1 Day Top Kilimanjaro Trekking via Machame Route Trip

1-Day Kilimanjaro Trek: Take on the challenge of Kilimanjaro with a 1-day trek and experience the beauty of Kilimanjaro in a short timeframe.

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About 1 Day Top Majestic Kilimanjaro Trekking via Machame Route Trip

Experience the thrill of Kilimanjaro trekking in just 1 day via the Machame Route. Challenge yourself, soak in the breathtaking views, and create unforgettable memories. Choose Burigi Chato Safaris for a safe and memorable trekking adventure, the Machame Route offers a glimpse into the beauty and majesty of Africa's highest peak. This condensed itinerary will guide you through the highlights of the trek, allowing you to experience the magic of Kilimanjaro in a short time.


Day 1  :  Machame Gate to Machame Camp and Return

Your trek begins at Machame Gate, where you will complete the necessary registration and meet your experienced guide. The trail starts through lush rainforests, immersing you in the natural beauty of the surroundings. After approximately 4-5 hours of hiking, you will reach Machame Camp, situated at an elevation of 3,000 meters. At Machame Camp, take some time to rest and enjoy the scenic views of the mountain. Capture the memories through photographs and soak in the serene atmosphere. After a well-deserved break, you will begin the descent back to Machame Gate, retracing your steps along the same trail. The trek back will take approximately 3-4 hours, allowing you to savor the remaining moments of your Kilimanjaro adventure. As you descend, reflect on the experience and appreciate the unique landscapes that surround you. Reach Machame Gate, where your Kilimanjaro trekking journey concludes.

Accommodation for day 1
Included meals and drinks
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch

  • Tour activities

    Game drive tours

    Getting around/Walking

    Hotel resting


    Tour features and style

    Private tour
    You can do safari privately for solo, couple, family, or in group.

    Group tour
    Join a group with your fellow tourists through this tour.

    Budget tour
    You can compute the price for budget for the whole tour

    You can customize the itinerary, price inclusions, accommodations, and also the price.

    First aid/Rescue
    First aid and rescue during the tour is assured.

    Price inclusions

    Sleeping bag or bed linen

    Rescue fee

    Gorilla trekking permits

    Chimp trekking permits

    Park fees

    A professional driver/guide

    All activities mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional)

    Meals (as specified in the day-by-day description)

    All accommodation mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional upgrade)

    Roundtrip airport transfer

    Camping equipment (only sleeping bag/bed linen may be listed as excluded)

    All transportation mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional)

    All flights during the tour

    All Taxes/VAT

    Price exclusions

    International flights to/from the start/end of the tour

    Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

    Tips: tipping guideline

    Personal items

    Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees



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    Frequently Asked Questions for 1 Day Top Kilimanjaro Trekking via Machame Route Trip

    Is it possible to trek Kilimanjaro via the Machame Route in just 1 day?

    Yes, it is possible to complete a 1-day Kilimanjaro trek via the Machame Route. However, it is a challenging endeavor and is recommended for experienced trekkers with excellent fitness levels.

    Can I experience the beauty of Kilimanjaro in just 1 day?

    While a 1-day trek does not allow for a complete ascent, it offers a glimpse of the stunning landscapes and allows you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Kilimanjaro.

    What is the best time of year for a 1-day Kilimanjaro trek?

    The dry seasons from late June to October and from December to February are generally considered the best times for a Kilimanjaro trek. However, weather conditions can vary, so it's important to check with your tour operator.

    What gear and equipment do I need for the 1-day trek?

    It is essential to have proper hiking shoes, comfortable clothing, a daypack, sun protection, and sufficient water and snacks for the trek. Your tour operator will provide a detailed packing list.

    Is altitude sickness a concern on the 1-day trek?

    Altitude sickness is a potential risk on any Kilimanjaro trek, even on a 1-day trek. It is important to acclimatize properly, stay hydrated, and listen to your guide's instructions.

    Can I hire a porter for the 1-day trek?

    Hiring a porter for a 1-day trek is optional, as the duration is shorter. However, if you prefer assistance with carrying your gear, you can arrange for a porter through your tour operator.

    Are there age restrictions for the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek?

    Most tour operators have a minimum age requirement for Kilimanjaro trekking, which may also apply to the 1-day trek. It is important to check with your chosen tour company.

    What is the level of difficulty for the 1-day Machame Route trek?

    The 1-day Machame Route trek is considered challenging due to the steep and rocky terrain. It requires good physical fitness and some previous hiking experience.

    Can I extend my Kilimanjaro trek to include more days?

    Yes, it is possible to extend your Kilimanjaro trek to include more days and reach higher altitudes. Consult with your tour operator to customize your itinerary.

    Is there a possibility to see wildlife during the 1-day trek?

    While the focus of the 1-day trek is not wildlife viewing, there is a chance to encounter some unique flora and fauna in the lower altitude rainforest sections.

    What safety measures are in place during the 1-day trek?

    Your tour operator will ensure that experienced guides accompany you during the trek. They will provide safety briefings and monitor your well-being throughout the journey.

    Can I book the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek with Burigi Chato Safaris?

    Burigi Chato Safaris offers various Kilimanjaro trekking packages, including customized options. Contact them directly to inquire about the availability of a 1-day Machame Route trek.