The Machame route, also known as the “Whiskey” route, is a very popular path on Kilimanjaro. Machame displays a scenic beauty. Though considered to be difficult, steep, and challenging, particularly due to its shorter program. Therefore, this route is better suited for more adventurous folks or those with some high altitude, hiking, or backpacking experience. The hike starts at Machame gate at an elevation of 1800m/5905ft above sea level.