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Machame Extra Acclimatization

The Machame or “Whiskey” route is a popular option on Mount Kilimanjaro. This route offers the good scenic variety of five vegetation zones, the Shira Plateau, to the great Barranco Valley well known for its ancient Giant-Groundsel (Senecio) trees. You will take in the extraordinary views extending hundreds of miles including views of the magnificent southern Ice fields and Mawenzi Peak.  When trekking Machame route, we strongly recommend this 7 day option which offers much better acclimatization - and therefore better summit success rates - than Machame 6 day option.

Client feedback on this route:

Climb: Exceeded expectations. We had K2 as our main guide. Tumaini was his assistant guide. They were fantastic, we couldn't ask more from them. The cook was great, and he had to make an extra effort as two of us are gluten intolerant so he did a great job. From Roddy M, July 2014

Climb: Exceeded Expectations. Agger was awesome. He is knowledgeable, genuine and an all around good guy. Many of the other guides were also helpful and nice to talk with. I liked the opportunity to get to know them. From Harman N, May 2014

Climb:  Exceeded Expectations.  Overall, had an incredible trip. Am so impressed with the level of attention to detail and the care that our group received from SPS. Would not climb Kili with any other group. Incredible guide service, gave us such personalized attention. Really knowledgeable and everyone went above and beyond to make sure that we had a great trek.  Incredible food on the mountain; cannot believe what the chef was able to pull off at such high altitudes. Anonymous, 2014

Pricing

7 Days / 6 Nights from $3,199 USD

Departure Dates

December 17, 2019
December 31, 2019
January 7, 2020
January 21, 2020
February 4, 2020
February 18, 2020
March 3, 2020
March 17, 2020
April 14, 2020
May 12, 2020
June 9, 2020
June 21, 2020
July 7, 2020
July 21, 2020
August 4, 2020
August 18, 2020
September 1, 2020
September 15, 2020
September 29, 2020
October 13, 2020
November 10, 2020
December 15, 2020
December 29, 2020
January 5, 2021

Notes

Price based on twin occupancy; single occupancy upon request, has an extra cost if available.  Local flights included if listed in itinerary.   Price includes most meals (all meals on the trek), guides, porters for luggage, lodging, fees and taxes.  Price excludes international flights, tips/gratuities, lunches and dinners while in cities, alcohol, travel visa, personal items.
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