Day Hike Mount Kilimanjaro via Machame Route

Day Hike Mount Kilimanjaro via Machame Route


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Day Hike
Safari Type
Mountain Climbing
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Climbing / Trekking


1 Day Kilimanjaro hike via Machame Route is one of Short Kilimanjaro Trips for one Day Kilimanjaro Climb. This short Kilimanjaro trek you will experience the adventure of climbing Africa's highest peak; although this excursion only takes you to Machame Camp 3000 m at the first Camp it will reward you with spectacular views and plenty of excitement. 

This 1 Day Kilimanjaro hike via Machame Route can be added to any of your Safari Tours in Tanzania. 


Day 1
Trekking from Machame Gate – Machame Camp and descend back

You will be pickup at your hotel and drive about 35km from Moshi town to Machame gate, which will take about 45 minutes – 1 hour. At Machame get you will make registration and payment and get valid permit to start hiking adventure. The hiking starts at Machame gate at 1800 and distance covered to Machame camp is 11km (22km round trip) which will take 4-5 hours for each direction.

Montane forest is the main attraction and it starts a few minutes after crossing the main gate. It is dense forest with a lot of species of plant such as Impatients Kilimanjaro, a flower which is found only at Mount Kilimanjaro. You might also see Blue Monkeys and black and white Colubus Monkeys.

Total Distance: About 22 km | Elevation: 1800 m to 3000 m | Ascend time: 4-5 hours | Descend time: 4-5 hours | Habitat: Montane forest

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