Machame Route

The Machame route is also known as the Whiskey route because the route is considered as the more difficult and expensive route.
Journey through 5 diverse climatic zones!

Agenda
Day 1: Machame Gate (1490 m) – Machame camp (2980 m). Hiking time: 4-6 hours
Day 2: Machame camp (2980 m) – Shira camp (3840 m). Hiking time: 6 hours
Day 3: Shira (3840 m) – Lava Tower (4630 m) – Barranco camp (3950 m). Hiking time: 7 hours
Day 4: Barranco camp (3950 m) – Barafu camp (4550 m). Hiking time: 7 hours (frequently broken into 2 days) to allow for acclimatization)
Day 5: Barafu camp (4550 m)- Uhuru Peak (5895 m) – Mweka (3100 m). Hiking time: 8 hours to reach Uhuru Peak: 7/8 hours to descend to Mweka (frequently broken into 2 days with an overnight stay at Mweka camp)

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