6 Days Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing – Machame Route is probably the most beautiful route up Kilimanjaro. Unlike Marangu where people sleep in huts the 6 Days Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing – Machame Route offers strictly tents only. 6 Days Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing – Machame Route is also referred to as the Whiskey route. Probably because it requires a hiker to be more strong and prepared, its better suited to the slightly more adventurous hiker, there are rewarding sceneries like the afternoon sunsets at Shira, the misty revelations of Kibo at the great Barranco Wall, 6 Days Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing–Machame Route offers the adventurous hiker a stunning scenic “slide show” in a short period of 6 days.
The big success secret offered in this 6 Days Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing–Machame Route is by taking hikers high to Lava Tower (4630m) on the day 3 and brings them down by nearly 700m for an overnight at Barranco camp (3950m). The Machame route can also be completed in 5 days. If one goes directly to Kibo on day 3 with an overnight at the Arrow Glacier camp, attempting the summit on day 4. It’s an extremely physical and mental demanding option, not recommended for the average climber.