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Machame Route

DAY 1: Depart for the gate and start walking through the mountain forest to Machame hut (about 3000m) for dinner and overnight 

DAY 2: After breakfast slowly trek the path leading up through the steep rocky and enjoy superb views of Shira Plateau and land below. You will also see Mt. Meru another exiting volcano on the southwestern direction. Have dinner and overnight at Shira Hut (3840m). 
DAY 3: Depart Shira in the morning taking the path, which rises up, gradually towards the Kibo dome. On reaching the wedge Buttress point the path drop down to the Baranco Hut for dinner and overnight. 
DAY 4: Depart slowly crossing the floor of the great Baranco Valley and up to the Baranco wall. You will continue with the trek on the South Circuit path through the Karanga Valley. (Last water point - Karanga River) then slowly trek to Barafu Hut (4600m). From Barafu you will have excellent views of Kibo dome and Mawenzi peak, dinner and overnight at Barafu hut. 
DAY 5: Early mid night start to conquer the highest point in Africa. This section of the route is very steep and is considered the steepest on the non technical path on this mountain between 4 - 7 hours to the peak (5896m) whereby is one hours from Stella point (5700m). Then descend down to Mweka hut for dinner and overnight.
DAY 6: This is the easiest day walking to Mweka gate where you will meet the car waiting to transfer you to your hotel.


  • Accommodations
  •  Meals as per the above itinerary – 3 Meals a day – Vegetarians and Non vegetarians.
  • Services of a Senior Bright African Safaris Naturalist Driver/Guide
  • Wildlife viewing drives in a specially customized 4-WD Land cruiser with Pop up roof for game viewing
  • Complimentary bottled drinking water while on safaris (1.5ltr bottled water per person per day).
  • Services of Bright Safaris (Binoculars’)


2 PAX 1,765 Price per person

4 PAX 1,435 Price per person

6 PAX 1,379 Price per person

8 PAX 1,330 Price  Per person

10 PAX 1,289 Price per person

Not Included:     

  •   Hotel before trek
  •   Soft drinks, beer, wine and spirits (as well as gifts like local crafts etc)
  •   International flights tickets (airline) + Airport transfer.
  •   Tips for staff such as guides and the cook staff
  •   Fees for passport, visas, immunizations and insurance
  •   Laundry, phone and other items of a personal nature
  •   Visit and support s for the orphans center – these can be arranged and paid for direct to the center