Experience of Mount Trekking
About Machame Route
Machame Route is one of the most popular routes on Mount Kilimanjaro.
According to statistics from Kilimanjaro National Park approximately 50% of trekkers use the Machame Route to ascend Kilimanjaro. The route is very scenic, providing hikers with incredible views and varying landscapes. The Machame route is relatively difficult as climbers need to be able to ascend the Barranco Wall on day four and contend with a steep incline up Kibo on summit night. That being said, there are no parts on the route that require any technical climbing skills. The total Machame route distance is approximately 62 kilometres from gate to gate. You will be in for a surprise as with African Outback Safaris; experienced and well-trained guides the hike to this popular summit is simplified to a great extent. Read on to find out!
Height : 3,000 metres (10,000 ft)
Distance : 60.76 Km
Per Year Trekking : 20,339
Timing : 8-9days
Success Rate : 85%
Highlights : Most Popular
A standout amongst the most panoramic detours with an extraordinary assortment.
Great acclimatization since you "move high and rest low”.
High achievement rate, particularly due to acclimatization.
The vast majority complete the course in 6 days however it tends to be done in 7 days.
Not at all like on different courses, climbers camp in tents.
Weather & Climate :
Machame's climbing starts at the lower regions which are lavish montane rainforests, which are moist and the downpour is dependably a plausibility. As you proceed ahead, tress vanishes and you will be in the heather moorlands which are described by wild grass and bushes. Unpredictable temperatures rule here. Evenings are cold and day searing. Climbing upwards you adventure into desert snow-capped locales where the temperature dives to solidifying depressed spots. At the summit of Uhuru top sit the coating ice sheets that total your equator to the cold adventure.
Success Rate :
Since it has a great success rate and is really attractive, the Machame route is undoubtedly the busiest on the mountain. With 85% success rate, Machame has a relatively high achievement rate because of its great acclimatization alternatives en route as you "move high and rest low".