Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro
8 Days Machame Route.
Price US$1380.00 per person.
  
 
Predators Safari Club we offer the best trekking holiday in Africa. A Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro 5895m the world largest free standing Mountain known as Roof top of Africa and the only highest point in Africa. Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro - Machame Route is one of the most scenic route on the mountain. Our trek begins in the rainforest winding through the giant heather zone into the moorland, and finally into the highland desert. Each night we will be camping in mountain dome tents enjoying the meals prepared by our mountain camp chefs. Your guide will be the local Tanzanian guides the expertise and best knowledge for trekking Mount Kilimanjaro Machame route, fascinating details about the explains Mount Kilimanjaro - Machame route, flora and fauna, and attend to the endless details that make your climb successful and look out for your safety. The treks are generally approximately no longer than eight days in total, and so you can combine trekking Mount Kilimanjaro holiday with Tanzania safari and Zanzibar Beach holiday.

Day

Destination

Accom

Altitude

Walking Time

Meals

  01

From Air port to City of Arusha

3 Star Hotel

  1500 m

2 Hours Drive

Bed & Breakfast

  02

Machame Gate to Machame Hut

Camping

  3100 m

5 to 7 Hours hike

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  03

Machame Hut to Shira Hut

Camping

  3658 m

5 to 7 Hours hike

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  04

Shira Hut to Barranco Hut

Camping

  3950 m

5 to 7 Hours hike

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  05

Barranco Hut to Barafuu Hut

Camping

  4600 m

6 to 7 Hours hike

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  06

To Sunnit than to Mweka Hut

Camping

  5895 m

4 to 5 Hours hike

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  07

Mweka Hut to Mweka Gate

3 Star Hotel

  1500 m

2 Hours Drive

Bed & Breakfast

  08

From Arusha to Airport Transfer

 

 

2 Hours Drive

Breakfast

Day 01: TRANSFER TO TOWN OF ARUSHA.
Pick up from your Hotel Nairobi or from Jomo Kenyatta Int Airport (NBO) and transfer by shuttle bus to Arusha or Pick up from Kilimanjaro Int Airport (JRO) to Arusha and drop of at your Hotel, at City of Arusha, Overnight Stay at 3 Star Hotel, Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast.

Day 02: FROM ARUSHA TO MACHAME GATE
At 08:00am After breakfast we will pick you up from your hotel to our office were you will have briefing about daily routine during your trek and there after we depart Arusha town for Machame Gate for completing the all necessary registration formalities at Mount Kilimanjaro National Park - Machame gate. Begin trekking Mount Kilimanjaro through the rain forests on a winding trail, to the Machame hut campsite (3100m) overnight camping. (Approximant estimated 4 -6 hours walking) Meal Plan: Bed, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 03: SHIRA HUT.
Early today leave the glades of the rain forest and continue on an ascending path, crossing a little valley and walking along a steep rocky ridge covered with heather. The route then turns west onto a river gorge at 3658m, Overnight camping at Shira Hut campsite. (Approximant estimated 5 -7 hours walking) Meal Plan: Bed, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 04: BARRANCO HUT.
From the Shira Plateau, continue trekking Mount Kilimanjaro east towards the lava tower called "the shark's tooth". Shortly after the tower you come to a junction leading to the arrow glacier. Continue to Barranco Hut campsite (3950m) for overnight camping. (Approximant estimated 5 - 7 hours walking) Meal Plan: Bed, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 05: BARAFUU HUT.
Leaving Barranco continue walking on a steep ridge passing the Barranco wall, through the *Karanga Valley and the junction which is connected to the Mweka trail. Continue trekking Mount Kilimanjaro to Barafu Hut campsite (4600m) for overnight camping. The two peaks, Mawenzi and Kibo can be seen from this point. (Approximant estimated 8 - 9 hours walking) Meal Plan: Bed, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 06: UHURU PEAK THE SUMMIT 5895m - MWEKA HUT.
Just after midnight trek to Stella point (5745m) on the way to the Summit, the Uhuru Peak. This part of the climb takes about 8 hours. You have now reached the highest point in Africa (5895m)!! From the summit descend to Mweka hut campsite (3300m) for overnight camping ( Approximant estimated 6 - 7 hours walking) Meal Plan: Bed, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 07: MWEKA HUT TO ARUSHA.
The day is spent descending to the Mweka park gates (5-6 hours). From Mount Kilimanjaro transfer to town of Arusha which is start point of northern Tanzania Safaris and centre point of Cape to Cairo, drop off to the hotel of your choice at your base point in Arusha Town or Moshi Town. (Approximant estimated 4 - 6 hours walking) Meal Plan: Bed, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 08: MARANGU GATE TRANSFER TO ARUSHA TOWN.
After breakfast say farewell to your Mount Kilimanjaro climb, check out your room at your hotel End of services or possible extension to Safari or Zanzibar beach holiday. Meal Plan: Breakfast.

CLIMBING MOUNT KILIMANJARO 
8 Days Machame Route - Ref PSCMC8A
Daily Departure from Arusha or Moshi

Tour Dates

Price in
Dollars US$

Price in
Euro €

Price in
UK Pounds £

 Price Per person

US$1380.00

€910.00

£700.00

 Extra day for Acclimatization

US$200.00

€167.00

£110.00

 Airport Shuttle Bus – One-Way

US$35.00

€30.00

£20.00

 Nairobi Shuttle Bus – One-Way

US$35.00

€30.00

£20.00

All price are per person based on min of two passengers sharing Double or Twin Room, payable and calculated based on US$ subject to exchange rate. Price Valid till Dec/2008 Subject to availability.

“Price Promise Guarantee” We do not compete with cheap but we make quality affordable. If you find same safari at cheaper price, we guarantee to match the price and knockdown by extra 5%”.

Best time to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro - Marangu route 
Jan, Feb, Mar and July Aug Sep, Oct, Dec

We highly recommend after your Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro, an adventure not to be missed to explore the Tanzanian wilderness safari and Zanzibar beach holiday. Contact our safari consultant who will help you to design your Tanzania safari and Zanzibar beach to fit with your trekking holiday.

WHAT IS INCLUDED: Complimentary pick up from Kilimanjaro airport, 7 Night / 8 Days Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro - Machame Route, rescue fees, experienced and professional, fluent English speaking mountain guide, porters, 3 meals a day whilst on trek, transfers from base hotel in Arusha Town or Moshi Town to and from the mountain gates.

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED: Hotel at the base point in Arusha town or Moshi town is not Included on day 1 and last day of the trek. Drinks, Beverages, Tips, All domestic and International flights, Airport taxes and visas, Items of personal nature such as Laundry, Telephone Calls, Faxes, Liability and Travel Insurance etc, Anything that is not mentioned on the above itinerary.

Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro is big affort and achivment of life, there is no special equipment or expertise needed to ascend Mount Kilimanjaro - the basic thing is having a slow pace. The routes have been chosen to allow a slow gradual hike. Any physically fit person is able to trek Mount Kilimanjaro. However, please note the following - you are not permitted to trek the mountain if you have any respiratory problems, cold, high / low blood pressure, diabetics or any cardiac problem. Mount Kilimanjaro is big mountain and should not be under estimated.

CHECKLIST OF RECOMMENDED ITEMS:
Waterproof Rucksack and Daypack, Sleeping bag (at least 3 seasons), Water purifying tablets, Insulation pad, Boots and light walking shoes, Balaclava and Woolen hat or Scarf, Snow goggles / Sun glasses, Gaiters, Gloves, Sweaters / Jumpers Pants and Jackets (waterproof), Water bottle, Anorak / raincoat, Several pairs of socks, First aid kit and insect repellent Sun protection cream and Lip salve, Personal toiletry requirements, Flash light with spare batteries, Whistle and some plastic Bags, Walking stick / Ski-pole.

MOUNT KILIMANJARO TREKKING - MEALS MENU WHILE ON TREK:

BREAKFAST: Fruit Juice, Fruit, Cereal / Porridge, Eggs bread / French-toast / Plain-toast / Pancakes, Sausages, Margarine, Jam / Honey, Tea / Coffee / Drinking chocolate.

SNACKS: Peanuts / Crisps / Popcorn / Cookies.

LUNCH: Sliced Carrot and Cucumber stripes, Avocado slices, Boiled egg, Vegetable / Meat cutlets, Sandwiches (Egg / Cheese / Tomato/ Tuna / Meat / Peanut butter), Fruit.

DINNER: Soup ( Mushroom /Asparagus / Chicken / Tomato / Vegetable), Bread, Salad, Rice / Pasta / Potatoes, Chicken / Meat, Mixed Vegetables ( Zucchini / Carrot / French -Beans / Cabbage), Lentils, Fruit Salad, Fruit with custard, Tea / Coffee / Milo / Drinking chocolate.

EQUIPMENT AND COST FOR HIRING PER ITEM FOR THE ENTIRE TREK:
Day Pack: US$10.00, Torch: US$10.00, Mountain Boots: US$20.00, Sun Glasses: US$5.00, Wool Hat / Balaclava: US$5.00, Wool Socks: US$2.00, Warm Trousers: US$10.00, Sleeping Bag: US$15.00, Warm Bottle: US$5.00, Long Inner Wear: US$5.00, Cutters: US$5.00, Rain Coat: US$5.00, Rain Trouser: US$5.00, Walking Stick: US$5.00, Gloves: US$5.00, Warm Jacket: US$10.00, Pull Over / Sweater: US$10.00, Scarf: US$5.00, Ponchoo for Rain: US$10.00, Roll Mat: US$10.00 .

For Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro Reservation Contact
 

Predators Safari Club
Tanzania's Professional Tours & Safari Operator
Namanga Road, Sakina Area
Tel/Fax:+255272506471, Tel:+255272502111
Mobile: +255754562254
Reservations Email: Intoarusha@yahoo.com
Reservations Email: predatorssafari@habari.co.tz
Email London U.K: predators@safarisno1.fsnet.co.uk

Last Update on 26/Jan/2007
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