deserts and glacial expanses.
Each step is a testament to your determination and a tribute to the indomitable spirit that fuels adventurers.
Amidst the breathtaking panoramas and shared moments of triumph, you’ll forge bonds with fellow climbers that transcend language and culture.
Join us for an extraordinary journey that will not only lead you to Kilimanjaro’s peak but into the heart of an unforgettable adventure.
Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport and transfer to a hotel near the Machame Park Gate.
From the Machame Park Gate start the hike through the Montane Forest - it will take about 6 hours to reach our camp on the upper forest edge.
The hike today will be about 5 hours.
Ascend to the Machame route climbing above the old Shira Hut.
Camp will be in the upper heath zone.
A hike of about 6 hours will take us up to 14,000 feet just below Lava Tower, and then back down to the camp in the Great Barranco Valley.
The views of the Great Breach Wall are better from this camp than anywhere on the mountain.
The 3 hours hike today climbs out of the Barranco Valley and ascends to over 14,000 feet.
We traverse under the glaciers of the southern slopes of Kilimanjaro before we descend into Karanga Valley for the night.
Traverse from Karanga valley and have close-up views of the mountain's Southern Glaciers.
Traverse for a couple of hours before we begin at 1,600 foot ascent to Barafu Hut.
Start ascent to the summit (19,340 feet) very early in the morning while it is still dark.
This will allow time to be near the crater rim as the morning sun is rising.
After taking in the view from Uhuru Peak then begin the long descent back to Barafu Hut and on down to Mweka Hut.
A final morning's descent of 4,500 feet.
- Airport/Hotel Transfers.
- Accommodation, camping gear and meals.
- Transport in a safari 4 X 4 Vehicle.
- An English speaking driver/guide.
- Ambulance services.
- Entry fees.
- Visa & International Flights
- Drinks at hotels/lodges.
- Tipping and personal expenses.
- Items of personal nature.