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The Unique and Most Popular 6 days Kilimanjaro Climbing tour via Machame route
The 6-day Machame route is a popular and challenging hiking trail that leads to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Known for its scenic beauty and varied terrain, the route is also nicknamed the "Whiskey Route" due to its difficulty level and is recommended for experienced hikers looking for an adventurous and rewarding climb. This 6 days  Kilimanjaro hiking tour via the Machame route is the most popular route for climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in the summer months of June, July, August, September, and October 2023, 2024, and 2025. Enjoy this six-day affordable hike on the Kilimanjaro Machame route.

The best and most popular full detailed day by day itinerary for 6 days Kilimanjaro hiking Machame route
Day 1: Machame gate (56,000ft / 1830m) to Machame Camp (10,200ft / 3,100m) 5-7hrs | 11 km; Day 2 Machame Camp (10,200ft / 3,100m) to Shira Camp site (12,600ft / 3,840m) 4-6hrs | 9km; Day 3: Shira Camp (12,600ft / 3,840m) to Lava Tower to Baranco Valley (12,700ft / 3,860m) 5-7hrs | 15km; Day 4: Barafu camp (4000m / 13,000ft) to Baranco Camp (4700m / 15,350ft) 6-8hrs | 9km; Day 5: Baranco Camp (4700m / 15,350ft) to Summit (5895m / 19343ft) down to Mweka Camp (3090m / 10,150ft) 5-7hrs up / 5-6hrs down | 6km up / 13km down; and Day 6: Mweka gate (3090m / 10,150ft) to Arusha or Moshi (1680m / 5500ft) 3-4hrs | 10km.

The best time to hike Mount Kilimanjaro via the Machame route is during the dry season, which typically runs from June to October and also from December to February. During this period, the weather is generally clear, with lower chances of rainfall, and the temperatures are warmer.

The best price for 6 days Kilimanjaro hike Machame route budget range from 1750 to 1950 include accommodation before and after climb at White House Hotel; Midrange price ranging from 2250 to 2750 include accommodation at Panama Garden Resort with a pool; Luxury ranging from 2850 to 3450 include accommodation before and after safari at Luxury Kilimanjaro Wonders with a pool.