3 Days Best Top Kilimanjaro Hiking via Machame Route Trip

3-Day Kilimanjaro Hike: Joy the thrill of Kilimanjaro in a shorter timeframe with an exclusive 3-day hike.

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About 3 Days Best Top Adventure Kilimanjaro Hiking via Machame Route Trip

Standing tall in Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro beckons adventurers from around the world. With its impressive height of 5,895 meters (19,341 feet), it presents an exciting challenge for hikers. This Route, also known as the "Whiskey Route," the Machame, Route. is an adventure like no other. From the vibrant rainforests to the breathtaking Shira Plateau, this journey is a perfect blend of challenging hikes, stunning landscapes, and unforgettable memories. Immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.

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Day 1  :  Machame Gate to Machame Camp


Your adventure commences at the Machame Gate, the starting point of the Machame Route. After registration and a briefing, you'll enter the lush rainforest, surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature. The first day's hike takes approximately 5-7 hours, covering a distance of about 11 kilometers (6.8 miles) until you reach Machame Camp. Settle into your camp, enjoy a warm meal, and rest for the challenges that lie ahead.

Accommodation for day 1
  • Machame Campsite
Included meals and drinks
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 2  :  Machame Camp to Shira Camp


    On day two, you will ascend from Machame Camp to the breathtaking Shira Plateau. As you leave the rainforest behind, the landscape transforms, revealing sweeping vistas of rolling hills and the vast African plains. The trek becomes more challenging, but the stunning scenery serves as motivation to push forward. After a day of rigorous trekking, you will arrive at Shira Camp, situated near a rocky outcrop on the Shira Plateau. Take in the panoramic views of Mount Meru and the stunning African sunset, creating a canvas of colors across the vast horizon. Rest and recharge, as the following day will take you back towards the Machame Gate.

    Accommodation for day 2
    • Shira Cave Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 3  :  Shira Camp to Machame Gate


    Descending through Moorland and Rainforest As your trek nears its end, it's time to bid farewell to the Shira Camp and begin your descent towards the Machame Gate. The trail takes you through the moorland, a unique ecosystem characterized by low vegetation and stunning landscapes. Descending further, you will reenter the enchanting rainforest, surrounded by towering trees and the symphony of bird songs. Upon reaching the Machame Gate, a sense of accomplishment will wash over you. Celebrate your successful Kilimanjaro trek with your fellow trekkers, guides, and porters. Receive your well-earned certificate and cherish the memories created during this incredible adventure.

    Accommodation for day 3
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch

  • Tour activities

    Game drive tours

    Getting around/Walking

    Hotel resting

    Photographs

    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

    Customizable
    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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    BURIGI CHATO SAFARIS CO LTD

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    Frequently Asked Questions for 3 Days Best Top Kilimanjaro Hiking via Machame Route Trip

    Is prior hiking experience required for the Kilimanjaro Machame Route?

    While prior hiking experience is beneficial, beginners with good physical fitness can undertake the Machame Route. However, it's essential to engage in physical training and prepare adequately for the challenges ahead.

    What is the best time to hike Kilimanjaro via the Machame Route?

    The best time to hike Kilimanjaro via the Machame Route is during the dry seasons, which are January to March and June to October. These months generally offer better weather conditions and higher success rates.

    What should I pack for the Kilimanjaro hiking trip?

    Essential items to pack include proper hiking boots, warm clothing (including layers), a sleeping bag, a headlamp, trekking poles, sunscreen, a hat, gloves, and personal medications. It's recommended to consult with your tour operator for a detailed packing list.

    How is altitude sickness managed on the Machame Route?

    Proper acclimatization is crucial to prevent altitude sickness. The Machame Route is designed to allow for gradual altitude gain, increasing your chances of acclimatizing. It's essential to stay hydrated, take regular breaks, and follow the guidance of your experienced guides.

    What level of physical fitness is required for the Machame Route?

    The Machame Route is considered moderately challenging. Good physical fitness, endurance, and mental preparation are important. Engaging in regular cardiovascular exercises, strength training, and hiking practice will enhance your experience.