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Deep in the heart of Africa, Mt. Kilimanjaro straddles Tanzania and Kenya and towers at an elevation of 19,341 feet above sea level, making it the highest mountain in Africa and an enticing invitation to adventurous trekkers who hope to conquer this peak.The Machame Trek offers travelers the most scenic viable ascent route on Kilimanjaro. If you want to experience a piece of Kilimanjaro mixed with the culture of Tanzania, then our Wildlife and Culture tour might be just what you're looking for, offering you a chance to see the Serengeti, Lake Manyara, Lake Natron, and the Ngorongoro Crater, in addition to a stop in the village of Uru on the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro.  Contact us today to start planning your Kilimanjaro expedition!

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Highlights of a Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek
Africa's tallest mountain is in the heart of Tanzania - Mt. Kilimanjaro. Towering at 19,341 feet above sea level, this mighty peak is an enticing climb for active travelers who want to trek to the absolute top of the African continent. 

The Machame Trek is the most scenic way to reach the peak, but it is most certainly a challenging climb. This trip is not for the faint of heart. If you're up for the climb, then you don't have to worry about dining or accommodations along the way - you will stay at comfortable tented camps that have a dining area and portable toilets. For safety's sake, you can count on oxygen, portable hyperbaric chamber, and oximeters for monitoring blood oxygen levels being available. 

Your trek starts at Machame Gate, where you'll set out through a thick mountain forest of Kilimanjaro’s lower slopes as you gain approximately 4000 ft during the 6-8 hour hike. Then you'll traverse the moorland zone, while you take in views of Shira Platea and Mount Meru en route to Shira Camp at 12,600 feet. You'll continue climbing in altitude through various vegetation zones for the next several days, with hikes varying between 2.5-8 miles/ day until you reach the summit. 

Once you've summited the mountain and taken your pictures, you'll start your descent back down to base camp, where you'll appreciate the oxygen like never before!

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