Climb Kilimanjaro via
Machame route

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Climb Kilimanjaro via Machame route (8 days)

We always recommend to climb Kilimanjaro via the Machame route since it has the highest success rate. Climbing Kilimanjaro via the Machame Route  is a scenic route that starts from the Southern slopes where climbers climb high during the day and descend again before camping for the night. This helps with the much needed acclimatization.

You will need at least 8 days to climb Kilimanjaro via the Machame Route. The climb itself takes 6 days and 5 nights and we include one day before and after the climb in a comfortable hotel in Arusha.

Visit this link for more information on what you can expect on the Machame Kilimanjaro Climb Route

The best time to travel to Tanzania and to climb Kilimanjaro is between the end of June and the middle of October. The warmest time with the least amount of rainfall is between December and February.

Do I have to be super fit for this climb?

No, but the fitter you are the better. Kilimanjaro is one of the only mountains of this caliber that can be conquered without being an experienced mountain climber or trekker. It goes without saying however that you should be healthy and fit in order to master the 4 – 6 hour daily hikes as well as the 12 – 14 hour hike on the night of the summit attempt.

Please note: being fit does not guarantee that you will make it to the top… it all has to do with how well your body adapts to the high altitude. Endurance and a strong willpower is also needed

Private Expeditions possible from 2 climbers on your preferred departure date.
For scheduled group departures, check the calendar below

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Departure Dates - Machame route (standard 8 day package)

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