The 7-day Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing package is the best tour that enables climbers to reach the summit of the highest peak in Africa. The success rate in this tour is 95% due to the one-day plus for acclimatization. Also, we ensure the best quality of services to the climber during the whole tour. This is to give the tourist an expert tour guide with a crew of people with experience of the mountain. Also, we make sure the tourist gets food on time and have good accommodation.

A group of tourists during the 7-day Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing package

The itinerary for the 7-day Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing package

The 7-day Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing package itinerary gives the summit on day six. This tour starts from the south of Kilimanjaro and is a highly scenic route with some challenges. Also, this is a route with high traffic, which makes anyone not to be alone in Kilimanjaro Mountain. So, the following is the day-wise itinerary for the 7-day Kilimanjaro climbing package via the Machame route.

Day 0: Arrival for the 7-day Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing package

On this day, you will be received by our driver at the airport, and after greetings, he will take you to the hotel. While at the hotel, the prepared tour guide will give you a briefing about the 7-day Machame route tour. Also, he will take your details about the equipment to set everything up for tomorrow's tour.

Day 1: Climb from Machame Gate to Machame camp

The first day of the Machame route 7-day tour starts from the hotel and goes towards the Machame gate. And getting out of the hotel is a 40-minute drive for a distance of 30 or 32 kilometers. So, after arriving at the gate, you will be registered by government officials and ready to start walking to Machame Camp.

From Machame Gate to Machame Camp, it is a distance of 11 km and takes 5 to 7 hours, depending on the tourist's walking speed. On the way, you will pass through a dense rainforest with a green landscape. You will get to see wildlife like monkeys and various birds.

Later, you will arrive at Machame Camp, which is located at an altitude of 5905 feet. The oxygen level here is very high, and there is no ice. Also, the temperature is between 15°C and 20°C, depending on the season. So, you will get a hot meal and relax by finishing it safely on the first day.

Day 2: Climb from Machame camp to Shira camp

The second day of the 7-day Machame route begins by waking up early in the morning to have a hot breakfast and prepare to start the journey. The walk starts from Machame camp and goes towards Shira camp for 4 to 6 hours and a distance of 5 kilometers.

The landscape changes on the way from forest land to moorland. Also, the plants are different compared to what you have at Machame Camp. This adds a panoramic view of the attractive scenery of Kilimanjaro.

So, later, you will arrive at Shira camp, where you will sing and celebrate reaching another station safely. After a few songs, you will find a hot meal and clean accommodations to rest and prepare for the next day. It's time to take out your diary and record your experience up to that point.

Shira camp is located at an altitude of 12,600 feet, where the oxygen level starts to decrease compared to Machame camp. The temperature also ranges from 10°C to 20°C, depending on the season. Also, ice coverage is not significant due to its location.

Day 3: Climb from Shira camp to Barranco camp

The third day of the Machame rotue 7-day climb also starts with waking up early in the morning, having a hot breakfast, and preparing to go to Barranco Camp. So, from Shira to Barranco camp, it is a distance of 10 kilometers and takes 6 to 8 hours, depending on the condition of the tourist.

On the way this day, the landscape changes to enter the Shira Plateus, where there is less vegetation and rocky terrain. It is a very interesting landscape where the ability to see things more broadly.

After arriving at the Barranco camp, you will find everything ready for you, especially accommodation and hot food. With your crew, you will congratulate yourself with several songs in order to reach another point safely. So, you will rest and prepare for the next day to go to another point.

Barranco Camp is located at an altitude of 12960 feet and has a temperature of 5°C to 15°C. Also, ice coverage is not significant, and oxygen levels decrease compared to the Shira camp.

Day 4: Climb from Barranco camp to Karanga camp

The fourth day is walking from Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp. This day, you will wake up in the morning and have breakfast to warm up your body, ready to start the walk. It is a 5-kilometer walk that takes 4 to 5 hours, depending on the capacity of the tourist.

This day is different from the 6-day Machame route tour package because it is a special day for acclimatization. This makes the tourist able to adapt to the high-altitude environment of the mountain. So, for the climber, this day is important to build stability that will help you on the summit day.

So, after arriving, you will rest, have a hot meal, and prepare for the next day. Karanga camp is located at an altitude of 13268 feet, and the temperature ranges between -5°C and 5°C. Also, the oxygen level decreases due to the high altitude, and ice coverage is not significant.

Day 5: Climb from Karanga camp to Barafu camp

The fifth day is another day for acclimatization, and the journey is not very long from Karanga camp to Barafu camp. It is a distance of 9 kilometers and takes 3 to 4 hours. The goal is to acclimatize the body to a high altitude in order to reach the summit safely and strongly.

The landscape is the height of the Alpine plains, with desert and rocky paths that will lead to the camp. It is an interesting place due to its nature, which comes from a volcano many years ago.

So, after arriving, you will have enough time at Barafu Camp to prepare for the summit day. This camp is located at an altitude of 15354 feet, where the ice coverage is normal and the oxygen level decreases.

Day 6: Climb from Barafu camp to Uhuru Peak to Mweka camp

The sixth day is the only day that carries the entire responsibility of the 7-day Machame Route Kilimanjaro Climbing Tour. This is the day to summit the highest peak in Africa and in the world for peaks that stand alone. This is to prepare both mentally and physically in order to achieve the goal of visiting Tanzania.

Starting the 6th day of the Kilimanjaro summit journey

So, this day is usually preferred to hear at night around 2:00 am. This time is special for being able to see the sun rising from the top of Mount Kilimanjaro. It is a journey of 4 kilometers and takes 6 to 8 hours. So, those who walk fast will witness the sun rising from the east of the world.

The summit joy for the 7-day Machame route climbing package

After arriving at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, it's time to enjoy the goal of doing a 7-day Machame route tour in Tanzania. It is an incomparable pleasure to be at the highest peak and make history in life after this hard work.

So, this time you will take commemorative photos with your crew at 5895 meters above sea level. The time to stay at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro is usually 40 to 50 minutes due to its unfriendly cold. So, you will sing heroic songs to enjoy a good and successful tour.

Journey to Mweka camp from Uhuru Peak

After that, you will go down to the top with a guide, ready to go to Mweka Camp to rest and have a hot meal. You will also have time to record the whole experience in your diary until then.

Awards and certifications

When you arrive at Mweka camp, the guide will award you an honorary Owl Eyes Expedition mountaineer certificate. It is a commemorative certificate where you will get a photo of you being handed over with your entire crew. Later, you will get to rest, get food, and prepare for the next day.

Day 7: Descend from Mweka camp to Mweka gate, then departure

On the seventh day of the Machame route 7-day tour, it is the last day where you will wake up in the morning and have breakfast to go to Mweka Gate. It is a journey of 8 kilometers for 3 to 4 hours, and sometimes the time increases due to the condition of the tourist.

So, you will pass through a forested area, and it is time to descend, so there will not be any difficulty while walking. After arriving at the gate, you will be greeted by our driver and he will take you to the hotel for rest. There, you will prepare for departure.

So, this marks the end of the 7-day Machame route Kilimanjaro climbing package, a memorable journey in Tanzania. Also, for the 7-day Kilimanjaro climbing package, tourists can choose to do it privately or join groups. Our climbing groups come in a variety of styles that are friendly to every climber.