6 Days
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Adventure Tour
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Machame Route Six Days- Southern Summit Approach

Day 1:
We will pick you up from your hotel in Arusha at 0800 and drive to the Machame Gate. After registration and clearances, begin your trek through a spectacular forest area, reaching Machame Camp after 6 or 7 hours. There you will have dinner and overnight (about 3,000M- 9,000 Ft) Meal Plan: L, D

Day 2:
Around 0830, you will begin your trek towards Shira Plateau You will follow a ridge with nice view before passing a superb bivi cave, just before arriving at Shira Camp, at 3,800 M (about 12,400 Ft), where you will have dinner and overnight. Today’s climb is about 5-6 hours. Start about 8:30 and trek until about 1:30. Meal Plan: B, L, D

Day 3:
Trek from Shira camp to Baranco Camp via Lava Tower, starting at 8 Am until 1:30 PM. You will have dinner and overnight at Baranco Camp. During the day you will climb to 4,600 M (about 13,800 Ft), then descend to 3,950 M (about 11,850 Ft) at Baranco Camp for overnight. Meal Plan: B, L, D

Day 4:
Trek from Baranco Camp to Barafu Hut (4,550 M, about 14,920Ft) where you will overnight before your ascent to Uhuru Peak. (5,896 M, about 19,340 Ft)Meal Plan: B, L, D

Day 5:
Shortly after midnight, arise and begin the final ascent to Uhuru Peak. You will then begin your ascent to Uhuru Peak, 5,896 M (about 19,620 Ft) about 12:30 AM and arrive at the summit at sunrise, about 7 AM. .On your way back you will have a break at Barafu Camp where you can also have a short lunch break. You will descend to Mweka Camp 3,100 M (9,300 Ft). Alternatively, you can descend to Millenium Camp at 3,800 M (about 12,400 Ft), instead Meal Plan: B, L, D

Day 6:
After completing your descent to Mweka Gate, you will receive your Summit Certificate and transfer back to your hotel. Meal Plan: B, L

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