7day amazing kilimanjaro hikking via Machame route. The Machame Route, with its diverse landscape and fantastic views, offers a unique experience to test your will power, fitness finesse and mental strength. The route takes you through lush rainforest, where colobus monkeys roam, into heath and moorland, with its many ferns and ericas, until finally reaching the icy caps of the mountain top. The varying altitudes on this 7 day tour as well as a little help from lady luck offers a good environment for acclimatization, enhancing your chances of reaching the summit. Overnights on the Machame Route will be in tents.
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Languages spoken: English
Recommended gear: Here is a quick list of all the gear that you need to pack for your Kilimanjaro trek. To read exactly what type of gear to get, along with our personal recommendations, Clothing 4-5 Pairs of Underwear Top and Bottom Base Layer 3-4 Short Sleeve and 1-2 Long Sleeve Trekking Shirts 1-2 Pairs of Hiking Trousers 1 Polartec Fleece Jacket 1 Insulated Winter Jacket 1 Insulated Trekking Pants 1 Hard Shell Jacket Lightweight Raingear Headgear Sun Hat, ideally with a neck cover Warm Beanie or Fleece Headband Buff or Neck Gaiter Headlamp Sunglasses Hands and Walking Lightweight Inner Gloves Warm Outer Gloves / Mitts Adjustable Trekking Poles Footwear Mid-weight Hiking Boots Camp Trainers / Trekking Sandals 4-5 Pairs of Trekking Socks 1 Pair of Warm / Thick Trekking Socks Bags and Daypack 80-90L Waterproof Duffle Bag 20-30L Daypack Daypack Raincover Travel Bag Organisers (Optional) Sleeping Accessories 4-Season Sleeping Bag Insulated Sleeping Mat Inflatable Pillow (optional) General Accessories Large Volume Water Bottle or Hydration Bladder Water Purification Tablets Baby Wipes Sweat Resistant Suncream Blister Platers Insect Repellant General Medications (Paracetamol, Imodium) Pee Bottle (optional) Technology Camera GoPro (optional) Solar Backpack Charger (optional) Spare Batteries and Camera Memory Card Kindle with Back Light (optional) Other Bits and Bobs Energy Bars Energy Drink Supplement Zip Lock Bags for Important Possessions (Passport, Money etc.) Trekking Towel Toiletries, including one roll of toilet paper Passport, Visa, Insurance, Yellow Fever Card (if applicable) Small Lock for your Duffle Bag
Included in price: Items included: Kilimanjaro trekking according to the itinerary Professional, English-speaking guide Mountain crew (cook & porters) Overnight stays in hotels and mountain tents Camping equipment (tents, sleeping mats, chairs, tables etc.) Meals according to the itinerary Drinking water All national park fees All mentioned transfer
Not Included in price: Sleeping bag Flights Alcoholic and soft drinks Visa fees Tips Personal spending money for souvenirs etc. Travel insurance