MORNING TANZANIA TOURS
Tanzania, United Republic of, Kilimanjaro Region
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ITINERARY FOR MOUNTAIN TREKKING KILIMANJARO
Day 2
Machame Gate (1500m) to Machame Camp (3000m), distance is about 18 km.

It is approx. 45 minutes drive from Moshi to Machame gate. All your equipment and supplies are taken over by porters; a cook will prepare all your meals. Where accommodation on the Marangu route are in huts, the Machame route offers tents only. After all, formalities have been taken care at the gate, head into the forest and begin the 7-hour ascent to the first camp on the mountain, Machame camp (3000m)

Day 3
Machame Camp (3000) to Shira Camp (3840), distance is about 9 kms.

Breakfast is served early in the mess tent and, weather permitting; you could take in your first view of the Western Breach of Kilimanjaro. The lunch stop will be reached at about 3600m and after this short lunch and an equally limited rest you'll continue up the rocky ridge to the next camp on the mountain, Shira camp (3840).

Day 4
Shira Camp (3840) to Barranco Camp (3950), distance is about 15 km.

The route now turns east into a semi-desert and rocky environment where you reach an altitude of 4600m after a 5 hours walk to Lava Tower. As you ascend from the Shira camp (3950m), there are good views of the Shira Plateau to the west, Oehler Ridge to the northeast and the Western Breach to the east. This day you will climb high and steep low.

Day 5
Barranco Camp (3950m) to Karanga Camp (4200m), distance is about 6 kms.

The morning starts with a scramble up the almost vertical Barranco Wall to an altitude of about 4200m and after approx. 3 hours, the path now crosses through the southern slopes to reach the Karanga Valley.

Day 6
Karanga Camp (4200m) to Barafu Camp (4600m), distance is about 7 kms.

After breakfast, you continue in a southeasterly direction to the junction before turning north to reach Barafu camp (4600m) after about 4 hours. Here you take a long rest and prepare for the midnight ascent to the summit.

Day 7
Barafu Camp (4600m) to Uhuru Peak (5895m), distance is about 7 km.

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