It is done over seven days, so acclimatization is easier, and the success rate is fairly high. It is for physically fit people with some hiking experience.
Descent is down the Mweka trail staying at the Mweka or Millenium camp the final night on the mountain.
If Marangu is the “Coca Cola” route, then the Machame Route is the “Whiskey” route. It is the second most popular and one of the most scenic routes on the mountain. All climbers sleep in tents (tents are included) and meals are served in a dinner tent or on a blanket outside.
Witnessing the Great Migration in the Serengeti, summiting Mount Kilimanjaro, relaxing on Zanzibar’s soft-sand beaches