It’s A Scenic Challenge
If you are prepared for a steep climbing challenge then Machame Route with its scenic vistas and impressive habitats will make it a happy adventure for you. En route to the summit, you will cover a host of ecosystems from the tropical jungle, to mountain heath, alpine and finally apex or arctic.
But if you are looking for those moments of solitude spent in reflection- don’t get your hopes high! As the favourite of budgeted trekkers, it attracts a lot of traffic. So you will always have a fair number of trekkers accompanying you.
Requires Good All Round Fitness
On Kilimanjaro Machame Route, you can get away with a lack of technical skills but not with poor fitness levels. Ensure decent fitness levels before beginning your ascent. The long ardours treks interspersed with steep ascents and descents will exact a toll of energy- so a little trekking experience always helps.
Cornucopia Of Stunning Vistas
Watch the trees being replaced by low bush as you Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to the rim of the Shira Plateau through senecios and lobelias. Feel the strains of altitude as you push ahead applying the principles of climb high/sleep low from Barranco to Karanga to Barafu on the southern circuit to the eventual peak at Uhuru – exposed to some breathtaking natural sceneries making up for a tough days trekking.
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