Meet on arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport/Arusha Airport. Transfer to Hotel in Arusha for an overnight stay.
Accommodation: Summit Lodge Arusha (Bed and Breakfast only)
It involves going up to the first camp, Machame camp 3.000m and coming back via the same route on the same day – there is a drive about 35km from Moshi, which will take 45 minutes – 1 hour, then at Machame you make registration and payment and get a valid permit.
The hiking starts at Machame gate and the distance to cover Machame camp is 11km (22km round trip) which will take 4-5 hours for each direction.
The montane forest is the main attraction and it starts a few minutes after crossing the main gate. It is a dense forest with a lot of species of plant such as Impatiens Kilimanjaro, a flower which is found only at Mount Kilimanjaro.
You might also see Blue Monkeys and black and white Colobus Monkeys.
Monday – Friday 9am-5pm
Weekend – Closed