The 6-day Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing package is a comprehensive climbing experience that takes you through the various landscapes of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. This package is designed to offer a challenging yet rewarding climbing experience, making it perfect for those seeking an adventurous trek for 6 days. The tour includes guided treks, overnight stays in camps, and all meals during the climb.

The 6-day Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing tour package

Overview of the 6-Day Machame Route Kilimanjaro Climbing Package

Experience the thrill of a lifetime with our 6-day Machame Route Kilimanjaro climbing package, an exhilarating and memorable adventure that takes you through diverse terrains and stunning landscapes. The journey starts from the Machame gate, leading you through the dense rainforest to the Machame camp. Over the next few days, you'll traverse through various camps, including Shira, Barranco, and Barafu, each offering unique vistas and challenges. On the fifth day, you’ll ascend to Uhuru Peak, the highest point of Mount Kilimanjaro, standing majestically at 5,895 meters. The tour concludes with a descent to the Mweka camp and finally to the Mweka gate, leaving you with memories of an unforgettable climbing experience and a profound sense of accomplishment.

Detailed Itinerary of the 6-Day Machame Route Kilimanjaro Climbing Package

Day 1: Machame Gate to Machame Camp

  • Trek Distance: 11 km
  • Trek Duration: 5–7 hours
  • Starting Altitude: 1,640 meters
  • Ending Altitude: 2,835 meters

Your adventure begins with a scenic drive from Moshi or Arusha to the Machame gate. From here, you'll embark on a trek through lush rainforests, where you can witness an array of diverse flora and fauna. The path winds through the forest, offering a serene environment filled with the sounds of exotic birds and the rustle of trees. Upon reaching the Machame camp, you'll rest and prepare for the next day's adventure amidst the cool, tranquil ambiance of the rainforest.

Day 2: Machame Camp to Shira Camp

  • Trek Distance: 5 km
  • Trek Duration: 4–6 hours
  • Starting Altitude: 2,835 meters
  • Ending Altitude: 3,810 meters

On this day, you'll leave the enchanting rainforest behind and enter the moorland zone. The trail offers breathtaking views of the Shira Plateau and the surrounding peaks. As you ascend, you'll notice a change in vegetation and scenery, providing perfect photo opportunities. Arriving at Shira camp by early afternoon allows ample time to rest and acclimatize, ensuring you're well-prepared for the days ahead.

Day 3: Shira Camp to Barranco Camp

  • Trek Distance: 10 km
  • Trek Duration: 6–8 hours
  • Starting Altitude: 3,810 meters
  • Ending Altitude: 3,976 meters

Today's trek takes you through the striking alpine desert landscape, with a challenging ascent to the Lava Tower at 4,630 meters before descending to Barranco camp. This day is crucial for acclimatization, providing your body with the necessary adjustments despite ending at a similar altitude as the previous night. The diverse terrain and spectacular views of the Western Breach Wall will leave you in awe.

Day 4: Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp

  • Trek Distance: 8 km
  • Trek Duration: 8–9 hours
  • Starting Altitude: 3,976 meters
  • Ending Altitude: 4,600 meters

You will begin the day by climbing the famous Barranco Wall, a steep but rewarding ascent that offers some of the most thrilling views on the route. After conquering the wall, the trail takes you through the Karanga Valley, a region known for its unique landscape and flora. Finally, you’ll reach Barafu camp, the base camp for your summit attempt, where you’ll rest and prepare for the climb to the peak.

Day 5: Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp

  • Trek Distance to Uhuru Peak: 5 km
  • Trek Distance to Mweka Camp: 12 km
  • Trek Duration to Uhuru Peak: 7–8 hours
  • Trek Duration to Mweka Camp: 5–6 hours
  • Starting Altitude: 4,600 meters
  • Summit Altitude: 5,895 meters
  • Ending Altitude: 3,100 meters

Summit day begins around midnight, as you embark on a challenging trek to Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa. The early start ensures you reach the peak by sunrise, offering a once-in-a-lifetime view as the first light of day illuminates the landscape. After celebrating your achievement at the peak, you'll descend to Mweka camp for a well-deserved rest, reflecting on the incredible journey you’ve undertaken.

Day 6: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate back to Moshi/Arusha

  • Trek Distance: 10 km
  • Trek Duration: 3–4 hours
  • Starting Altitude: 3,100 meters
  • Ending Altitude: 1,640 meters

The final day involves a gentle descent through the rainforest to the Mweka gate, where you'll receive your summit certificate, a testament to your achievement. A vehicle will be waiting to take you back to Moshi or Arusha, marking the end of your incredible Kilimanjaro adventure. As you drive back, you'll have the chance to reflect on the unforgettable memories and the camaraderie built with your fellow climbers.

Comprehensive Package Inclusions and Exclusions

A. Budget Group Joining Climbing Package

- Estimated Price: $1,500 - $1,800 per person


  • All park fees and camping fees
  • Professional mountain guides, experienced cooks, and porters
  • Nutritious meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and drinking water
  • Quality camping equipment (tents, sleeping mats, chairs, and tables)
  • Transportation to and from the mountain


  • International and domestic flights
  • Visa fees
  • Comprehensive travel insurance
  • Personal climbing gear (clothing, boots, sleeping bags)
  • Tips for guides, cooks, and porters
  • Personal expenses (souvenirs, extra snacks)

B. Mid-Range Climbing Package

- Estimated Price: $2,000 - $2,500 per person


  • All inclusions in the budget package
  • Pre-climb hotel accommodation (1 night before and 1 night after the climb)
  • Higher quality camping equipment for added comfort
  • Private portable toilet for convenience
  • Additional acclimatization day (if needed for better adjustment)
  • Oxygen cylinder for emergency use


  • All exclusions in the budget package
  • Additional meals and drinks at the hotel

C. Luxury Climbing Package

- Estimated Price: $3,500 - $4,500 per person


  • All inclusions in the mid-range package
  • Upgraded hotel accommodation (luxury lodges or 5-star hotels)
  • Personal chef for the duration of the climb to cater to dietary needs
  • Heated sleeping tents for extra warmth and comfort
  • Portable shower facilities for a refreshing experience
  • Personalized menu and dietary requirements to suit your preferences
  • Satellite phone for emergency communication ensuring your safety


  • All exclusions in the budget and mid-range packages

Embark on the ultimate adventure with our 6-day Machame Route Kilimanjaro climbing packages, meticulously designed to cater to different budgets and preferences. Whether you choose the budget, mid-range, or luxury option, our team is committed to providing an exceptional experience as you conquer the highest peak in Africa. Book your adventure today and create memories that will last a lifetime. Don’t miss this opportunity to stand on the roof of Africa and marvel at the breathtaking views from the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.