Machame Route

6 Days 5 Nights Machame Route 

Day 1: Machame gate – Machame hut
Pick up and drive to Machame gate and walk through the forest to Machame Hut at 3000m . Diner and overnight at Machame Hut.

Day 2: Machame – Shira hut
After breakfast cross the valley and continue along the step ridge going onto rock ridges and through heather . The route turns west into a river Gorge leading to Shira Hut at 3800m – Dinner and overnight at Shira Hut.

Day 3: Shira hut – Baranco hut
After breakfast continue towards Kibo, passing the junction then east towards the lava tower . You will then climb down to Baranco Hut at 3,940m shortly thereafter-dinner and overnight at Baranco Hut

Day 4: Baranco – Barafu hut
From Baranco a steep rocky climb up the Baranco walls on through to Karanga valley with a final stop at Barafu Hut 4, 600m . Dinner and overnight at Barafu Hut.

Day 5: Barafu hut – Mweka hut
An early start to the summit , first to stella point and onto Uhuru peak at 5,895m then begin your descent via the Mweka route . Dinner and overnight at Mweka Hut.

Day 6: Mweka hut – Arusha
Continue down to Mweka Gate and drive to Arusha/Moshi