Machame route is considered by many climbers as the most beautiful route up Mount Kilimanjaro. If you consider yourself more adventurous hiker, then Machame is the route for you. Climbing mountain Kilimanjaro using Machame route is a rewarding experiencing with a scenic splendor not seen on the Marangu route. Treat yourself with late afternoon sunsets at Shira, to the misty revelations of Kibo at the great Barranco Wall, this route offers the adventurous hiker a stunning scenic “slide show” over 7 days. To make the most out of your climb we recommend that you take a minimum of 7 days. Incorporating an extra day into your climb is an added benefit, as you are afforded the most valuable commodity on the mountain – acclimatization. One of the climbing technique that can maximize your chances on this route is the trek that takes you high to Lava Tower (4630m) on the day 3 and brings you down by nearly 700m for an overnight at Barranco camp (3950m). This is has proven the secret to successful acclimatization.