The Whiskey Route – Machame Route – 7 DAYS

Often referred to as “The Whiskey Route,” the Machame Route is among the most popular trails in the Kilimanjaro range. Our 7-day Machame Route itinerary encompasses some of the most magnificent locations, checking off plenty of must-see places along the way. We’ll begin our journey from Arusha, from where it’s a long trek to the many highlands within this route. Travelers will get to experience the Uhuru Peak Summit, and camp at different locations during this trip. The 7-Day Machame Route isn’t for the faint-hearted! Get ready for some serious hiking along steep trails and camping under freezing weather as we take you on this experience of a lifetime

DAY 1: ARUSHA – LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK

You will be picked-up from your hotel in Arusha and drive to Lake Manyara National Park. Upon arrival you will embark on your first game drive to explore the park with a picnic lunch to enjoy along the drive. The park is famous for its hot lake and the amazing pink flamingos that gather around the lake’s shore.

The tree-climbing lion is one of the amazing sights that makes Lake Manyara National Park so famous. After the game drive you will check-in at the your selected accommodation close to Lake Eyasi for dinner and your overnight stay.

DAY 2: LAKE EYASI FULL DAY TOUR

After breakfast you will  embark on your journey to Lake Eyasi for an amazing visit with the Hadzabe Bushmen. You will have a chance to go hunting with the bushmen, study their daily life, and get the chance to explore Lake Eyasi and its amazing views.

Lake Eyasi is located on the floor of the Great Rift Valley at the base of the Serengeti Plateau, just south of the Serengeti National Park. After this tour you will drive back to your chosen accommodation  for dinner and your overnight stay.

DAY 3: LAKE EYASI- NGORONGORO CRATER

After breakfast you will depart for the Ngorongoro Crater. Ngorongoro Crater is the worlds largest inactive, intact and unfilled volcanic caldera. Once you descend to the crater floor you will get the chance to see the the Big Five, the Black rhino and cheetah just to mention a few. A picnic lunch will be enjoyed around the pool where you will watch the animals coming to the water for a drink; while the hippos float around the pool.

After lunch you will ascend back up the crater rim and embark on your last game drive as you make your way back to Arusha. Upon arrival in Arusha you will be dropped off at the airport or your designated spot. This is where your safari will end.

Our  package is inclusive of:

• Kilimanjaro entrance fees
• Camp and rescue fees
• Professional Mountain guides
• Porters
• A Cook
• Portage of 2 bags (maximum 33 lbs) per person. Three meals a day and all camping equipment
• Accommodation 3 nights in Arusha, accommodation in tents on the mountain
• Flying doctors emergency evacuation services

Our  package is exclusive of:

• International flights
• Communication charges
• Personal climbing gear
• Meals or transfers other than those included on the cost of the climb
• Optional activities
• Beverages
• Laundry
• Personal gear
• Evacuation transport for non emergency reasons and accommodation in Arusha.( if you return before the completion of the climb)

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