Day 1 Machame Gate – Machame CampJuly 1 in Tanzania
Day 1 Machame route 7 days – Machame Gate (1490m) – Machame Camp (2980m)
Hiking time: 7 hours
Distance: Approximately 18 kilometers
Habitat: Montane forest
After an early breakfast at the hotel, we were picked up from Arusha (1400m) and driven to the Machame Gate (1490m). At the gate, we met the porters who organized and packed the belongings for the hike. We then begun our ascent into the rainforest.
Porters are limited to their own kit plus 22kg.
4 people canceled and it ended up as Sue and I with a crew of 10
2 x guides
1 x chef
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