duration: 9 days
group size: 12
On this trek you will climb the tallest peak in the African continent, Mt. Kilimanjaro, via the Machame route. Also known as the Whiskey route, Machame was the first camping route established to hike Mount Kilimanjaro.
The region of Machame was initially referred to as the Great African Giant. Its steep hills and ever-changing climate will challenge the most skilled and adventurous hiking enthusiasts. Nevertheless, the mesmerizing views and diverse ecosystems as you ascend the Giant will enthrall you to the wonders of the region.
The route starts with a short drive from Moshi town to Machame gate before the hike starts. The route begins from the south, heads to west and then later traverses to underneath Kilimanjaro’s southern ice field before you summit from south-east of the mountain.
- Summit one the tallest seven peaks of the World at 19,340 feet.
- Navigate Kilimanjaro’s Machame Route, the most scenic routes.
- Cross 6 ecological zones from lush rainforest to the harsh, beautiful arctic zone.
- Follow expert African guides, full of knowledge of the mountain and its environs.
- Experience luxurious camping with spacious tents, fresh meals and more!
This group trip requires a minimum of 8 people to run. If we don't meet the minimum requirement, your entire booking amount will be refunded.
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Josh has been working in the health and fitness industry since 1995. His passion is to help people reach their health and fitness goals. Josh coaches CrossFit, Obstacle Course Racing, Endurance Sports, and Boot Camp. He enjoys mountain biking, kayaking, and hiking. Josh holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Fitness and Sports Management. He is a certified through the American College of Sports Medicine for Exercise Physiology. Josh has numerous group fitness certifications including the CrossFit L2 Coach and Spartan SGX Coach.
Do not forget to arrange for the requisite passport, visa and travel insurance, if you are booking an international trip.
We try our best to ensure accurate and up-to-date guide information, but in some cases this may change due to emergencies or other unforeseen guide scheduling challenges. In any case, another highly-rated, certified guide with similar experience would lead your trip and you will be kept informed of any such case.
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