Kenya Safari Adventures

 

 


6 Days-Machame Route

Second most popular route nickname Whisky route . Beautiful forest, sometimes wild game can be sported along the trek, it offers best chances for acclimatization, advised to good trekers.


Day 1:

Drive from  Arusha to Machame gate. Begin trekking through the rainforest on a winding trail past the first uniport hut. The trek takes 5-7 hours overnight at Machame campsite (3100m)


Day 2:

Morning breakfast and then leave the glades of the rainforest and continue trekking crossing a little valley and along a steep rocky ridge covered with heather and turn to the river Gorge at 3658m. Overnight at Shira campsite 3800m. 5-7hours trek.


Day 3:

From Shira plateau continue trekking 5-7hours to lava tower called “The Sharks tooth” continue to the junction leading to arrow glacier. Overnight Barranco campsite 3950m

Day 4:

Leave Barranco walk on a steep ridge passing the Barranco wall the karanga valley to Barafu camp. From Barafu one can have a good view of Kibo and Mawenzi peak. It is 8-9hours trek overnight at Barafu campsite 4600m


Day 5:

Just after midnight trek to Stella point (5745m) on the way to the summit “Uhuru Peak” (5895m) trek takes 7-8hours and then descent for 5 hours for overnight at Mweka campsite (3100m)


Day 6:

An easy trek down from 3-4hours to Mweka gate for your transfer to Arusha




 


   
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