It is not hard to think why the Machame Route is so general with everybody: start on the south-western cross of the mountain, this 40.16km trail (36.7km if climbing through the Western Opening) passes over some of the mountain’s premium topographies, counting the cloud woodland of Kili’s southern grades, the dry and dirty Shira Table and the pleasant senecio-clad Barranco Campsite.
To reach the real summit you have an excellent of two routes: most people head for the lengthy, long-drawn-out hike up the Barafu trail, with the Rebmann Glacier border into your arena of dream on your left as beginning disruptions behind Mawenzi behind you.
Otherwise, the more daring can go on the Western Opening Route, departure from the regular track at Lava Tower on the western side of Kibo before heading up to frigid Arrow Glacier Campsite, then carrying on from there to the crater base, fast access to the crater at a point close the Furtwangler Glacier. Several people will spend a night here at the Crater Campsite, before assertive on up the crater’s southern edge to Uhuru Peak.
Contrasting the Marangu Way, on the Machame Way you don’t use the similar route to slope as you took to hike up the mountain, but in its place you come down thru the Mweka Path, a steep but very attractive descent surrounding inhospitably dry mountain desert and plush lowland woodland in a matter of a few hrs.