Machame Route Trekking: Overview

Why Choose The Machame Route?

The Machame Route is also called a Whiskey route and one of the difficult routes on your Mount Kilimanjaro Hike. It has a success rate of 60% to the summit. The trail here is steeper crossing the valleys and ridges. You will also need to cross the Barranco wall which is steeper and need one and half an hour to hike it.

Did you know – that Hiking Kilimanjaro on the Machame is painstaking and is more difficult compared to the Marangu route or Rongai route. Despite this, the success rate is quite high and the acclimatization it provides is also great! The route offers a longer and steeper trek and covers more ground and included more ups and downs.  The route may tire you and consume more energy. Despite this, we recommend it due to the acclimatization it offers.

What are the Machame Route packages we offer?

On your Mount Kilimanjaro Hike,you should surely try this scenic route. Machame Route is the most scenic route to Kilimanjaro hence it has become the most popular route hike route on Kilimanjaro.The advantage is that the Machame Route Cost is dropped and the disadvantage isit is completely crowded....

The packages offered are Machame Route 6 Days or Machame Route 7 Days and the Machame Route Success Rateis quite high compared to Marangu. The difference between the two packages is the acclimatization that they provide. If you are ready to trek terrains in a row and like camping in nature with a limited budget, then you can prefer the Machame Route.

Machame Route Highlights

You should know the important points about the route you are going to take. The following points are some of the Machame Route highlights:

  • It offers as high as a 90% Success Rate
  • The No Of People Hikeingis20,339 Per Year
  • We have received great Travellers Feedback on the route
  • The Ascent Distance is 40.16 Km
  • The Descent Distance is 20.6 Km (Mweka Route)
  • The Total Distance of the hike is 60.76 Km
  • The Total Trek Duration is 5-6 days                    
  • The Trek Difficulty that the hikers face - Strenuous
  • The route is Very Crowded as well as the Most Popular route

Hike with Serac Adventures on the Machame Routes

Serac Adventures will help you calculate yourKilimanjaro Hiking Cost and our Kilimanjaro Hiking Guide will help you with providing the best of advice and Mt Kilimanjaro Facts that you would have never come across. We also provide Kilimanjaro Packing List that will help you get all the right items and equipment for your Kilimanjaro Trek.

So don’t think more and start planning our Kilimanjaro Hike  with us now!

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